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      "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).

      "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

Are These Our Children? (1931)
High Stakes (1931)
The Public Defender (1931)
Three Who Loved (1931)
Transgression (1931)
Traveling Husbands (1931)
Hell’s Highway (1932)
Hold ‘Em Jail (1932)
Is My Face Red? (1932)
Ladies of the Jury (1932)
Men of America (1932)
Penguin Pool Murder (1932)
Rockabye (1932)
Secrets of the French Police (1932)
State’s Attorney (1932)
The Phantom of Crestwood (1932)
The Roadhouse Murder (1932)
Thirteen Women (1932)
Before Dawn (1933)
Blind Adventure (1933)
Emergency Call (1933)
Headline Shooter (1933)
Gridiron Flash (1934)
Hat, Coat, and Glove (1934)
His Greatest Gamble (1934)
Murder on the Blackboard (1934)
The Life of Vergie Winters (1934)
Star of Midnight (1935)
The Informer (1935)
Kid Galahad (1937)
Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)
Crime School (1938)
The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)
Dust Be My Destiny (1939)
Each Dawn I Die (1939)
They Made Me a Criminal (1939)
We Are Not Alone (1939)
The Letter (1940)
Mildred Pierce (1945)
The Big Sleep (1946)
The Unfaithful (1947)
Flamingo Road (1949)

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In Process

Dangerous Corner (1934)
All This, and Heaven Too (1940)
City for Conquest (1940)
Out of the Fog (1941)
In This Our Life (1942)
Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)
April Showers (1948)
Key Largo (1948)
White Heat (1949)
Caged (1950)
The Breaking Point (1950)
I Was a Communist for the FBI (1951)
Lightning Strikes Twice (1951)
Hell on Frisco Bay (1955)
Illegal (1955)
Death of a Scoundrel (1956)
The FBI Story (1959)

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