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Michael Powell

The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp

Seventy Years Ago… The Return of The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp

“Forty years ago… forty years ago” is the ghostly refrain that accompanies the old Blimp General Wynne-Candy falling into a pool in the Turkish bath

Michael Powell Down Under: Norman Lindsay’s Age of Consent

A Backstory Thursday 27 March 1969 was an iconic day in the evolution of the modern Australian cinema. In Melbourne, at the Forum Cinema, Tim

Black Narcissus

Black Narcissus (1947 UK 100 mins) Prod Co: The Archers/Independent Producers Prod, Dir: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger Scr: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger, from the novel

The Hedonistic Modernity of Sydney in They’re a Weird Mob

Michael Powell’s 1966 satire on Australian life-style made extensive use of Sydney locations. Collins discusses a range of cultural discourses that frame conceptions of the

The Edge of the World

The Edge of the World (1937 UK 81 mins) Source: BFI Prod Co: Rock Studios Prod: Joe Rock Dir, Scr: Michael Powell Phot: Ernest Palmer,

Dancing with the Devil You Know: On Powell and Pressburger’s The Red Shoes

The Red Shoes (1948 USA 136 mins) Source: Film Alliance Prod Co: The Archers Prod, Dir, Scr: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger Phot: Jack Cardiff Ed:

Contraband

Contraband (1940 UK 92 mins) Source: BFI Prod Co: British National Prod: John Corfield Dir: Michael Powell Scr: Emeric Pressburger, Michael Powell, based on screenplay

“Real” vs. “Reel” Magic: An Appreciation of I Know Where I’m Going!

I Know Where I’m Going! (1945 UK 92 mins) Source: NFVLS Prod Co: The Archers Prod, Dir, Scr: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger Phot: Erwin Hillier

Gone to Earth

Gone to Earth (1950 UK 110 mins) Source: BFI/Disney Prod Co: London Film Productions/Vanguard Productions Prod: David O. Selznick, Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger Dir: Michael

An Airman’s Letter to His Mother

An Airman’s Letter to His Mother (1941 UK 5 mins) Source: PC Prod, Dir, Phot: Michael Powell Add Phot: Bernard Browne Narration: John Gielgud (and Michael Powell)

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