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David Tamkin

David Tamkin



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Music (feature film)

100 Rifles (1969) as Orchestration
Reynolds plays Yaqui Joe, an Indian who robs a bank in order to buy guns for his people who are being savagely repressed by the government. Set in turn of the century Mexico, it tells the story of his flight into Mexico and his pursuit by an American lawman. They eventually become allies and team up with Welch to take up the cause of the Indians.
The Sand Pebbles (1966) as Orchestration
A naval engineer stationed in 1926 China defies local authorities to rescue a group of missionaries.
The Big Fisherman (1959) as Orchestration
Drama that focuses on the later life of Peter, one of the closest disciples of Jesus.
The Capture (1950) as Orchestration
The Fighting O'Flynn (1949) as Orchestration
O'Flynn, soldier of fortune, returns to Ireland during the Napoleonic wars just in time to save Lady Benedetta from robbers. But they pursue her to ruinous Castle O'Flynn, after secret papers she carries which would reveal Napoleon's plans to invade Ireland. The Napoleonic agents (and British traitors) will stop at nothing to gain their ends, but the swashbuckling exploits of the O'Flynn may be a match for them all
Tulsa (1949) as Orchestration
A cattle owner''''s daughter risks everything to drill for oil.
You Gotta Stay Happy (1949) as Orchestration
Indecisive heiress Dee Dee Dillwood is pushed into marrying her sixth fiancée, but unable to face the wedding night, she flees into the adjacent hotel room of commercial pilot Marvin Payne, who just wants to sleep. Somehow, she persuades him to take her to California. Her fellow passengers include a chimpanzee, a corpse (in a coffin), an absconding embezzler, and two smoochy newlyweds. Can love be far behind?
Family Honeymoon (1949) as Orchestration
Grant Jordan, bachelor botany professor, marries Katie, a widow with three kids, despite the machinations of Grant's former girlfriend Minna. But on the wedding day, Aunt Jo, who was to babysit, breaks a leg; so the kids come along on the honeymoon. After misadventures en route, they make it to the Grand Canyon, only to find Minna there, still scheming.
Tap Roots (1948) as Orchestration
Rogues' Regiment (1948) as Music Supervisor
After World War II, ex-soldiers trickle into French Saigon to join the Foreign Legion, among them American Whit Corbett and German Carl Reicher. Is Reicher really SS war criminal Martin Bruner, and is Corbett after him? Art dealer Van Ratten and nightclub chanteuse Lili Maubert are also more than they seem. Action scenes include anti-guerilla jungle warfare.
For the Love of Mary (1948) as Orchestration
The Saxon Charm (1948) as Orchestration
River Lady (1948) as Orchestration
In spring 18__, the loggers arrive at a mill town on the upper Mississippi drainage; the gambling riverboat is there to meet them, with river queen Sequin who loves logger Dan Corrigan. Sharp businessman Beauvais also wants Sequin, as well as all the sawmill business. To keep Dan near her, Sequin manipulates him into managing the local Morrison Mill; but then Morrison's daughter Stephanie sets her cap at Dan...
Letter from an Unknown Woman (1948) as Orchestration
A woman's lifelong love for a callous concert pianist leads to tragedy.
The Senator Was Indiscreet (1948) as Orchestration
Dim-witted blowhard, Melvin G. Ashton, is a US Senator who wants to be President. He hires Lew Gibson, a talented PR man who gets Ashton in newsreels and on the front page, never thinking he'll win. But Ashton has a secret weapon: a diary documenting every shady deal his party's made for 35 years. With the diary, he blackmails the party leaders to support his candidacy, and he's on his way to the nomination. An unseen political enemy is after the diary, using the young and lovely Valerie Shepherd to get into the Senator's room, and Lew's fiancée, reporter Poppy McNaughton thinks she can get her hands on it, too, and stop Ashton. Will the otherwise unemployable dope become President?
An Act of Murder (1948) as Orchestration
When a judge learns his wife has terminal brain cancer, he begins to consider mercy-killing.
Another Part of the Forest (1948) as Orchestra Arrangement
A father and son''s rivalry shakes the family business.
The Countess of Monte Cristo (1948) as Orchestration
All My Sons (1948) as Orchestration
A veteran discovers his father cut costs on wartime military equipment.
Bud Abbott and Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948) as Orchestration
Count Dracula plots to put a simpleton''s brain into the body of the Frankenstein monster.
Buck Privates Come Home (1947) as Orchestration
Two ex-soldiers return from overseas--one of them having smuggled into the country a French orphan girl he has become attached to. They wind up running into their old sergeant--who hates them--and getting involved with a race-car builder who's trying to find backers for a new midget racer he's building.
I'll Be Yours (1947) as Orchestration
Innocent lies build up as a show-business hopeful tries to build a career.
Swell Guy (1947) as Orchestration
Singapore (1947) as Orchestra Arrangement
After the war, Matt Gordon returns to Singapore to retrieve a fortune in smuggled pearls. Arrived, he reminisces in flashback about his prewar fiancée, alluring Linda, and her disappearance during the Japanese attack. But now Linda resurfaces...with amnesia and married to rich planter Van Leyden. Meanwhile, sinister fence Mauribus schemes to get Matt's pearls.
Slave Girl (1947) as Orchestration
The Web (1947) as Orchestra Arrangement
Leopold Kroner, formerly of Colby Enterprises, is released after five years in prison for embezzlement. Andrew Colby, claiming that Kroner has threatened him, hires lawyer Bob Regan as a secret bodyguard. Sure enough, Kroner turns up in Colby's room with a gun, and Regan kills him. Then Regan, who sticks around to romance Colby's secretary Noel, begins to suspect he's been used.
The Wistful Widow of Wagon Gap (1947) as Orchestration
Ride the Pink Horse (1947) as Orchestration
A con man tries to blackmail a Mexican gangster.
The Lost Moment (1947) as Orchestration
In a long flashback, a New York publisher is in Venice pursuing the lost love letters of an early-19th-century poet, Jeffrey Ashton, who disappeared mysteriously. Using a false name, Lewis Venable rents a room from Juliana Bordereau, once Jeffrey Ashton's lover, now an aged recluse. Running the household is Juliana's severe niece, Tina, who mistrusts Venable from the first moment. He realizes all is not right when late one night he finds Tina, her hair unpinned and wild, at the piano. She calls him Jeffrey and throws herself at him. The family priest warns Venable to tread carefully around her fantasies, but he wants the letters at any cost, even Tina's sanity.
The Egg and I (1947) as Orchestration
Newlywed city slickers decide to give country life a try as chicken farmers.
Smash Up--The Story of a Woman (1947) as Orchestration
A singer''''s wife turns to the bottle when she fears she''''s lost her husband to success.
Ivy (1947) as Orchestration
To win a wealthy man, a British woman plots to kill her husband and pin it on her lover.
The Exile (1947) as Orchestration
A deposed king fights for his life while hiding out at a farm.
Magnificent Doll (1946) as Orchestration
Dolly Payne is adored by two leaders of the fledgling American government, James Madison and Aaron Burr. She plays each against the other, not only for romantic reasons, but also to influence the shaping of the young country. By manipulating Burr's affections, she helps Thomas Jefferson win the presidency, and eventually she becomes First Lady of the land herself.

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