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episode 118: 20th Century Fox


The melodic fanfare that introduces every 20th Century Fox movie was first composed almost a hundred years ago. Since then, it's become one of the most enduring and recognizable pieces of music in modern history. It's survived company acquisitions, competition from television, and changing trends in Hollywood. But nothing lasts forever. Featuring interviews with Academy Award-nominated composer David Newman and film historian Aubrey Solomon.


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Episode transcript, music, and credits can be found here: https://www.20k.org/episodes/20thcenturyfox

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 2021-03-24  29m