Tuesday, 23 February 2016

#plaque366 Powell & Pressburger #Oscars

A London commemorative plaque for every day in 2016. 

THIS WEEK: OSCAR SPECIAL! With the famous award ceremony taking place this Sunday 28th February, we present, for your consideration, seven plaques dedicated to Academy Award Winners and Nominees.

DROP ME A LINE or leave a comment below if you'd like to nominate a plaque for inclusion in the series

Movie makers in Dorset House, Gloucester Place. Emeric Pressburger won the Oscar for Best Writing Original Story in 1949 for the 49th Parallel. In 1942 Michael Powell was nominated in the category of Best Screenplay for One of Our Aircraft Is Missing.

Here's the trailer for The 49th Parallel…

The plaque can be found here…

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