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Powell, Michael 1905-1990

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Most widely held works by Michael Powell
Black narcissus by Michael Powell( Visual )

133 editions published between 1946 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of Anglican nuns runs into trouble when they try to start a hospital and a school in the Himalayas
The red shoes by Michael Powell( Visual )

139 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Centers on the dilemma of a young ballerina torn between the composer who loves her and the impresario determined to fashion her into a great dancer
The life and death of Colonel Blimp by Michael Powell( Visual )

90 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on cartoonist David Low's parody of the old-fashioned British professional soldier, set in his ways and unable to adapt to the brutality of modern war. This story follows the career of Clive Candy, at first an idealistic, young Boer War hero, then a brigadier general, serving honorably in World War I. Finally, by World War II, he has become a bald, overweight, querulous old man, angry that his age and military experience are held in contempt, and bewildered that his lifelong code of gentlemanly conduct has become an anachronism in a world threatened by a monster like Hitler
Peeping Tom by Michael Powell( Visual )

99 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of a voyeuristic maniac who kills women while filming them with his 16mm camera
I know where I'm going! by Michael Powell( Visual )

67 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A headstrong young woman travels to the Scottish Hebrides to marry a rich industrialist. On the way, she meets a young naval officer who threatens to thwart her carefully laid-out life plans
The red shoes( Visual )

9 editions published between 1947 and 2010 in English and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Centers on the dilemma of a young ballerina torn between the composer who loves her and the impresario determined to fashion her into a great dancer
49th parallel by Michael Powell( Visual )

55 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the voice-over proclaims, the 49th parallel is the only undefended frontier in the world. The parallel is the goal of a small group of Nazis, survivors of a U-boat that has been spotted and sunk in Hudson Bay, deep in Canadian waters. The United States is not yet at war with Germany, and if Corporal Hirth and his six crew members can reach it, they can be repatriated to Germany with no fuss. But their trek across Canada becomes a fierce struggle to survive, as they encounter and are opposed in turn by Johnnie the trapper, a small Hutterite community, a Canadian intellectual, and a Canadian soldier gone AWOL
The red shoes by Michael Powell( Book )

12 editions published between 1978 and 1997 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Victoria Page is so torn between two men, Boris Lermontov who can make her dream of being a ballet dancer come true and the man she loves, Julian Craster
The tales of Hoffmann by Michael Powell( Visual )

55 editions published between 1951 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lavish screen adaptation of Jacques Offenbach's phantasmal opera. Included are performances form some of the greatest ballet dancers and opera singers ever to grace the stage or screen
A Canterbury tale by Michael Powell( Visual )

13 editions published in 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Listen to Britain: This British propaganda short film, a poetic treatment, using no narration, of the British people during World War II, features a tapestry of sound and image interspersed with scenes of British preparedness and tranquility and national unity
The thief of Bagdad : an Arabian fantasy( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Prince Ahmad is blinded and cast out of Bagdad by the nefarious Jaffar, he joins forces with the scrappy thief Abu to win back his royal place, as well as the heart of a beautiful princess
The thief of Bagdad : an Arabian fantasy by Michael Powell( Visual )

41 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the mischievous scoundrel Abu helps the rightful King of Bagdad escape from prison, he finds himself involved in an incredible series of adventures. Loosely drawn from "The Arabian Nights."
The small back room( Visual )

7 editions published in 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the professional and personal travails of a troubled, alcoholic research scientist and military bomb-disposal expert who, while struggling through a relationship with his girlfriend, is hired by the government to advise on a German weapon
The life and death of Colonel Blimp( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is considered by many to be the finest British film ever made. A stirring masterpiece like no other. The indelible General Clive Candy barely survives four decades of tumultuous British history (1902 to 1942), only to see the world change irrevocably before his eyes. Blimp is both moving and slyly satirical, an incomparable film about war, love, and aging
The films of Michael Powell( Visual )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A matter of life and death: British flyer Peter Carter survives a jump from his burning plane without parachute and wakes up in a nether world between Earth and the next life where he falls in love with June, an American radio operator
The edge of the world( Visual )

42 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martin Scorsese presents this exquisite drama directed by Michael Powell. On a remote island off the coast of Scotland times are changing and as two young people plan to leave the island conflict and tragedy erupt
Contraband by Michael Powell( Visual )

11 editions published between 1940 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in England during the early days of World War II, Conrad Veidt as a Danish sea captain and Valerie Hobson as his enigmatic passenger are kidnapped by a cell of Nazi spies operating from a basement in London's Soho. In evocativley Hitchcockian fashion, the plot progresses as a chase that puts the characters in one peculiar set of surroundings after another. DVD
... One of our aircraft is missing by Michael Powell( Visual )

43 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Nazi fire damages a British bomber, its crew bails out and seeks help from the Dutch
A matter of life and death by Michael Powell( Visual )

70 editions published between 1945 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War II, an English pilot survives a jump from his burning plane due to an angel's incompetence. Caught in a netherworld between heaven and Earth, and in love with an American radio operator, he must plead his case before a heavenly tribunal
Death in the South Atlantic; the last voyage of the Graf Spee by Michael Powell( Book )

4 editions published between 1956 and 1957 in English and Undetermined and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Michael Powell britischer Filmregisseur

Michael Powell Brits filmregisseur

Michael Powell brytyjski reżyser

Michael Powell director de cine británico

Michael Powell pemeran laki-laki asal Britania Raya

Michael Powell réalisateur britannique

Michael Powell regista britannico

Powell, Michael, 1905-

Powell, Michael Latham

Powell Michael Latham 1905-1990

Powell, Mickey

Powell, Micky.

Powell Micky 1905-1990

Powell, Mike 1905-1990

Μάικλ Πάουελ

Майкл Пауелл англійський кінорежисер, сценарист і продюсер

Пауэлл, Майкл

Մայքլ Փաուել

מיקל פוואל סופר בריטי

مايكل باول

مایکل پاول تهیه‌کننده، فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، نویسنده، و کارگردان بریتانیایی

마이클 파월

파웰, 마이클 1905-1990

パウエル, マイケル

ポーエル, マイケル

マイケル・パウエル

迈克尔·鲍威尔

麥可·鮑爾

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