Bernard Herrmann: Psycho
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Cast: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh and Vera Miles
The Film: Marion Crane steals $40,000 from her employer's client, but a storm sees her seek refuge in The Bates Motel, where the young owner has been living in the shadow of his mother.
The Score: The American composer Bernard Herrmann wrote the score. Known for his compositions for film, he often collaborated with Alfred Hitchcock on films including Psycho, North by Northwest, The Man Who Knew Too Much, and Vertigo.