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From the 1930s to the 1950s, Britain's finest classical composers - including Britten, Vaughan Williams and Walton - wrote music for movies. Find out more here about some of their finest achievements.
The First of the Few was directed by and starred Leslie Howard as R.J. Mitchell, the designer of the Supermarine Spitfire, alongside co-star David Niven. William Walton composed the score and later incorporated major chunks of it into a concert work, 'Spitfire Prelude and Fugue'.
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