A star long before he was paired on screen with Katharine Hepburn, Tracy's now legendary quote about the art of acting says it all: "Know your lines and don't run into the furniture."
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.
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.
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.
From affable average guy-next-door roles in the movies to President of Screen Actors Guild to President of the United States, it's his "Oh shucks, folks" delivery that endeared him to many.
Considered by many to be the finest choral works in a motion picture, Patrick Doyle supplies Kenneth Branagh's "Henry V" with a stirring score to match the epic tale. Non Nobis Domine from the orginal soundtrack.