Who Is Ray Heindorf’s Wife? His wife is Lorraine Grey (31 July 1942 – 1963) ( divorced) ( 2 children), Lorraine (? – ?) ( 2 children), Maxine (? – 15 October 1938) ( divorced) ( 1 child)
Ray Heindorf won for Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942) and This Is the Army (1943). Franz Waxman won for Sunset Boulevard (1950) and A Place in the Sun (1951). Alfred Newman won for With a Song in My Heart (1952) and Call Me Madam (1953).
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Born Heinz Eric Roemheld in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, he was one of four children of German immigrant Heinrich Roemheld and his wife Fanny Rauterberg Roemheld.Heinrich was a pharmacist, but all the members of the family were musical. Heinz's brother Edgar (1898-1964) became a conductor, while sister Irmgard (1904-1995) became a well-known Milwaukee music teacher and radio broadcaster. Roemheld was a child prodigy who began playing the piano at the age of 4. He graduated from the Milwaukee College of Music at 19, and performed in theaters to earn money to study piano in Europe. In 1920, he went to Berlin, where he studied with Hugo Kaun, Ferruccio Busoni, and Egon Petri. While he was there, he appeared in concert with the Berlin Philharmonic. When he returned to America, Roemheld became involved in music for silent films, both as a pianist and as a conductor. In 1925, he was sent back to Berlin as head of Universal Pictures theaters there, but had to leave in 1929 due to...
He married a former Miss Milwaukee, Emeline Defnet (1901-1980), from whom he was later divorced. They had two daughters, Mary Lou Roemheld, who was married for years to game show host Jack Narz, and Ann, who married game show host Bill Cullen.
Roemheld died on February 11, 1985, at a convalescent home in Huntington Beachafter contracting pneumonia three weeks earlier.
Yankee Doodle Dandy was adapted as a radio play on the October 19, 1942 broadcast of The Screen Guild Theater, starring James Cagney with Rita Hayworth and Betty Grable.  George M! is a stage musical, also based on the life of George M. Cohan, opening on Broadway in 1968.
Gold Diggers in Paris was the fifth and last in Warner Bros.' series of "Gold Digger" films, following Gold Diggers of Broadway (1929), which is now lost; Gold Diggers of 1933, which was a remake of the earlier film, and the first to feature Busby Berkeley's extravagant production numbers; Gold Diggers of 1935; and Gold Diggers of 1937.
Sugarfoot had no relation to the 1951 Randolph Scott Western film Sugarfoot aside from the studio owning the title (and the theme music), but its pilot episode was a remake of a 1954 Western film called The Boy from Oklahoma starring Will Rogers, Jr., as Tom Brewster.
Jordan “Bick” Benedict (Rock Hudson), the head of the rich Benedict ranching family of Texas, goes to Maryland to buy a stud horse, War Winds. There he meets and courts the socialite Leslie Lynnton (Elizabeth Taylor), who breaks off her engagement to a diplomat (Rod Taylor) and becomes Bick’s wife. They return to Texas to start their life together on the family ranch, Reata, where Bick’s sister Luz (Mercedes McCambridge) runs the household. Luz resents Leslie’s arrival and tries to intimidate her. Jett Rink (James Dean) works for Luz and hopes to find his fortune by leaving Texas; he also has a secret love for Leslie. Luz expresses her hostility for Leslie by cruelly digging in her spurs while riding Leslie’s beloved horse, War Winds. Luz dies after War Winds bucks her off, and as part of her will, Jett is given a plot of land within the Benedict ranch. Bick tries to buy back the land, but Jett refuses. Jett keeps the fenced off waterhole as his home and names the property Little Re...
*Elizabeth Taylor as Leslie Lynnton Benedict *Rock Hudson as Jordan “Bick” Benedict Jr. *James Dean as Jett Rink **Nick Adams (actor)|Nick Adams recorded some of the character’s dialogue after Dean’s death. *Jane Withers as Vashti Snythe, Leslie’s best friend *Robert Nichols (actor)|Robert Nichols as Mort “Pinky” Snythe, Vashti’s husband *Chill Wills as Uncle Bawley, Bick’s uncle *Mercedes McCambridge as Luz Benedict, Bick’s sister *Carroll Baker as Luz Benedict II, Leslie and Bick’s daughter *Dennis Hopper as Jordan Benedict III, Leslie and Bick’s son *Fran Bennett as Judy Benedict, Leslie and Bick’s daughter *Earl Holliman as Robert “Bob” Dace, Luz II’s husband *Elsa Cárdenas as Juana Guerra Benedict, Jordan III’s wife *Paul Fix as Dr. Horace Lynnton, Leslie’s father *Judith Evelyn as Mrs. Nancy Lynnton, Leslie’s mother *Carolyn Craig as Lacey Lynnton, Leslie’s sister *Rod Taylor as Sir David Karfrey, Lacey’s husband *Sal Mineo as Angel Obregón II *Charles Watts (actor)|Charles Wa...
The movie is an epic portrayal of a powerful Texas ranching family challenged by changing times and the coming of big oil. A major subplot concerns the racism of white Texans and the social Racial segregation|segregation of Mexican Americans they enforce. In early segments of the film, Bick and Luz treat the Mexicans who work on their ranch condescendingly, which upsets the more socially conscious Leslie. Bick eventually comes to realize the moral indefensibility of his racism—in a climactic scene at a roadside diner he loses a fistfight to the racist owner, but earns Leslie’s respect for defending the human rights of his brown-skinned daughter-in-law and grandson. Another subplot involves Leslie’s own striving for women’s equal rights as she defies the Patriarchy|patriarchal social order, asserting herself and expressing her own opinions when the men talk. She protests being expected to suppress her beliefs in deference to Bick’s; this conflict leads to their temporary separa...
The Victorian home Boris Leven designed became an iconic image for the film. The first part of the picture was shot in Albemarle County, Virginia, doubling for Maryland, and utilizing the Belmont estate near the Keswick, Virginia|Keswick railroad station, which depicted the “Ardmore, Maryland” railway depot. The film begins with Jordan “Bick” Benedict, played by Hudson, arriving at Ardmore to purchase a stallion from the Lynnton family. Much of the subsequent film, depicting “Reata”, the Benedict ranch, was shot in and around the town of Marfa, Texas,and the remote, dry plains found nearby, with interiors filmed at the Warner Brothers studios in Burbank, California. The “Jett Rink Day” parade and airport festivities were filmed at the nearby Bob Hope Airport|Burbank Airport. The fictional character Jett Rink was inspired partly by the extraordinary rags-to-riches life of the wildcatter oil tycoon Glenn Herbert McCarthy (1907–1988). Author Edna Ferber met McCarthy when she booked a r...
”Giant” premiered in New York City on October 10, 1956. Capitol Records, which had issued some of Dimitri Tiomkin’s music from the soundtrack (with the composer conducting the Warner Brothers studio orchestra) on an LP, later digitally remastered the tracks and issued them on CD, including two tracks conducted by Ray Heindorf. Both versions used a monaural blend of the multi-channel soundtrack recording. ”Giant” was Barbara Barrie|Barbara Barrie’s first film. Carroll Baker, who plays Elizabeth Taylor’s daughter, was older in real life than her screen mother. After James Dean’s death late in production, Nick Adams overdubbed some of Dean’s lines, which were nearly inaudible, as Rink’s voice. George Stevens had a reputation as a meticulous film editor, and the film spent an entire year in the editing room.
”Giant” won praise from both critics and the public, and according to the Texan author, Larry McMurtry, was especially popular with Texans, even though it was sharply critical of Texan society. Bosley Crowther of the ”New York Times” wrote that “George Stevens takes three hours and seventeen minutes to put his story across. That’s a heap of time to go on about Texas, but Mr. Stevens has made a heap of film.” and ‘Giant’, for all its complexity, is a strong contender for the year’s top-film award.”
”Giant” won the Academy Award for Best Director and was nominated nine other times, twice for Academy Award for Best Actor|Best Actor in a Leading Role (James Dean and Rock Hudson). The other nominations came in the categories of Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress|Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Mercedes McCambridge); Academy Award for Best Art Direction|Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Color (Boris Leven, Ralph S. Hurst); Academy Award for Costume Design|Best Costume Design, Colo...
Age, Biography and Wiki. Barry Barclay (Barry Ronald Barclay) was born on 1944 in Wairarapa, New Zealand, is a Director, Writer. Discover Barry Barclay’s Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates.
Musical Director: Ray Heindorf. Joan's Costumes: Designed by Travilla, executed by Sheila O'Brien. Editor: Folmar Blangsted. Plot Summary: The fourth of Joan Crawford's Warner Bros. vehicles, Flamingo Road doesn't hold up as well as her earlier Mildred Pierce or Humoresque, but there's plenty to please the eye and ear. Sideshow kootch-dancer ...
Indeed, Webb's first wife was Julie London, a prominent female Jazz vocalist. Jack Webb's first gig in Radio was as a disc jockey playing late night Jazz over the San Francisco area airwaves. The San Francisco connection was a fertile one for Jack Webb.