Steven Spielberg is one of Hollywood's most powerful director-producers, and we're taking a look at his early career and his Oscar wins.
Meredith Willson has written some great standard tunes in the popular repertoire, but it's the story of the con man turned good-guy by an Iowa librarian that became a classic when "The Music Man" premiered.
The Oscar-winning score is the backdrop to the story of a young Hindu boy, Pi, in the summer of 1977, surviving a shipwreck with a Bengal tiger named after an Edgar Allen Poe character.
This weekend's Oscars ceremony marks John Williams' 48th nomination for best score and his 26th collaboration over 40 years with Steven Spielberg.
Bette Davis was the nemesis to some Hollywood types and muse to others. Through the late 1930s and into the 1940s she was Hollywood's top leading lady, winning two Academy Awards.
In a new release, American born Carl Davis conducts a full orchestra in the best of James Bond Movie Music.
Four time Oscar nominee, Danny Elfman is known for his collaborations with Tim Burton, music for the <em>Batman</em> movies and <em>The Simpsons</em> theme song.
Franz Waxman gave the same chilling effect as his score to "The Bride of Frankenstein" in the score of "Sunset Boulevard," the story of the mental disintegration of a silent film star.
Betty Jean Perske started as a dancer, then went to acting school. When the tuition money ran out, she turned to modeling, and if not for an appearance on the cover of Harper's Bazaar, she might never have been cast opposite Humphrey Bogart.
Well-known as a movie-making wunderkind, Charlie Chaplin was also known to dabble in the musical arts.
Can music really soothe the savage beast? Lynne Warfel explores how pets and other animals respond to music, with some surprising conclusions.
Alan Silvestri's music to a Tom Hanks extravaganza with Hanks giving voice to at least four characters. Based on Chris van Allsburg's award winning kids' book.
It started as a "pop" song by Irving Berlin that Bing Crosby debuted at Christmastime 1941, but didn't get much notice until late in 1943 when servicemen and women requested it to the top of the charts.
During the holidays we unpack, dust off and polish up countless traditions. Many of these special times include classic movies that take us back to wonderful Christmases past.
Two WWII vets just returned from front line action pair up in Hollywood to make one of the most touching movies of all time; Frank Capra's masterpiece about George Bailey's redemption in Bedford Falls.