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Title Cranford [videorecording] / 2 Entertain ; BBC ; WGBH Boston in association with Chestermead ; produced by Sue Birtwistle ; created by Sue Birtwistle and Susie Conklin ; written by Heidi Thomas ; directed by Simon Curtis, Steve Hudson.

Imprint [England] : BBC Video ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2008]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 1st Fl DVD Collection  DVD Cranford    ---  DUE 04-27-21
Description 2 videodiscs (291 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Masterpiece Theatre ; Masterpiece Classics
Note Based on three novels by Elizabeth Gaskell.
Contents Special feature : The making of Cranford.
Credits Director of photography, Ben Smithard ; editors, Frances Parker, Dan Roberts ; music, Carl Davis ; series costume designer, Jenny Beavan ; series production designer, Donal Woods.
Cast Francesca Annis, Eileen Atkins, Simon Woods, Judi Dench, Imelda Staunton, Michael Gambon, Alex Etel.
Event Originally broadcast on BBC television in 2007.
Summary Cranford, in 1842, is a market town in northwest England. It is a place governed by etiquette, custom and above all, an intricate network of ladies. It seems that life has always been conducted according to their social rules. For spinsters Deborah Jenkyns, the arbiter of correctness, and Matty, her dumurring sister, the town is a hub of intrigue. Handsome new doctor Frank Harrison has arrived from London; a retired Captain and his daughters move in across the street and preparations for Lady Ludlows garden party are underway. The town has some secrets which are about to be revealed. But news comes that shakes the town, a railway line from Manchester is coming to Cranford.
Audience Not rated.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo.
Source NAV 2/10 PPL
Language Optional English subtitles.
Subject Market towns -- England -- Drama.
Single women -- England -- Drama.
Gossip -- England -- Drama.
Sisters -- England -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- England -- Drama.
Market towns -- England -- Drama.
Single women -- England -- Drama.
Gossip -- England -- Drama.
Sisters -- England -- Drama.
Man-woman relationship -- England -- Drama.
DVD-Video discs.
England -- Drama.
England -- Drama.
Genre/Form Television mini-series.
Historical television programs.
Television adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Historical -- Television mini-series.
Melodrama -- Television mini-series.
Television movies.
Added Author Birtwistle, Sue.
Conklin, Susie.
Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn, 1810-1865. Cranford.
Thomas, Heidi, 1962-
Curtis, Simon, 1960-
Hudson, Steve.
Woods, Simon, 1980-
Dench, Judi, 1934-
Annis, Francesca, 1945-
Atkins, Eileen, 1934-
Staunton, Imelda, 1956-
Gambon, Michael.
Etel, Alex, 1994-
British Broadcasting Corporation.
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
Chestermead Ltd.
BBC Video (Firm)
Warner Home Video (Firm)
2 Entertain (Firm)
Added Title Masterpiece theatre (Television program)
ISBN 1419867156
Standard No. 883929012404
Music No. 1000037442 BBC Video
Standard No. NZ1 12641205
AU@ 000043648176

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