Gerald Fried on Stanley Kubrick

Gerald Fried’s career as a composer for film and television spans five decades, in the 1950s and ‘60s he was well known for his inventive scores for a variety low to medium budget films such as MARK OF THE VAMPIRE, THE RETURN OF DRACULA, and TERROR IN A TEXAS TOWN. In the ‘60s he become one of the most prolific composers for TV, scoring episodes...

Gerald Fried

After studying music in New York, Gerald Fried began film scoring in the 1950’s with low-budget B-movies such as THE CRY BABY KILLER (1958), THE RETURN OF DRACULA (1958). TIMBUKTU (1959) and the like (including his childhood friend Stanley Kubrick’s first three films). Fried eventually gained a reputation in the ‘60s and ‘70s as a top-notch...