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List of Films Scored By Les Baxter

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List of movies with music composed by Les Baxter, listed alphabetically with trailers of the movies when available. This list includes any film scores composed by Les Baxter, ranging from smaller indie movies to larger blockbuster pictures. Film composers are responsible for writing and composing the music that plays during the movie, which is particularly important for dramas and adventure movies- imagine what Lord of the Rings would have sounded like without an amazing score. Useful bits of trivia are can be found below, such as who directed each film scored by Les Baxter and when the movie was first released. Les Baxter is a world renowned film composer, so if you're a music buff use this list to find the names of Les Baxter soundtracks that you haven't heard before.

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This Les Baxter films list can help answer the question, "Which movies were scored by Les Baxter?"
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A Life at Stake Angela Lansbury, Jane Darwell, Douglass Dumbrille
A Life at Stake is a 1954 American film noir directed by Paul Guilfoyle. It stars Angela Lansbury and Keith Andes. The film is also known as Key Man.
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Vincent Price
An Evening of Edgar Allan Poe is a 52-minute film which features Vincent Price reciting four of Edgar Allan Poe's stories, directed by Kenneth Johnson, with music by Les Baxter. The stories ...more
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Don Rickles, Linda Evans, Annette Funicello
Beach Blanket Bingo is an American International Pictures beach party film, released in 1965 and was directed by William Asher. It is the fifth film in the beach party film series. The film ...more
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Vincent Price, Annette Funicello, Yvette Vickers
Beach Party was the first of several beach party films from American International Pictures aimed at a teen audience. This film is often credited with creating the beach party film genre.
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Stevie Wonder, Elizabeth Montgomery, Don Rickles
Bikini Beach is a 1964 American teen film directed by William Asher and starring Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello. The film belongs to the beach party genre of movies, popular in the 1960s. ...more
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Billy Graham, Anne Francis, Dean Jones
Born Again was a 1978 film depicting the involvement of Charles W. Colson in the Watergate scandal, his subsequent conversion to Christianity, and his prison term stemming from Watergate. It ...more
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Vincent Price, Stephen Rea, Hugh Griffith
Cry of the Banshee is a 1970 horror film directed by Gordon Hessler, starring Vincent Price as an evil witchhunter. The film was released by American International Pictures. The film costars ...more
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Vincent Price, Annette Funicello, Frankie Avalon
Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine is a 1965 American International Pictures comedy film directed by Norman Taurog and starring Vincent Price, Frankie Avalon, Dwayne Hickman, Susan Hart and ...more
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Vincent Price, Laura Antonelli, Fabian
Dr. Goldfoot and the Girl Bombs is a 1966 Italian spy-spoof film directed by Mario Bava and starring Vincent Price, Fabian, Francesco Mulé, Laura Antonelli and the Italian comedy team of ...more
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Sam Elliott, Ray Milland, Joan Van Ark
Frogs is a 1972 horror film directed by George McCowan. The film falls into the "eco-horror" category since it tells the story of an upper-class U.S. Southern family who are victimized ...more
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Broderick Crawford, Renato Terra, Pietro Pastore
La vendetta di Ercole, better known as Goliath and the Dragon, is a 1960 Italian/French international co-production widescreen peplum film starring weight lifter and gymnast Mark Forest in his ...more
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Angelique Pettyjohn, Jocelyn Lane, Jeremy Slate
Hell's Belles is a 1969 action film about two hardcore bikers who feud over a new motorcycle. The film was directed by Maury Dexter. It stars Jeremy Slate, Adam Roarke, and Jocelyn Lane. The ...more
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Jane Russell, Cornel Wilde, Luther Adler
Hot Blood is a 1956 film starring Jane Russell and Cornel Wilde.
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Vincent Price, Mark Damon, Myrna Fahey
House of Usher is a 1960 American horror film directed by Roger Corman and written by Richard Matheson from the short story "The Fall of the House of Usher" by Edgar Allan Poe. The ...more
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Mickey Rooney, Elizabeth Montgomery, Buster Keaton
How to Stuff a Wild Bikini is a 1965 Pathécolor beach party film from American International Pictures. The sixth entry in a seven-film series, the movie features Mickey Rooney, Annette ...more
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Barbara Steele, John Richardson, Arturo Dominici
Black Sunday is a 1960 Italian gothic horror film directed by Mario Bava, from a screenplay by Ennio de Concini, Mario Serandrei and Marcello Coscia. The film stars Barbara Steele, John ...more
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Jim Backus, William Prince, Jacqueline Scott
Macabre is a 1958 thriller film directed by William Castle, written by Robb White, and starring William Prince, Jim Backus, Christine White, Jacqueline Scott, and Susan Morrow. Some critics call ...more
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Vincent Price, Charles Bronson, Vito Scotti
Master of the World is a 1961 science fiction film based upon the Jules Verne novels Robur the Conqueror and its sequel, Master of the World. The movie was written by Richard Matheson, directed ...more
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Don Rickles, Annette Funicello, Peter Lorre
Muscle Beach Party is the second of seven beach party films produced by American International Pictures. It stars Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello and was directed by William Asher, who also ...more
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William Shatner, Frankie Avalon, Jim Backus
Operation Bikini also released as The Seafighter is a film released in 1963 by American International Pictures. It was directed by Anthony Carras and starred Tab Hunter, Frankie Avalon, and ...more
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Teri Garr, Buster Keaton, Don Rickles
Pajama Party is a 1964 beach party film starring Tommy Kirk and Annette Funicello. This is the fourth in a series of seven beach films produced by American International Pictures. The other ...more
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Ray Milland, Frankie Avalon, Jean Hagen
Panic in Year Zero!, sometimes known as End of the World, is a 1962 science fiction film directed by and starring Ray Milland. The original music score was composed by Les Baxter. It was written ...more
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Samson and the 7 Miracles of the World Gordon Scott, Franco Ressel, Valéry Inkijinoff
Maciste alla corte del Gran Khan also known as Samson and the Seven Miracles of the World and Maciste at the Court of the Great Khan is a 1961 Italian/French international co-production starring ...more
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Buster Keaton, Cesar Romero, Eve Arden
Sergeant Dead Head is a 1965 musical comedy film written by Louis M. Heyward and directed by Norman Taurog.
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Harriet Andersson, Sigge Fürst, Åke Grönberg
Summer with Monika is a 1953 Swedish film directed by Ingmar Bergman. It sparked controversy abroad for its frank depiction of nudity and, along with the film One Summer of Happiness from the ...more