"I got my first assignment as a director in 1927. I was slim, arrogant, intelligent, foolish, shy, cocksure, dreamy and irritating. Today, I'm no longer slim."
Michael Powell, 1987
What do they know of England, who only the West End know? See Kipling 471:99.Michael Powell
[of his wife Frankie] "In fact, if only I had been the perfect husband, she would have been the perfect wife."Michael Powell
"I live cinema. I chose the cinema when I was very young, sixteen years old, and from then on my memories virtually coincide with the history of the cinema ... I'm not a director with a personal style, I am simply cinema. I have grown up with and through cinema; everything that I've had in the way of education has been through the cinema; insofar as I'm interested in images, in books, in music, it's all due to the cinema."Michael Powell
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