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Miklos Rozsa Screenplays

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Overview of the Collection

Title: Miklos Rozsa Screenplays
Inclusive Dates: 1945-1980
Quantity: 2 folders (SC)
Abstract: Composer Miklos Rozsa's copies of two screenplays: A Song to Remember and Eye of the Needle.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Biographical History

Miklós Rózsa (1907-1995) was a Hungarian-born composer. In his early years he composed orchestral, chamber, and choral works, but later -- first in London and then in America -- he became a well-known composer of film scores. Among his best- films are Double Indemnity (1944), Spellbound (1945), and Ben-Hur (1959). He earned three Academy Awards and numerous nominations over the course of his career.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Miklos Rozsa Screenplays consists of two screenplays, A Song to Remember and Eye of the Needle. Pencilled notes by Rozsa appear on a few scattered pages.

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Access Restrictions

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Use Restrictions

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

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Subject Headings


Rózsa, Miklós, 1907-1995.


Conductors (Music)
Hungarian Americans.
Motion picture music -- United States.

Genres and Forms




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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Miklos Rozsa Screenplays,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Purchase, 2015.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: MRC
Date: 19 Feb 2015
Revision history:

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SC 728 A song to remember 1945
SC 728 Eye of the needle 1980

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