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Lionel Newman

Highest Rated: 100% The Bravados (1958)

Lowest Rated: 50% North to Alaska (1960)

Birthday: Jan 4, 1916

Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, USA

Lionel Newman came from a musical dynasty that helped define the sound of cinema. Born in 1916, the youngest boy of ten children, he followed his brothers Alfred and Emil into the world of composing and conducting, going on to work on over 300 film and television soundtracks. His first real taste of show business was as a conductor for Earl Carroll at the age of 16 (it's also where he met his wife, Earl's niece Beverly Carroll). This led to playing live with movie icon Mae West's touring show during the 1930s. By 18 he already had his own band, Newman's Society Orchestra, playing on the luxury liner the SS Rotterdam.



89% 66% The St. Valentine's Day Massacre Music - 1967
No Score Yet 77% Move Over, Darling Original Music - 1963
50% 76% North to Alaska Original Music - 1960
100% 67% The Bravados Original Music - 1958
No Score Yet 71% The Last Wagon Original Music - 1956
100% 49% A Kiss Before Dying Original Music - 1956
60% 38% The Killer Is Loose Original Music - 1956
57% 53% River of No Return Original Music - 1954
92% 89% Pickup on South Street Original Song - 1953
81% 90% Night and the City Original Song - 1950