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480CHARTRES CATHEDRALCHARTRES CATHEDRAL1962color30 min16mm Chartres Cathedral is the most perfect example of the medieval cathedral illustrating man's faith, intellectual understanding and engineering ability. Regarded as pure engineering, there is nothing miraculous about Chartres Cathedral--but the placement of the stone, the design of the glass windows, the flying buttresses, the durability of the structure are a "triumph of man's skill, one of the most daring as well as the most logical creations of man." John Canaday, art critic for The New York Times, narrates.