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Label: Intrada Special Collection Volume ISC 160
Date: 1970
Time: 0:42:12
Tracks: 29
World premiere release of exciting, flavorful Robert Drasnin soundtrack for 1970 John Huston thriller involving false treaty between U.S. & Soviet Union vs. Red China, starring Max Von Sydow, Richard Boone, Orson Welles. Robert Drasnin scores with nods to locale, inherent action. Exciting "Main Title" establishes important ideas heard throughout score, serves as prelude to suspense music, colorful source cues for Mexico, Russia locations plus haunting love theme. Intrada CD features complete score, presented in stereo from original 1/4" two-track session masters vaulted in superb condition courtesy 20th Century Fox. Entire release edited, mastered at Intrada under supervision of Mr. Drasnin with Nick Redman as producer, Julie Kirgo as liner note author. Extra treat: film soon makes world premiere appearance as launch to brand new Twilight Time series of Fox DVDs! Intrada CD offers rare opportunity to hear splendid work of prolific (but sadly under-represented) composer, famed as music director at CBS and composer of classic TV shows including MAN FROM UNCLE, LOST IN SPACE, TIME TUNNEL, TWILIGHT ZONE, WILD WILD WEST, MISSION IMPOSSIBLE, many others. Robert Drasnin conducts. SOLD OUT!

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  • World premiere release of exciting, flavorful Robert Drasnin soundtrack for 1970 John Huston thriller involving false treaty between U.S. & Soviet Union vs. Red China, starring Max Von Sydow, Richard Boone, Orson Welles. Robert Drasnin scores with nods to locale, inherent action. Exciting "Main Title" establishes important ideas heard throughout score, serves as prelude to suspense music, colorful source cues for Mexico, Russia locations plus haunting love theme. Intrada CD features complete score, presented in stereo from original 1/4" two-track session masters vaulted in superb condition courtesy 20th Century Fox. Entire release edited, mastered at Intrada under supervision of Mr. Drasnin with Nick Redman as producer, Julie Kirgo as liner note author. Extra treat: film soon makes world premiere appearance as launch to brand new Twilight Time series of Fox DVDs! Intrada CD offers rare opportunity to hear splendid work of prolific (but sadly under-represented) composer, famed as music director at CBS and composer of classic TV shows including MAN FROM UNCLE, LOST IN SPACE, TIME TUNNEL, TWILIGHT ZONE, WILD WILD WEST, MISSION IMPOSSIBLE, many others. Robert Drasnin conducts.
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    The Album
    01. Accordion Prelude (0:33)
    02. Main Title (2:54)
    03. Cell Aberration (0:46)
    04. Mexican Scuffle (2:23)
    05. Samba Con Pollo (1:42)
    06. San Francisco Cabaret (1:19)
    07. The Puppet Mill/Love Like (1:43)
    08. A Delicate Position (0:58)
    09. The Village Scene (0:39)
    10. Snow Storm In Siberia/Tumble Down Lorry (2:02)
    11. Moscow Nights (Balalaika/Accordion) (2:44)
    12. Mince Meet (0:50)
    13. Cat On A White Roof (1:20)
    14. The File On Rone (1:51)
    15. 7M2 [Not In Finished Film] (0:23)
    16. 7M4 [Not In Finished Film] (1:24)
    17. Erika Leaves The Dinner (1:36)
    18. Games Erika Plays (1:07)
    19. Love's Labours Lost/The Unraveling (1:53)

    20. Too Late, The Hero (2:11)
    21. Goodbye, Kitai, Goodbye/Erika's Disenchantment/
    Erika's Eroica (3:07)
    22. Giselle Bridge/The Not So Tender Trap (2:11)
    23. Acid To Acid (0:43)
    24. My Love, The Prisoner (0:40)
    25. The Kremlin Players (End Credits) (1:26)
    Total Album Time: 39:01

    The Extras (Recorded at the Scoring Sessions)
    26. Nearer My God To Thee (Organ) (1:01)
    27. Love Is a Many Splendored Thing (Piano) (0:36)
    (Music by Alfred Newman/Lyrics by Paul Francis Webster)
    28. Giselle 'Ballet (Excerpt No. 1) (Adolphe Adam) (0:42)
    29. Giselle 'Ballet (Excerpt No. 2) (Adolphe Adam) (0:37)
    Total Extras Time: 3:02