Road to Canterbury

United Kingdom, 1968

Film
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Malcolm Muggeridge, follows the Pilgrim’s Way from Southwark to Canterbury Cathedral, a route made famous in Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales. It traverses the whole range of 20th century England from the slums, through new housing estates to historic towns. The group discusses the question “Is a belief in God important today?” and visit some institutions on their way to try and help find the answer.

Credits

producer/director

Therese Denny

production company

BBC-TV

Language

English

Duration

00:51:37:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

27985

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Great Britain - Description and travel

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Pilgrims and pilgrimages

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Travel

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Philosophy and religion

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Pilgrims and pilgrimages

History → Canterbury (England) - Church history

History → History

History → Pilgrims and pilgrimages

Literature → Chaucer, Geoffrey, d.1400

Literature → English literature - History and criticism

Literature → Literature

People → Chaucer, Geoffrey, d.1400

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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