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Pressburger, Emeric 1902-1988

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The red shoes( Visual )

20 editions published between 1947 and 2010 in English and held by 1,590 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 )

12 editions published between 1943 and 2014 in English and held by 789 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
Black narcissus by Michael Powell( Visual )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Majesty gives way to mystery, and marks a harrowing descent into madness, when a young British nun is ordered to establish a convent in the remote Himalayan mountains. Sister Clodagh (Kerr) is a serious young novitiate assigned to lead a crucial mission, with the reluctant recommendation of her Mother Superior. Together with a disparate group of nuns, Sister Clodagh will face strange peoples and customs, a harsh and unforgiving climate and a wrenching struggle with her own past that will prove the ultimate test of her devotion and faith
I know where I'm going! by Michael Powell( Visual )

9 editions published between 1945 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 626 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 and realizes that some things are more important than money
The red shoes by Michael and Pressburger, Emeric Powell( Book )

10 editions published between 1948 and 1997 in English and held by 574 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
A Canterbury tale by Michael Powell( Visual )

10 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 525 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
49th parallel( Visual )

9 editions published between 1941 and 2007 in English and held by 500 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 life and death of Colonel Blimp by Michael Powell( Visual )

84 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British soldier Clive Candy battles to maintain his honor and proud gentlemanly conduct through romance, three wars, and a changing world
Black narcissus by Michael Powell( Visual )

117 editions published between 1946 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Majesty gives way to mystery, and marks a harrowing descent into madness, when a young British nun is ordered to establish a convent in the remote Himalayan mountains. Sister Clodagh (Kerr) is a serious young novitiate assigned to lead a crucial mission, with the reluctant recommendation of her Mother Superior. Together with a disparate group of nuns, Sister Clodagh will face strange peoples and customs, a harsh and unforgiving climate and a wrenching struggle with her own past that will prove the ultimate test of her devotion and faith
Black narcissus( Visual )

14 editions published between 1947 and 2010 in English and held by 400 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 )

115 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Victoria Page is a young ballerina caught between her love for Julian Craster, the composer rehearsing her company's orchestra, and her artistic devotion to Boris Lermontov, her ballet master. Against this story is set the story of the ballet, based on the Hans Christian Andersen tale, of the girl whose bewitched shoes nearly dance her to death
The small back room by Michael Powell( Visual )

5 editions published between 1949 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 337 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 films of Michael Powell( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 277 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. He is informed that he should have died and must go to Heaven, where he is put on trial for his life. He falls in love with June, an American radio operator
The tales of Hoffmann : a fantastic opera by Jacques Offenbach( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Powell and Pressburger merge film with opera and dance to tell the tale of a poet who dreams of three women who all break his heart. He tells "the three tales of my folly of love"--In Paris, when he fancied himself in love with Olympia, who turned out to be a life-sized doll; in Venice, when bewitched by a beautiful courtesan; and on a Grecian isle, in love with daughter of a singer and conductor
The tales of Hoffmann( Visual )

2 editions published between 1951 and 2005 in English and held by 228 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
... One of our aircraft is missing by Michael Powell( Visual )

44 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 214 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( Visual )

11 editions published between 1946 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After miraculously surviving a jump from his burning plane, RAF pilot Peter Carter encounters the American radio operator to whom he has just delivered his dying wishes and, face-to-face on a tranquil English beach, the pair fall in love. When a messenger from the afterlife arrives to correct the clerical error that spared his life, Peter must mount a fierce defense for his right to stay on earth
Contraband by Michael Powell( Visual )

9 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in England during the early days of World War II, a Danish sea captain and his passenger are kidnapped by a cell of Nazi spies operating from a basement in London's Soho. The plot progresses as a chase that puts the characters in one peculiar set of surroundings after another. Most of the story takes place under blackout conditions, in which the great city becomes a mysterious dark labyrinth
A matter of life and death by Michael Powell( Visual )

84 editions published between 1945 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 210 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
The tales of Hoffmann by Michael Powell( Visual )

40 editions published between 1951 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Tales of Hoffmann are three wondrous stories of romance, magic, and mystery arising out of the poet Hoffmann's misadventures in love
 
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The life and death of Colonel Blimp
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The red shoesThe life and death of Colonel BlimpBlack narcissusThe small back roomThe films of Michael PowellThe tales of Hoffmann : a fantastic operaA matter of life and deathThe tales of Hoffmann
Alternative Names
Emeric Pressburger Brits filmregisseur

Emeric Pressburger cineasta húngaro-británico

Emeric Pressburger réalisateur, scénariste et producteur hongro-britannique

Emeric Pressburger regista, sceneggiatore e produttore cinematografico ungherese

Emeric Pressburger ungarisch-britischer Drehbuchautor, Filmregisseur und Filmproduzent

Imre Pressburger

Imrie, Richard

Imrie, Richard 1902-1988

Pressburger

Pressburger 1902-1988

Pressburger, Emerich

Pressburger, Emmerich

Preßburger, Emmerich 1902-1988

Pressburger, Imre

Pressburger, Imre 1902-1988

Pressburger, Imre Jozef

Pressburger, Imre József

Pressburger, Imre József 1902-1988

Pressburger Imre magyar származású angol forgatókönyvíró, filmrendező és producer

Richard, Imre

Richard Imrie 1902-1988

Емерик Прессбургер угорсько-британський сценарист, кінорежисер і продюсер

Прессбургер, Эмерих

אמריק פרסבורגר

امریک پرسبرگر

امریک پرسبرگر فیلم‌نامه‌نویس و کارگردان بریتانیا‌یی

프레스버거, 에메릭 1902-1988

エメリック・プレスバーガー

艾默利·普萊斯柏格

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