The Resource A Canterbury tale, Janus Films ; Independent Film Distributors ; written, produced and directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, (DVD)

A Canterbury tale, Janus Films ; Independent Film Distributors ; written, produced and directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, (DVD)

Label
A Canterbury tale
Title
A Canterbury tale
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films ; Independent Film Distributors ; written, produced and directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, Erwin Hillier ; editor, John Seabourne ; music composer, Allan Gray ; production designer, Alfred Junge
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
PerformerNote
Eric Portman, Sheila Sim, Dennis Price, Sgt. John Sweet, Esmond Knight
Runtime
124
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
A Canterbury tale, Janus Films ; Independent Film Distributors ; written, produced and directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, (DVD)
Label
A Canterbury tale, Janus Films ; Independent Film Distributors ; written, produced and directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1944
  • Special features: Disc 1: New digital transfer; Audio commentary 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
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Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
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Dimensions
4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (20 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Dimensions
other
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Edition
2-disc special ed..
Extent
2 videodiscs (DVD) (ca. 124 min.)
Isbn
9781559409872
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515018920
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1639D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., restored high-difinition digital transfer
Video recording format
DVD

Library Locations

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