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David Raksin

Highest Rated: 100% Force of Evil (1948)

Lowest Rated: 11% Forever Amber (1947)

Birthday: Aug 04, 1912

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Best known for his haunting scores for "Laura" (1944) and the Vincente Minnelli melodramas, "The Bad and the Beautiful" (1944) and "Two Weeks in Another Town" (1962), Raksin began his film career as the music arranger for Charlie Chaplin's "Modern Times" (1936). He has also composed for the stage, radio, TV ("Wagon Train," "Life With Father," "Father of the Bride," "Ben Casey" and "Medical Center"), symphony orchestras and chamber ensembles.

Filmography

Movies

Credit
36% 47% 20 Dates Original Music $536.8K 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Ghost of Flight 401 Original Music - 1978
55% 40% What's the Matter With Helen? Original Music - 1971
No Score Yet 85% A Big Hand for the Little Lady Original Music - 1966
89% 65% Two Weeks in Another Town Original Music - 1962
78% 72% Too Late Blues Original Music - 1962
100% 52% Night Tide Original Music - 1961
No Score Yet 30% Pay or Die Original Music - 1960
69% 77% Separate Tables Original Music - 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet 7 Wonders of the World Original Music - 1956
90% 84% Bigger Than Life Original Music - 1956
92% 81% The Big Combo Original Music - 1955
78% 45% Apache Original Music - 1954
No Score Yet No Score Yet Madeline Original Music - 1952
83% 59% Carrie Original Music - 1952
79% 86% The Bad and the Beautiful Original Music - 1952
No Score Yet 38% Across the Wide Missouri Original Music - 1951
No Score Yet 61% Kind Lady Original Music - 1951
No Score Yet 11% Right Cross Original Music - 1950
100% 77% Force of Evil Original Music - 1948
11% 48% Forever Amber Original Music - 1947
71% 81% The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Original Music - 1947
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Homestretch Original Music - 1947
No Score Yet No Score Yet Don Juan Quilligan Original Music - 1945
No Score Yet No Score Yet Tampico Original Music - 1944
No Score Yet No Score Yet Main Street Today Original Music - 1944
100% 90% Laura Original Music - 1944
100% 75% Girl Crazy Original Music - 1943
No Score Yet No Score Yet Inflation Original Music - 1942
No Score Yet No Score Yet On the Sunny Side Original Music - 1942
No Score Yet 14% Two Girls on Broadway Original Music - 1940
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lady in the Morgue Non-Original Music - 1938
No Score Yet No Score Yet She's Dangerous Original Music - 1937

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