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Powell, Michael 1905-1990

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The red shoes by Michael Powell( visu )
139 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,000 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( visu )
10 editions published between 1943 and 2014 in English and held by 809 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( visu )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 778 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( visu )
8 editions published between 1945 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 629 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
Peeping Tom by Michael Powell( visu )
9 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 616 libraries worldwide
A study of a voyeuristic maniac who kills women while filming them with his 16mm camera
The red shoes by Michael Powell( Book )
13 editions published between 1948 and 1997 in English and held by 593 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( visu )
8 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 530 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 ( visu )
8 editions published between 1941 and 2007 in English and held by 513 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 thief of Bagdad : an Arabian fantasy ( visu )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 507 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 life and death of Colonel Blimp by Michael Powell( visu )
78 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 454 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( visu )
113 editions published between 1946 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 419 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 ( visu )
9 editions published between 1947 and 2010 in English and held by 386 libraries worldwide
A group of Anglican nuns runs into trouble when they try to start a hospital and a school in the Himalayas
The small back room by Michael Powell( visu )
6 editions published between 1949 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 348 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 ( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 279 libraries worldwide
Age of consent: Based on the life of controversial Australian artist Norman Lindsay. Lindsay is a jaded painter who heads Down Under looking for a way to revitalize his creative soul. His self-imposed exile is interrupted by Cora, an uninhibited young woman on her own journey of self-discovery
The thief of Bagdad : an Arabian fantasy ( visu )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 260 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
Peeping Tom by Michael Powell( visu )
76 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 260 libraries worldwide
A study of a voyeuristic maniac who kills women while filming them with his 16mm camera
The tales of Hoffmann : a fantastic opera by Jacques Offenbach( visu )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 256 libraries worldwide
Powell and Pressburger merge film with opera to tell the tale of a poet who dreams of three women who all break his heart
The edge of the world ( visu )
40 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 255 libraries worldwide
Centers on the story of two families living in a fishing community in the Shetland Islands, who are forced to leave their homes when their waters are fished out
Contraband by Michael Powell( visu )
11 editions published between 1940 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 239 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
The tales of Hoffmann ( visu )
3 editions published between 1951 and 2005 in English and held by 236 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
 
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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
মাইকেল পাওয়েল
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
Languages
English (586)
Spanish (18)
French (9)
German (8)
Italian (4)
Chinese (2)
Multiple languages (1)
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