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Ernest Gold (1921–1999)

Award-winning composer/songwriter ("Exodus" [Grammy/Academy Awards, 1960] ). He joined ASCAP in 1957, and his other popular-song compositions include the title songs for "On the Beach" and "It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World". See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 6 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 1988 Lincoln (TV Mini-Series) (conductor)
 1980 Used Cars (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1977 Cross of Iron (conductor)
 1972 Footsteps (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1963 It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (composer: songs) / (conductor - uncredited) / (musician: dance sequence - uncredited)
 1962 Pressure Point (conductor - uncredited)
 1958 Missile Monsters (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1958 Wink of an Eye (conductor)
 1958 The Screaming Skull (conductor)
 1957 The True Story of the Civil War (Documentary short) (conductor)
 1957 Witness for the Prosecution (conductor)
 1957 The Young Don't Cry (musical director)
 1957 The Pride and the Passion (musical conductor) / (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1956 Edge of Hell (musical director)
 1956 The Naked Eye (Documentary) (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1955 Dementia (musical director) / (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1955 Fury (TV Series) (composer: title music)
 1955 Not as a Stranger (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1955 King of the Carnival (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1953 Jennifer (conductor)
 1953 Down Laredo Way (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1953 Canadian Mounties vs. Atomic Invaders (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1953 Iron Mountain Trail (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1953 Jungle Drums of Africa (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1952 Zombies of the Stratosphere (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1952 Actor's and Sin (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1952 Black Hills Ambush (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1952 Leadville Gunslinger (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1952 Captive of Billy the Kid (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1951 Desert of Lost Men (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1951 Unknown World (conductor)
 1951 Lost Planet Airmen (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1951 Government Agents vs Phantom Legion (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1951 Sirocco (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1951 Don Daredevil Rides Again (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1951 Insurance Investigator (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1951 The Pride of Maryland (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1950 Flying Disc Man from Mars (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1950 Lonely Heart Bandits (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1950 Jungle Stampede (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1950 The Old Frontier (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1950 Trial Without Jury (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1950 Destination Big House (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1950 In a Lonely Place (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1950 Salt Lake Raiders (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1950 Harbor of Missing Men (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1950 Unmasked (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1950 Bells of Coronado (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1949 Sands of Iwo Jima (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1949 Powder River Rustlers (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1949 Pioneer Marshal (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1949 Radar Patrol vs. Spy King (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1949 Chinatown at Midnight (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1949 Tokyo Joe (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1949 Navajo Trail Raiders (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1949 San Antone Ambush (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1949 Flame of Youth (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1949 Post Office Investigator (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1949 The James Brothers of Missouri (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1949 Bandit King of Texas (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1949 King of the Rocket Men (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1949 Law of the Golden West (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1949 We Were Strangers (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1949 Ghost of Zorro (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1949 Hideout (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1949 Knock on Any Door (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1949 Daughter of the Jungle (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1949 Rusty Saves a Life (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1949 Federal Agents vs. Underworld, Inc. (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1948 Renegades of Sonora (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1948 Sundown in Santa Fe (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1948 The Denver Kid (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1948 Son of God's Country (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1948 The Gentleman from Nowhere (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1948 Night Time in Nevada (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1948 The Timber Trail (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1948 Dangers of the Canadian Mounted (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1948 My Dog Rusty (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1948 California Firebrand (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1948 Lightnin' in the Forest (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1948 The Inside Story (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1948 Madonna of the Desert (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1948 Campus Honeymoon (additional orchestrator - uncredited)
 1947 Bandits of Dark Canyon (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1947 Under Colorado Skies (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1947 The Flame (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1947 The Fabulous Texan (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1947 The Black Widow (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1947 Blackmail (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1947 Apache Rose (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1947 Lighthouse (music supervisor)
 1946 That Brennan Girl (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1946 Plainsman and the Lady (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1946 The Falcon's Alibi (orchestrator - uncredited)
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Works: "String Quartet No. 1"

Alternate Names:

Ernst Gold
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He wrote a full length opera when he was 13-years-old. See more »

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