Dimitri Tiomkin

Born: 10 May 1899, nr.St.Petersburg
Died: 11 November 1979

Highlighted works

  • It's a Wonderful Life

    It's a Wonderful Life

    Undervalued on its initial release, this small-town drama has become a Christmas favourite, though its tearful affirmation is laced with darker emotions.

  • Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

    Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

    James Stewart excels in Frank Capra’s tale of a country bumpkin appointed to the US Senate, where his idealistic plans collide with political corruption.

  • High Noon

    High Noon

    Gary Cooper won an Oscar for his role as Marshal Will Kane, forced to stand alone when an outlaw he put away returns from prison.

  • Dial M for Murder

    Dial M for Murder

    One of Hitchcock’s stagier thrillers, confined largely to a single set, where Grace Kelly kills in self-defence only to find herself accused of her attacker’s murder.

  • Rio Bravo

    Rio Bravo

    A decade after Red River (1947), Howard Hawks reteamed with John Wayne for this rambling western riffing on the director’s usual themes of friendship and professionalism.

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