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The Outer Limits (sci-fi anthology)

     (ABC Primetime, 1963 - 1965)
     (Syndicated)


Open version--Theme 1: "Outer Limits Main Title"

    [Frontiere Themes used from 1963 - 1964, according to "Outer
     Limits: Official Companion" by David Schow and Jeff Fientzen.
     Frontiere was also Director of Post-Production for this series,
     but left in 1964 when the network wanted a clean sweep.]

     Composer: Dominic Frontiere (BMI)

     Original Publisher: [probably Unart Music, Inc. (BMI)]

     1998 Publisher:  EMI-Unart Catalog, Inc. (BMI),
                      c/o EMI Music Publishing of
                      New York, NY

     Copyright Date:
     Renewal   Date:

     Recordings:
          CD: "The Outer Limits" (1996)
               GNP Crescendo GMPD 8032
               Original soundtrack recordings conducted 
                        by Dominic Frontiere


Close version--Theme 1: "Outer Limits End Title"

    [Frontiere Themes used only from 1963 - 1964]

     Composer: Dominic Frontiere (BMI)

     Original Publisher: [probably Unart Music, Inc. (BMI)]

     1998 Publisher:  EMI-Unart Catalog, Inc. (BMI),
                      c/o EMI Music Publishing of
                      New York, NY

     Copyright Date:
     Renewal   Date:

     Recordings:
          CD: "The Outer Limits" (1996)
               GNP Crescendo GMPD 8032
               Original soundtrack recordings conducted 
                        by Dominic Frontiere


Theme 2 (1964): "Wierd"

    [According to book "Outer Limits: Official Companion" by David 
     Schow and Jeff Fientzen: in 1963 Dominic Frontiere who was also
     Post-Production Director, left the series along with several other
     executives of the production company in a dispute. Harry Lubin 
     was hired as Music Director. In the scramble to find new music, 
     a previous Harry Lubin composition was recycled as the THEME 
     for the final 1964/65 season. This THEME was a revised arrangement 
     of "Wierd" -- a frequently-heard CUE Lubin wrote for use behind
     the narrator on the weekly introduction to the 1959-61 series
     "Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond", which see.]

     Composer: Harry Lubin (ASCAP/BMI)

     Original Publisher: Harrose Music Co. (BMI)

     1998 Publisher: Harrose Music Co. (BMI)

     Copyright Date:
     Renewal   Date:

     Recordings:
         CD Re-issue: "Television's Greatest Hits (Vol. II)"
                       TeeVee Toons TVT 1200 CD (1986)

                      [the recording label incorrectly attributes 
                       this THEME to composer Dominic Frontiere...
                       but it's the last-season THEME by Lubin.]            


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