Tag Archives: Music by Max Steiner: The Epic Life of Hollywood’s Most Influential Composer

Working Night & Day: Max Steiner, Fred Astaire, and the RKO Movie Musical (Exclusive by Author Steven C. Smith)

Max Steiner, Fred Astaire, and the RKO Movie Musical(Exclusive by Author Steven C. Smith) In 1933 — the same year he recorded his landmark score for King Kong —Max Steiner achieved another ambition he’d sought since becoming RKO’s musical director: … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Guest Posts | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

“Where Is the Music Coming From?”: Max Steiner and The Birth of Modern Movie Music (Exclusive by Author Steven C. Smith)

Max Steiner and The Birth of Modern Movie MusicExclusive Guest Post by Author Steven C. Smith An international crisis triggers record unemployment. Hollywood executives panic, as movie theaters shut their doors. And one studio faces likely closure, putting all its … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Guest Posts | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Music by Max Steiner: The Epic Life of Hollywood’s Most Influential Composer – Book Giveaway (Dec)

Music by Max Steiner: The Epic Life of Hollywood’s Most Influential ComposerWe have 8 Books to Giveaway this Month! “Gracefully written, this sympathetic portrait captures the prodigious composer’s personality and documents his many milestone achievements, from King Kong to Casablanca. I loved reading … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Contests & Giveaways, Posts by Annmarie Gatti | Tagged , | 38 Comments