Hay Petrie

Born: 16 July 1895, Dundee
Died: 30 July 1948, London

Highlighted works

  • A Canterbury Tale

    A Canterbury Tale

    Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger’s underrated tale of the mysterious ‘glue man’ is one of their most moving films.

  • '......one of our aircraft is missing'

    '......one of our aircraft is missing'

    Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger adventure about a bomber crew trapped in occupied Holland.

  • Cottage to Let

    Leslie Banks, Alastair Sim and John Mills star in this comic thriller adapted from a stage hit.

  • Great Expectations

    Great Expectations

    The orphan and the spinster, the marshland and the metropolis: Dickens’s vivid characters and locales receive the breath of cinematic life in David Lean’s cherished adaptation.

  • The Red Shoes

    The Red Shoes

    In Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger’s visually ravishing Technicolor masterpiece, a young ballerina is torn between the demands of love and art.

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