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This is a comments thread about FSM CD: How to Marry a Millionaire
 
 Posted:   Feb 1, 2009 - 1:33 PM   
 By:   shicorp   (Member)

It's simply unbelievable that this CD hasn't sold out after nearly eight years! Alfred Newman and Cyril Mockridge provide a swingin' score based on original material and standards from the great american songbook. Newman reprises his score for the 1931 "Street Scene", Lionel Newman and Ken Darby provide a hymn to the city of "New York" and a young Nelson Riddle has arranged striking versions of 1941's "How About You" and 1935's "I've Got A Feelin' You're Foolin'". If you are into swingin' scores from the 1950s and 1960s, you should definitely not let this go. This beautifully remastered album is a testament to a great time that (never was or) never will be again...

 
 
 Posted:   Feb 1, 2009 - 2:49 PM   
 By:   MICHAEL HOMA   (Member)

all that he said.

 
 Posted:   Feb 1, 2009 - 3:00 PM   
 By:   Steve Johnson   (Member)

It's a peach. Worth price of admission alone for the Newman Fox Orchestra "STREET SCENE' prelude.

 
 Posted:   Feb 1, 2009 - 7:48 PM   
 By:   Gary S.   (Member)

shicorp is on the money on this one. This is overdue for a respin in the cd player.

 
 Posted:   Feb 2, 2009 - 9:09 AM   
 By:   CH-CD   (Member)


This is a great release by FSM.
All you guys who don't already have it...
buy one TODAY!
the sound is fantastic, and you won't be disappointed.

 
 Posted:   Feb 2, 2009 - 12:29 PM   
 By:   DavidinBerkeley   (Member)

Lionel Newman and Ken Darby provide a hymn to the city of "New York"

This is a swell song and arrangement.

I'll be singing it the first time I step out onto the streets of NYC, someday. Complete with hand motions and choreography.

 
 Posted:   Feb 2, 2009 - 4:34 PM   
 By:   Steve Johnson   (Member)

The cue that closes out the film- after the 3 girls faint seeing the wad of dollar bills Cameron Mitchell is carrying at that diner, and realize who he is, is superb.

"Gentlemen- to our wives!"

 
 
 Posted:   Feb 2, 2009 - 4:49 PM   
 By:   Greco   (Member)

I totally agree that it is amazing that this CD has not yet sold out. It has long been one of my favorites...subtle and mellow, sometimes upbeat and sometimes dramatic, and always appealing.

 
 Posted:   Feb 2, 2009 - 5:02 PM   
 By:   Steve Johnson   (Member)

I totally agree that it is amazing that this CD has not yet sold out. It has long been one of my favorites...subtle and mellow, sometimes upbeat and sometimes dramatic, and always appealing.

With some beautiful adaptations of Standards from the Great American Songbook.

Oops, sorry Shicorp, you already mentioned that..

 
 
 Posted:   Feb 2, 2009 - 5:23 PM   
 By:   MICHAEL HOMA   (Member)

The cue that closes out the film- after the 3 girls faint seeing the wad of dollar bills Cameron Mitchell is carrying at that diner, and realize who is, is superb.

"Gentlemen- to our wives!"
.... steve, u are so right , gets me every time, the happiest shortest cue,,that i wish would go on and on.

 
 
 Posted:   Feb 2, 2009 - 7:04 PM   
 By:   KostalPrevin   (Member)

This was the first CD I bought on this website.

 
 Posted:   Feb 2, 2009 - 7:45 PM   
 By:   Steve Johnson   (Member)

Playing it now.

"Sweet and Lovely- Sweeter than the Roses in May..."

big grin

 
 
 Posted:   Feb 3, 2009 - 6:12 AM   
 By:   Joe Caps   (Member)

Odd to mention the final cue, as it is just the very end of the credit music replayed.

 
 
 Posted:   Feb 3, 2009 - 9:01 AM   
 By:   MICHAEL HOMA   (Member)

joe dont hit sour notes all the time, lighten up,,,,, why is it odd to like the final cue , even if its replayed two hundred times, steve and i like it,,and thats that. if u dont it like we are not going to get on here and say its odd u dont like it. to each his own...let it go.

 
 Posted:   Feb 3, 2009 - 9:21 AM   
 By:   CH-CD   (Member)

The cue that closes out the film- after the 3 girls faint seeing the wad of dollar bills Cameron Mitchell is carrying at that diner, and realize who is, is superb.

"Gentlemen- to our wives!"
.... steve, u are so right , gets me every time, the happiest shortest cue,,that i wish would go on and on.



I'll drink to that Michael.......



 
 Posted:   Feb 3, 2009 - 9:35 AM   
 By:   PhiladelphiaSon   (Member)

What is that photo? Does that moment even exist in the film? It's been quite a while since I've seen it, but I don't recall them all singing, which they are obviously doing in that photo.

 
 Posted:   Feb 3, 2009 - 9:48 AM   
 By:   CH-CD   (Member)

What is that photo? Does that moment even exist in the film? It's been quite a while since I've seen it, but I don't recall them all singing, which they are obviously doing in that photo.

I think we've had this conversation before?
This is one of the original UK FOH (Lobby) cards. In the movie, we get a close up of Bacall and Mitchell as he's reeling off a list of all he owns.....oil wells, cattle, the Brookman building,etc, whilst off camera we hear the others going "Oh Yeah!"..."Of Course",etc.

I think that this is the moment that the stills photographer has captured here, and they are not singing at all.

 
 
 Posted:   Feb 3, 2009 - 12:42 PM   
 By:   Joe Caps   (Member)



Gang! I didn't say I didn't like the cue. Just remarked that I thought it unusual that cue was beingsingled out as its almost note for note from another cue.

as you said, Lighten up !!

 
 Posted:   Feb 3, 2009 - 2:21 PM   
 By:   PhiladelphiaSon   (Member)

What is that photo? Does that moment even exist in the film? It's been quite a while since I've seen it, but I don't recall them all singing, which they are obviously doing in that photo.

I think we've had this conversation before?
This is one of the original UK FOH (Lobby) cards. In the movie, we get a close up of Bacall and Mitchell as he's reeling of a list of all he owns.....oil wells, cattle, the Brookman building,etc, whilst off camera we hear the others going "Oh Yeah!"..."Of Course",etc.

I think that this is the moment that the stills photographer has captured here, and they are not singing at all.


Seems strange that they'd all be making the same O movement with their lips (even Mitchell), but, I suppose what you say makes some kind of sense. Thanks.

 
 Posted:   Sep 15, 2011 - 8:26 PM   
 By:   dogplant   (Member)

As we're plugging our favorite FSM releases, I felt like adding my 2ยข to this one, which I've always felt is one of FSM's most generous and lavish releases. It's a really glorious throwback to a very romantic New York period. In fact, I bought this to accompany a trip to the Big Apple and it was a perfect soundtrack for the occasion. Perhaps the epitome of Golden Age Cinemascope chic. Pour me another Martini, Alfred and Cyril. Chin chin.

 
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