VIDEO (3 1/2h) The 2016 Olivier Awards from the Royal Opera House – London, England

The Olivier Awards LIVE from the Royal Opera House hosted by Michael Ball (Unfortunately due to content restrictions this stream is not available in the United Kingdom.) See highlights of all the action from the ITV stage in Covent Garden Piazza Visit the Olivier Awards Website! Congratulations to the winners! Watch The Olivier Awards! WATCH! (Of note: The glorious ending …

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VIDEOS: Marvin’s Magic Mountain. The Home of composer Marvin Hamlisch.

FOR THE RECORD: Marvin’s Magic Mountain. The Home of composer Marvin Hamlisch.  Video: Marvin’s Magic Mountain Musical prodigy and one of Broadway and Hollywood‘s all-time most celebrated and talented composers, Marvin Hamlisch, left some wonderful scores and memories when he tragically passed away too young just a few years ago. But he had one creative project that, until now, was …

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▶ Song: “I’m on Your Side” by Marilyn McCoo – The Music of Marvin Hamlisch (Film: Chapter Two, 1979)

Song: I’m On Your Side. Sung by Marilyn McCoo. Music by Marvin Hamlisch and Lyrics by Carole Bayer Sager. (Song used during ending credits of the film “Chapter Two” – 1979, with James Caan and Marsha Mason.) Chapter Two is a 1979 romantic comedy drama film directed by Robert Moore and produced by Ray Stark. It is based on Neil …

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▶ Song: I Cannot Hear the City – Rendition by Jack Noseworthy. Marvin Hamlisch at the piano.

Song: I Cannot Hear the City – Rendition by Jack Noseworthy (Original Cast, Musical Sweet Smell of Success –  Broadway 2002) GET LICENSE FOR THIS MUSICAL! Sweet Smell of Success is a musical created by Marvin Hamlisch (music), Craig Carnelia (lyrics), and John Guare (book). The show is based on the 1957 movie of the same name, which tells the …

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▶ Flashback: Opening Night on Broadway of “Sweet Smell of Success” (2002) – Featuring Musical Clips

Flashback: Opening Night on Broadway of “Sweet Smell of Success” Featuring Musical Clips Broadway.com interviews the stars at opening night of the  Broadway musical version of “Sweet Smell of Success” on March 14, 2002. Interviews with stars John Lithgow, who went on to win a Tony Award for his performance, Brian d’Arcy James, Kelli O’Hara and Jack Noseworthy. Also: director …

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▶ Song: Coney Island Fun – from “Sophie’s Choice” (Film, 1982) – The Music of Marvin Hamlisch

Song: Coney Island Fun – from “Sophie’s Choice” (Film, 1982) – The Music of Marvin Hamlisch FILM: SOPHIE’S CHOICE (1982) – Musical Score by Marvin Hamlisch. Song: “Coney Island Fun” “Alan J. Pakula made a powerful, tender, exquisitely crafted film, with excellent performances by Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline, Peter McNichol, and emotional score. This is a great scene, but the …

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UPDATE: The 2016 Marvin Hamlisch Film Scoring Contest for Emerging Composers! Scores submitted by contestants by March 2nd! Finalists will be announced MAY 2016!

Update: All contestants submitted their scores! Now the judges will study them and announce the finalists! (May 2016. Stay Tuned!) – Participate on 2017! And thank you for the record of composers for 2016! – Composers from fifty five countries registered. Good Luck everyone! Team Marvin Hamlisch PRIZES FOR THE 2016 CONTEST! CINE.ORG: The Contest is underway! Thanks to young …

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The Oscars 2016: The 88th Academy Awards. Congratulations to the winners!

“Let’s not take this planet for granted. I do not take this night for granted. ” – Leonardo DiCaprio at the 88th Academy Awards (Ocars 2016) CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNERS! See Highlights! LIST OF WINNERS! Best Picture: “Spotlight” Direction: “The Revenant,” Alejandro G. Iñárritu Actor: Leonardo DiCaprio, “The Revenant” Actress: Brie Larson, “Room” Supporting Actor: Mark Rylance, “Bridge of Spies” …

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Oscars 1974: The Music of Marvin Hamlisch – Scott Joplin and The Sting (1973)

The Sting (Film, 1973) won Oscars for: Best Picture: Tony Bill, Michael Phillips, Julia Phillips, Best Director: George Roy Hill Best Writing, Story and Screenplay Based on Factual Material or Material Not Previously Published or Produced: David S. Ward Best Art Direction-Set Decoration: Henry Bumstead, James W. Payne Best Costume Design: Edith Head Best Film Editing: William Reynolds Best Music, …

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