Music: Down Memory Lane

From its rich silver package through its equally smart silver liners and the special Art Deco labels on the six records themselves, it is a superproduction -more so than most of the quickly made, carefully cost-controlled movies it celebrates. But Warner Brothers' Fifty Years of Film and Fifty Years of Film Music (which can be purchased separately for $12.98) is one of the pop cultural bargains of the year. No history of movies, however well written or lavishly illustrated, can so effortlessly transport one back to the matinees of yesterday as this anniversary...

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