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Somewhere In Time: Theme (composer John Barry) and Rachmaninoff’s “Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini”


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A shocking, shiny little 1979 penny released in 1980. Unforgettable score by John Barry. Christopher Reeve worked on this little gem during the shooting hiatus of Superman I & II. His first project & appearance he chose after the first Superman release. Wise choice. Directed by Jeannot Szwarc.”
With Christofer Reeve and Jane SeymourChristopher PlummerTeresa Wright and Bill Erwin.

Mackinac Island Hotel: home of Somewhere In Time Club

Mackinac Island Hotel: home of Somewhere In Time Club

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Somewhere in Time: The Memorable Musical Theme by John Barry


Somewhere in Time is a 1980 romantic science fiction tragedy film directed by Jeannot Szwarc. It is a film adaptation of the 1975 novel Bid Time Return by Richard Matheson, who also wrote the screenplay. The film stars Christopher Reeve, Jane Seymour, Christopher Plummer, Teresa Wright, and Bill Erwin.

Reeve plays Richard Collier, a playwright who becomes smitten by a photograph of a young woman at the Grand Hotel. Through self-hypnosis, he travels back in time to the year 1912 to find love with actress Elise McKenna (portrayed by Seymour). But her manager William Fawcett Robinson (portrayed by Plummer) fears that romance will derail her career and resolves to stop him.

The film is known for its musical score composed by John Barry. The eighteenth variation of Sergei Rachmaninoff‘s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini also runs throughout the film.
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Somewhere In Time: Thirty Years Anniversary (1980-2010), Some Films Have A Long Life


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After the novel “Big Time Return” (1975), by Richard Matheson
Starring : Christopher Reeve, Jane Seymour, Christopher Plummer, Teresa Wright.

Music by John Barry & Roger Williams
Filmed at location on Mackinac Island Michigan
S. Rachmaninov, Rhapsody on a Paganini theme (part 2) / Somewhere in time