The Story in the Score

Hosted by film enthusiast Joan Andrews, The Sound of Movies celebrates the joyful fusion of music and film. Each episode features memorable soundtracks of timeless box office favorites accompanied by a description of the scenes that coincide with the track.

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"The Princess Bride"

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Delight in the story and the score of the romantic classic, “The Princess Bride” (1987). This soundtrack, composed by Mark Knopfler of British 80’s rock band Dire Straits, perfectly captures the eccentricities and romance of this film. Tune in to hear it as host, Joan Andrews, recalls the riveting adventures of a farm-boy-turned-pirate on his quest to rescue his true love, Princess Buttercup.

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"Forrest Gump"

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Enjoy a heartfelt journey to Greenbow, Alabama and beyond with this retelling of one of America’s most beloved films, Forrest Gump, alongside its iconic soundtrack.
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"The Natural"

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Step up to the plate with this American sports drama, The Natural (1984) alongside its compelling film score composed by industry renowned, Randy Newman.
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"Atonement"

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Be swept away in the compelling sounds of the epic drama, “Atonement,” the story of Brionny's attempts to atone for her sins against her sister.
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"The Quiet Man"

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Whisk yourself away to Ireland with the story and the score of “The Quiet Man" (1952).
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