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 Posted:   Sep 3, 2013 - 4:35 PM   
 By:   filmo   (Member)

here is a movie that i have seen on occasion with another wonderful score by friedhofer that evokes a lot of mexican-american themes, similar to his Seven Cities Of Goldandt has quite a few marches and great flourishes evoking that time period. if anybody knows if the ost is lying around the mgm vaults, please inform me and anybody else who might want to see this score released some day. it's another score by a great composer of the fifties era. thank you.

 
 Posted:   Sep 3, 2013 - 6:59 PM   
 By:   Ray Worley   (Member)

This is indeed a wonderful score and I would love to see it released.
I know Bruce Kimmel over at Kritzerland would dance a jig to be able to...but I believe he once stated the tapes are not to be found.

 
 Posted:   Sep 3, 2013 - 7:25 PM   
 By:   johnjohnson   (Member)

Here's an earlier thread.

http://www.filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=73773&forumID=1&archive=0

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 4, 2013 - 12:24 PM   
 By:   filmo   (Member)

maybe someone knows of a friedhofer estate or society and whoever handles his music or papers so that we could get in touch with them to see if this score still exists. is there a friedhofer website where one can get in touch about the man and his music? thanks for any information.

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 4, 2013 - 2:08 PM   
 By:   Stefan Schlegel   (Member)

The Friedhofer papers are filed at BYU and here you can see the complete list:
http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS2021.xml

In this list there are also some discs, probably acetates, of these scores:

Studio Recordings (no accompanying scores)
1. "Eagle-Lion," 16 inch disks, 4
2. Body and Soul, 12 Inch disk, 1
3. Hondo, 10 inch disk, 1
4. Marrying Kind, 12 inch disks, 3
5. Queen for a Day, 16 inch disks, 5
6. Sound of Fury, 12 inch disks, 1
7. Theo Square Productions, 16 inch disk, 1
8. Wild Harvest, 12 inch disk, 5

 
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