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[Note: This was the very decent aplogy that Dilys Powell (no relation) put into her regular film review column in the Sunday Times. A bit of a shame that she only did it after Micky had died but better late than never]
Sunday Times, June 1994
Misunderstood: Carl Boehm's cameraman is obsessed with death
Dilys Powell's film of the week
Peeping Tom (Wednesday, Sky Movies Gold, 10pm)
Michael Powell has long been known as one of this country's most
But when, in 1960, he made a horror film, I hated the piece and,
together with a great many other British critics, said so.
Today, I find I am convinced that it is a masterpiece.
If in some afterlife conversation is permitted, I shall think it my
duty to seek out Michael Powell and apologise.
Something more than a change of taste must exist.
by images of the human face frozen in extremes of terror.
He multiplies them by himself photographing death, and, in fact,
becoming a multiple killer.