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Seven minutes of Michael Powell’s home movies, narrated by his wife Thelma Schoonmaker, are an added feature on the upcoming DVD release of his film The Edge of the World.

Source: The Guardian

The five-part series Home Movie Roadshow will be televised in the UK on BBC beginning on August 6th.

The BFI National Archive – whose head curator Robin Baker appears in the BBC series – focuses its collecting of amateur films in several key areas. The home movies of figures from the film industry can provide us with a compelling insight into the life and work of stars and directors and include the collections of David Lean, Michael Powell, John Schlesinger, Anna Neagle, John Gielgud, Laurence Olivier and Peter Sellers.

Source: BFI, BBC

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