Georges Auric


Composer

About

Birth Place
France
Born
February 15, 1899
Died
July 23, 1983

Biography

A respected composer before sound came to the movies, Auric's first film score was for Jean Cocteau's seminal "The Blood of a Poet" (1930). He subsequently composed over 100 film scores for numerous directors including Henri-Georges Clouzot, Robert Hamer, John Huston and Max Ophuls....

Biography

A respected composer before sound came to the movies, Auric's first film score was for Jean Cocteau's seminal "The Blood of a Poet" (1930). He subsequently composed over 100 film scores for numerous directors including Henri-Georges Clouzot, Robert Hamer, John Huston and Max Ophuls.

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

Entr'acte (1924)

Music (Feature Film)

Elizabethtown (2005)
Song
The Christmas Tree (1969)
Music
Don't Look Now (1969)
Music
Therese and Isabelle (1968)
Music
Thomas the Imposter (1965)
Music
The Mind Benders (1963)
Music Composition
The Burning Court (1963)
Music
Testament of Orpheus (1962)
Music
Bridge to the Sun (1961)
Music
The Innocents (1961)
Music Composition
Goodbye Again (1961)
Composer
The Innocents (1961)
Composer
S.O.S. Pacific (1960)
Music
The Journey (1959)
Music
Bonjour Tristesse (1958)
Music
Next to No Time (1958)
Music
The Night Heaven Fell (1958)
Music
The Mystery of Picasso (1958)
Music
Dangerous Exile (1958)
Music
The Story of Esther Costello (1957)
Music Composition
Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison (1957)
Music Composition
The Hunchback of Notre-Dame (1957)
Music
The Witches of Salem (1957)
Music (French Version)
The Spies (1957)
Music
He Who Must Die (1957)
Music
Gervaise (1957)
Music
Aventures de Till l'Espiegel, Les (1956)
Music
The Divided Heart (1955)
Music
Abdullah the Great (1955)
Music
Lola Montes (1955)
Music
The Detective (1954)
Music
Rififi (1954)
Music
The Good Die Young (1954)
Music
Roman Holiday (1953)
Music Score
Moulin Rouge (1953)
Music Composition
Moulin Rouge (1953)
Composer
La Chair et le Diable (1953)
Music
The Titfield Thunderbolt (1953)
Music
La Fete A Henriette (1952)
Music
The Lavender Hill Mob (1952)
Music
Wages of Fear (1952)
Music
The Galloping Major (1951)
Music
Cage Of Gold (1950)
Music
Orpheus (1950)
Music
The Spider and the Fly (1949)
Music
Passport to Pimlico (1949)
Music
The Queen of Spades (1948)
Music
The Eagle Has Two Heads (1948)
Music
Parents Terribles, Les (1948)
Music
Silent Dust (1948)
Music
Another Shore (1948)
Music
Corridor of Mirrors (1948)
Music
It Always Rains on Sunday (1947)
Music
Jeux sont faits, Les (1947)
Music
Hue and Cry (1947)
Music
La belle et la bête (1946)
Music
La Symphonie Pastorale (1946)
Music
Dead of Night (1945)
Music
Caesar And Cleopatra (1945)
Music
The Eternal Return (1943)
Music
Gribouille (1937)
Music
L'Alibi (1937)
Music
La Danseuse rouge (1937)
Music
Le Messager (1937)
Music
Sous les yeux de l'Occident (1936)
Music
The Blood of a Poet (1932)
Music
À nous la liberté (1931)
Music

Music (Short)

Smash en direct (1962)
Music
The Bespoke Overcoat (1955)
Music

Music (TV Mini-Series)

The Poppy Is Also a Flower (1966)
Music

Life Events

1930

First film score, Jean Cocteau's "The Blood of a Poet"

1962

Made director of Paris Opera

Videos

Movie Clip

Beauty And The Beast (1946) - You Will Never See Me Belle (Josette Day) in her continuing adventure at the castle, meets "The Beast" (Jean Marais) and passes out, followed by further freakiness, in Jean Cocteau's Beauty And The Beast, 1946.
Beauty And The Beast (1946) - Is Anyone There Disconsolate father (Marcel Andre) of the heroine, lost in the woods, comes upon a mysterious house, nobody apparently home, in Jean Cocteau's Beauty And The Beast, 1946.
Beauty And The Beast (1946) - You Steal My Roses Father (Marcel Andre) awakens in the mysterious castle and meets and offends "The Beast" (Jean Marais), in Jean Cocteau's Beauty And The Beast, 1946.
Beauty And The Beast (1946) - I Am Your Mirror Hoping to save her father from ruin, Belle (Josette Day) sneaks into the home of the beast, guided by the "voice of magic" (voice of director and scenarist Jean Cocteau) in Beauty And The Beast, 1946.
Beauty And The Beast (1946) - Once Upon A Time Imaginative opening sequence from director and writer Jean Cocteau, from Beauty And The Beast, 1946, starring Josette Day and Jean Marais.
Lola Montes (1955) - Femme Fatale Wild spectacle with Peter Ustinov (as "Circus Master") in perfect French, introducing the central motif and the title character (Martine Carol), opening Max Ophuls' Lola Montes, 1955.
Beauty And The Beast (1946) - The Devil Himself Introducing diabolical sisters Felicie (Mila Parely) and Adelaide (Nane Germon), their kind sister Belle (Josette Day), her suitor Avenant (Michel Auclair) and brother Ludovic, in Jean Cocteau's Beauty And The Beast, 1946.
A Nous La Liberte - A Job Of Worth Fleeing an angry merchant, ex-convict Emile (Henri Marchand) stumbles into a job, where he is charmed by Jeanne (Rolla France) and reminded of his previous gig, in Rene Clair's A Nous La Liberte, 1931.
A Nous La Liberte - A Happy Man's Due Introducing Louis (Raymond Cordy) and Emile (Henry Marchand) in prison, the sublime opening scene from Rene Clair's celebrated comedy, which he called an "operetta," A Nous La Liberte, 1931.

Trailer

Story of Esther Costello, The - (Original Trailer) A bitter divorcee (Joan Crawford) works to educate a deaf and blind girl in The Story of Esther Costello (1957).
Lavender Hill Mob, The - (Original Trailer) An overlooked gold transporter with twenty years service plots to steal a million pounds of gold in the comedy The Lavender Hill Mob (1951) starring Alec Guinness.
Goodbye Again (1961) - (Original Trailer) Ingrid Bergman trades Yves Montand for young Anthony Perkins in the Parisian romance Goodbye Again (1961) with fashions by Christian Dior.
Bonjour Tristesse - (Original Trailer) A jealous teenage girl (Jean Seberg) plots to end the remarriage of her father (David Niven) in Otto Preminger's Bonjour Tristesse (1958).
Bridge To The Sun - (Original Trailer) The true story of an American Southerner (Carroll Baker) who marries a Japanese diplomat just before World War II, Bridge To The Sun (1961).
Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison - (Original Trailer) A marine (Robert Mitchum) and a nun (Deborah Kerr) are shipwrecked on a Pacific Island in John Huston's Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison (1957).
Roman Holiday - (Original Trailer) A runaway princess (Audrey Hepburn) in Rome finds love with a reporter (Gregory Peck) who knows her true identity in Roman Holiday (1953).
Moulin Rouge - (Original Trailer) French painter Toulouse-Lautrec (Jose Ferrer) searches for love despite his physical limitations in Moulin Rouge (1952), an Oscar winning biography by director John Huston.
Journey, The - (Original Trailer) A Communist officer (Yul Brynner) falls for a married woman (Deborah Kerr) during the 1956 Hungarian invasion in The Journey (1959).
Innocents, The (1961) - (Original Trailer) A governess (Deborah Kerr) believes her charges possessed in the best adaptation of Henry James' The Turn of the Screw, The Innocents, 1961, directed by Jack Clayton.

Bibliography