This episode originally ran January 1, 2010
Saturday, August 27, 2011
Giant lizards crashing through the jungle! Volcanoes erupting! Cavemen running for their lives! For the sake of an exciting visual spectacle, Hollywood is happy to mix and match eras to bring us prehistory on the silver screen.
The music for cinematic dinosaurs tends toward blaring french horns and rumbling bass drums, but host David Garland has found there's a range of dinosaur-inspired music composed for such movies as One Million Years B.C., Jurrasic Park, Dinosaurus!, The Lost World, and others.
Music featured in this episode:
Ronald Stein - Dinosaurus! - Main Title
Jerry Goldsmith - Baby: Secret of the Lost legend - No Problem, Dad
Mario Nascimbene - One Million Years B.C. - Cosmic Sequence, The Pteranodon Carries Loana to its Nest
Jerome Moross - The Valley of the Gwangi - The Landscape/The Forbidden Valley/Pterodactyl Attack
Ronald Stein - Dinosaurus! - Julio and the Brontosaurus, The Evacuation/Bart Kills the Tyranosaurus
John Williams - Jurrasic Park - Theme from Jurrasic Park; My Friend, The Brachiosaurus
Mario Nascimbene - Creatures the World Forgot - Main Title, Wild Dance
Paul Sawtell - The Lost World - Monstrous Footprints
John Scott - The People That Time Forgot - Main Title, Stegosaurus Story