Options Morricone Island with Devon E. Levins: Playlist from March 24, 2015 Options

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Soundtrack music from the first silent forward. If it was written for the moving image, we'll play it. Library music included; popcorn optional.

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Options March 24, 2015: CRAIG SAFAN (The Last Starfighter / Wolfen / Corvette Summer)
Soundtrack composer Craig Safan joins host Devon E. Levins to discuss his career which began in the mid-1970's with indie action comedies such as Corvette Summer, Roller Boogie and The Great Smokey Roadblock before transitioning over to larger scale action, thriller, horror and science fiction films such as Wolfen, Remo Williams, Nightmare on Elm Street 4 and The Last Starfighter, the latter of which recently received a complete score release by Intrada Records. The two discuss these films as well as Craig's television work on Cheers, The Twilight Zone, Tales from the Crypt and The New Alfred Hitchcock Presents along with his unique mentorship experiences through his close friends' dads -- Ernest Gold, Elmer Bernstein and Fred Steiner.

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Artist Track Album Label Comments Images Approx. start time
Craig Safan  Opening Credits   Options The Great Texas Dynamite Chase  DVD   
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Craig Safan  Corvette Summer   Options Corvette Summer  BSX   
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0:04:45 ()
Craig Safan  Main Theme   Options Good Guys Wear Black  DVD   
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0:05:45 ()
Craig Safan  Main Theme   Options Fade To Black  Preserverance   
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0:07:14 ()
Craig Safan  Shape Shifting   Options Wolfen  Intrada   
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0:10:27 ()
Craig Safan  Kristen's Haunted Dream   Options A Nightmare On Elm Street 4: The Dream Master  Varese Sarabande   
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0:13:53 ()
Craig Safan  Main Title   Options The Last Starfighter  Intrada   
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0:19:43 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
 
      Interview with Craig Safan 
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0:23:37 ()
Craig Safan  Hit Beast   Options The Last Starfighter  Intrada   
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0:34:32 ()
Craig Safan  Alex's First Test   Options The Last Starfighter  Intrada   
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0:50:11 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
 
      Interview with Craig Safan 
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0:40:52 ()
Craig Safan  Warning Sign Main Title   Options Warning Sign  Intrada   
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0:48:32 ()
Craig Safan  Blood Serum   Options Warning Sign  Intrada   
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0:49:13 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
 
      Interview with Craig Safan 
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0:51:10 ()
Craig Safan  Confrontation   Options Thief  Perseverance   
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Listener comments!

  Tue. 3/24/15 7:07pm P-90:

I remember thinking the Good Guys Wear Black theme was easily better than the movie deserved
Avatar Tue. 3/24/15 7:11pm glenn:

well, yeah. chuck norris was the star.
  Tue. 3/24/15 7:28pm bloopy:

loving this. thanks devon!
  Tue. 3/24/15 7:31pm marc:

Google search produces this:

http://www.conancompletist.com/eatersofthedead/misc/demonsdaughter.htm
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 3/24/15 7:38pm Caryn:

I do really enjoy Safan's scores. He always manages to elevate the material.
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