Won 1 Oscar.
Another 3 nominations.
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(8/18/71) Stage: Wrote (w/Johann Strauß
, Bob Wright, Chet Forest) "The Great Waltz," performed at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in London, England. Musical. Sari Barabas, Walter Cassel, Diane Todd and David Watson were in the cast.
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E. W. Korngold
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[when encountering Bette Davis on the Warner lot after scoring the remake of "Of Human Bondage"] After twelve years some of the scenes in the old version seem a little ridiculous, but we, with our new version, are ten years ahead of time because we are ridiculous already.
He is buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery just a few steps away from another film composer, Walter Jurmann
(famous for writing the song "San Francisco"). Korngold is also known for his swashbuckling scores, such as The Sea Hawk
(1940) that starred Errol Flynn
, and is buried only a a short walk away from another two great romantic leading men, Tyrone Power
and Rudolph Valentino