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Treasury Men In Action / T-Men In Action (crime drama)

    (ABC Primetime, 1950;
     NBC Primetime, 1951 - 54;
     ABC Primetime, 1954 - 1955)

    [Syndicated Title: "Federal Men"] 


Theme 1: "Splendour and Victory -- Processional March"

    [Above is title on the published orchestral score;
     aka: "Splendor and Victory" in ASCAP Repertoire]

     Composer: Herman Finck (ASCAP),
              [pseudonym of Hermann von der Finck (1872-1939),
               conductor of the Palace Theatre Orchestra in London]

     Original Publisher: Hawkes & Son, Ltd. (ASCAP)

     1998 Publisher: Boosey and Hawkes, Inc. (ASCAP)

     Copyright Date: 1929 on piano-conductor score rented
                     from Hawkes & Son, publishers
     Recording:
          78rpm - OT.2148 in the Boosey and Hawkes Mood Music Library
              [appeared in a 1947 catalog, page reprinted in "Journal Into 
               Melody" Issue 130, p. 38, from The Robert Farnon Society]


Theme 2: "U. S. Treasury March (Signature)"

     Composers: William Lava (ASCAP) and 
                Ray John Heindorf (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: Leeds Music Corp. (ASCAP)

     2000 Publisher: On Back Street Music, Inc. (ASCAP)
                        c/o MCA Music Publ.
                        a div. of Universal Studios, Inc.
                        of Los Angeles, CA

     Copyright Date: (unknown)
     Renewal   Date:

     Recording:


Syndicated Theme 3: "Federal Men (Main Title)"

    [aka: "Brutal Regiment", from the MUTEL Music Service;
     aka: "THEME NO. 2 (Dramatic-Full)", in the Capitol "Q" Library]

     Composer: Melvyn Lenard Gordon
              [pseudonym of publisher David Gordon of Gordon Music,
               which often published music in the MUTEL Music Service
               during the early years...]

    [Probably the original writer was Herschel Burke Gilbert, adapted
     from his 1948 film score "Open Secret" by Joseph Mullendore
     for use in David Chudnow's MUTEL Music Service -- where it
     was known as "Brutal Regiment", according to CD producer and
     library music expert Paul Mandell.

     Also used for the "True Detectives" radio series, and
     for the first "Mr. District Attorney" TV series, which see...]

     1978 Publisher: Gordon Music Co. (ASCAP)

     2000 Publisher: Gordon Music Company, Inc. (ASCAP)
                        of Canoga Park, CA

     Copyright Date: (unknown)

     Recordings:
          in the "MUTEL" (Music For Television) library,
          and 78 rpm reference disks in the Capitol "Q" Series library.
          Q- 1:3  THEME NO. 2 - OPENING (Dramatic-Full) (0:46)
          Q- 1:4  THEME NO. 2 - CLOSING (Dramatic-Full) (0:24)
          Q-12:2  THEME NO. 2 - Long Version (Dramatic-Full) (01:16)

          CD: [Excerpt in track: "Brutal Regiment"] on the CD
              "Adventures of Superman - the Original 1950s
                  Television Series"
              [produced by Paul Mandell and Bruce Kimmel]
               Varèse Sarabande 302 066 093 2 (2000)

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