Posts Tagged ‘Ken Thorne’

Quartet Records has announced the world premiere commercial soundtrack album for the 1971 British western Hannie Caulder directed by Burt Kennedy and starring Raquel Welch, Robert Culp, Ernest Borgnine, Jack Elam, Strother Martin, Diana Dors and Christopher Lee. The album features the film’s original score composed and conducted by Academy Award winner Ken Thorne (Superman […]

A new soundtrack album has been released for Hallmark Hall of Fame’s 1982 television adaptation of Victor Hugo’s novel The Hunchback of Notre Dame directed by Michael Tuchner and starring Anthony Hopkins, Derek Jacobi, Lesley-Anne Down and John Gielgud. The album features the film’s original music composed by Academy Award winner and Emmy Award nominee […]

Ken Thorne (1924-2014)

Posted: July 9, 2014 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music News

Ken Thorne has passed away at age 90. The British composer scored numerous features and television movies and shows over a career spanning more than four decades, including the sequels Superman II and Superman III directed by Richard Lester and starring Christopher Reeve. He received an Academy Award for his adaptation of Stephen Sondheim’s music […]