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Thelma Schoonmaker on Michael Powell -- (TCM...
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Thelma Schoonmaker on Michael Powell -- (TCM Original) A Matter of Life and Death
Academy Award-winning film editor Thelma Schoonmaker on her late husband Michael Powell's film A Matter of Life and Death, 1947, a.k.a. "Stairway to Heaven.">
Matter Of Life And Death, A (1947) -- (Movie Clip)...
Brit flier Peter (David Niven) and heavenly escort...
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Matter Of Life And Death, A (1947) -- (Movie Clip) All These Great Men To Choose From
Brit flier Peter (David Niven) and heavenly escort "Conductor 71" (Marius Goring), himself an executed French aristocrat, on director Michael Powell's famous 266-step staircase, discuss possible advocates for his death-sentence appeal, in A Matter of Life and Death, 1947.>
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Dr. Reeves (Roger Livesey) shows off his "Camera Obscura"...
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Matter Of Life And Death, A (1947) -- (Movie Clip) Camera Obscura
Clever Dr. Reeves (Roger Livesey) shows off his "Camera Obscura" for American friend June (Kim Hunter) in a moment of gratuitous razzle-dazzle in A Matter of Life and Death, 1947, a.k.a. Stairway to Heaven, directed by Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger.>
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Matter Of Life And Death, A (1947) -- (Movie Clip) Court Of...
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Matter Of Life And Death, A (1947) -- (Movie Clip) Court Of Appeal
The Judge (Abraham Sofaer) and the set take center stage in Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger's A Matter of Life and Death, 1947, a.k.a. Stairway to Heaven.>
Matter Of Life And Death, A (1947) -- (Movie Clip)...
The arresting opening from the filmmaking partners known as...
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Matter Of Life And Death, A (1947) -- (Movie Clip) G For George
The arresting opening from the filmmaking partners known as "The Archers" (Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger), David Niven as a British bomber pilot and Kim Hunter the American radio operator receiving his signal, in A Matter of Life and Death, 1947, a.k.a. Stairway to Heaven.>
Matter Of Life And Death, A (1947) -- (Movie Clip)...
Ambitious celestial animation and narration by John Longden...
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Matter Of Life And Death, A (1947) -- (Movie Clip) This Is A Story Of Two Worlds
Ambitious celestial animation and narration by John Longden in this framing piece from Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger's A Matter of Life and Death, 1947, a.k.a. Stairway to Heaven.>
Matter Of Life And Death, A (1947) -- (Movie Clip)...
June (Kim Hunter) and Dr. Reeves (Roger Livesey) enter...
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Matter Of Life And Death, A (1947) -- (Movie Clip) Full Dress Affair
June (Kim Hunter) and Dr. Reeves (Roger Livesey) enter suspended animation as "Conductor 71" (Marius Goring), representing heaven, visits possibly-deceased Peter (David Niven), in Michael Powell's A Matter of Life and Death, 1947, a.k.a. Stairway to Heaven.>
Robert Osborne Intro -- A Matter Of Life And Death...
Robert Osborne introduces A Matter Of Life And Death,...
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Robert Osborne Intro -- A Matter Of Life And Death (1947)
Robert Osborne introduces A Matter Of Life And Death, 1947. >
Ben Mankiewicz Intro -- A Matter Of Life And Death...
Ben Mankiewicz introduces A Matter Of Life And Death,...
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Ben Mankiewicz Intro -- A Matter Of Life And Death (1946)
Ben Mankiewicz introduces A Matter Of Life And Death, 1946. >
Ben Mankiewicz Intro -- A Matter Of Life And Death...
Ben Mankiewicz introduces A Matter Of Life And Death,...
Ben Mankiewicz Intro -- A Matter Of Life...
Ben Mankiewicz Intro -- A Matter Of Life And Death (1947)
Ben Mankiewicz introduces A Matter Of Life And Death, 1947. >
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