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Song of the Day #172

Song of the Day: The Robe ("Interior Dungeon") [audio clip at that link], music by Alfred Newman, offers several key themes, including a restatement of the heartbreaking "Love Theme" (a classic recording of which can be found on Victor Young's album, "Hollywood Rhapsodies" [Decca DL8060]), from this reverent 1953 biblical epic, starring Richard Burton and Jean Simmons, and based on the Lloyd C. Douglas novel. This composition suggests both tragedy and hope.