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Matters of life and death : the films of Michael Powell

Document author(s):
James Quandt
Document source:
Cinematheque Ontario/a division of Toronto International Film Festival Group
Publication date:
2002 Mar 22
Document language:
English
Document type:
program note
Number of pages:
5
Source pagination:
12-16
Document name subject:
Michael Powell
Document contains:
production co
Related films:
Film country(ies):
Great Britain and United States
Film language(s):
Danish, English, Gaelic, German, and Greek
Film production company:
Anglo-Amalgamated Productions, Archers Production Company, Arcturus Productions, Associated British Pictures Corporation, British Lion Film Corporation, British National Films, EMI Films, Great Britain. Ministry of Information, Independent Producers, London Films, Inc., Michael Powell (Theatre), Ortus Films, Rank Organisation, Rock Studios, Selznick International Pictures, Vanguard Films, and Vega Film Productions
Film genre(s):
Adaptation, Adventure, Comedy, Dance, Drama, Espionage, Fantasy, Feature, Historical, Horror, Musical, Mystery, Opera, Propaganda, Reality-based, Remakes, Romance, Thriller, and War
Film subject(s):
  • Admiral Graf Spee (Battleship) -- Drama
  • Americans -- Great Britain -- Drama
  • Andersen, H. C. (Hans Christian), 1805-1875. Rode sko -- Film and video adaptations
  • Arabian nights -- Film and video adaptations
  • Artists -- Drama
  • Balchin, Nigel, 1908-1970. Small back room -- Film and video adaptations
  • Ballerinas -- Drama
  • Barbier, Jules, 1825-1901. Contes d'Hoffmann -- Film and video adaptations
  • Betrothal -- Scotland -- Drama
  • Blakeney, Percy, Sir (Fictitious character) -- Drama
  • Blimp, Colonel (Fictitious character) -- Drama
  • Bombing, Aerial -- Drama
  • Bombs -- Drama
  • British -- Himalaya Mountains Region -- Drama
  • Canterbury (England) -- Drama
  • Chaucer, Geoffrey, d.1400. Canterbury tales -- Drama
  • Convents -- Himalaya Mountains Region -- Drama
  • Culture conflict -- Himalaya Mountains Region -- Drama
  • Dreams -- Drama
  • Escapes -- Greece -- Drama
  • Escapes -- Netherlands -- History -- Drama
  • Espionage -- Greece -- Drama
  • Espionage, German -- Great Britain -- Drama
  • Foula Island (Scotland) -- Social conditions -- Drama
  • France -- History -- Reign of Terror, 1793-1794 -- Drama
  • Future life -- Drama
  • Godden, Rumer, 1907- . Black narcissus -- Film and video adaptations
  • Great Britain. Royal Navy -- History -- World War, 1939-1945 -- Drama
  • Guerrillas -- Greece -- Crete -- Drama
  • Heaven -- Drama
  • Hebrides (Scotland) -- History -- Drama
  • Hospitals -- Himalaya Mountains Region -- Drama
  • Human-animal relationships -- Great Britain -- Drama
  • Impostors and imposture -- France -- Drama
  • Independent filmmakers -- Great Britain -- Drama
  • Intercountry marriage -- Great Britain -- Drama
  • Kreipe, Karl -- Drama
  • Man-woman relationships -- Drama
  • Missions -- Himalaya Mountains Region -- Drama
  • Moss, W. Stanley (William Stanley), 1921- . Ill met by moonlight -- Film and video adaptations
  • Naval battles -- Great Britain -- History -- Drama
  • Nazis -- Drama
  • Near-death experiences -- Drama
  • Netherlands -- History -- German occupation, 1940-1945 -- Drama
  • Nuns -- Himalaya Mountains Region -- Drama
  • Offenbach, Jacques, 1819-1880. Contes d'Hoffmann -- Film and video adaptations
  • Orczy, Emmuska Orczy, Baroness, 1865-1947. The Scarlet Pimpernel -- Film and video adaptations
  • Ordnance disposal units -- Drama
  • Patriotism -- Drama
  • Photographers -- Great Britain -- Drama
  • Physically handicapped -- Drama
  • Poets -- Drama
  • Practical jokes -- Drama
  • Reminiscing -- Drama
  • Rescues -- France -- Drama
  • Scotland -- History -- Drama
  • Scotland -- Social life and customs -- Drama
  • Serial murderers -- Great Britain -- Drama
  • Ship captains -- Great Britain -- Drama
  • Soldiers -- Great Britain -- Drama
  • Spies -- Great Britain -- Drama
  • St. Kilda (Scotland) -- History -- Drama
  • Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899. Fledermaus -- Film and video adaptations
  • Submarine captains -- Drama
  • Submarines (Ships) -- Germany -- Drama
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Drama
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Great Britain -- Drama
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Scotland -- Drama
  • Voyeurism -- Drama
  • Weapons industry -- Employees -- Drama
  • Webb, Mary -- Film and video adaptations
  • Women -- Himalaya Mountains Region -- Drama
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Europe -- Drama
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Great Britain -- Drama
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, British -- Drama
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Canada -- Drama
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Drama
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Great Britain -- Drama
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Greece -- Crete -- Drama
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, British -- Drama
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, German -- Submarine -- Drama
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Netherlands -- Drama
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