INCLUDES 2 BONUS TRACKS
4 STARS ALL MUSIC GUIDE
The original Victor Young soundtrack music for the classic 1956 film "Around the World in 80 Days", a Technicolor epic science fiction-adventure feature starring David Niven and Cantinflas, and including cameo appearances by multiple stars, such as Buster Keaton, Fernandel, John Gielgud, No‚Äòl Coward, Red Skelton, Marlene Dietrich, and Frank Sinatra, among many others. It was produced by the Michael Todd Company, directed by Michael Anderson, and released by United Artists
Based on Jules Verne√ïs classic novel by the same name, the film√ïs music score was composed by the great Victor Young, who died at the age of 56 just three and a half weeks after the premiere. "Around the World in 80 Days" won five Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Music (Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture) for Victor Young.
In addition to the complete soundtrack, this edition includes two jazz versions of the movie√ïs theme song, performed by the Ramsey Lewis Trio and the Jonah Jones Quartet.
Music composed and conducted by VICTOR YOUNG
Recorded in Hollywood, 1956.
(*) BONUS TRACKS (24-25):
(24): Ramsey Lewis (p); Eldee Young (b); Isaac √íRedd√ì Holt (d).
Chicago, February 1961.
(25): Jonah Jones (tp); George Rhodes (p); John Brown (b); Harold Austin (d).
New York, June 1958.
INCLUDES 16-PAGE BOOKLET
01 AROUND THE WORLD √êMAIN TITLES
03 PARIS ARRIVAL
04 ALOFT ABOVE FRANCE [SKY SYMPHONY]
05 THE DESCENT
06 A LANDING IN FIGUEROAS
07 PASSEPARTOUT DANCES
08 INVITATION TO A BULL FIGHT/ENTRANCE OF THE BULL MARCH
09 ARRIVAL IN SUEZ
10 BOMBAY HARBOR
11 INDIA COUNTRYSIDE
12 A PRINCESS IN DISTRESS [PAGODA OF PILLAGI]
13 ROYAL BARGE OF SIAM
14 YOKOHAMA [TEMPLE OF DAWN]
15 AROUND THE WORLD #2
16 AROUND THE WORLD #3 [INTERMISSION MUSIC]
17 TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILWAY
18 A WEAK BRIDGE
19 SIOUX ATTACK
20 PRAIRIE SAIL CAR
21 LAND HO
22 END CREDITS
23 EXIT MUSIC
24 AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS [Ramsey Lewis Trio] (*)
25 AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS [Jonah Jones Quartet] (*)
TOTAL TIME: 78:03