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  • EMIL NEWMAN


    INFORMATION FROM IMDb


    Date of birth
    20 January 1911
    Connecticut, USA


    Date of death
    30 August 1984
    Woodland Hills, California, USA.


    Spouse
    Eva May Hoffman (c. 1937 - ?) (her death) 2 children


    Trivia
    He was nominated for an Oscar for his musical direction on the classic Sun Valley Serenade (1941).


    Brother of composers Alfred Newman and Lionel Newman


    Is the great uncle of composer Joey Newman


    Uncle of composers Randy Newman, Thomas Newman, Maria Newman, David Newman and Producer Carroll Newman


    Children: William Robert Newman and Arleen Newman.


    Mini- Biography
    A native of Connecticut, Newman entered films in 1940 as the musical director on 13 films.
    He was credited on 25 films in 1941 and 28 in 1942, one of which, Whispering Ghosts,
    contained his first (uncredited) contribution as a composer.
    He had 15 titles in 1943, including "Musical Direction" for the all-black musical
    Stormy Weather and the 20th Century Fox wartime film Chetniks! The Fighting Guerrillas, 19
    in 1944, 17 in 1945 and 16 in 1946, including Hugo Friedhofer's Academy Award score
    for The Best Years of Our Lives, which he also conducted.
    Between 1950 and 1965, Newman was the composer on 23 films,
    most of which were lower-budget B movies.
    He also provided the music for numerous 1950s TV shows.


    Newman died in Woodland Hills, a suburb of Los Angeles.
    Family connections, marriage and children


    Emil Newman's older brother was renowned film composer Alfred Newman (1901–1970),
    whose sons David and Thomas are also composers.
    His younger brother was another famous film composer, Lionel Newman(1916–1989),
    whose grandson Joey Newman is a film and TV composer. Another brother, Irving,
    was the father of still another acclaimed film musical personality, songwriter Randy Newman.


    Newman was married to bit-part actress Eva May Hoffman aka Eve Farrell.
    They had two children, daughter Arleen (born 1939) and son William Robert (born August 14, 1937).


    William Robert Newman is the father of Jill Newman, Sarah Devries,
    Memo Marcus and Jaice Newman. The offspring of Arleen Newman and Dennis Crosby (son of Bing Crosby) are Erin Colleen Crosby and Kelly Lee Crosby. Dennis also adopted Katherine Denise Buelle, Arleen's daughter by her first husband Mike Buelle.


    Filmography


    Composer


    1965 The Great Sioux Massacre
    1959 Riot in Juvenile Prison
    1959 New York Confidential (TV series)
    1958 Unwed Mother
    1958 Hong Kong Confidential
    1957 The Adventures of Tugboat Annie (TV series)
    1957 Death in Small Doses
    1957 Chicago Confidential
    1957 The Iron Sheriff
    1957 The New Adventures of Charlie Chan (TV series)– Charlie's Highland Fling (1957)
    1956 Seven Wonders of the World (documentary)
    1956 The Count of Monte Cristo (TV series)
    1955 The Naked Street
    1954 Ring of Fear
    1954 The Mad Magician
    1954 Camels West
    1954 Beachhead
    1953 Hondo
    1953 Treasure of Kalifa
    1953 99 River Street
    1953 Island in the Sky
    1953 War Paint
    1952 Big Jim McLain
    1952 The San Francisco Story
    1952 Rancho Notorious
    1952 Japanese War Bride
    1951 The Lady Says No
    1951 Journey Into Light
    1951 The Groom Wore Spurs
    1951 Cry Danger
    1950 Woman on the Run
    1950 Treason
    1948 A Song Is Born (uncredited)
    1948 Jungle Patrol
    1943 Tonight We Raid Calais
    1943 Dixie Dugan
    1942 Over My Dead Body
    1942 Time to Kill
    1942 Quiet Please: Murder
    1942 The Hammond Mystery
    1942 Dr. Renault's Secret
    1942 Careful, Soft Shoulder
    1942 The Magnificent Dope
    1942 Whispering Ghosts

  • Emil Newman was an American composer and conductor
    who worked on more than 200 films and TV shows.
    He was nominated for an Oscar for his musical direction on the classic Sun Valley Serenade (1941).


    Emil Newman, uncle of Randy,
    was responsible for the musical scores,
    in 3 films with Duke,


    Hondo (1953)
    Island in the Sky (1953)
    Big Jim McLain (1952)

    Best Wishes
    Keith
    London- England

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