BIG GAMBLE / TREASURE OF THE GOLDEN CONDOR
Label: Intrada Special Collection Volume 67
Dates: 1961 / 1953
Time = 66:27
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Treat for Jarre fans! World premiere release of original soundtrack from 1961 Richard Fleischer Africa ivory-hunt adventure with Stephen Boyd, Juliette Greco. Maurice Jarre writes first epic score a year before efforts for THE LONGEST DAY put Jarre on map. Keen ears will hear origins of still-to-come masterpiece LAWRENCE OF ARABIA! Jarre creates stirring outdoor theme, balances with liting motif, imbues both with signature harmonies. Exciting display of trademark percussion also on display! Presented in dynamic stereo from original 20th Century Fox vault elements. CD fills out with premiere of nearly complete Sol Kaplan soundtrack for Delmer Daves 1953 costume adventure TREASURE OF THE GOLDEN CONDOR with Cornel Wilde, Fay Wray. Kaplan creates exciting score with emphasis on swashbuckling action, exotic locales. Dynamic major-key motif for treasure is rich highlight. Surviving mono elements yield all major set-pieces including powerful Prelude, triumphant Finale. Jarre conducts his score, Alfred Newman conducts Kaplan score. Special Collection release limited to 1200 copies! SOLD OUT!