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Ron Goodwin (I) (1925–2003)

Ron Goodwin was born on 17th February 1925 in Plymouth. He was the son of a London policeman who was detached to the harbour-town. His mother felt that piano lessons would be a good pastime, so in his fifth year, the little Ron was hoisted onto a piano-stool and his education on this instrument began. Ron himself was at that time not really ... See full bio »

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Known For

Where Eagles Dare
Frenzy Composer
Children of Men
Children of Men Soundtrack
Battle of Britain


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 2001 The Story of 'Frenzy' (Video documentary)
 1996 The Creative Person (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Richard Williams (1996)
 1986 Valhalla
 1977 Candleshoe
 1977 Harness Fever (TV Movie)
 1976 Beauty and the Beast (TV Movie)
 1976 Spanish Fly
 1975 Safety Senses (Documentary short)
 1974 The Happy Prince (Short)
 1974 The Little Mermaid (Short)
 1973 Diamonds on Wheels (TV Movie)
 1972 Frenzy
 1971 The Selfish Giant (Short)
 1968 Submarine X-1
 1967 Canada Is My Piano (Short)
 1967 Mister Ten Per Cent (music composed and conducted by)
 1966 Cool McCool (TV Series) (1966)
 1966 The Trap
 1965 Charley (TV Movie)
 1964 Go Kart Go
 1964 Murder Ahoy
 1964 633 Squadron
 1963 Ladies Who Do
 1963 The Cracksman
 1962 Kill or Cure
 1962 The Flying Man (Short)
 1961 Johnny Nobody
 1960-1961 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre (TV Series) (3 episodes)
 1961 Clue of the New Pin (uncredited)
 1960 In the Nick
 1959 The Witness
 1959 Whirlpool
Show Show Music department (65 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (29 credits)
Show Show Self (5 credits)

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Composed (along with Derek New) "Yorkshire Television March", the start of day music used by Yorkshire Television (UK), 1968-1981.

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Ron Goddwyn

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