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William Alwyn, born William Alwyn Smith (7 November 1905 – 11 September 1985), was an English composer, conductor, and music teacher. [1]

108 relations: A Night to Remember (1958 film), Artist, August Strindberg, Bedevilled (1955 film), Blythburgh, British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors, Captain Boycott (film), Carve Her Name with Pride, Christopher Palmer, Composer, Conducting, Cor anglais, Desert Victory, Doreen Carwithen, Escape (1948 film), Escape to Danger, Figure skating, Fires Were Started, Flute, Fortune Is a Woman, Fred F. Sears, Gary Cooper, Geordie (film), George Moore (novelist), Golden Salamander (film), Great Day (1945 film), Green for Danger (film), Harp, I Accuse!, I See a Dark Stranger, I'll Never Forget You (film), In Search of the Castaways (film), James Elroy Flecker, Killers of Kilimanjaro, Lady Godiva Rides Again, Life for Ruth, London, London Symphony Orchestra, Madeleine (1950 film), Malta Story, Mandy (film), Manuela (1957 film), Medal for the General, Michelle Kwan, Miss Julie, Miss Julie (Alwyn opera), Morning Departure, Musical composition, Night of the Eagle, Night Without Stars, ..., No Resting Place, Northampton, Odd Man Out, On Approval (1944 film), Order of the British Empire, Paul Gauguin, Penn of Pennsylvania, Personal Affair, Philip Lane (composer), Piccolo, Poet, Polyglotism, Radio opera, Royal Academy of Music, Safari (1956 film), Saturday Island, Shake Hands with the Devil (1959 film), Smiley (1956 film), So Evil My Love, Southwold, Squadron Leader X, State Secret (1950 film), Svengali (1954 film), Swiss Family Robinson (1960 film), Take My Life, The Black Tent, The Card (1952 film), The Crimson Pirate, The Cure for Love, The Fallen Idol (film), The Harvest Shall Come, The History of Mr. Polly (film), The Long Memory, The Magic Box, The Magnet (film), The Master of Ballantrae (film), The Million Pound Note, The Mudlark, The Naked Edge, The October Man, The Professionals (1960 film), The Rainbow Jacket, The Rake's Progress (film), The Rocking Horse Winner (film), The Running Man (1963 film), The Seekers (1954 film), The Ship That Died of Shame, The Silent Enemy (1958 film), The Smallest Show on Earth, The Winslow Boy (1948 film), They Flew Alone, Third Man on the Mountain, Thomas Beecham, Twelve-tone technique, Victor Hanbury, Victor Young, Zarak, 1998 Winter Olympics. Expand index (58 more) »

A Night to Remember is a 1958 British drama film adaptation of Walter Lord's book ''A Night to Remember'' (1955), recounting the final night of the RMS ''Titanic''.

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An artist is a person engaged in one or more of any of a broad spectrum of activities related to creating art, practicing the arts, and/or demonstrating an art.

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Johan August Strindberg (/ˈstrindˌbɜrj/; 22 January 1849 – 14 May 1912) was a Swedish playwright, novelist, poet, essayist and painter.

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Bedevilled is a 1955 crime film directed by Mitchell Leisen.

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Blythburgh is a village and civil parish in the Suffolk Coastal district of the English county of Suffolk.

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The British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors (BASCA) is a professional organisation based in London, UK, representing songwriters, composers and lyricists.

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Captain Boycott is a 1947 British historical drama film directed by Frank Launder and starring Stewart Granger, Kathleen Ryan, Mervyn Johns, Alastair Sim and Cecil Parker.

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Carve Her Name with Pride is a black-and-white 1958 British war drama film based on the book of the same name by R.J. Minney.

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Christopher Francis Palmer (9 September 194622 January 1995) was an English composer, arranger and orchestrator; biographer of composers, champion of lesser-known composers and writer on film music and other musical subjects; record producer; and lecturer.

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A composer (Latin ''com''+''ponere'', literally "one who puts together") is a person who creates music.

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Conducting is the art of directing a musical performance, such as a concert, by way of visible gestures with the hands, arms, face and head.

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The cor anglais (or original) Longman has /kɔːz/ for British and /kɔːrz/ for American --> or English horn in North America, is a double-reed woodwind instrument in the oboe family.

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Desert Victory is a 1943 film produced by the British Ministry of Information, documenting the Allies' North African campaign against Field Marshal Erwin Rommel and the Afrika Korps.

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Doreen Mary Carwithen (15 November 19225 January 2003) was a British composer of classical and film music.

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Escape is a 1948 British-American thriller film directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz.

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Escape to Danger is a 1943 British thriller film directed by Lance Comfort and Victor Hanbury and starring Eric Portman, Ann Dvorak and Karel Stepanek.

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Figure skating is a sport and activity in which individuals, duos, or groups perform on figure skates on ice.

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Fires Were Started is a 1943 British film written and directed by Humphrey Jennings, filmed in documentary style, showing the lives of firefighters through the Blitz during the Second World War.

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The flute is a family of musical instrument of the woodwind group.

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Fortune Is a Woman is a 1957 British crime film directed by Sidney Gilliat and starring Jack Hawkins, Arlene Dahl and Dennis Price.

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Frederick Francis Sears (July 7, 1913 – November 30, 1957) was an American film actor and director.

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Gary Cooper (born Frank James Cooper; May 7, 1901 – May 13, 1961) was an American film actor known for his natural, authentic, and understated acting style and screen performances.

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Geordie (released in the United States. as Wee Geordie) is a 1955 British film directed and co-produced by Frank Launder, with Bill Travers in the title role as a Scotsman who becomes an athlete and competes at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne.

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George Augustus Moore (24 February 1852 – 21 January 1933) was an Irish novelist, short-story writer, poet, art critic, memoirist and dramatist.

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Golden Salamander is a 1950 adventure film directed by Ronald Neame and starring Trevor Howard as an archaeologist in North Africa who runs afoul of a crime sydicate.

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Great Day (1945) is a British drama film directed by Lance Comfort and starring Eric Portman and Flora Robson.

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Green for Danger is a 1946 British thriller film, based on the popular 1944 detective novel of the same name by Christianna Brand.

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The harp is a stringed musical instrument which has a number of individual strings running at an angle to its soundboard, which are plucked with the fingers.

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I Accuse! is a British-American 1958 CinemaScope biographical drama film directed by and starring José Ferrer.

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I See a Dark Stranger – released as The Adventuress in the United States – is a British 1946 World War II spy film with touches of light comedy, by the team of Frank Launder and Sidney Gilliat, and starring Deborah Kerr and Trevor Howard.

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The House in the Square, also titled I'll Never Forget You (US) and Man of Two Worlds, is a 1951 fantasy film about an American atomic scientist who is transported to the 18th century, where he falls in love.

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In Search of the Castaways is a 1962 Walt Disney Productions feature film starring Hayley Mills and Maurice Chevalier in a tale about a worldwide search for a shipwrecked sea captain.

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James Elroy Flecker (5 November 1884 – 3 January 1915) was an English poet, novelist and playwright.

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Killers of Kilimanjaro is a 1959 British CinemaScope adventure film directed by Richard Thorpe and starring Robert Taylor, Anthony Newley, Anne Aubrey and Donald Pleasence for Warwick Films.

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Lady Godiva Rides Again, released in the United States as Bikini Baby, is a 1951 British comedy film starring Pauline Stroud, about a small-town English girl who wins a beauty contest and heads for greater fame after appearing as Lady Godiva in a pageant.

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Life for Ruth is a 1962 British drama film produced by Michael Relph directed by Basil Dearden and starring Michael Craig, Patrick McGoohan and Janet Munro.

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London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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The London Symphony Orchestra (LSO), founded in 1904, is the oldest of London's symphony orchestras.

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Madeleine is a 1950 film directed by David Lean, based on a true story about Madeleine Smith, a young Glasgow woman from a wealthy family who was tried in 1857 for the murder of her lover, Emile L'Angelier.

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Malta Story is a 1953 British war film, directed by Brian Desmond Hurst, which is based on the heroic air defence of Malta during the Siege of Malta in the Second World War.

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Mandy is a 1952 British film about a family's struggle to give their deaf daughter a better life.

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Manuela, released as Stowaway Girl in the United States, is a 1957 British drama film directed by Guy Hamilton.

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Medal for the General is a 1944 British comedy film directed by Maurice Elvey.

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Michelle Wingshan Kwan (born July 7, 1980) is an American figure skater.

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Miss Julie (Fröken Julie) is a naturalistic play written in 1888 by August Strindberg.

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Miss Julie is an opera in two acts by William Alwyn with a libretto by the composer, based on the play Miss Julie by Swedish playwright August Strindberg.

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Morning Departure (released as Operation Disaster in the United States Retrieved 24 November 2012) is a 1950 British naval drama film about life aboard a sunken submarine, directed by Roy Ward Baker, and starring John Mills and Richard Attenborough.

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Musical composition can refer to an original piece of music, the structure of a musical piece, or the process of creating a new piece of music.

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Night of the Eagle is a 1962 British-U.S. horror film directed by Sidney Hayers.

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Night Without Stars is a 1951 British black and white dramatic thriller starring David Farrar, Nadia Gray and Maurice Teynac.

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No Resting Place was a 1951 British motion picture directed by Paul Rotha, produced by Colin Lesslie Productions, and starring Michael Gough, based on Ian Niall's novel.

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Northampton is the county town of Northamptonshire in the East Midlands of England.

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Odd Man Out is a 1947 British film noir set in an unnamed Northern Irish city and directed by Carol Reed, it is based on the novel by F. L. Green and stars James Mason and Robert Newton.

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On Approval is a 1944 British comedy film directed by Clive Brook and starring Beatrice Lillie, Clive Brook and Googie Withers.

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The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is the "order of chivalry of British democracy", rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations and public service outside the Civil Service.

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Eugène Henri Paul Gauguin (7 June 1848 – 8 May 1903) was a French Post-Impressionist artist who was not well appreciated until after his death.

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Penn of Pennsylvania is a 1941 British historical drama film directed by Lance Comfort and starring Deborah Kerr, Clifford Evans, Dennis Arundell, Henry Oscar, Herbet Lomas and Edward Rigby.

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Personal Affair is a 1953 British drama film directed by Anthony Pelissier and starring Gene Tierney, Leo Genn, and Glynis Johns.

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Philip Lane (born 1950) is an English composer and musicologist.

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The piccolo (Italian for "small", but named ottavino in Italy) is a half-size flute, and a member of the woodwind family of musical instruments.

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A poet is a person who writes poetry.

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Polyglotism or polyglottism is the ability to master, or the state of having mastered, multiple languages.

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Radio opera (German: 'Funkoper' or 'Radiooper') is a genre of opera.

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The Royal Academy of Music is a conservatoire in London, England and a constituent college of the University of London.

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Safari is a 1956 British film, directed by Terence Young and set during the Mau Mau Uprising in Kenya.

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Saturday Island (also known as Island of Desire) is a 1952 British romantic war film directed by Stuart Heisler and starring Linda Darnell, Tab Hunter, Donald Gray and John Laurie, Lloyd Lamble and Peter Butterworth.

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Shake Hands with the Devil is a 1959 film directed by Michael Anderson.

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Smiley is an American-British film made in 1956 and set in Australia.

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So Evil My Love is a 1948 British and American Gothic psychological thriller film, directed by Lewis Allen and starring Ray Milland, Ann Todd and Geraldine Fitzgerald.

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Southwold is a small town on the North Sea coast, in the Waveney district of the English county of Suffolk.

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Squadron Leader X is a 1943 British World War II spy drama, directed by Lance Comfort and starring Eric Portman and Ann Dvorak.

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State Secret is a 1950 British drama film directed by Sidney Gilliat and starring Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Jack Hawkins, Glynis Johns, Olga Lowe and Herbert Lom.

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Svengali is a 1954 British drama film directed by Noel Langley and starring Hildegard Knef, Donald Wolfit and Terence Morgan.

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Swiss Family Robinson is a 1960 American family film starring John Mills, Dorothy McGuire, James MacArthur, Janet Munro and Tommy Kirk in a tale of a shipwrecked family building an island home, loosely based on the 1812 novel Der Schweizerische Robinson (literally, The Swiss Robinson) by Johann David Wyss.

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Take My Life is a 1947 British crime film directed by Ronald Neame and starring Hugh Williams, Greta Gynt and Marius Goring.

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The Black Tent is a 1956 British war film directed by Brian Desmond Hurst and starring Donald Sinden, Anthony Steel, Anna Maria Sandri, André Morell and Donald Pleasence.

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The Card is a black-and-white film version of the novel by Arnold Bennett.

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The Crimson Pirate is a 1952 American adventure film directed by Robert Siodmak.

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The Cure for Love is a 1949 British film starring and directed by Robert Donat.

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The Fallen Idol (also known as The Lost Illusion) is a 1948 film directed by Carol Reed and based on the short story "The Basement Room", by Graham Greene.

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The Harvest Shall Come is a 1942 British documentary film about agricultural work between 1900 and World War II, using the story of a farm laborer to illustrate the importance of agriculture, and the importance of supporting workers in this occupation.

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The History of Mr.

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The Long Memory is a black and white 1953 film directed by Robert Hamer and based on the 1951 novel of the same name by Howard Clewes.

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The Magic Box is a 1951 British, Technicolor, biographical drama film, directed by John Boulting.

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The Magnet is a 1950 Ealing Studios comedy film, and gave James Fox his first starring role.

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The Master of Ballantrae is a 1953 British Technicolor adventure film starring Errol Flynn and Roger Livesey.

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The Million Pound Note (released as Man with a Million and as Big Money in the U.S.) is a 1954 British comedy, directed by Ronald Neame and starring Gregory Peck.

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The Mudlark is a 1950 film made in Britain by 20th Century Fox.

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The Naked Edge is a 1961 thriller film starring Gary Cooper and Deborah Kerr.

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The October Man is a 1947 mystery film/film noir starring John Mills and Joan Greenwood, written by novelist Eric Ambler, who also produced.

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The Professionals is a 1960 British crime thriller, directed by Don Sharp.

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The Rainbow Jacket is a 1954 British Ealing Studios drama film, produced by Michael Relph, directed by Basil Dearden, and featuring Robert Morley, Kay Walsh, Bill Owen, Honor Blackman and Sid James.

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The Rake's Progress is a 1945 British comedy-drama film.

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The Rocking Horse Winner is a 1949 fantasy film about a young boy who can pick winners in horse races with complete accuracy.

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The Running Man is a 1963 British drama film directed by Carol Reed, starring Laurence Harvey as a man who fakes his own death in a glider accident, then runs into trouble when an insurance investigator starts taking a close interest.

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The Seekers (released in the United States as Land of Fury) is a 1954 British adventure film produced by the Universal-International and directed by Ken Annakin.

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The Ship That Died of Shame released in the United States as PT Raiders is a black-and-white 1955 Ealing Studios crime film starring George Baker, Richard Attenborough and Bill Owen.

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The Silent Enemy is a 1958 action film directed by William Fairchild.

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The Smallest Show on Earth (aka USA: Big Time Operators) is a 1957 British comedy film, directed by Basil Dearden, and starring Bill Travers, Virginia McKenna, Peter Sellers and Margaret Rutherford.

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The Winslow Boy is a 1948 film adaptation of Terence Rattigan's play The Winslow Boy.

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They Flew Alone (released in the US as Wings and the Woman) is a 1942 British biopic about aviator Amy Johnson, directed and produced by Herbert Wilcox and starring Anna Neagle, Robert Newton and Edward Chapman.

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Third Man on the Mountain is a 1959 American Walt Disney Productions film set during the golden age of alpinism about a young Swiss man who conquers the mountain that killed his father.

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Sir Thomas Beecham, 2nd Baronet, CH (29 April 18798 March 1961) was an English conductor and impresario best known for his association with the London Philharmonic and the Royal Philharmonic orchestras.

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Twelve-tone technique—also known as dodecaphony, twelve-tone serialism, and (in British usage) twelve-note composition—is a method of musical composition devised by Austrian composer Arnold Schoenberg (1874–1951).

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Victor Hanbury or W. Victor Hanbury (1897 – 14 December 1954) was a British film director and producer.

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Victor Young (August 8, 1900 – November 10, 1956)"Victor Young, Composer, Dies of Heart Attack", Oakland Tribune, November 12, 1956.

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Zarak is a 1957 British Warwick Films CinemaScope in Technicolor action film based on the 1949 book The Story of Zarak Khan by A.J. Bevan.

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The 1998 Winter Olympics, officially the, was a winter multi-sport event celebrated from 7-22 February 1998 in Nagano, Japan.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Alwyn

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