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Censorship in Tinseltown

Donald Macleod explores censorship in Hollywood, focusing on its impact on the film Duel in the Sun and the popularity of Biblical and historical narratives.

"Sound of Cinema" continues as Donald Macleod's exploration of film music from The Golden Age examines the thorny issue of censorship, with a look at its impact on the critically acclaimed Western "Duel in the Sun" and its relationship to the popularity of Biblical and historical narratives for some of Hollywood's biggest and most spectacular blockbusters. With guest John Wilson.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Alfred Newman

    David and Bathsheba

    Conductor: Richard Kaufman.
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    • 3.
  • Alfred Newman

    The Song of Bernadette

    Orchestra: National Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Charles Gerhardt.
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    • 5.
  • Dimitri Tiomkin

    Duel in the Sun

    Orchestra: City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Nic Raine.
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    • 15.
  • Dimitri Tiomkin

    High Noon

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Singer: Andrew Playfoot. Conductor: Richard Kaufman.
    • LSO Live LSO0720,.
    • 7.
  • Miklós Rózsa

    Quo Vadis

    Conductor: Nic Raine. Orchestra: City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • Prometheus OVCL00279,.
    • 16.

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