All Quiet? Filmmusik und Erster Weltkrieg

 

IX. Symposion zur Filmmusikforschung

25.-27.07. 2014, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

veranstaltet vom Institut für Musikwissenschaft und Medienwissenschaft der HU Berlin und der Kieler Gesellschaft für Filmmusikforschung
in Kooperation mit dem Zeughauskino des Deutschen Historischen Museums

 

Call for Papers

 

Filmography: First World War

(This list will be updated from time to time)

 

Title

Director

Year

Music

Notes

The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

Rex Ingram

1921

Carl Davis 1993

American silent war drama film

The Big Parade

King Vidor

1925

William Axt (1931); Carl Davis (1980s)

Silent film about an American soldier fighting in WW I, re-issued in 1931 and in the 1980s

Wings

William Augustus Wellman

1927

John Stepan Zamecnik; new score: G. Carter

American silent film about two WW I fighter pilot friends

All Quiet on the Western Front

Lewis Milestone

1930

Heinz Eric Roemheld and Sam Perry (arr.), Giuseppe Becce, Arthur Honegger, William Axt etc.

American „anti-war“ film, banned in Germany in the 1930s and early 1940s

Hell's Angels

Howard Hughes

1930

Hugo Riesenfeld

American war film, originally conceived as silent film

The Dawn Patrol

Howard Hawks

1930

Leo Forbstein; Ernö Rapee / Rex Dunn?

American aerial war film, war critical

Westfront 1918

Georg Wilhelm Pabst

1930

Alexander Laszlo

German „anti-war“ film, set in France, Pabst’s first talkie, forbidden in 1933

Dishonored

Josef von Sternberg

1931

Karl Hajos; Herman Hand

Spy film starring Marlene Diedrich

Berge in Flammen

Karl Hartl; Luis Trenker

1931

Giuseppe Becce

German war film, shot on location in the Dolomites

Broken Lullaby

Ernst Lubitsch

1932

W. Franke Harling

American drama film, soldier dealing with guilt

Morgenrot

Gustav Ucicky

1933

Herbert Windt

First German „submarine“ film made after WW I, premiered shortly after Hitler became Reichskanzler

The Eagle and the Hawk

Stuart Walker

1933

John Leipold

American aerial war film

Drei Kaiserjäger

Franz Hofer; Robert Land

1933

 

Austrian „Heimatfilm“, based on folk play

Stoßtrupp 1917

Ludwig Schmid-Wildy; Hans Zöberlein

1934

Franz Adam

German propaganda film

Standschütze Bruggler

Werner Klingler

1936

Herbert Windt

German propaganda film, set in the Alps

La grande illusion

Jean Renoir

1937

Joseph Kosma

French anti-war” film, banned in Germany (1937) and in France (1940)

Urlaub auf Ehrenwort

Karl Ritter

1937

Ernst-Erich Buder

German propaganda film

Unternehmen Michael

Karl Ritter

1937

Herbert Windt

German war film about the offensive Operation Michael, commissioned by the Ministry of Propaganda

The Dawn Patrol

Edmund Goulding

1938

Max Steiner

Remake of the pre-Code 1930s film

Sergeant York

Howard Hawks

1941

Max Steiner

American biopic about the life of the American WW I soldier Alvin York

Paths of Glory

Stanley Kubrick

1957

Gerald Fried

American „anti-war“ film

Lawrence of Arabia

David Lean

1962

Maurice Jarre

British-American adventure drama film

King & Country

Joseph Losey

1964

Larry Adler

British film, war critical, shot in black and white

Radetzkymarsch

Michael Kehlmann

1965

Rolf Wilhelm

German-Austrian TV film, based on the novel by Joseph Roth

The Blue Max

John Guillermin

1966

Jerry Goldsmith

British aerial war film about a German fighter pilot

Abschied

Egon Günther

1968

Paul Dessau

East German drama film, produced by DEFA

Darling Lili

Blake Edwards

1970

Henry Mancini

American musical film set during WW I

Von Richthofen and Brown

Gene Corman

1971

Hugo Friedhofer

American war action film

Gallipoli

Peter Weir

1981

Brian May

Australian film about a group of young men who enlist in the Australian Army during WW I

E la nave va

Federico Fellini

1983

Gianfranco Plenizio

Italian film

Un long dimanche de fiançailles

Jean-Pierre Jeunet

2004

Angelo Badalamenti

French romantic war film

Der Rote Baron

Nikolai Müllerschön

2008

Stefan Hansen; Dirk Reichardt

German biopic about the WW I fighter pilot Manfred von Richthofen

War Horse

Steven Spielberg

2011

John Williams

American war drama film