worked closely with sound recorder James G. Stewart
to be sure the score and the sound effects meshed harmoniously. In some cases, Herrmann dictated how diagetic sounds (those that arose directly out of what was happening on screen) would be used. In the scene of Jabez's pursuit of Mary and Daniel on horseback, no hooves are heard, only the music. See more
[riding Daniel Webster's buggy
Make them go faster, Mister!
They're not race horses, Daniel. They're good old friends of mine. I call them Constitution and Bill of Rights, the most dependable pair for long journeys. I've got one called Missouri Compromise, too, and then there's a Supreme Court - a fine, dignified horse, but you do have to push him now and then.
I'd like to see all your horses.
Maybe you can, sometime, Daniel. I'm a farmer, you know, and like to show my farm. There's something ...