Evil Under the Sun


Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter
Screenplay by Anthony Shaffer, based on the book by Agatha Christie

An EMI Films / Titan Productions
Released in 1982; 102 minutes; Color
Produced by John Brabourne and Richard N. Goodwin
Directed by Guy Hamilton























Cast

Peter Ustinov, Colin Blakely, Jane Birkin, Nicholas Clay, Maggie Smith, Roddy McDowall, Sylvia Miles, James Mason, Dennis Quilley, and Diana Rigg


Original Film Soundtrack

Arranged and Conducted by John Lanchberry
("You're the Top" arranged by John Dalby)
Recording produced by Dan O'Leary

  • Compact Disc, 1999 [DRG 12615]
  • Selections

    Note: Medleys of various Porter's melodies are used throughout the score of the film.  The following titles are from the soundtrack release followed by source of the major themes used in the selection.

    • Main Titles
      ("I Concentrate on You" / "I've Got You Under My Skin" / "I Happen to Like New York" / "Within the Quota" / "There's Nothing Like Swimming")
    • Restaurant Interior
      ("I'm Going in For Love")
    • Daphne's Island
      ("I Concentrate on You" / "Anything Goes" / "Why Should I Care?")
    • Poirot on Boat
      ("I Concentrate on You" / "Nymph Errant")
    • The Cocktail Party
      ("You Do Something to Me")
    • Arlena & Patrick
      ("Longing for Dear Old Broadway")
    • Swimming
      ("I Concentrate on You" / "I've Got My Eyes on You" / "You're the Top" / "The Physician")
    • Hotel Balcony
      ("I Concentrate on You" / "I've Got My Eyes on You")
    • Myra & Christine
      ("Anything Goes" / "Get Out of Town")
    • Gardener's Suite
      ("Night and Day")
    • Breakfast on the Terrace
      ("Anything Goes")
    • Christine in Hotel Corridor
      ("Vite Vite Vite" / "Within the Quota")
    • The Dance Sequence
      ("It's De-Lovely" / "Anything Goes" / "There's Nothing Like Swimming" / "I've Got You Under My Skin" / "Get Out of Town" / "I've Got My Eyes on You" / "You're the Top")
    • Daphne's Office
      ("Begin the Beguine")
    • Checkout
      ("In the Still of the Night" / "I Concentrate on You" / "Get Out of Town" / "You're the Top")
    • The Grotto
      ("Get Out of Town" / "My Heart Belongs to Daddy" / "Just One of Those Things")
    • Hotel Exterior
      ("I've Got My Eyes on You" / "I Get a Kick Out of You" / "Night and Day")

    Soundtrack Release

  • LP, 1982 [RCA Records AYL1-4309]
  • Selections

    (Note: These are not the recordings used in the soundtrack of the film, but various Big Band covers of the themes used in the score.)

    • "Anything Goes" - New Glenn Miller Orchestra [conductor: Ray McKinley; arr. Cribari] (2:47)
    • "I Get a Kick Out of You" - Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra (2:49)
    • "Night and Day" - David Rose and His Orchestra (3:21)
    • "Just One of Those Things" - Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra [arr. Thompson] (2:56)
    • "I've Got You Under My Skin" - David Rose and His Orchestra (3:23)
    • "In the Still of the Night" - Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra [vocal: Jack Leonard] (3:20)
    • "You're the Top" - Cole Porter (3:25)
    • "Begin the Beguine" - Artie Shaw and His Orchestra (3:14)
    • "I Concentrate on You" - Vaughn Monroe and His Orchestra [vocal: Vaughn Monroe and the Chorus] (3:01)
    • "My Heart Belongs to Daddy" - Glenn Miller and His Orchestra [vocal: Marion Hutton] (2:35)
    • "You Do Something to Me" - Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra [arr. Thompson] (2:10)
    • "Get Out of Town" - Glenn Miller and His Orchestra [vocal: Ray Eberle] (2:24)
    • "It's De-lovely" - Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra [arr. Thompson] (2:33)