S.O.S Titanic is arguably the most intelligent and authentic version of the Titanic tragedy. An Anglo-American co-production premiered by ABC on September 23rd 1979 it ran for three hours and was one of the costliest television films ever made. A huge star cast included David Janssen and Helen Mirren. Howard Blake is one of the most popular and prolific living English composers. His work includes the score for Ridley Scott's, 'The Duellists' and 'A Month in the Country' both of which were highly acclaimed.