Ronald Stein

Composer, Conductor, Pianist
Film composer since 1955 who specialized in writing scores for A. I.P. hot-rod teen flicks ("Dragstrip Girl," "Reform School Girl" both 1957, "Hot Rod Gang" 1958) as well as Roger Corman thrillers ("Undead," "Not of ... Read more »
Born: 04/12/1930 in St Louis, Missouri, USA

Filmography

Music (40)

Spider Baby 1994 (Movie)

(Music)

Frankenstein's Great-Aunt Tillie 1984 (Movie)

(Music)

Getting Straight 1970 (Movie)

(Music)

Getting Straight 1970 (Movie)

songs("Getting Straight" "Moon Rock And Talk") (Song)

The Rain People 1969 (Movie)

(Music)

Psych-Out 1968 (Movie)

(Music)

The Bounty Killer 1965 (Movie)

(Music)

Requiem For a Gunfighter 1964 (Movie)

(Music)

Dementia 13 1963 (Movie)

(Music)

Dime With a Halo 1962 (Movie)

(Music)

The Haunted Palace 1962 (Movie)

(Music)

The Terror 1962 (Movie)

(Music)

Atlas 1961 (Movie)

(Music)

The Premature Burial 1961 (Movie)

(Music)

Dinosaurus! 1960 (Movie)

(Music)

Too Soon to Love 1960 (Movie)

(Music)

Attack of the 50 Ft. Woman 1958 (Movie)

(Music)

Attack of the 50 Ft. Woman 1958 (Movie)

(Music Conductor)

Diary of a High School Bride 1958 (Movie)

(Music)

She Gods of Shark Reef 1958 (Movie)

(Music Supervisor)

Suicide Battalion 1958 (Movie)

(Music)

Suicide Battalion 1958 (Movie)

(Music Conductor)

The Bonnie Parker Story 1958 (Movie)

(Music)

The Bonnie Parker Story 1958 (Movie)

(Music Conductor)

The Ghost of Dragstrip Hollow 1958 (Movie)

(Music)

The Legend of Tom Dooley 1958 (Movie)

(Music)

Attack of the Crab Monsters 1957 (Movie)

(Music)

Dragstrip Girl 1957 (Movie)

(Music)

Invasion of the Saucer Men 1957 (Movie)

(Music)

Not of This Earth 1957 (Movie)

(Music)

Reform School Girl 1957 (Movie)

(Music)

Sorority Girl 1957 (Movie)

(Music)

Jet Attack 1956 (Movie)

(Music)

Jet Attack 1956 (Movie)

(Music Conductor)

The Gunslinger 1956 (Movie)

(Music)

The She-Creature 1956 (Movie)

(Music)

The Day the World Ended 1955 (Movie)

(Music)

Apache Woman 1954 (Movie)

(Music)

Flesh and the Spur (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

The Undead (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))
Editor (1)

Suicide Battalion 1958 (Movie)

(Editor)

Biography

Film composer since 1955 who specialized in writing scores for A. I.P. hot-rod teen flicks ("Dragstrip Girl," "Reform School Girl" both 1957, "Hot Rod Gang" 1958) as well as Roger Corman thrillers ("Undead," "Not of This Earth" both 1957, "The Premature Burial" 1962, "The Terror 1963). After composing the score for Francis Ford Coppola's "Dementia 13" 1964 and "The Rain People" 1969, Stein wrote for his most commericial project "Getting Straight" 1970. He was also a TV documentary filmmaker and professor of music.

EDUCATION

University of Southern California

Los Angeles , California 1960 - 1963

Washington University

St Louis , Missouri 1947 - 1951

Yale University

New Haven , Connecticut 1951 - 1952

Milestones

1964

Served as associate music director, Phoenix Star Theatre

1955

Wrote first film score, "Phantom From 10,000 Leagues"

1955

Worked as assistant music director at the Greek Theatre, Los Angeles

1950

Employed as assistant music director, St Louis Municipal Opera

Popular songs include "Atlas Fanfare".

Taught as professor of music at California State University, Northridge

Worked as editorial supervisor on TV series "Dateline Yesterday" and as photographer and editor of "National Parks--A Road for the Future" and writer and director on "The Eye of the Mind"

Served in US Army

Taught at University of Colorado

Bonus Trivia

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He was president of the US Educational Films.

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