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"49th Parallel" is the third film made by the British writer-director team of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger. It was released in the United States as The Invaders. Despite the title, no scene in the movie is set at the 49th parallel, which forms much of the US-Canadian border. The only border scene is at Niagara Falls, which is located farther south.
- also known as The Invaders
- countries: United Kingdom, United States of America
- languages: English Language, German Language, French
- producer: Michael Powell
- written by Emeric Pressburger & Rodney Ackland
- cinematography by Freddie Young
- edited by David Lean
- music by Ralph Vaughan Williams, Allan Gray, Muir Mathieson
- genres: Black-and-white, War film, Drama
- subject: World War II
- released in (75 years ago)
- Academy Award for Best Picture nomination for Ortus Films
- Academy Award for Best Writing Adapted Screenplay nomination for Rodney Ackland & Emeric Pressburger
- Academy Award for Best Story nomination for Emeric Pressburger
- Academy Award for Best Writing Adapted Screenplay nomination for Emeric Pressburger & Rodney Ackland
- Academy Award for Best Story, received by Emeric Pressburger
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Proceedings of The Halifax Conference:A National Forum on Canadian Cultural Policy by Harry Bruce, Annabel Slaight, Nova Scotia Coalition on Arts and Culture, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design
The 49th Parallel is a project of the international bureau of External Affairs, and we are dependent on the Canadian consulate in New York. The gallery was created in l98l to promote Canadian contemporary art in the U.S.A., and more ...
Guide to British Cinema (2003)
by Geoff Mayer
The 49th Parallel is a significant film in the history of the British film industry for many reasons. It was the most popular film in Britain in 1941 and it elevated Eric Portman* into the top rank of British actors. It was the only full-length feature film to ...
Riding the Edge of America by Derek Lundy
The 49th parallel is a symbol of all the complex, and contradictory, feelings that Canadians hold about the United States: fear, fascination, superiority, inferiority, admiration, contempt. Some of these emotions are the common response of any ...
The History Highway 3.0 (2002)
A Guide to Internet Resources by Dennis A. Trinkle, Scott A. Merriman
49th Parallel: An Interdisciplinary Journal of North American Studies http:// artsweb.bham.ac.uk/49thparallel/ 49th Parallel is a quarterly electronic journal published by the Department of American and Canadian Studies at the University of ...
by Putnam Weale
The imaginary boundary running along the 49th parallel is a customs frontier but not a racial one. Popular acts would soon reduce to dust all political and diplomatic contrivances if any occasion arose; for whilst Canadians are first and last ...
In the Convention of1818, Adams negotiated a boundary line from the Lake of the Woods westward along the 49th parallel to the Rocky Mountains. West of the Rockies, British furtrading interests centered largely in the Columbia River valley.
Belligerents, Brinkmanship, and the Big Stick: A Historical Encyclopedia of American Diplomatic Concepts (2009)
A Historical Encyclopedia of American Diplomatic Concepts by John M. Dobson
Several times over the next decade, the United States proposed splitting the territory along the 49th Parallel. The same proposal had been included in a failed agreement in 1807, called the Monroe-Pinkney Treaty, and it remained the U.S. ...
by Martin J. Manning, Clarence R. Wyatt
When Great Britain rejected President John Tyler's proposal to divide the area along the 49th parallel, American expansionists responded with demands for a northern border along the 54°400 line (the slogan at the time was “Fifty-Four Forty or ...
by Kenneth J. Panton
bolstered by more accurate geographical information, decided that the border would stretch from the Lake of the Woods's most northwesterly point southward to the 49th parallel of latitude and from there westward to the Rockies, then known ...
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