William Alwyn

Composer, Painter, Author
Prolific English composer whose film work began in documentaries in 1936. Alwyn went on to score over 100 films including the Carol Reed classics "Odd Man Out" (1947) and "The Fallen Idol" (1948). He was also a noted ... Read more »
Born: 11/07/1905 in Northampton, England, GB

Filmography

Music (38)

The Fallen Idol 2006 (Movie)

(Music)

The Running Man 1963 (Movie)

(Music)

Burn, Witch, Burn 1962 (Movie)

(Music)

In Search of the Castaways 1962 (Movie)

(Music)

Life For Ruth 1962 (Movie)

(Music)

The Naked Edge 1961 (Movie)

(Music)

Killers of Kilimanjaro 1960 (Movie)

(Music)

The Swiss Family Robinson 1960 (Movie)

(Music)

Shake Hands With the Devil 1959 (Movie)

(Music)

Third Man on the Mountain 1959 (Movie)

(Music)

A Night to Remember 1958 (Movie)

(Music)

Carve Her Name With Pride 1958 (Movie)

(Music)

I Accuse 1958 (Movie)

(Music)

The Silent Enemy 1958 (Movie)

(Music)

Stowaway Girl 1957 (Movie)

(Music)

Safari 1956 (Movie)

(Music)

Smallest Show on Earth 1956 (Movie)

(Music)

Bedevilled 1955 (Movie)

(Music)

Land of Fury 1955 (Movie)

(Music)

Svengali 1955 (Movie)

(Music)

The Ship That Died of Shame 1955 (Movie)

(Music)

The Rainbow Jacket 1954 (Movie)

(Music)

Malta Story 1953 (Movie)

(Music)

The Man With a Million 1953 (Movie)

(Music)

The Crimson Pirate 1952 (Movie)

(Music)

The Promoter 1952 (Movie)

(Music)

Escape 1948 (Movie)

(Music)

The History of Mr. Polly 1948 (Movie)

(Music)

Odd Man Out 1946 (Movie)

(Music)

Captain Boycott (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

Green for Danger (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

So Evil My Love (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

The Master of Ballantrae (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

The Mudlark (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

The October Man (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

The Rocking Horse Winner (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

The Way Ahead (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

The Winslow Boy (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

Biography

Prolific English composer whose film work began in documentaries in 1936. Alwyn went on to score over 100 films including the Carol Reed classics "Odd Man Out" (1947) and "The Fallen Idol" (1948). He was also a noted painter and author.

EDUCATION

Royal Academy of Music

Milestones

1941

First fiction feature score, "Squadron Leader X"

1938

First feature-length documentary score, "Monkey into Man"

1936

First short documentary score, "The Future's in the Air"

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