20th Century Fox Fanfare
20th Century Fox
Artist Alfred Newman
Released 1996
Length 0:21
Label RCA Records
Produced by Dean Devlin
The "20th Century Fox Fanfare" is a fanfare composed by Alfred Newman. It is played to accompany the 20th Century Fox logo during the opening of the movie studio's feature films.


The 20th Century Fox fanfare was composed in 1933 by Alfred Newman, a longtime head of Fox's music department from 1940 to the 1960s. In 1953, Newman re-composed the fanfare with "CinemaScope extension".

Usage in Independence DayEdit

  • Independence Day utilizes the 1994 recording of the fanfare as conducted by Bruce Broughton.
  • Independence Day: Resurgence utilizes the 1997 recording of the fanfare as performed by the 20th Century Fox Studio Orchestra, conducted by David Newman.
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