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Based on the novel by E. L. Doctorow
Cinematography:  Miroslav Ondricek
Editing by:  Anne V. Coates
Production Design:  John Graysmark


Academy Awards
   Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role: Howard E. Rollins, Jr.
   Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role: Elizabeth McGovern
   Best Achievement in Art Direction: Art Direction: John Graysmark, Patrizia Von Brandenstein, Tony Reading, Set Decoration: George DeTitta, Sr., George DeTitta, Jr., Peter Howitt
   Best Achievement in Cinematography: Miroslav Ondrícek
   Best Achievement in Costume Design: Anna Hill Johnstone
   Best Original Score: Randy Newman
   Best Original Song: Randy Newman for the song "One More Hour"
   Best Adapted Screenplay: Michael Weller

BAFTA Film Awards
   Best Original Song: Randy Newman for the song "One More Hour"

Golden Globe Awards
   Best Director - Motion Picture: Miloš Forman
   Best Motion Picture - Drama
   Best Supporting Actor - Motion Picture: Howard E. Rollins, Jr.
   Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture: Mary Steenburgen
   Best Original Song: Randy Newman for the song "One More Hour"
   New Star of the Year in a Motion Picture: Howard E. Rollins, Jr.
   New Star of the Year in a Motion Picture: Elizabeth McGovern

Grammy Awards
   Best Score Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media: Randy Newman

NAACP Image Awards
   Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture: Moses Gunn
   Outstanding Motion Picture: Howard E. Rollins, Jr.

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards
   Best Music: Randy Newman

Writers Guild of America Awards
   WGA Screen Award for Best Drama Adapted from Another Medium: Michael Weller

Ragtime is Tharp's second collaboration with director Miloš Foreman. Shot on location in London and New York State, the film is based on E.L. Doctorow’s novel of the same name. The dance sequences in Ragtime are more understated than those in Hair, which was originally a Broadway musical. Tharp referenced dance films of Vernon and Irene Castle and the late Victorian Era in preparation for the production.

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Score composed and conducted by Randy Newman
Released by Rhino Records

1. Main Title
2. Newsreel
3. I Could Love a Million Girls
4. Train Ride
5. Tateh's Picture Book
6. Lower East Side
7. Delmonico Polka
8. Coalhouse and Sarah
9. Waltz for Evelyn
10. One More Hour
11. Sarah's Responsibility
12. Change Your Way
13. Clef Club No. 1
14. Atlantic City
15. Clef Club No. 2
16. Sarah's Funeral
17. Denouement / Morgan Library Takeover / Rhinelander Waldo / Coalhouse's Prayer
18. Ragtime
19. Ragtime Theme

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Ragtime Theme
By Randy Newman