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Emeric Pressburger

Emeric Pressburger (5 December 1902 – 5 February 1988) was a Hungarian-British screenwriter, film director, and producer. He is best known for his series of film collaborations with Michael Powell, in a multiple-award-winning partnership known as The Archers and produced a series of classic British films, notably 49th Parallel (1941), The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943), A Matter of Life and Death (1946, also called Stairway to Heaven), Black Narcissus (1947), The Red Shoes (1948), and The Tales of Hoffmann (1951).

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    I don’t see what for French Canadians to go to defend a bunch of Poles. I don’t get that at all. I don’t see what they mean to us. And they all one kind government much same like the other.
    Emeric Pressburger (1902–1988)

    Lieutenant Hirth: The Eskimos are racially as low as Negroes.
    The Factor: What’s the matter with Negroes?
    Lieutenant Hirth: They’re semi-apes. Only one degree above the Jews.
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