In this record of great film melodies you will find a selection that will recall memories of many notable films, all made within the last decade.
That’s Entertainment, a tune that has become a show Dietz business Howard zu.th classic, 1931I le Band Wagon” which starred Fred Astaire, Cyd Charisse and Jack Buchanan.
Gigi was composed for the film of the same name by Allan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe. The title role was portrayed by Leslie Caron and her suitor by Louis Jourdan; Maurice Chevalier and Her-mione Gingold played supporting roles in this delightful film.
Audrey Hepburn starred as the unforgettable Holly Golightly in the film “Breakfast at Tiffany’s”. The waltz Moon River, written by Johnny Mercer and Henry Mancini received the 1961 Academy ‘Oscar’ Award as “the outstanding tune composed for a motion picture” In that year.
Like so many of the stage shows for which Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II wrote the music, “Flower Drum Song” was converted Into a film starring Nancy Kwan, James ShIgeta and Miyoshi Umeki. In the film it was Nancy Kwan who sang / Enjoy Being A Girl.
“West Side Story” was another stage show to become an equally successful film with Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, George Chakiris and Russ Tamblyn as the stars. The music, including the tune Tonight, was composed by Stephen Sondheim and Leonard Bernstein.
Label: Columbia 33 SX 1434