Elmer Bernstein Biography (1922-)

Born April 4, 1922, in New York, NY; son of Edward and Selma (Feinstein) Bernstein; married Pearl Glusman, December 21, 1946 (divorced); married Eve Adamson, October 25, 1965; children: (first marriage) Peter Matthew (a composer),Gregory Eames (an actor, writer, and director); (second marriage) Emily Adamson (an orchestrator), Elizabeth Campbell. Education: Attended the Walden School, New York University, and the Juilliard School; studied with IsraelCitkowitz, Aaron Copland, Henriette Michelson, Roger Sessions, and Stefan Wolpe. Addresses: Office-- Gorfaine/Schwartz Agency, 3301 BarhamBlvd., Suite 201, Los Angeles, CA 90068-1477. Agent-- Kraft-Benjamin Agency, 345 North Maple Dr., Suite 385, Beverly Hills, CA 90210-3869. Career: Composer, conductor, arranger, music director, music producer, and music supervisor. Concert pianist in New York City, Philadelphia, PA, and Chicago, IL, 1946-50; composer for United Nations radio broadcasts, 1949; Valley Symphony Orchestra, CA, music director; Thornton School of Music, University ofSouthern California, professor. Also worked as an actor, dancer, and painter. Elmer Bernstein Enterprises, founder. Military service: U.S. Army Air Force; affiliated with the Armed Forces Radio Network during World War II.Member: Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (first vice president, beginning in 1963; chair of the music branch with others), Screen Composers Association (director), Composers and Lyricists Guild of America (president, 1970--), Film Music Society (president), National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (founding life member and director), Young Musicians Foundation (president, c. 1961-71), Thalians Club (vice president, 1959-62), AmericanSociety of Composers, Authors and Publishers. Awards, Honors: AcademyAward nomination, best score, 1955, for The Man with the Golden Arm;Motion Picture Exhibitor Laurel Awards, 1956, 1957, and 1962; Academy Award nomination, best score, and Western Heritage Award, both 1960, for The Magnificent Seven; Academy Award nomination, best score, 1961, for Summerand Smoke; Academy Award nomination (with Mack David), best song, 1962, for the theme song to Walk on the Wild Side; Golden Globe Award, best original score, and Academy Award nomination, best original music score, both1963, for To Kill a Mockingbird; Emmy Award, outstanding achievement in music composition, 1963, for The Making of the President: 1960; Western Heritage Award, 1965, for The Hallelujah Trail; Academy Award nomination, best adapted score, 1966, for Return of the Seven; Academy Award nomination (with Mack David), best song, 1966, for "My Wishing Doll," fromHawaii; Academy Award nomination, best original music score, 1966, and Golden Globe Award, best original score, 1967, both for Hawaii; Academy Award, best original score, 1967, Golden Globe nomination, best originalscore, 1968, both for Thoroughly Modern Millie; Antoinette Perry Awardnomination, best musical play, 1968, for How Now, Dow Jones; AcademyAward nomination (with Don Black), best song, and Golden Globe Award nomination (with Don Black), best original song, both 1969, for the theme song to True Grit; Academy Award nomination (with Don Black), best song, 1974, for "Wherever Love Takes Me," from Gold; Emmy Award nomination, outstanding achievement in music composition for a series, 1976, for Best Sellers; Antoinette Perry Award nomination, best score of a musical, 1983, for Merlin; Academy Award nomination, best original song score or adaptationscore, 1983, for Trading Places; Career Achievement Award, Los Angeles Film Critics Association, 1991; Academy Award nomination, best original score, 1993, for The Age of Innocence; received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, 1996; Maverick Tribute Award, Cinequest San Jose Film Festival,1998; honorary doctorate of music, Five Towns College, 1999; American Film Institute Award, 1999; Santa Barbara Film Festival Award, 1999; American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers Award, top box office film, 2000, forWild Wild West; lifetime achievement awards from the Flanders International Film Festival, Foundation for a Creative America, Society for the Preservation of Film Music, USA Film Festival, and the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers; multiple Grammy Award nominations; painting awards. Addresses: Office: Gorfaine/Schwartz Agency, 3301 Barham Blvd., Suite 201, Los Angeles, CA 90068-1477.; Agent: Kraft-Benjamin Agency, 345 NorthMaple Dr., Suite 385, Beverly Hills, CA 90210-3869.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Composer, conductor, arranger, music director, music producer, music supervisor
Birth Details
April 4, 1922
New York, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Work
  • Music director, Sudden Fear, RKO Radio Pictures, 1952
  • Music conductor, Four Days in November(documentary), United Artists, 1965
  • Music conductor, Guns of the Magnificent Seven, United Artists, 1969
  • Music director, The Magnificent Seven Ride, United Artists, 1972
  • Music supervisor, Mr. Quilp(also known as The Old Curiosity Shop), Avco-Embassy, 1975
  • Music supervisor, Slap Shot, Universal, 1977
  • Music director, Heavy Metal(animated), Columbia, 1981
  • Music director, supervisor, and conductor, Bolero(also known as Bolero: An Adventure in Ecstasy), Cannon, 1984
  • Music director and conductor, My Left Foot(also known as My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown), Miramax, 1989
  • Music adapter, arranger, supervisor, and director, Cape Fear, Universal, 1991
  • Music conductor, Natural Born Killers, Warner Bros., 1994
  • Orchestrator, The Rainmaker(also known as John Grisham's The Rainmaker), Paramount, 1997
  • Music conductor, Twilight(also known as The Magic Hour), Paramount, 1998
  • Music producer, orchestrator, and conductor, Digging to China, Legacy Releasing, 1998
  • Orchestra conductor, Bringing Out the Dead, Paramount, 1999
  • Film Appearances
  • Member of the jazz quartet, The Rat Race, Paramount, 1960
  • Songwriter, From Noon till Three, United Artists, 1976
  • Music for the Movies: Bernard Herrmann(documentary), Channel FourFilms, 1992
  • Television Work
  • Music Conductor; Miniseries
  • Theme music, Rough Riders(also known as Teddy Roosevelt and theRough Riders), TNT, 1997
  • Music Conductor, Unless Otherwise Noted; Movies
  • Crazy in Love, TNT, 1992
  • Voices from Within(also known as Silhouette), NBC, 1994
  • Music producer, A Storm in Summer, Showtime, 2000
  • Music Conductor; Specials
  • Neil Diamond: The Making of The Movie Album, American Movie Classics, 1998
  • Television Appearances
  • Specials
  • Irish Music in America: A Musical Migration, The Disney Channel, 1994
  • The Hollywood Soundtrack Story, American Movie Classics, 1995
  • Neil Diamond: The Making of The Movie Album, American Movie Classics, 1998
  • The Magnificent Seven main titles, Robert Zemeckis on Smoking,Drinking and Drugging in the 20th Century: In Pursuit,1999
  • RECORDINGS
  • Albums
  • Paris Swings, Capitol, 1959
  • (With Christopher Parkening and the London Symphony Orchestra) Concerto for Guitar and Orchestra, Angel Records, 2000
  • Other albums include Blues and Brass, Decca; also recorded albumson the United Artists label.
  • Album Work
  • Conductor
  • Neil Diamond, As Time Goes By--The Movie Album(also known as The Movie Album), Sony, 1998
  • Neil Diamond, The Best of the Movie Album, Sony, 1999
  • Albums
  • Film Soundtracks
  • The Ten Commandments, Dot, 1956
  • Movie and TV Themes, Choreo, 1962
  • Return of the Seven, United Artists, 1966
  • The Silencers, RCA Victor, 1966
  • Thoroughly Modern Millie, Decca, 1967
  • I Love You, Alice B. Toklas, Cinema Records, 1968
  • The Scalphunters, MCA Records, 1968
  • True Grit, Capitol, 1969
  • Heavy Metal: The Score, Full Moon/Asylum, 1981
  • Spies Like Us, Varese Sarabande, 1985
  • Amazing Grace and Chuck, TSP Music, 1987
  • Cape Fear, MCA Records, 1991
  • Oscar, Varese Sarabande, 1991
  • Rambling Rose, Virgin Records America, 1991
  • The Babe, MCA Records, 1992
  • The Cemetery Club, Varese Sarabande, 1993
  • Other soundtrack recordings include The Man with the Golden Arm, Decca; Da, The Field, Frankie Starlight, and My Left Foot, all Varese; The Great Escape, Intrada; Zulu Dawn, Cerebrus; The Age of Innocence, Epic; and The Magnificent Seven.
  • Albums with Others
  • Music from Jerry Goldsmith's Original Score for the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Motion Picture The Prize Plus Music from Other Great Motion Pictures, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1964
  • Miklos Rozsa, Motion Picture Music, Citadel, 1997
  • Grand Music Cinema, Library of Congress, 1998
  • Also a contributor to the album Lights! Camera! Music!.
  • Singles
  • Singles include the theme to The Magnificent Seven.
  • WRITINGS
  • Composer for Films, Unless Otherwise Noted
  • Saturday's Hero(also known as Idols in the Dust), Columbia, 1950
  • Boots Malone, Columbia, 1951
  • Battles of Chief Pontiac, Real Art, 1952
  • Never Wave at a WAC(also known as The Private Wore Skirts),RKO Radio Pictures, 1952
  • Sudden Fear, RKO Radio Pictures, 1952
  • Cat Women of the Moon(also known as Rocket to the Moon), Astor, 1953
  • A Communications Primer(short documentary film), 1953
  • Robot Monster(also known as Monster from Mars and Monsters from the Moon), Three Dimensional Pictures, 1953
  • Music contributor, Peter Pan, RKO Radio Pictures, 1953
  • Make Haste to Live, Republic, 1954
  • Miss Robin Crusoe, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1954
  • Silent Raiders, Lippert Pictures, 1954
  • Sofa Compact(short film), 1954
  • The Eternal Sea, Republic, 1955
  • House--After Five Years of Living(also known as House; short documentary film), Office of Charles and Ray Eames, 1955
  • It's a Dog's Life(also known as Bar Sinister), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1955
  • The View from Pompey's Head(also known as Secret Interlude), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1955
  • And title song, The Man with the Golden Arm, United Artists, 1955
  • Ballet music, Oklahoma!, RKO Radio Pictures, 1955
  • Eames' Lounge Chair(short documentary film), Office of Charlesand Ray Eames, 1956
  • The Naked Eye(documentary), Camera Eye Pictures, 1956
  • Storm Fear, United Artists, 1956
  • Drango, United Artists, 1957
  • Fear Strikes Out, Paramount, 1957
  • Men in War, United Artists, 1957
  • Saddle the Wind, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1957
  • The Sweet Smell of Success, United Artists, 1957
  • The Ten Commandments, Paramount, 1957
  • The Tin Star, Paramount, 1957
  • Toccata for Toy Trains(short film), Office of Charles and Ray Eames, 1957
  • Anna Lucasta, United Artists, 1958
  • The Buccaneer, Paramount, 1958
  • Desire under the Elms, Paramount, 1958
  • God's Little Acre, United Artists, 1958
  • The Information Machine(short documentary film), Office of Charlesand Ray Eames, 1958
  • Kings Go Forth, United Artists, 1958
  • Glimpses of the USA,1959
  • The Miracle, Warner Bros., 1959
  • Some Came Running, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1959
  • The Story on Page One, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1959
  • The Fabulous Fifties,1960
  • From the Terrace, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1960
  • Introduction to Feedback(short documentary film), Office of Charles and Ray Eames, 1960
  • The Magnificent Seven, United Artists, 1960
  • The Rat Race, Paramount, 1960
  • By Love Possessed, Seven Arts/United Artists, 1961
  • The Comancheros, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1961
  • The IBM Mathematics Peep Show(short documentary film), Office of Charles and Ray Eames, 1961
  • Summer and Smoke, Paramount, 1961
  • The Young Doctors(also known as No Deadly Machine), UnitedArtists, 1961
  • Birdman of Alcatraz, United Artists, 1962
  • A Girl Named Tamiko, Paramount, 1962
  • San Francisco Fire,1962
  • To Kill a Mockingbird, Universal, 1962
  • And theme song (with Mack David), Walk on the Wild Side, Columbia,1962
  • The Caretakers(also known as Borderlines), United Artists,1963
  • The Great Escape, United Artists, 1963
  • Hud, Paramount, 1963
  • Kings of the Sun, United Artists, 1963
  • Love with the Proper Stranger, Paramount, 1963
  • Rampage(also known as Jungle Rampage), Warner Bros., 1963
  • The Carpetbaggers, Paramount, 1964
  • House of Science, Office of Charles and Ray Eames, 1964
  • The World of Henry Orient, United Artists, 1964
  • Baby the Rain Must Fall, Columbia, 1965
  • Four Days in November(documentary), United Artists, 1965
  • The Hallelujah Trail, United Artists, 1965
  • IBM at the Fair(short documentary film), Office of Charles and RayEames, 1965
  • IBM Puppet Shows(short film), Office of Charles and Ray Eames, 1965
  • The Reward, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1965
  • The Smithsonian Institute(documentary), Office of Charles and RayEames, 1965
  • The Sons of Katie Elder, Paramount, 1965
  • View from the People Wall(short film), Office of Charles and Ray Eames, 1965
  • Westinghouse in Alphabetical Order(also known as Westinghouse ABC; short documentary film), Office of Charles and Ray Eames, 1965
  • Cast a Giant Shadow, United Artists, 1966
  • Return of the Seven(also known as Return of the Magnificent Seven and Le regreso de los siete magnificos), United Artists, 1966
  • Seven Women(also known as 7 Women), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1966
  • And song "My Wishing Doll" (with Mack David), Hawaii, United Artists, 1966
  • Songs, The Silencers, Columbia, 1966
  • A Computer Glossary(short documentary film), Office of Charles andRay Eames, 1967
  • Thoroughly Modern Millie, Universal, 1967
  • I Love You, Alice B. Toklas!(also known as Kiss My Butterfly), Warner Bros., 1968
  • Powers of Ten(short documentary film), Office of Charles and Ray Eames, 1968
  • Rough Sketch,1968
  • The Scalphunters, United Artists, 1968
  • The Bridge at Remagen, United Artists, 1969
  • Guns of the Magnificent Seven, United Artists, 1969
  • The Gypsy Moths, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1969
  • Midas Run(also known as Midas Gold and A Run on Gold), Cinerama, 1969
  • Tops, Office of Charles and Ray Eames, 1969
  • Where's Jack?, Paramount, 1969
  • And theme song (with Don Black), True Grit, Paramount, 1969
  • Cannon for Cordoba(also known as Dragon Master), United Artists, 1970
  • Kifaru... the Black Rhino(documentary), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1970
  • The Liberation of L. B. Jones, Columbia, 1970
  • And theme song, A Walk in the Spring Rain, Columbia, 1970
  • Big Jake(also known as The Million Dollar Kidnapping), National General, 1971
  • Computer Landscape(short documentary film), 1971
  • Computer Perspective(short documentary film), 1971
  • Doctors' Wives, Columbia, 1971
  • See No Evil(also known as Blind Terror), Columbia, 1971
  • The Amazing Mr. Blunden, Hemisphere, 1972
  • The Magnificent Seven Ride, United Artists, 1972
  • SX-70,1972
  • Cahill: United States Marshal(also known as Cahill, Cahill: U.S. Marshal, and Wednesday Morning), Warner Bros., 1973
  • Copernicus(short film), Office of Charles and Ray Eames, 1973
  • Nightmare Honeymoon(also known as Deadly Honeymoon), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1973
  • McQ, Warner Bros., 1974
  • The Trial of Billy Jack, Taylor-Laughlin, 1974
  • And song "Wherever Love Takes Me" (with Don Black), Gold(also known as The Great Gold Conspiracy), Allied Artists, 1974
  • Metropolitan Overview,1975
  • The Old Curiosity Shop(also known as Mr. Quilp), Avco-Embassy, 1975
  • Report to the Commissioner(also known as Operation Undercover), United Artists, 1975
  • From Noon till Three, United Artists, 1976
  • The Incredible Sarah(also known as Sarah), Readers Digest Productions, 1976
  • The Look of America,1976
  • The Shootist, Paramount, 1976
  • Billy Jack Goes to Washington, Taylor-Laughlin, 1977
  • Daumier: Paris and the Spectator,1977
  • Polavision(short film), Polaroid Corporation/Office of Charles andRay Eames, 1977
  • Slap Shot, Universal, 1977
  • The Worlds of Franklin and Jefferson(documentary), Office of Charles and Ray Eames, 1977
  • Animal House(also known as National Lampoon's Animal House), Universal, 1978
  • Art Game,1978
  • Blood Brothers(also known as Bloodbrothers and A Father's Love), Warner Bros., 1978
  • Cezanne(short documentary film), 1978
  • Degas in the Metropolitan(short documentary film), Metropolitan Museum of Art/Office of Charles and Ray Eames, 1978
  • Powers of Ten--A Film Dealing with the Relative Size of Things in theUniverse and the Effect of Adding Another Zero, Office of Charles and RayEames, 1978
  • The Great Santini(also known as The Ace), Warner Bros., 1979
  • A Report on the IBM Exhibition Center,1979
  • Zulu Dawn, Warner Bros., 1979
  • And songs, Meatballs(also known as Summer Camp), Paramount,1979
  • Theme from the Magnificent Seven, Moonraker, United Artists, 1979
  • Airplane!(also known as Flying High), Paramount, 1980
  • Saturn 3, Associated Film Distributors, 1980
  • Music contributor, The Blues Brothers, Universal, 1980
  • An American Werewolf in London(also known as American Werewolf), Universal, 1981
  • Genocide(documentary), Simon Wiesenthal Center, 1981
  • Going Ape!, Paramount, 1981
  • Heavy Metal(animated), Columbia, 1981
  • Stripes, Columbia, 1981
  • And song "Diamond Trinkets," Honky Tonk Freeway, Universal, 1981
  • Airplane II: The Sequel(also known as Flying High II), Paramount, 1982
  • The Chosen, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1982
  • Five Days One Summer, Warner Bros., 1982
  • Class, Orion, 1983
  • (With others) Making Michael Jackson's Thriller, Palace Pictures, 1983
  • Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone(also known as Adventures in the Creep Zone, Road Gangs, and Spacehunter), Columbia, 1983
  • (With others) Thriller(short film), Optimum Productions, 1983
  • Trading Places, Paramount, 1983
  • (With Peter Bernstein) Bolero(also known as Bolero: An Adventure in Ecstasy), Cannon, 1984
  • Ghostbusters, Columbia, 1984
  • The Black Cauldron(also known as Taran and the Magic Cauldron), Buena Vista, 1985
  • Marie Ward: Zwischen Galgen und Glorie, Warner Bros./Columbia, 1985
  • Prince Jack, Castle Hill, 1985
  • Spies Like Us, Warner Bros., 1985
  • Legal Eagles, Universal, 1986
  • Three Amigos!, Orion, 1986
  • Songs, The Color of Money, Buena Vista, 1986
  • Amazing Grace and Chuck(also known as Silent Voice), TriStar, 1987
  • Leonard, Part 6, Columbia, 1987
  • Da, Film Dallas, 1988
  • Funny Farm, Warner Bros., 1988
  • The Good Mother, Buena Vista, 1988
  • Music for international version, A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon(also known as Jimmy Reardon), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1988
  • My Left Foot(also known as My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown), Miramax, 1989
  • The Field, Avenue Pictures, 1990
  • The Grifters, Miramax, 1990
  • One Day in Dallas,1990
  • Slipstream, Virgin Home Entertainment, 1990
  • Oscar, Buena Vista, 1991
  • A Rage in Harlem, Miramax, 1991
  • Rambling Rose, Seven Arts, 1991
  • And adaptor of music from the original film, Cape Fear, Universal,1991
  • The Babe, Universal, 1992
  • A River Runs through It, Columbia, 1992
  • The Age of Innocence, Columbia, 1993
  • The Cemetery Club(also known as Looking for a Live One), Buena Vista, 1993
  • The Good Son, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1993
  • Lost in Yonkers(also known as Neil Simon's Lost in Yonkers), Columbia, 1993
  • Mad Dog and Glory, Universal, 1993
  • Song "Black Strait Jacket," Natural Born Killers, Warner Bros., 1994
  • Song "Hollywood and the Stars," Jimmy Hollywood, Paramount, 1994
  • Canadian Bacon, Gramercy Pictures, 1995
  • Devil in a Blue Dress(also known as Le diable en robe bleue), TriStar, 1995
  • Frankie Starlight, Fine Line Features, 1995
  • Roommates, Buena Vista, 1995
  • Search and Destroy(also known as The Four Rules), October Films, 1995
  • Bulletproof, Universal, 1996
  • Theme from The Magnificent Seven, Carla's Song(also known as La cancion de Carla), Shadow Distribution, 1996
  • Theme from The Magnificent Seven, Larger Than Life(also known as Large As Life and Nickel and Dime), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1996
  • Buddy, Sony Pictures Entertainment, 1997
  • Hoodlum(also known as Gangster and Hoods), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1997
  • Puppies for Sale, Aron Productions, 1997
  • The Rainmaker(also known as John Grisham's The Rainmaker), Paramount, 1997
  • Song "The Man with the Golden Arm," Vegas Vacation(also known as National Lampoon's Las Vegas Vacation and National Lampoon'sVegas Vacation), Warner Bros., 1997
  • Twilight(also known as The Magic Hour), Paramount, 1998
  • "God music," Blues Brothers 2000, Universal, 1998
  • Song "The Great Escape March," The Parent Trap, Buena Vista, 1998
  • Song "Thinking of Baby," Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Universal, 1998
  • Theme from The Magnificent Seven, Divorcing Jack, Ariane Distribution, 1998
  • The Deep End of the Ocean, Sony Pictures Entertainment, 1999
  • Wild Wild West, Warner Bros., 1999
  • And songs "Mr. Highway" and "Threat," Bringing Out the Dead, Paramount, 1999
  • Keeping the Faith, Buena Vista, 2000
  • Chinese Coffee, Fox Searchlight Pictures, 2001
  • Composer for Films
  • Rejected Scores
  • The Journey of Natty Gann, Buena Vista, 1985
  • Stars and Bars, Columbia, 1988
  • I Love Trouble, Buena Vista, 1994
  • Last Man Standing, New Line Cinema, 1996
  • Composer for Television, Unless Otherwise Noted
  • Series
  • General Electric Theater(also known as G.E. Theater), CBS,1953-62
  • Gunsmoke(also known as Gun Law and Marshal Dillon),CBS, 1955-75
  • Staccato(also known as Johnny Staccato), NBC, 1959-60 ABC,1960
  • And first season theme, Riverboat, NBC, 1959-61
  • And theme, The Beachcomber(also known as Mystery Adventure: TheBeachcomber), syndicated, 1961
  • Hollywood and the Stars, NBC, 1963-64
  • National Geographic Specials, CBS, 1964-73 ABC, 1973-75 PBS, 1975-
  • Time-Life Specials: The March of Time,1965-66
  • The Big Valley, ABC, 1965-69
  • Julia, NBC, 1968-71
  • Appointment with Destiny, beginning in 1971
  • Owen Marshall: Counselor at Law, ABC, 1971-74
  • And theme, The Rookies, ABC, 1972-76
  • And theme, Ellery Queen(also known as The Adventures of ElleryQueen), NBC, 1975-76
  • Best Sellers(also known as NBC Best Sellers), NBC, 1976-77
  • Theme, Serpico, NBC, 1976-77
  • Delta House, ABC, 1979
  • Little Women, NBC, 1979
  • The Chisholms, CBS, 1979-80
  • Theme "The F.B.I.," Today's F.B.I., ABC, 1981-82
  • Theme, The Magnificent Seven(also known as The Magnificent Seven: The Series), CBS, 1998-99 The Nashville Network, 2000
  • Miniseries
  • The Race for Space(documentary), 1959
  • And theme, The Captains and the Kings, NBC, 1976
  • Theme, Once an Eagle, NBC, 1976
  • Seventh Avenue, NBC, 1977
  • A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese through American Movies(documentary), Channel Four, 1995
  • Theme music, Rough Riders(also known as Teddy Roosevelt and theRough Riders), TNT, 1997
  • Composer for Television
  • Movies
  • Appointment with Destiny: The Last Days of John Dillinger,1971
  • Incident on a Dark Street, NBC, 1973
  • Men of the Dragon, ABC, 1974
  • The Three Thousand Mile Chase(also known as The 3,000 Mile Chase), NBC, 1977
  • Charleston, NBC, 1979
  • Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones(also known as The Mad Messiah), CBS, 1980
  • Moviola: This Year's Blonde(also known as Moviola, The Secret Love of Marilyn Monroe, and This Year's Blonde), NBC, 1980
  • Gulag, HBO, 1985
  • Crazy in Love, TNT, 1992
  • Foreign Affairs,1993
  • Happy Face Murders, Showtime, 1999
  • Introducing Dorothy Dandridge, HBO, 1999
  • Composer for Television, Unless Otherwise Noted
  • Specials
  • Incidental music, Peter Pan, NBC, 1960
  • Hollywood: The Golden Years(documentary), 1961
  • The Making of the President: 1960, ABC, 1963
  • Song "Love with the Proper Stranger," Neil Diamond: The Making of TheMovie Album, American Movie Classics, 1998
  • The Magnificent Seven main titles, Robert Zemeckis on Smoking,Drinking and Drugging in the 20th Century: In Pursuit,1999
  • Composer for Television
  • Episodic
  • "Secret of the Wild Child," Nova, PBS, 1994
  • Pilots
  • Owen Marshall: Counselor at Law(also known as A Pattern of Morality), ABC, 1971
  • The Rookies, ABC, 1972
  • Ellery Queen(also known as Too Many Suspects), NBC, 1975
  • Serpico: The Deadly Game(also known as The Deadly Game), NBC, 1976
  • Little Women, NBC, 1978
  • Composer for Other Television Productions
  • Composer for other television productions, including The Crucifixion of Jesus, D-Day, and Voyage of the Brigantine Yankee.
  • Composer for the Stage
  • Ballet music, Peter Pan,1954
  • How Now, Dow Jones, Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, New York City, 1967
  • True Romances, Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles Music Center, Los Angeles, CA, 1977
  • Merlin, Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York City, 1983 published by Hal Leonard (Winona, MN), 1983
  • Composer for the Radio
  • Memos to a New Millennium(special), National Public Radio, 1999
  • Wrote scores for the Army Air Corps Radio Shows.
  • Other Musical Works
  • Concerto for Guitar and Orchestra, performed by the Honolulu Symphony, Honolulu, HI, 1999
  • Music also used in advertisements.
  • Correspondence
  • Bernstein's correspondence with Charles and Ray Eames and photographsof Bernstein are included in a collection of materials known as the "Work ofCharles and Ray Eames."

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals:
    • American Record Guide, August 31, 1999 ,/April, 1998, p. 51.
    Electronic:
    • Elmer Bernstein Enterprises, http://www.elmerbernstein.com.

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