Brigham Young University

Films completed: 57
Films in progress: 13
Pages transcribed: 4761
Cues transcribed: 5347
Tags added: 52508


      "Special Issue: Proceedings of the Second Max Steiner Symposium,
      Journal of Film Music, Vol. 10, no. 2, 2022

      "Tagging Film Music: A Corpus Study of Max Steiner's Film Scores,"
      proceedings from Future Directions in Music Cognition, March 2021.

      "Fanfare as Fulcrum: A Pivotal Event in Max Steiner’s Theme for
      Warner Brothers
," Music Theory Online 26.2 (June 2020).

      "Encoding Film Music: Tracking Thematic Transformation
      in Max Steiner's Film Scores
      Music Encoding Conference poster session, 2019

      "The Film Score Themes of Max Steiner: A Corpus Study"
      Society for Music Theory poster session, 2017

      Register of the Max Steiner Collection at BYU

     Max Steiner Symposia

      Max Steiner: Man and Myth (California State University, Long Beach)

      Film Scoring in the Classic Hollywood Period (Brigham Young University)

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Completed Films

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)
Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)
Another Face (1935)
Are These Our Children? (1931)
Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)
Before Dawn (1933)
Blind Adventure (1933)
Caged (1950)
City for Conquest (1940)
Crime School (1938)
Dangerous Corner (1934)
Don’t Turn ‘em Loose (1936)
Dust Be My Destiny (1939)
Each Dawn I Die (1939)
Emergency Call (1933)
Flamingo Road (1949)
Girl of the Rio (1932)
Gridiron Flash (1934)
Hat, Coat, and Glove (1934)
Headline Shooter (1933)
Hell’s Highway (1932)
Her Kind of Man (1946)
High Stakes (1931)
His Greatest Gamble (1934)
Hold ‘Em Jail (1932)
I Was a Communist for the FBI (1951)
In This Our Life (1942)
Is My Face Red? (1932)
Kid Galahad (1937)
Ladies of the Jury (1932)
Men of America (1932)
Mildred Pierce (1945)
Murder on the Blackboard (1934)
Out of the Fog (1941)
Penguin Pool Murder (1932)
Rockabye (1932)
Secrets of the French Police (1932)
Sing and Like It (1934)
Star of Midnight (1935)
State’s Attorney (1932)
The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)
The Big Sleep (1946)
The Breaking Point (1950)
The Informer (1935)
The Letter (1940)
The Life of Vergie Winters (1934)
The Phantom of Crestwood (1932)
The Public Defender (1931)
The Roadhouse Murder (1932)
The Unfaithful (1947)
They Made Me a Criminal (1939)
Thirteen Women (1932)
Three Who Loved (1931)
Transgression (1931)
Traveling Husbands (1931)
We Are Not Alone (1939)
We're Only Human (1935)

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In Progress

Beyond the Forest (1949)
Death of a Scoundrel (1956)
Deep Valley (1947)
Hell on Frisco Bay (1955)
Illegal (1955)
Key Largo (1948)
Lightning Strikes Twice (1951)
Mara Maru (1952)
The FBI Story (1959)
The Most Dangerous Game (1932)
The Woman in White (1948)
White Heat (1949)
Without Honor (1949)

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