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Arrows of desire : the films of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger

Author: Ian Christie
Publisher: London ; Boston : Faber and Faber, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New edView all editions and formats
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"Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger formed the greatest creative partnership in the history of British Cinema - The Archers." "Their films were often controversial: Churchill tried to suppress the release of The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp. Later, The Red Shoes and The Tales of Hoffman startled and enchanted cinema audiences with their use of colour, form and music. In the last ten years the magic, poetry and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Michael Powell; Emeric Pressburger; Michael Powell; Emeric Pressburger; Michael Powell; Emeric Pressburger
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Christie
ISBN: 0571162711 9780571162710
OCLC Number: 30438179
Notes: Originally published: London : Waterstone, 1985.
Description: xx, 163 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Ian Christie.

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"Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger formed the greatest creative partnership in the history of British Cinema - The Archers." "Their films were often controversial: Churchill tried to suppress the release of The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp. Later, The Red Shoes and The Tales of Hoffman startled and enchanted cinema audiences with their use of colour, form and music. In the last ten years the magic, poetry and passion of their work has been acknowledged around the world and they are firmly in the pantheon of film masters."--BOOK JACKET.

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