U certificateA Canterbury Tale is a Film programme that first aired in 1944 and has been classified a U certificate.

A Canterbury Tale is a 4 star programme

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A Canterbury Tale (1944)

Directed by
Michael Powell
Emeric Pressburger

Three strangers - a GI, an English conscript and a London girl sent down to work on the land - meet on the road to Canterbury. There they are drawn into a local mystery: young women who stay out late with soldiers are attacked by a 'glueman' who pours glue on their hair.

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Genre: Film

Running Time: 100 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1944

4/5 Stars

Classification: U Certificate

Filmed in Black and White


Eric Portman...Thomas Colpeper
Sheila Sim...Alison Smith
Dennis Price...Peter Gibbs
Sergeant John Sweet...Bob Johnson
Esmond Knight...Narrator
Charles Hawtrey...Thomas Duckett
Hay Petrie...Woodcock
George Merritt...Ned Horton
Edward Rigby...Jim Horton
Freda Jackson...Prudence Honeywood
Betty Jardine...Fee Baker
Eliot Makeham...Organist
Harvey Golden...Sgt. Roczinsky
Leonard Smith...Leslie
James Tamsitt...Terry Holmes