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Miklos Rozsa Screenplays

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Finding aid created by: MRC
Date: 19 Feb 2015

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.

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.

Arrangement of the Collection



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Use Restrictions:

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Related Material

See also the Miklos Rozsa Papers.

Subject Headings


Rózsa, Miklós, 1907-1995.


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

Genres and Forms




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.

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