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Max Steiner - The Dean of American Film Music

  • Diana Friedberg, Director/Producer

About the Project

Max Steiner: The Dean of American Film Music deals with the origins of film music and how the role of the composer became essential to the cinematic art. Steiner’s pioneering scores became the model for the sound of the movies during the Golden Age of Hollywood. Nominated for 24 Academy Awards for films like Casablanca, Gone with the Wind and Now Voyager he won three. His talents were recognized by countless other awards and decorations.