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Leonard and Elmer, The Bernstein Broth***, OOOPS!
"Okay, so they are not related, but as musicians they were talented and prolific. Take a look back at some timeless, but not brotherly music."
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This non-brother tandem won only one Oscar. Who was the winner, Leo or Elmer, and what was the title of this '60s movie?
"Walk on the Wild Side" 1962, Leonard
"Love With the Proper Stranger" 1963, Leonard
"Birdman of Alcatraz" 1962, Elmer
"Thoroughly Modern Millie" 1967, Elmer
In his 50 year movie career, Elmer wrote over 170 musical scores (including shorts). What were his first and his last movie scores?
"Saturday's Hero" ("Idols in the Dust")/"Far From Heaven"
"Robot Monster"/"Wild Wild West"
"Never Wave at a WAC"/"Keeping the Faith"
"Cat Women of the Moon"/"Bringing Out the Dead"
Leonard was much better than Elmer at winning Grammys. How many did Leonard win in his long career?
In his Ivy League college days, Leonard wrote and conducted the musical score for a production of Aristophanes' "The Birds", in the original Greek. Which university's student body might have been subjected to this seemingly hideous theatrical endeavor?
Elmer received an amazing 14 Academy Award nominations during his career. We will go to the well one more time with what was his first and what was his last.
"The Man with the Golden Arm"/"Far From Heaven"
"Fear Strikes Out"/"Devil in a Blue Dress"
"Some Came Running"/"Wild Wild West"
"The Ten Commandments"/"The Age of Innocence"
In 1958, as the principal conductor or the New York Philharmonic, Leonard started a televised concert series that ran on CBS until 1973. What was the title of this highly acclaimed series?
Young People's Concerts
CBS Presents the New York Philharmonic
Concerts for America
CBS's Classics for Our Country
Part of one of Elmer's scores is arguably THE most heard score of all time. This is probably totally impossible to substantiate, but this music was used in a widely seen TV ad campaign for a particular brand of cigarettes. Which cigarettes are directly linked to "The Magnificent Seven"?
Leonard collaborated with three different people on his Tony Award winning "West Side Story". Who were they?
Jerome Robbins, Arthur Laurents, and Stephen Sondheim
Aaron Copland, Moss Hart, and Oscar Hammerstein
Stephen Sondheim, Aaron Copland. and Duke Ellington
Donald Davidson, Jerome Robbins, and Quincy Jones
In the '40s, before he embarked on his career in the motion picture industry, Elmer worked as a musical arranger for what big band leader?
Leonard wrote a musical score for a movie, and was nominated for an Oscar. This movie garnered 12 total nominations and won eight little gold men. Alas, poor Leonard was not one of the winners. Name that movie.
On the Waterfront
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