The U. S. Steel Hour (dramatic anthology)

    (ABC Primetime, 1953 - 1955;
     CBS Primetime, 1955 - 1963)

    [a successor to the radio series "Theatre Guild on the Air",
     which was also sponsored by the United States Steel company
     at various times on CBS, ABC, and NBC Radio from 1943 - 1953.]

Theme 1: "The Voice of Steel"

    [also used on radio]

     Composer: Harold Levey (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons (ASCAP)

     1998 Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons (ASCAP),
                     c/o Warner/Chappell Music, Inc. of
                     Los Angeles, CA

     Copyright Date:
     Renewal   Date:


Theme 2: Open/Close from "U. S. Steel Hour Cues"

     Composer: Abe ("Glenn") Osser (ASCAP)
              [professional name of Abe Arthur Osser]

     1978 Publisher: Emil Ascher, Inc. (ASCAP)

     1998 Publisher: [ASCAP - no publisher listed]

     Copyright Date:
     Renewal   Date:


Theme 3 (1955 - 1963): "United States Steel March"

     [aka: "U.S. Steel Theme", as per TV Guide;

     Verified as the THEME in the TV Guide article "What's 
     The Name of That Theme Song?" Feb. 19, 1954 on p.21;
     Verified also as the THEME in TV Guide article "When The
     Melody Lingers On..." May 17, 1958, pp. 22-23]

     This melody has also been expanded via a "theme-and-
     variations" format, into a published Suite for Concert
     Band, known as: "The U. S. Steel Suite". The sections are
     "U. S. Steel March"; "River of Steel"; and "Tower of Steel."
     Copy found in the "THEMES" notebook of the CBS TV Collection
     at the UCLA Music Department Special Collections.]

     Composer: Bernard ("Bernie") Green (ASCAP)
              [professional name of Bernard Greenwald]

     Original Publisher: MCA, Inc. (ASCAP)

     1998 Publisher: MCA/On Backstreet Music Inc. (ASCAP),
                     c/o MCA Music Publications/
                     a div. of Universal Studios Inc.,
                     of Los Angeles, CA

    [as part of the "U. S. Steel Suite"]:
     Copyright Date: Apr.  2, 1959; Ep 129 203.
     Renewal   Date: Dec. 30, 1987; RE-364-372.


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