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Pilgrim's Progress (1978)

Journey with Pilgrim as John Bunyan's famous allegory leaps from its pages to a movie.

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Peter Thomas ...
Pilgrim / Christian
Maurice O'Callaghan ...
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Pilgrim
Ronnie Irvine
David Huntley
Alan Ewing
Fred Hacker
Jim Hunsdale
Kate Kelly
Stella McCusker
Maureen Thornton
Charles Bayley
Gwyneth Bayley
Gloria Craig
Phillip Dowson
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Journey with Pilgrim as John Bunyan's famous allegory leaps from its pages to a movie.

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Version of The Life of John Bunyan (1912) See more »

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Complete Garbage
19 January 2005 | by (Oxford) – See all my reviews

This has to be one of the worst films ever made. I just finished watching this film in literature class after studying the book. How they were ever able to get this film from such a great book is well beyond me. The acting is abysmal, the direction poor, and the writing is some of the worst I have ever heard. The way the devil just pops in and out of scenes is very much like a power rangers episode. The dialogue between the characters is laughable. A lot of the characters seem flamboyantly homosexual when they're not supposed to be. Not even Liam Neeson saves this film from the dustbin. Don't w.a.s.t.e. your time with the movie, read the book instead.


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