Intrada Records has announced the world premiere release of James Horner’s score for the 1982 buddy comedy 48 Hrs. The movie directed by Roger Spottiswoode stars Eddie Murphy and Nick Nolte. In the movie, a hard-nosed cop reluctantly teams up with a wise-cracking criminal temporarily paroled to him, in order to track down a killer. Apart from the score, the album contains a quartet of original songs, supervised by Ira Newborn, all of them performed by ‘The BusBoys’. The soundtrack album is limited to 5000 copies and can be ordered on Intrada. Also visit Intrada’s page for audio clips from the soundtrack.

Intrada also announced a new soundtrack release of Elmer Bernstein’s score for The Great Escape. The soundtrack comes as 3 CD set including the original 1963 United Artists re-recorded score album, as well as the complete presentation of the actual soundtrack. The Great Escape is directed by John Sturges and stars Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough, James Coburn and Charles Bronson. The soundtrack for the movie was previously out of print. For audio clips and to order the CD set, visit Intrada’s online store.