Michael Powell’s The Red Shoes

September 30, 2005


The Red Shoes. 1948. Great Britain. Directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger. Courtesy ITV/Park Circus

September 30 marks the centenary of the birth of writer-director Michael Powell (1905–1990), one of cinema’s greatest artists. To commemorate this occasion, the Department of Film and Media presents one of Powell’s most beloved collaborations with Emeric Pressburger.

Organized by Laurence Kardish, Senior Curator, Department of Film and Media, and Thelma Schoonmaker.


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