The Masters  
The Powell & Pressburger Pages

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.

[Any comments are by me (Steve Crook) and other members of the email list]

  Steve's Logo

TV Guide review

Pavlova: A Woman for all Time (1983)

A bloated and sprawling biography of the great ballet star of the early twentieth century, Anna Pavlova. Soviet ballerina Beliaeva does a wonderful job on the dancing, but her acting is woefully inadequate. The film has been so severely cut from its massive original length (supervised by Michael Powell) that what remains is simply a shallow look at some of the highlights of Pavlova's tragically abbreviated life.

Back to index