A Canterbury Tale Solarmovie

A Canterbury Tale (1944)


Three modern day pilgrims investigate a bizarre crime in a small town on the way to Canterbury.

A Canterbury Tale Solarmovie
Solarmovie Score: 7/10 from 52 votes
Release Date: 1944-08-21
Status: Released
Run time: 124 min / 2:4
Production Studio : Independent Producers, The Archers
Production Country: United Kingdom


Eric Portman
as Thomas Colpeper, JP
Sheila Sim
as Alison Smith
Dennis Price
as Peter Gibbs
John Sweet
as Bob Johnson
Charles Hawtrey
as Thomas Duckett
Esmond Knight
as Narrator / Seven-Sisters Soldier / Village Idiot
Hay Petrie
as Woodcock
George Merritt
as Ned Horton
Edward Rigby
as Jim Horton
Freda Jackson
as Prudence Honeywood
Betty Jardine
as Fee Baker
Eliot Makeham
as Organist
Parry Jones Jr.
as Arthur
Beresford Egan
as P. C. Ovenden
Esma Cannon
as Agnes
Anthony Holles
as Sergt. Bassett
Maude Lambert
as Miss Grainger
Wallace Bosco
as A. R. P. Worker
Charles Paton
as Ernie Brooks
Jane Millican
as Susanna Foster
John Slater
as Sergt. Len
Michael Golden
as Sergt. Smale
Graham Moffatt
as Sergt. Stuffy
Judith Furse
as Dorothy Bird
Barbara Waring
as Polly Finn
Jean Shepeard
as Gwladys Swinton
Margaret Scudamore
as Mrs Colpeper
Joss Ambler
as Police Inspector
H.F. Maltby
as Mr. Portal
Eric Maturin
as Geoffrey's Father


Art Elliot Scott Draughtsman
Art Alfred Junge Production Design
Camera Erwin Hillier Director of Photography
Directing Emeric Pressburger Director
Production Emeric Pressburger Producer
Writing Emeric Pressburger Writer
Directing Michael Powell Director
Production Michael Powell Producer
Writing Michael Powell Writer
Editing John Seabourne Sr. Editor
Sound Allan Gray Original Music Composer
Sound George Paternoster Boom Operator
Camera Jim Body Clapper Loader
Art Harold Hurdell Draughtsman
Directing Parry Jones Jr. Third Assistant Director