Emeric Pressburger Home Movies - Reel 2 (1956)

Film details

  • Featuring

    Michael Powell

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year

    1956

  • Genre

    Home movie

  • Type

    Film

  • Category

    Non Fiction

Synopsis

Home movie footage shot by or featuring Emeric Pressburger. Interior of a car, woman's face. Woman walks away from house, night. Michael Powell gets off a plane; shot of steam boat; ship leaving harbour 'Giulio Cesare'. Michael Powell on dockside, points and camera pans left to show a boat. Cam pans to show statue of man and woman on horse and shots of coastline. Uruguayan flag; Michael Powell on a boat travelling round harbour. Film camera being loaded; location shoot of The Battle of the River Plate in Montevideo; crowds watch filming; sailors seen in background; crowds on the quay shot from moving ship. Typical South American asado (barbecue); Michael Powell at the racetrack; shots from plane over mountains (some damage to film); boy with penguin, goes off up the street with it. Shots from airborne plane; airport in Venezuela. Shots of USA (?) small petrol station; two couples exit a house.

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