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Great British Composers on Film
Muir Mathieson invited Vaughan Williams to write the first of his 11 film scores for 49th Parallel. The film was part of the government's wartime policy to use cinema to rouse the nation's spirits. Vaughan Williams was one of many big name composers who were keen to support the cause.