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Donald Rubinstein

Donald Rubinstein was born on February 19, 1952 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Monsters (1988), Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (1990) and Knightriders (1981). See full bio »

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Monsters Music Department
Tales from the Darkside: The Movie
Knightriders Composer
Martin Music Department


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  Monsters (TV Series) (composer - 71 episodes, 1988 - 1991) (opening theme music - 1 episode, 1988)
- The Moving Finger (1991) ... (composer: opening music)
- The Maker (1991) ... (composer: opening music)
- Hostile Takeover (1991) ... (composer: opening music)
- Talk Nice to Me (1991) ... (composer: opening music)
- Werewolf of Hollywood (1991) ... (composer: opening music)
 1990 Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (composer: original theme - as Donald A. Rubinstein)
 1983-1988 Tales from the Darkside (TV Series) (composer - 87 episodes)
- Basher Malone (1988) ... (composer: title music)
- Barter (1988) ... (composer: title music)
- Hush (1988) ... (composer: title music)
- Going Native (1988) ... (composer: title music)
- Family Reunion (1988) ... (composer: title music)
 1977 Martin (music arranged by) / (musician: vocals, piano, guitar, & voices on percussion improvisations - uncredited)
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 1990 Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (writer: "Tales from the Darkside (Original Theme)" - as Donald A. Rubinstein)
 1983-1988 Tales from the Darkside (TV Series) (writer - 90 episodes)
- Basher Malone (1988) ... (writer: "Tales from the Darkside Theme")
- Barter (1988) ... (writer: "Tales from the Darkside Theme")
- Hush (1988) ... (writer: "Tales from the Darkside Theme")
- Going Native (1988) ... (writer: "Tales from the Darkside Theme")
- Family Reunion (1988) ... (writer: "Tales from the Darkside Theme")
 1981 Knightriders (lyrics: "I'd Rather Be A Wanderer") / (music: "I'd Rather Be A Wanderer") / (performer: "I'd Rather Be A Wanderer")
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 2000 The Summer of My Deflowering (Short) (segment "Summer Of My Deflowering, The")
 2000 Bruiser
 1990 Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (segment "Wraparound Story", as Donald A. Rubinstein)
 1988 Monsters (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Feverman (1988)
 1981 Knightriders
 1977 Martin
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 1981 Knightriders
Musician Trio
 1978 Dawn of the Dead
Roger's Zombie Attacker in Parking Lot (uncredited)

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Donald A. Rubinstein

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