When you’re under the spell (get it, spell?) of film music, you arrange your collection alphabetically, some by composer, some by film score. It’s as easy as the ABC’s.
C is for CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND, CAPRICORN ONE, and CLEOPATRA
D is for A DOUBLE LIFE, THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK, and THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL
E is for THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK, E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL, and ELMER GANTRY
F is for THE FURY, FIRST KNIGHT, and FINDING NEMO
G is for GONE WITH THE WIND, THE GHOST AND MRS. MUIR, and THE GREAT TRAIN ROBBERY
J is for JAWS, JOHNNY BELINDA, and JULIET OF THE SPIRITS
K is for KING OF KINGS, KUNDUN, and THE KEYS OF THE KINGDOM
M is for MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY, THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN, and MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS
N is for NORTH BY NORTHWEST, THE NUN’S STORY, and NOW, VOYAGER
P is for PATTON, PEYTON PLACE, and PLANET OF THE APES
Q is for QUO VADIS, QUENTIN DURWARD, and THE QUIET MAN
R is for RAGGEDY MAN, RETURN TO OZ, and THE RED VIOLIN
V is for THE VILLAGE, VIVA ZAPATA!, and VERTIGO
W is for THE WIND AND THE LION, WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?, and THE WIZARD OF OZ
X is for 8 1/2, 1941, and 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY (Alex North’s rejected score)
Y is for YOUNG BESS, YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, and THE YOUNG LIONS
Z is for ZULU DAWN, ZORBA THE GREEK, and Z…duh!
…and a whole lot more.