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A Canterbury tale, (videorecording)

Label
A Canterbury tale
Title
A Canterbury tale
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Reworking of Chaucer's epic 14th century tale, largely set in 1940s wartime Kent. It centers on three modern-day incarnations of Chaucer's pilgrims: a plainspoken American Army sergeant (Sweet), a resourceful British sergeant (Price), and a melancholy landgirl (Sim). While enroute to Canterbury, they are waylaid and forced to solve a bizarre village crime: the mystery of a man who pours glue over the hair of village girls at night
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
LAS
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Producers/writers/directors, Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger ; photography, Erwin Hillier ; editor, John Seabourne ; original music, Allan Gray
Intended audience
Not rated
PerformerNote
Eric Portman, Sheila Sim, Dennis Price, Sergeant John Sweet
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1905-1990
  • 1903-1969
  • 1915-1973
  • 1916-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Powell, Michael
  • Pressburger, Emeric
  • Portman, Eric
  • Sim, Sheila
  • Price, Dennis
  • Sweet, John
  • Archers (Firm)
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
124
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
341
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chaucer, Geoffrey
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Travelers
  • Villages
  • Country life
  • Detective and mystery films
  • Motion pictures, British
  • Feature films
  • Kent (England)
  • England
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
A Canterbury tale, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Special features: (disc 1) audio commentary by film historian Ian Christie; excerpts from the American version with Kim Hunter; (disc 2) new interview with Sheila Sim; "A pilgrim's return," a documentary about John Sweet; "A Canterbury trail," a documentary vistit to film locations; "Listen to Britain," a 2001 video-installation piece by Victor Burgin inspired by the film; "Listen to Britain," a 1942 documentary by Humphrey Jennings
  • Videodisc release of the 1944 British motion picture by the Archers
Accompanying material
1 booklet (20 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm70785037
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs [124 min.]
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9781559409872
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515018920
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC1639D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) o70785037
System details
DVDs; full screen (1.33:1) aspect ratio
Video recording format
DVD
Label
A Canterbury tale, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Special features: (disc 1) audio commentary by film historian Ian Christie; excerpts from the American version with Kim Hunter; (disc 2) new interview with Sheila Sim; "A pilgrim's return," a documentary about John Sweet; "A Canterbury trail," a documentary vistit to film locations; "Listen to Britain," a 2001 video-installation piece by Victor Burgin inspired by the film; "Listen to Britain," a 1942 documentary by Humphrey Jennings
  • Videodisc release of the 1944 British motion picture by the Archers
Accompanying material
1 booklet (20 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm70785037
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs [124 min.]
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9781559409872
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515018920
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC1639D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) o70785037
System details
DVDs; full screen (1.33:1) aspect ratio
Video recording format
DVD

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