Composed the music for the 1944 Decca 78-RPM record album, "Mr. Pickwick's Christmas", narrated by Charles Laughton
and adapted from a chapter in Charles Dickens's comic novel "The Pickwick Papers". The recording was later transferred to LP and eventually CD. On both LP and CD, it was coupled with Ronald Colman
's recording of ...
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He was a member of the German Communist Party, which he joined in 1926, though he later told the House Un-American Activities Committee that he was never really a member as he was never very active in the Party. His brother Gerhart Eisler, a top agent of the Moscow-controlled Comintern, reportedly was the USSR's top man in the US during World War II and has been active as an agent in the US since...