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Carmine Coppola

Composer

“When I was a little boy there was no sound in the movies. When I was about 11, my mother gave me a dollar for my birthday and I went to a big theater in New York - was it the Rialto? The Rivoli? The Roxy was just about being built then. The movie was "Thief of Baghdad", with Douglas Fairbanks, who always insisted upon original scores for his movies. I remember so well it could be yesterday, the… Read more
“When I was a little boy there was no sound in the movies. When I was about 11, my mother gave me a dollar for my birthday and I went to a big theater in New York - was it the Rialto? The Rivoli? The Roxy was just about being built then. The movie was "Thief of Baghdad", with Douglas Fairbanks, who always insisted upon original scores for his movies. I remember so well it could be yesterday, the sound of the flutes and the oboes.” Read less
Carmine Coppola