|01||Big Band Beginnings||20010420|
After being taught to play the flute as a boy, the young Henry Mancini gets his first big break with big bands, and finds his future wife and the beginnings of a movie career.
A haircut on a film lot brings a chance meeting with director Blake Edwards, and the scores for `Peter Gunn' and `Breakfast at Tiffany's' are born.
Mancini enjoys a spectacular run of film-theme hits.
|04 LAST||Mancini Goes Pop||20010511|
The magic of Mancini's music goes on tour and the composer becomes a well-known conductor.
But as the movies keep coming, there is an unfulfilled longing to write a Broadway show.