Malcolm Arnold


Composer

About

Birth Place
Northampton, England, GB
Born
October 21, 1921
Died
September 23, 2006
Cause of Death
Chest Infection

Biography

Academy Award winner Malcolm Arnold was recognized throughout Hollywood for his amazing work as a musician. Arnold began his entertainment career with his music featured in films like "Your Witness" (1950), "You Know What Sailors Are" (1954) and the comedy "The Belles of St. Trinian's" (1954) with Alastair Sim. His music also appeared in "The Sleeping Tiger" (1954) with Alexis Smith,...

Biography

Academy Award winner Malcolm Arnold was recognized throughout Hollywood for his amazing work as a musician. Arnold began his entertainment career with his music featured in films like "Your Witness" (1950), "You Know What Sailors Are" (1954) and the comedy "The Belles of St. Trinian's" (1954) with Alastair Sim. His music also appeared in "The Sleeping Tiger" (1954) with Alexis Smith, "Hobson's Choice" (1954) with Charles Laughton and the Googie Withers dramatic sports film "Devil on Horseback" (1954). In the fifties, Arnold's music continued to appear on the silver screen, including in films like the drama "Trapeze" (1956) with Burt Lancaster, the drama "Hell in Korea" (1956) with George Baker and "1984" (1956) with Edmond O'Brien. His work was also in the Pier Angeli drama "Port Afrique" (1956). Arnold won a Music (Scoring) Academy Award for "The Bridge on the River Kwai" in 1957. Arnold's music was also featured in the Peter Finch dramatic adaptation "No Love For Johnnie" (1961), the Hayley Mills dramatic adaptation "Whistle Down the Wind" (1961) and the drama "Lisa" (1962) with Stephen Boyd. His music was also featured in the Horst Buchholz dramatic adaptation "Nine Hours to Rama" (1963) and "The Thin Red Line" (1964). Most recently, Arnold appeared on "The Complete History of the U.S. Navy SEALS" (History, 1999-2000). Arnold passed away in September 2006 at the age of 85.

Filmography

 

Music (Feature Film)

The Wildcats of St. Trinian's (1980)
Song ("St Trinian'S Theme")
The Reckoning (1971)
Music Composition and Conducting
David Copperfield (1970)
Music
Battle of Britain (1969)
Conductor
Africa--Texas Style! (1967)
Music comp & Conductor
The Great St. Trinian's Train Robbery (1967)
Music & Musicic Director
The Heroes of Telemark (1966)
Music comp & Conductor
Gypsy Girl (1966)
Music comp & Conductor
Operation Snafu (1965)
Music comp & Director
The Heroes of Telemark (To Be Deleted) (1965)
Music
Tamahine (1964)
Music comp & Conductor
The Chalk Garden (1964)
Music comp & Conductor
The Thin Red Line (1964)
Music comp & Conductor
Nine Hours to Rama (1963)
Music comp & Conductor
Whistle Down the Wind (1962)
Music comp & Conductor
The Lion (1962)
Music comp & Conductor
Lisa (1962)
Music comp & Conductor
No Love for Johnnie (1961)
Music comp & Conductor
The Pure Hell of St. Trinian's (1961)
Music comp & Conductor
Tunes of Glory (1960)
Music Composition and Conducting
The Angry Silence (1960)
Music
Suddenly, Last Summer (1959)
Music Composition
Chance Meeting (1959)
Original Music
Dunkirk (1958)
Music
The Roots of Heaven (1958)
Music Composition and Conducting
The Key (1958)
Music Composition and Conducting
The Inn of the Sixth Happiness (1958)
Music Composition and Conducting
The Inn of the Sixth Happiness (1958)
Composer
Wicked As They Come (1957)
Music Composition
Island in the Sun (1957)
Conductor The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
Music
Blue Murder at St. Trinian's (1957)
Music Conductor
Blue Murder at St. Trinian's (1957)
Music
1984 (1956)
Music Composition
Port Afrique (1956)
Music Composition
Trapeze (1956)
Music Composition
Nineteen Eighty-Four (1956)
Music
Hell in Korea (1956)
Music
A Prize of Gold (1955)
Music Composition
The Deep Blue Sea (1955)
Music Composition
The Sea Shall Not Have Them (1955)
Music
I Am a Camera (1955)
Music
The Constant Husband (1955)
Music
The Night My Number Came Up (1955)
Music
Value For Money (1955)
Music
The Woman For Joe (1955)
Music Composer
The Sleeping Tiger (1954)
Music Composition
Twist of Fate (1954)
Music comp and Director
Devil on Horseback (1954)
Music
The Belles of St. Trinian's (1954)
Music
You Know What Sailors Are (1954)
Music
Hobson's Choice (1954)
Music
Four Sided Triangle (1953)
Music Composition
Albert, R.N. (1953)
Music
Wings of Danger (1952)
Music Director
Stolen Face (1952)
Music
The Holly and the Ivy (1952)
Music
The Ringer (1952)
Music
Eye Witness (1950)
Music
The Forbidden Street (1949)
Music Composition

Writer (Special)

Cheating Las Vegas (2000)
Writer

Producer (Special)

Cheating Las Vegas (2000)
Producer

Special Thanks (Special)

Cheating Las Vegas (2000)
Writer

Music (Short)

Copenhagen "City of Towers" (1953)
Music

Life Events

Bibliography