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A Pretty British Affair (17 Nov. 1981)

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Detailed interview with Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger looking back at their long career as influential British film-makers and their unusual partnership. Includes clips from many of their films.

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Detailed interview with Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger looking back at their long career as influential British film-makers and their unusual partnership. Includes clips from many of their films.

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Martin Scorsese: [Of Powell & Pressburger and The Archers] ... it was like very strange, these almost experimental film-makers working inside a totally commercial system.
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Features Black Narcissus (1947) See more »

Soundtracks

Make 'Em Laugh
(1952) (uncredited)
Music by Nacio Herb Brown
Lyrics by Arthur Freed
Sung and Danced by Donald O'Connor
Heard on soundtrack as Michael Powell walks past Donald O'Connor's signature in the pavement at the Zoetrope Studio
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