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Classic Widows (1995)

A documentary tribute with widows of four British composers: William Walton, Bernard George Stevens, Benjamin Frankel and Humphrey Searle and performances of each composer's work played by ... See full summary »

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Ken Russell

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Melvyn Bragg

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Cast

Cast overview:
Ken Russell ... Interviewer
Xenia Frankel Xenia Frankel ... Widow of Benjamin Frankel
Fiona Searle Fiona Searle ... Widow of Humphrey Searle
Bertha Stevens Bertha Stevens ... Widow of Bernard Stevens
Susana Walton Susana Walton ... Widow of William Walton
Hetty Baynes Hetty Baynes ... Dancer: Long Steel Glass
Fiona Cross Fiona Cross ... Performer: Cat Variations
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A documentary tribute with widows of four British composers: William Walton, Bernard George Stevens, Benjamin Frankel and Humphrey Searle and performances of each composer's work played by THE BOURNEMOUTH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. Written by Archie Moore <ar.moore@student.qut.edu.au>

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Also Known As:

Ken Russell's Classic Widows See more »

Company Credits

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Russell Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Soundtracks

Symphony No. 5, Movt. I
Music by Benjamin Frankel
Performed by Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Richard Hickox
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