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.
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Reviews of Smith (1939)
A new short film by Michael Powell has been found
Read about it in the articles below and how Mark Fuller deserves to be awarded the "Arrow of the Golden Archer for services to the cause" :)
There was a piece in Channel 4 News on June 26th 2003 about Mark and how he found the film.
- The Story of Smith - Research and Discovery
- The Launch Party plus Review - Today's Cinema June 29th 1939
- The Launch Party plus Review - The Thunderer June 29th 1939
- Contemporary Review - Kinematograph Weekly: July 6th 1939
- Link to -> Article in The Guardian
- "Smith" being shown in Canterbury
- First public screening in the UK over 60 years after it was made
- Link to -> Ex-Service Fellowship
Includes a page about the film and a link to see it online
Pictures from the PaPAS Gallery
Other P&P reviews