Daniele Amfitheatrof

Composer, Conductor, Arranger
Symphony conductor who scored his first film in Italy (Max Ophuls' "La Signora di Tutti" 1934) before immigrating to the US in 1937. Amfitheatrof signed with MGM in 1939 and scored numerous films for various studios ... Read more »
Born: 10/29/1901 in Russia

Filmography

Music (51)

Major Dundee 1965 (Movie)

(Music)

Major Dundee 1965 (Movie)

title song (Song)

Heller in Pink Tights 1960 (Movie)

(Music)

Edge of Eternity 1958 (Movie)

(Music)

Edge of Eternity 1958 (Movie)

(Music Conductor)

From Hell to Texas 1958 (Movie)

(Music)

A Spanish Affair 1957 (Movie)

("The Flaming Rose") (Song)

A Spanish Affair 1957 (Movie)

(Music)

The Unholy Wife 1957 (Movie)

(Music)

The Last Hunt 1956 (Movie)

(Music)

The Mountain 1956 (Movie)

("The Mountain") (Song)

Trial 1955 (Movie)

(Music)

The Naked Jungle 1954 (Movie)

(Music)

The Big Heat 1953 (Movie)

(Music)

Storm Warning 1951 (Movie)

(Music)

Angels in the Outfield 1950 (Movie)

(Music)

Letter From an Unknown Woman 1948 (Movie)

(Music)

O.S.S. 1946 (Movie)

(Music)

The Virginian 1946 (Movie)

(Music)

Cry Havoc 1944 (Movie)

(Music)

Andy Hardy's Double Life (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

Bird of Paradise (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

Devil's Doorway (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

Dr. Gillespie's Criminal Case (Movie)

(Musical Direction/Supervision)

Dr. Gillespie's Criminal Case (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

Dr. Gillespie's New Assistant (Movie)

(Musical Direction/Supervision)

Dr. Gillespie's New Assistant (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

Escape (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

Guest Wife (Movie)

(Musical Direction/Supervision)

Guest Wife (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

Honky Tonk (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

House of Strangers (Movie)

(Musical Direction/Supervision)

House of Strangers (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

Ivy (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

Kathleen (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

Lassie Come Home (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

Lost Angel (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

Scandal at Scourie (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

Singapore (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

Smash-Up: The Story of a Woman (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

Song of the South (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

Stranger in Town (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

Suspense (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

Temptation (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

The Beginning or the End (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

The Capture (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

The Desert Fox (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

The Painted Hills (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

The Senator Was Indiscreet (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

Tomorrow Is Another Day (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

Under My Skin (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

Biography

Symphony conductor who scored his first film in Italy (Max Ophuls' "La Signora di Tutti" 1934) before immigrating to the US in 1937. Amfitheatrof signed with MGM in 1939 and scored numerous films for various studios over the next three decades. Highlights include "Letter from an Unknown Woman" (1948, for Ophuls), "The Desert Fox" (1951) and "Major Dundee" (1964).

Relationships

Daughter
survived him

Son
worked for TIME magazine survived him

Wife

EDUCATION

Royal Academy of Music

Milestones

1942

Scored first American film

1939

Signed with MGM

1938

Guest conductor, Boston Symphony Orchestra

1937

Associate conductor of Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra

1937

Immigrated to the US

1934

First film score for "La Signora di Tutti"

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