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E. W. Korngold
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[on the death of his father in 1945 and the expiration of his Warner contract in 1946] I will be fifty next May. I feel it is a turning point... Fifty is very old for a child prodigy. I feel I have to make a decision now, if I don't want to be a Hollywood composer the rest of my life.
Was assigned to score Adventures of Don Juan
(1948) when shooting began in 1945 and even sketched some themes. When production was postponed until 1947 (due to Errol Flynn
's illness and other problems), Max Steiner
replaced Korngold because, by then, he had announced his retirement from motion pictures. In October 1947 he suffered a heart attack and, in spite of pleas from Leo F. Forbstein