Saturday Night at the Movies: Saturday 24 August 2013

This week, Howard Goodall presents a selection of classic film soundtracks from the 1920s to the 1960s.

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Favourite film scores on Howard's list this week include Max Steiner's Gone with the Wind, Elmer Bernstein’s The Great Escape and Morricone’s A Fistful of Dollars, as well as some wonderful, lesser-known scores that Howard has dug out of the archives.  

Among the highlights are Ron Goodwin’s music for Lancelot and Guinevere, Arthur Bliss’s score for Things to Come, and the brilliant Dmitri Tiomkin’s soundtracks for The Alamo and The Four Poster. There's also a visit to The Inn of the Sixth Happiness with Malcolm Arnold, and a celebration of Korngold with his scores for The Adventures of Robin Hood and The Sea Hawk.

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