Elmer Bernstein at 100

Elmer Bernstein, one of the most consistently delightful of all film composers, was born one hundred years ago today. Bernstein died in 2004, after a long and prolific life of making our cinematic world better. Here’s a sampling of his work. Thank you, Elmer Bernstein!

From Westerns to science-fiction films to comedy scores to character dramas to sword-and-sandal Biblical epics…and more. Elmer Bernstein was one of the greats.


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  1. Roger says:

    Even though I’ve seen all or parts of every single movie cited, I always think of ANIMAL HOUSE. The music established the mood.

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