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Crossroads (1955 dramatic anthology)

    (ABC Primetime, 1955 - 1957)

    [a very unusual dramatic anthology when the times were less
     politically correct -- this series dramatized the lives of
     heroic clergymen of various faiths; Vincent Price and other
     versatile actors played in different episodes]


Theme 1: "Crossroads Main Title"

    [BMI title aka: "Crossroads End Title";

     David Chudnow's MUTEL Music service supplied the music for
     many low-budget series; His BMI publisher was Byron Music Co.;
     In re-cycling cues for the MUTEL Music service, Chudnow hired
     several composer/arrangers including Joseph Mullendore and 
     Herschel Burke Gilbert to "change a few notes" and re-arrange
     cues used originally for B-movies at Monogram and other studios;
     then Chudnow hired French conductor Georges Tzipine to conduct
     the re-records using a 40-piece orchestra in Paris; In 2001,
     the BMI database lists Main and End Titles composer credit 
     to both Tzipine (who was a conductor) and Mullendore who was
     a respected veteran composer and ghost writer for Herschel
     Burke Gilbert, whose Main/End Titles are listed below;

     so it is not clear if all three sets of Main/End title credits
     refer to the same music, or to two different THEMEs]

     Originally credited composer: Georges Samuel Tzipine (SACEM)

     Composer: Joseph Mullendore (ASCAP/BMI)

     Original Publisher: Byron Music Company (BMI)

     2001 Publisher: Byron Music Company (BMI)
                        of Los Angeles, CA

     Copyright Date:
     Renewal   Date: 

     Recordings: 


Theme 2: "Crossroads Main Title"

    [BMI title aka: "Crossroads End Title";

     It is not clear if the Main/End title credits above
     refer to the same music as this, or to two different THEMEs;

     Herschel Burke Gilbert reclaimed many of his works after
     licensing agreements with David Chudnow's MUTEL music service
     expired; Burke Gilbert owns his own publishing company called
     John Paul Music (ASCAP)]

     Composer: Herschel Burke Gilbert (ASCAP)

     Original Publisher: Byron Music Company (BMI)

     2001 Publisher: John Paul Music Company (ASCAP)
                        of Los Angeles, CA

     Copyright Date:
     Renewal   Date: 

     Recordings: 


Theme 3: "Crossroads Main Title"

    [BMI title aka: "Crossroads End Title";

     Tzipine was the conductor of re-recordings of B-picture cues 
     in France, commissioned by David Chudnow for his MUTEL 
    ("Music For Television") music service in the 1950s; so it is 
      not known who the original composer of this THEME was...]

     Composer: Georges Samuel Tzipine (French SACEM, affil. w/BMI)

     Orig. Publisher: Byron Music Company (BMI)
                     [a div. of the MUTEL Music Service]

     2001 Publisher: Byron Music Company (BMI)
                        of Los Angeles, CA

     Copyright Date: 
     Renewal   Date: 

     Recordings:


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