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A Canterbury tale

Author: Michael Powell; Emeric Pressburger; Eric Portman; Sheila Sim; Dennis Price
Publisher: 2006.
Series: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs)
Edition/Format:   DVD video   Book : English : 2-disc special edView all editions and formats
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Follow three modern-day incarnations of Chaucer's pilgrims - a landgirl, an American GI, and a British sergeant waylaid in the English countryside, forced to solve a bizarre village crime en route to a mythical town.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Powell; Emeric Pressburger; Eric Portman; Sheila Sim; Dennis Price
ISBN: 1559409878 9781559409872
OCLC Number: 317815371
Language Note: Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1944.
Special features: Disc 1: New digital transfer; Audio comentary by film historian Ian Christie; Scenes from Michael Powell's reedited American version ; Disc 2: New video interview with actress Sheila Sim; "John Sweet: a pilgrim's return": a short documentary on actor John Sweet's 2001 return to 'Canterbury'; "A Canterbury trail": a documentary featuring footage from the annual Kent walking tour of the film locations; Humphrey Jenning's landmark documentary "Listen to Britain" (1942); Artist Victor Burgin's impressionistic video piece "Listen to Britain" (2001), inspired by Jennings's film and "A Canterbury tale"; New essay by Graham Fuller and Peter von Bagh.
Cast: Eric Portman, Sheila Sim, Dennis Price, Sgt. John Sweet, Esmond Knight.
Target Audience: OFRB: Parental guidance.
Description: 2 videodiscs (ca. 124 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Title: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs)
Responsibility: written, produced and directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger.

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Follow three modern-day incarnations of Chaucer's pilgrims - a landgirl, an American GI, and a British sergeant waylaid in the English countryside, forced to solve a bizarre village crime en route to a mythical town.

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