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Dedicated to the work of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger and all the other people, both actors and technicians who helped them make those wonderful films.

A lot of the documents have been sent to me or have come from other web sites. The name of the web site is given where known. If I have unintentionally included an image or document that is copyrighted or that I shouldn't have done then please email me and I'll remove it.

I make no money from this site, it's purely for the love of the films.

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What did they do in PnP films?

Nothing directly, but he made many donations to the BFI. The British Film Institute received £20m which helped finance the transfer of old British films from perishable nitrate stock to a modern medium at the BFI's Conservation Centre in Berkhamsted. He also helped in the purchase of the institute's headquarters at Stephen Street in London and, in recent years, assisted in the creation of the London Imax Cinema and the Museum of the Moving Image.

It is not known for certain (yet) but it is suspected it was his donations that enabled the preservation and restoration of many P&P titles.

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