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.