The Skin of Our Teeth (1969)

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  • Featuring

    Kenneth Clark

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year


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  • Category

    Non Fiction


First programme in BBC series in which Sir Kenneth Clark examines the ideas and values which for him constitute Western civilisation. This film examines the Dark Ages - the six centuries following the collapse of the Roman Empire - and goes from Ravenna to the Hebrides, from Norway to Aachen.

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