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POWELL, Michael.
200,000 Feet on Foula.

Description:
pp. xii, 334, (ii). Frontispiece map and 32 plates. Publisher's cloth without dust wrapper, inscription to MAURICE SQUIRE [ 'Maurice Squire from Jo, Sept 3rd. 1939' ], possibly son of the writer J. C. Squire, and brother of film director Anthony Squire, good copy.

*Powell's account of his making of the film 'The Edge of the World' [1937], relating the depopulation of isolated Scottish islands and inspired by that of St.Kilda. The title is a reference to the 200,000 feet of film shot on Foula, reduced to 7000 feet for commercial release.

London. Faber and Faber.

Date Published: 1938.

Stock No. 59750

Price: 110.00

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