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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] I mean, who really cared? Who really cared? There you had one of the greatest film-makers in the world, group, you know it's not only one person, it's a bunch of people, himself, Pressburger, whomever he worked with, and after Tales of Hoffmann, a few other things, forget it. I don't think many people cared about it, even they did understand it, it was like very strange, these almost experimental film-makers working inside a totally commercial system. ...
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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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