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Powell, Michael

     
Powell, Michael
(1905-1990), a British film director, who made most of his important films with the Hungarian-born director Emeric Pressburger (1902-1988). They included The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943), A Matter of Life and Death (1946), The Red Shoes (1948), and The Battle of the River Plate (1956). Powell also directed Peeping Tom (1960), the controversial film of a murderer who filmed his victims as he killed them.

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