“I doubt if there is anybody in the world who knows more about film music, its sources, and methods of preservation than does Jeannie Pool. In the time she worked for the Film Music Society, she directed many projects resulting in the recovery and preservation of film music. She directed the preservation of the entire music score library of Paramount Pictures….Her expertise in these matters is unequaled anywhere.”

Letter dated September 25, 2001 from Elmer Bernstein

Leonard Maltin about Jeannie Pool’s work in 2011 on the restoration of the original score for WINGS (1927): “Similar care has been taken with the soundtrack. The unsung heroine in this process is Jeannie Pool, who has overseen the Paramount music library for many years. Her extensive knowledge and research made it possible to recreate the orchestral score by J. S. Zamecnik that was originally commissioned for Wings, supplemented by piano work by the gifted Frederick Hodges. The new recording was orchestrated and ar- ranged by Dominik Hauser, with Jeannie serving as session producer.”

Leonard Maltin about Jeannie Pool’s work in 2011 on the restoration of the original score for WINGS (1927): Movie Crazy, January 25, 2012

“This volume offers fundamental guidelines to film music research, covering everything from locating original scores to how to read a cue sheet. The authors explain the origins and development of silent film accompaniment, and detail the many ways a written score may differ from the finished recording. A listing of primary sources is bound to be as useful to researchers as the warnings of pitfalls in ‘reading’ an original score. I was happy to provide a short foreword to this useful volume, which is yet another example of why people who think one can find everything one could possibly need online are wrong.”

Leonard Maltin on A RESEARCH GUIDE TO FILM AND TELEVISION MUSIC IN THE UNITED STATES by Jeannie Gayle Pool and H. Stephen Wright (Scarecrow Press) Movie Crazy, March 21, 2011

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