Michael Latham Powell

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Birthday
30, 1905
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Feb 19, 1990 (84)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
30, 1905
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Feb 19, 1990 (84)

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About

Legendary British film director who worked with Emeric Pressburger to produce 49th Parallel, Red Shoes, and others.

Before Fame

He formed The Archers production company with Pressburger, and he gained wide acclaim for his films of the 1940s, many of which were nominated for Oscars.

Trivia

His career was almost completely ended with the 1960 film Peeping Tom, which was critically panned after its initial release.

Family Life

He was married three times, including to renowned editor Thelma Schoonmaker.

Associated With

He worked for Alfred Hitchcock early in his career. This association may have inspired his Peeping Tom movie.

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