The Puritan revolution: Cromwell and the rise of parliamentary democracy

United States, 1971

Film
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Shows how Parliament’s revolt, led by Cromwell and the puritans, erupts into full-scale civil war. When Charles is executed the absolute power of the monarchy ends and the nation is set on the road to parliamentary democracy. Specially edited from the film ‘Cromwell” starring Richard Harris as Cromwell and Alec Guiness as Charles I.

Credits

director

Ken Hughes

producer

Irving Allen

production company

Learning Corporation of America

Columbia Pictures

Language

English

Duration

00:33:02:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

27659

Subject categories

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Democracy

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Great Britain - Politics and government

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Parliamentary practice

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

History → Cromwell, Oliver, 1599-1658

History → Great Britain - History - Stuarts, 1603-1714

History → History

History → Monarchy - Great Britain

People → Cromwell, Oliver, 1599-1658

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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