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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:

Novel: "The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp" (with Emeric Pressburger and Ian Christie [ed.]). London: Faber & Faber, June 1994. ISBN 0571143555. See more »

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

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Micky Powell


6' 2" (1.88 m)

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The only genius in films was Walt Disney. See more »


Powell has been quoted as saying that A Woman of Paris: A Drama of Fate (1923) had a very critical impact on his career. See more »



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