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The Edge of the World


A key film in the career of director Michael Powell, The Edge of the World was his first original idea to be realized onscreen, and its success attracted the attention of producer Alexander Korda. Korda's bankrolling of [[Performer~P163959~Powell~powell]]'s next several films catapulted the filmmaker into the first rank of British directors. [[Performer~P163959~Powell~powell]] was attracted to the idea of building a dramatic story around the evacuation of St. Kilda, an island north of Scotland, whose...more