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Pressburger

Emeric . 1902--88, Hungarian film writer and producer, living in Britain: best known for his collaboration (1942--57) with Michael Powell. Films include The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943), I Know Where I'm Going (1945), and A Matter of Life and Death (1946)
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Film director Martin Scorsese unveils a English Heritage blue plaque to >film makers Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger at Dorset House in London yesterday Sean Dempsey/PA
Martin Scorsese, 'Foreword', in Ian Christie, Arrows of Desire: The Films of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger (London: Waterstone, 1985), 11.
This is an early effort by the team of director Michael Powell and writer Emeric Pressburger, two of Britain's top movie talents.
Directed and produced in glorious Technicolor by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger in 1948, the film was in turn based upon Hans Christian Andersen's dark tale of a girl doomed to an eternal dance as punishment for wearing red shoes to church.
The film, made by the British-based director-writer team of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, was shot in colour but came out in the United States in black and white, retitled The Fighting Pimpernel.
Directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, the UK film stars Deborah Kerr, Sabu, Jean Simmons, David Farrar, Flora Robson and Kathleen Byron.
Directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, The Red Shoes (U) is about to be rereleased nationwide but you can see it at the Electric from Friday 18 to Wednesday 23 at 9pm, except Saturday 19 when it will screen at 6.
The films of the British directing, writing and producing team of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, also known as the "Archers," will be the focus of DIVA's Great Film Directors Series program from 1 p.
55pm): EMERIC Pressburger and Michael Powell were masters of the afternoon matinee, and this melodrama about a group of nuns steadily losing their marbles in the Himalayas, is a classic of its kind.
The bulk of this book consists of comparative reviews of six productions: the Zeffirelli Otello compared with the television production of a Royal Opera version directed by Brian Large; the early Tales of Hoffmann film, made in 1951 by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, compared with Hans-Jurgen Syberberg's Parsifal (1982); and finally Francesco Rosi's Bizet's Carmen (1983) and Joseph Losey's Don Giovanni (1979).
The Red Shoes,'' winner of the 1948 best picture Academy Award, will open a series of films co-directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger being shown at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Produced by Michael Power and Emeric Pressburger, it is, to say the least, an unusual film.

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