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Michael Powell (I) (1905–1990)

The son of Thomas William Powell & Mabel (nee Corbett). Michael Powell was always a self confessed movie addict. He was brought up partly in Canterbury ("The Garden of England") and partly in the South of France (where his parents ran an hotel). Educated at Kings School, Canterbury & Dulwich College he first worked at the National Provincial Bank ... See full bio »

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Other Works:

Book: "The Edge of the World: The Making of a Film", London: Faber & Faber, Oct. 1990. ISBN 0571153062. See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 12 Print Biographies | 8 Interviews | 32 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Micky Powell

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Art is merciless observation, sympathy, imagination, and a sense of detachment that is almost cruelty. See more »

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Kevin Gough-Yates pioneered the recovery of Powell's and Emeric Pressburger's reputations in Europe. He organized the first major retrospective of their works in 1970 at the National Film Theatre in London and published the seminal interview "Michael Powell in Collaboration with Emeric Pressburger". In 1973 Gough-Yates organized the Europalia exhibition at the Royal Film Archive, Belgium, and ... See more »

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Mickey

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