A Time There Was...A Profile of Benjamin Britten (1980)

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Film profile of composer Benjamin Britten, with excerpts from operas, Billy Budd, Peter Grimes and Death in Venice, and interviews with Peter Pears, Sviatoslav Richter, Janet Baker, Julian Bream, Leonard Bernstein and Heather Harper. Contributions also come from his personal life, from his nurse, housekeeper, brother and sisters. Includes home movies, stills, documents and many location shots, especially of Suffolk.

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