1. Often credited as the "father of the Hollywood sound," Max Steiner (1888-1971) composed music for well over 200 films, including "King Kong," "Casablanca," and "Gone With The Wind." His contributions to the American motion picture industry garnered him three Academy Awards. Today, his themes are regarded as some of the finest ever written to picture.

    This short documentary, written and narrated by Jon Burlingame, reflects on the career of a Hollywood icon.

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