Little Women (1933 Jezebel (1938 and, casablanca (1942 though he did not score its love theme, As Time Goes. According to composer and film music writer Christopher Palmer, Steiner's use of Franz Schubert 's Ave Maria at the end of the film was the score's only flaw. To meet the deadline, Steiner sometimes worked for 20-hours straight, assisted by doctor-administered Benzedrine to stay awake. 7 :58 This led to opportunities to conduct other shows in various cities around the world, including Moscow and Hamburg. He was a child prodigy who conducted his first operetta when he was twelve and became a full-time professional, either composing, arranging, or conducting, when he was fifteen. 7 :59,66 Tony Thomas cited Steiner's last few scores as, "a weak coda to a mighty career". When the Steiner collection went to Brigham Young University in 1981, the organization disbanded. For example, a character humming to himself is realistic music, and the orchestra might play his tune, creating a background music effect that ties into the film.