To state the obvious, Powell pretty much covers much of the working process
in his two autobiographies, there's an excellent biography of Pressburger by
his grandson (and Oscar-nominated documentarian) Kevin MacDonald and there
are many books written about the two and their films in the last five years.

And of course, there's a ton of material over at the British Film Institute
and if I remember correctly, the Powell papers might be stored there at the

Out of curiosity, did P&P actually consider themselves to be adherents of


For past messages, visit the Screen-L Archives: