Malcolm Arnold

Malcolm Arnold

Highest Rated: 96% The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)

Lowest Rated: 68% Suddenly, Last Summer (1959)

Birthday: Oct 21, 1921

Birthplace: Northampton, Northamptonshire, England, UK

Academy Award winner Malcolm Arnold was recognized throughout Hollywood for his amazing work as a musician. Arnold began his entertainment career with his music featured in films like "Your Witness" (1950), "You Know What Sailors Are" (1954) and the comedy "The Belles of St. Trinian's" (1954) with Alastair Sim. His music also appeared in "The Sleeping Tiger" (1954) with Alexis Smith, "Hobson's Choice" (1954) with Charles Laughton and the Googie Withers dramatic sports film "Devil on Horseback" (1954). In the fifties, Arnold's music continued to appear on the silver screen, including in films like the drama "Trapeze" (1956) with Burt Lancaster, the drama "Hell in Korea" (1956) with George Baker and "1984" (1956) with Edmond O'Brien. His work was also in the Pier Angeli drama "Port Afrique" (1956). Arnold won a Music (Scoring) Academy Award for "The Bridge on the River Kwai" in 1957. Arnold's music was also featured in the Peter Finch dramatic adaptation "No Love For Johnnie" (1961), the Hayley Mills dramatic adaptation "Whistle Down the Wind" (1961) and the drama "Lisa" (1962) with Stephen Boyd. His music was also featured in the Horst Buchholz dramatic adaptation "Nine Hours to Rama" (1963) and "The Thin Red Line" (1964). Most recently, Arnold appeared on "The Complete History of the U.S. Navy SEALS" (History, 1999-2000). Arnold passed away in September 2006 at the age of 85.



75% 78% Tunes of Glory Original Music - 1960
68% 83% Suddenly, Last Summer Original Music - 1959
No Score Yet 50% The Roots of Heaven Original Music - 1958
96% 93% The Bridge on the River Kwai Original Music - 1957
71% 63% Trapeze Original Music - 1956
71% 69% The Belles of St. Trinian's Original Music - 1954
No Score Yet 45% The Sleeping Tiger Original Music - 1954
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Ringer Music - 1952
No Score Yet 67% No Highway in the Sky Original Music - 1951
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Forbidden Street Original Music - 1949