George Antheil

Early this year the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation commissioned Lawrence Morton to record in Hollywood fourteen interviews with film composers for subsequent broadcast on the CBC series entitled MUSIC FROM THE FILMS. Morton’s interviews had been preceded by a series in which Muir Mathieson had discussed film music with British composers...

The Pride and the Passion

I felt it a rare privilege to be given to compose such a picture as THE PRIDE AND THE PASSION. Here, for once, was a large and completely authentic background picture, laid in Spain of the earliest 1800s, and with a compelling heart interest story as well as a larger story of the Spanish people in revolt against their Napoleonic oppressors.