Hosted by film enthusiast Joan Andrews, The Sound of Moviescelebrates 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.
Whisk yourself away to Ireland with the story and the score of “The Quiet Man" (1952). This soundtrack is composed by Victor Young, a close friend of the film’s director, John Ford. Sprinkled with many Irish airs such as "The Wild Colonial Boy,” this soundtrack perfectly captures the ups and downs of the film. Tune in to hear it as host, Joan Andrews, recounts the romance and the drama of Sean Thorton, a boxer who leaves America and returns to his native Ireland after accidentally killing an opponent in the ring.