Monday, April 18, 2011

Happy birthday, mystery composer Miklos Rozsa.

Distinguished film composer Miklos Rozsa was born today in Budapest in 1907. His mystery-related film scores
Barry Fitzgerald, left, and Don Taylor
in The Naked City
include Double Indemnity (1944; Oscar nominee, Best Score), Blood on the Sun (1945), Spellbound (1945; Oscar winner, Best Score), The Killers (1946; Oscar nominee, Best Score), The Naked City (1948), A Woman's Vengeance (1948), The Bribe (1949), The Asphalt Jungle (1950), Time after Time (1979), and Eye of the Needle (1981). He died in 1995.

To hear some clips from his work, visit the following links:
The Asphalt Jungle
Double Indemnity
The Naked City
Time after Time

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