News for Sep. 24, 2005

AFI's List of 25 Greatest Film Scores of All Time

9/24/05, 10:33 am EST - Xoanon

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- American Film Institute (AFI) revealed the top 25 film scores of all time in The Big Picture-AFI's 100 Years of Film Scores, a one-night only presentation produced by the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association in cooperation with AFI. A jury of over 500 film artists, composers, musicians, critics and historians selected John Williams' iconic score from the classic film STAR WARS as the most memorable film score of all time. John Williams is additionally noteworthy as the most represented composer on the list with three scores making the top 25.

Max Steiner's score for 1933's King Kong was listed as number 13! [More]