Watch a curated selection of performances of Carmen Fantasie, Tristan & Isolde, and Ride to Dubno on YouTube.
A musical tour of Camden, Maine – location site of “Peyton Place”. Watch here.
In October 2017, the City of Opole in Poland unveiled a plaque to honor Franz Waxman at the home where he lived with his family from 1915 until he left for Dresden to attend music school. The plaque was unveiled by Mayor Arkadiusz Wiśniewski. In conjunction with the unveiling, Silesian television aired a brief documentary on his early life in German/Polish.
“Light & Noir: Exiles & Émigrés in Hollywood, 1939-1950″ highlights the history of émigrés in the American film industry who fled Europe as refugees of Nazi persecution and their legacy in American cinema and culture through achievements in the film noir genre and classic films. Opening in Spring 2017.
Cinema’s Exiles: From Hitler To Hollywood traces the experiences of the Jews who fled Nazi Germany and took refuge in Hollywood, and examines their impact on both the German and the American cinemas. John Waxman served as producer on this documentary. Click here for more info. Now available on DVD and CD!
Every month TCM airs classic Waxman films. Check here to see this month’s schedule.
Click here to watch Franz Waxman: The Music of Sunset Boulevard with German Subtitles.