Jazz at the movies. Last Tango In Paris, Body Heat, Farewell My Lovely (Marlowe's Theme). Nice smooth wild. On the move. Pure instrument. Pure animal.
The latest movie adaptation:
Farewell, My Lovely is a 1975 film, directed by Dick Richards and featuring Robert Mitchum and Charlotte Rampling. The film is based on Raymond Chandler's novel Farewell, My Lovely (1940), which had previously been adapted for film as Murder, My Sweet in 1944.
The original material:
David Lee Shire (born July 3, 1937) is an American songwriter and the composer of stage musicals, film and television scores. The soundtrack to the 1974 movie The Taking of Pelham One Two Three and parts of the Saturday Night Fever soundtrack such as "Night on Disco Mountain", an adaptation of Modest Mussorgsky's Night on Bald Mountain, are some of his best known works. His other work includes the score of the 1985 film, Return to Oz, the "sequel-in-part" of The Wizard of Oz. Shire is married to actress Didi Conn.
Theme from Farewell My Lovely....Jazz At The Movies Band
Robert Mitchum... Philip Marlowe...January 1, 1975
Los Angeles private detective Philip Marlowe takes on the job of finding ex-con Moose Malloy's girlfriend Velma...Once on the case, Marlowe finds himself in one dangerous situation after another as he follows a trail of lies and betrayals...
I had the honor to work with great actor Robert Mitchum on his last movie, James Dean Race With Destiny....would have loved working on this movie with him also as this is just my type of movie...film noir...