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Le Ricain

(Movie) Jean-Marie Pallardy, 1977

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‣04/01/2019 Bob Hendrikx Notes on Soundtrack: LE RICAIN (1975) (Part 1)
Obscure Turkish/French B-film.
Turkish title: BELALI TATIL – French title: LE RICAIN – US title: THE MAN FROM CHICAGO link

Director (Turkey): Stéphane Melikian (real name: Stepan Melikyan) link
Director (Turkey): Sohban Kologlu (1918-2000) link
Director (France): Jean-Marie Pallardy (1940-) link
First screened (Turkey): 1 December 1975 link
First screened (France): 25 May 1977 link

Turkish movie poster: "1975 – Jean Marie Paillardy [sic]" jpg
French movie poster: "Ballade du Ricain – musique composée et dirigée par Ennio Moriconne [sic]" jpg

The film-music credit for LE RICAIN usually goes to Ennio Morricone. link / link
A slight exaggeration. In reality the soundtrack is a patchwork of pre-existing material, for the most part done by composers other than Morricone.

The film contains one unreleased Morricone cue, a whistled melody accompanied by guitar.
Director Jean-Marie Pallardy said in an interview (with Patrick Bouster) that all music in the film is stock music. This includes the whistled Morricone tune. "For the fun" Pallardy replaced the original whistling with that of his own. (Maestro #3, page 27)

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Part 2: link


‣04/01/2019 Bob Hendrikx Notes on Soundtrack: LE RICAIN (1975) (Part 2)
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In both the French and US opening titles one piece is prominently credited to Ennio Morricone.
The US film-print speaks of the "Ballad of The Man from Chicago", the French print calls it "Ballade du Ricain".
Opening credits (USA): "Theme music (Ballad of The Man From Chibago [sic]) composed and directed by Ennio Morricone" jpg
Opening credits (France): "Theme [sic] Incontro (Ballade du Ricain), musique composèe [sic] et dirigèe [sic] par Ennio Morricone" jpg
The phrase "Thème Incontro (Ballade du Ricain)" seems to indicate that the "ballad" is NOT the whistled tune, but the main theme from INCONTRO (1971) which was reused in LE RICAIN (1975).

Play the whistled Morricone melody: link (Eldar Jabrailov)
Play the reused main theme from INCONTRO (1971): mp3 – About the INCONTRO soundtrack: link

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All in all, the film only adds one unreleased pre-existing Morricone-composed tune: a whistled ditty of which the original whistling was replaced by that of director Pallardy.


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‣05/01/2013 eda-88 Main titles
http://s017.radikal.ru/i422/1212/56/d88c74f18304.jpg

‣05/01/2013 eda-88 Morricone track
We have talking with Micke http://www.enniomorricone.it/forum/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=939&start=10 and he thinks original Morricone's one:
http://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=295990140503519

It's like some Sicilian.... (Prefetto Di Ferro)

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‣07/01/2014 eda-88 Missing composers in the database
‣07/01/2019 eda-88 Re: Missing composers in the database

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