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Michael Powell

Michael Powell

  • Born on
    • September 30th, 1905
  • Died on
    • February 19th, 1990
Michael Latham Powell (30 September 1905 – 19 February 1990) was a renowned English film director, celebrated for his partnership with Emeric Pressburger. They worked together under the name of "The Archers" and produced a series of classic British films, notably The Thief of Bagdad (1940), 49th Parallel (1941), The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943), A Matter of Life and Death (1946, also called Stairway to Heaven), Black Narcissus (1947) and The Red Shoes (1948). His controversial 1960 film Peeping Tom, however, was so vilified that his career was seriously damaged.

Directed by Michael Powell on Plex

Filmography

Acting (4 Credits)

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1960Peeping Tom as Mark's Father - A.N. Lewis (uncredited)
1942One of Our Aircraft Is Missing as Despatching Officer
1937The Edge of the World as Mr. Graham - the Yachtsman (uncredited)
1926The Magician as Man with Balloon at Snake Charming (uncredited)

Himself (1 Credits)

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2010Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff as Himself (voice) (archive sound)

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