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Christopher Palmer (I) (1946–1995)

Christopher Palmer was born on September 9, 1946. He is known for his work on Enemy Mine (1985), Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985) and Cape Fear (1991). He died on January 22, 1995 in London, England. See full bio »



(age 48) in London, England, UK

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Known For

Enemy Mine Music Department
Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome Music Department
Cape Fear Music Department
Spies Like Us Music Department


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 1997 Merry Christmas, George Bailey (TV Movie) (orchestrator)
 1996 Screen Two (TV Series) (composer - 1 episode)
- Loving (1996) ... (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1993 Heart of Darkness (TV Movie) (orchestrator)
 1992 Tom and Jerry: The Movie (booth musical assistant)
 1991 Cape Fear (music consultant)
 1991 Cold Heaven (orchestrator)
 1990 The Witches (music arranger)
 1989 We're No Angels (orchestrator)
 1989 Valmont (music arranger)
 1989 Shirley Valentine (music arranger) / (orchestrator)
 1989 Slipstream (orchestrator)
 1988 High Spirits (orchestrator)
 1988 Track 29 (orchestrator - as Chris Palmer)
 1987 A Hazard of Hearts (TV Movie) (music associate)
 1987 It's Alive III: Island of the Alive (orchestration)
 1987 Amazing Grace and Chuck (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1986 Castaway (orchestrator)
 1986 Tai-Pan (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1986 Legal Eagles (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1985 Enemy Mine (assistant: Maurice Jarre, orchestral music)
 1985 Spies Like Us (orchestrator)
 1985 Ewoks: The Battle for Endor (TV Movie) (orchestrator)
 1985 The Bride (orchestrator)
 1985 Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (assistant: Mr. Jarre)
 1985 Gulag (TV Movie) (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1984 A Passage to India (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1984 The Ewok Adventure (TV Movie) (orchestrator)
 1984 Bolero (orchestrator)
 1984 Scream for Help (music arranger) / (orchestrator)
 1984 Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes (music co-producer - uncredited)
 1983 The Wicked Lady (music arranger)
 1981 The French Lieutenant's Woman (music assistant: Carl Davis - uncredited)
 1981 Heavy Metal (orchestrator)
 1980 Lion of the Desert (assistant: Maurice Jarre - uncredited)
 1980 Saturn 3 (orchestrator)
 1979 Time After Time (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1979 Zulu Dawn (orchestrator)
 1979 Last Embrace (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1978 The Professionals (TV Series) (music supervisor - 10 episodes)
- Fall Girl (1978) ... (music supervisor)
- Blind Run (1978) ... (music supervisor)
- A Stirring of Dust (1978) ... (music supervisor)
- Not a Very Civil Civil Servant (1978) ... (music supervisor)
- Rogue (1978) ... (music supervisor)
 1978 It Lives Again (music associate - uncredited)
 1977 The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1977 Providence (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1976 The Incredible Sarah (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1976 Obsession (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1976 Taxi Driver (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1927 Napoleon (orchestrator: Carl Davis - uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He adapted Ralph Vaughan Williams' 1942 radio dramatization of Bunyan's "The Pilgrim's Progress" for a 1990 CD recording starring John Gielgud.

Alternate Names:

Chris Palmer

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