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 Posted:   Aug 29, 2014 - 2:41 PM   
 By:   Sigerson Holmes   (Member)

Looks like Golan understood the power and importance of good movie scoring, to judge by the great composers he hired over the years. However, I think if you asked moviegoers in Israel for a favorite "Golan" score, they'd probably mention the most successful Israeli musical film ever, (I don't know the second-most-successful Israeli musical ever -- anybody?): "Kazablan" (1974), from the Israeli stage success, music by prolific Israeli movie composer Dov Seltzer.

Here's a hit song from the movie adaptation, with English subtitles:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dDMvUbTWeng

In an attempt at international success, Golan also pre-recorded the musical numbers in, and shot the whole film in, English.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jf_aIk5_0bo

"Kazablan" was recognized with two Golden Globe nominations, Best Foreign Film and Best Song. Here's the nominated song, "Rosa":

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=edldH2zKsMs

 
 Posted:   Aug 31, 2014 - 2:56 PM   
 By:   David Kessler   (Member)

Over the Top is my fave i think
Delta Force is another along with
Revenge of the Ninja
Avenging Force,
Cobra
Bloodsport
Barbarian Brothers
Missing in Action
American Ninja
Masters of the Universe

and Phantom of the Opera (1989 Englund version)

 
 Posted:   Aug 31, 2014 - 2:57 PM   
 By:   David Kessler   (Member)

*doublepost*

 
 Posted:   Sep 7, 2014 - 6:09 AM   
 By:   First Breath   (Member)

Over The Top (Giorgio Moroder), and a pity the best Moroder track isn't on the CD, but only
a b-side
here it is
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=klvMiFQ8O7k


Yes, brilliant track. Credit to Brian Banks and Anthony Marinelli too.

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 7, 2014 - 10:37 AM   
 By:   James MacMillan   (Member)

No love, then, for BOLERO, by Peter Bernstein, with input (and conducting duties, done in Rome) from his dad Elmer... ?

Nice record from Varese Sarabande at the time; and also on the Milan label (the latter a fold-out with lots of pics of Bo Derek in various states of undress).

- JMM.

 
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