In 1946, while America was recovering from the ravages of World War II, a couple of war veterans, Jimmy Stewart and Frank Capra, joined forces with composer Dimitri Tiomkin to make 'It's a Wonderful Life.'
John Williams provides a sentimental and lovely score to accompany the screwball comedy about a kid left alone at home at Christmastime. On this week's Flicks in Five, Lynne Warfel shares music from 'Home Alone'.
Aug. 1 marked the birthday of film composer Jerome Moross -- best known for his soundtrack music composed for 1958's "The Big Country." On this week's Flicks in Five, Lynne Warfel discusses Moross and that Academy Award-nominated score.