Robert Israel (born April 30, 1963 in Los Angeles) is an acclaimed film score composer who works primarily on silent films. He is an organist and pianist, and Israel has been described as following in the footsteps of other great film scorers, Arthur Kleiner and Gaylord Carter.
Movies & TV shows
Birth of the Tramp
From his rough childhood and music hall success in England to his early Hollywood days and the development of his enormously popular character, Charlot, a look back at Charlie Chaplin's early life and...
Goldwyn: The Man and His Movies
The life and work of Samuel Goldwyn, a Polish-born glove salesman who became one of Hollywood's greatest independent producers, is remembered in this classy documentary created for the PBS American Ma...
When Act 2 of Fidelio is being poured out in the most glorious tones imaginable from Mattila, Heppner and Pape - who can possibly complain? Who would honestly want to replace any of them? Who can fail...
Oswald, a Big Pete-style bully and a female character in 'Sky Scrappers' are all engaged in knockabout humor on a building site.
The Last Command
A cousin of the Czar is an extra in a movie.
The captain is going to catch the mob boss.
The Mating Call
There is a plot involving infidelity in the Deep South, Ellis Island immigrants, and a Ku Klux Klan-like secret society in James Cruze's 1928 silent film.
The Docks of New York
A blue-collar worker on New York's depressed waterfront found his life changed after saving a woman who was attempting to kill herself.
By the Law
A five-person team of gold prospectors in the Yukon has just begun to enjoy great success when one of the members snaps, and suddenly kills two of the others. The two survivors, a husband and wife, su...
By 1820, Edmund Kean is the most admired Shakespearan actor. But if his art is peerless, his free lifestyle is ill thought of, particularly by the high society. Kean has fallen passionately in love wi...
The rituals of courtship, romantic rivalry and love play out three times as a man vies with a villain for the girl. In the Stone Age, the rivalry is set off by dinosaurs, a turtle used as a ouija boar...
Dr. Mabuse, the Gambler
Dr. The criminals are working on a scheme that will allow them to make huge profits on the stock exchange. Cara Carozza, the main attraction of the show, passes him information on Mabuse's next intend...
A young man swears to bring the bad guy to justice so he adopts a new identity, the mysterious Judex, and ominously hides and sinks into the muddy path of vengeance, protecting the innocents. There is...
An Unseen Enemy
The physician's death orphans his two adolescent daughters. Their older brother is able to convert some of the doctor's small estate to cash. But it is late in the day, and with the banks closed he st...
A lonely bachelor occupies a room across the hall from a dour spinster in a tenement boarding house. Children are playing a game. The woman went to the bachelor's room to confront him. A child is foll...
One Is Business, the Other Crime
Two couples are married on the same day. One couple is rich while the other is poor. In desperation over joblessness, the poor husband tried to burgle a home, only to be captured by the mistress of th...
The Musketeers of Pig Alley
One of the men involved in the mob shootout was recognized by a man who had previously been robbed.
The Unchanging Sea
In this story set at a seaside fishing village and inspired by a Charles Kingsley poem, a young couple's happy life is turned about by an accident. The husband, although saved from drowning, loses his...
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