Morris STOLOFF and the Columbia Pictures Orchestra and Chorus - A Picnic with Kim

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JASMCD2692

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The name Morris Stoloff will instantly strike a chord with aficionados of classic American films made between 1940 and 1960 approximately. During that time, Stoloff oversaw the music production for every major film to bear the Columbia Pictures logo, conducting the scores for everything from 'The Jolson Story' to 'Touch Of Evil' and literally scores of others besides.

Stoloff's career as a recording artist was incidental to his film work, but when soundtrack albums became popular in the 1950s he really came into his own.

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The name Morris Stoloff will instantly strike a chord with aficionados of classic American films made between 1940 and 1960 approximately. During that time, Stoloff oversaw the music production for every major film to bear the Columbia Pictures logo, conducting the scores for everything from 'The Jolson Story' to 'Touch Of Evil' and literally scores of others besides.

Stoloff's career as a recording artist was incidental to his film work, but when soundtrack albums became popular in the 1950s he really came into his own.

This compilation features the Stoloff-helm'ed soundtracks to two of Columbia's most prestigious releases of the mid-1950s. The beautiful Kim Novak starred in both 'Picnic' (with William Holden) and 'Jeanne Eagels' and Jasmine brings you both in this package as 'A Picnic With Kim'.

Both albums offer high quality light orchestral music of a kind typical of the pre-rock 'n' roll era, when a track like Stoloff's pianist George Duning's medley of the jazz standard 'Moonglow' and his theme from 'Picnic' could - and did! - make the UK Top 10. Both also stand alone without any visual content to 'sell' them…

As always, remastered from the best possible sources and featuring a comprehensive biography, 'A Picnic With Kim' takes you on a musical trip back to a time when the cinema was literally the only place to see a film and the gramophone was the only means of reliving their musical highlights…

Track Listing

THIS IS KIM AS JEANNE EAGELS
1. THIS IS KIM
2. THE VERY THOUGHT OF YOU
3. I GOT IT BAD (And That Ain't Good)
4. SOPHISTICATED LADY
5. I ONLY HAVE EYES FOR YOU
6. MY MELANCHOLY BABY
7. HALF OF MY HEART (Theme from 'Jeanne Eagels')
8. IN A SENTIMENTAL MOOD
9. SOMEONE TO WATCH OVER ME
10. THE TOUCH OF YOUR LIPS
11. YOU GO TO MY HEAD
12 THIS IS KIM (Reprise)
PICNIC (Music from the Soundtrack to the Columbia Picture)
13. LOVE THEME
14. HAL'S THEME
15. THE OWENS FAMILY
16. HAL AND MADGE
17. HAL'S BOOTS
18. MOONGLOW AND THEME FROM PICNIC
19. IT'S A BLUE WORLD/TORN SHIRT
20. TORN SHIRT (Concluded)
21. ROSEMARY PLEADS - Rosemary Alone
22. CULMINATION - Hal's Escape
23. THAT OWENS GIRL - Millie
24. YOU LOVE ME - Madge Decides

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Format
CD
Price Code
A
Release Date
June 11th, 2021
UPC Bar Code No
604988269222