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Wives and daughters, a BBC/WGBH co-production ; produced by Sue Birtwistle ; adapted by Andrew Davies ; directed by Nicholas Renton, (videorecording)

Label
Wives and daughters
Title
Wives and daughters
Statement of responsibility
a BBC/WGBH co-production ; produced by Sue Birtwistle ; adapted by Andrew Davies ; directed by Nicholas Renton
Title variation
Elizabeth Gaskell's Wives and daughters
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Set in a richly portrayed society well-stocked with eccentric nobles and gossipy villagers, this story centers around 17-year-old Molly Gibson, the only daughter of a respected country doctor. The well-ordered world of Molly's childhood is soon to be complicated by new people and unexpected situations. Most devastating is her father's decision to remarry after many years of widowhood. Molly's faltering efforts to cope gracefully with an impossible stepmother, a beguiling stepsister, burdensome secrets and burgeoning romance ring as true today as when Elizabeth Gaskell wrote the novel in 1865
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Cataloging source
WHP
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Producer, Sue Birtwistle ; adapted by Andrew Davies ; director, Nicholas Renton
Dewey number
791.45/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1992.8.F33
LC item number
W5847 2006
PerformerNote
Francesca Annis, Ian Carmichael, Deborah Findlay, Barbara Flynn, Iain Glen, Keeley Hawes, Tom Hollander, Anthony Howell, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Bill Paterson, Justine Waddell, Penelope Wilton, Michael Gambon
Runtime
300
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Wives and daughters, a BBC/WGBH co-production ; produced by Sue Birtwistle ; adapted by Andrew Davies ; directed by Nicholas Renton, (videorecording)
Label
Wives and daughters, a BBC/WGBH co-production ; produced by Sue Birtwistle ; adapted by Andrew Davies ; directed by Nicholas Renton, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • From the novel by Elizabeth Gaskell
  • Originally broadcast as a television mini-series in 1999
  • Special features: [Disc 3]: 20-minute documentary "The making of 'Wives and daughters'"; 55-minute portrait "Who the dickens is Mrs. Gaskell?"; Who's who: a guide to the stars
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Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
V. 1: Part 1 ; Special features -- V. 2: Part 2
Control code
ocm80591649
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Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
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Extent
3 videodiscs (ca. 300 min.)
Isbn
9781419838187
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
794051267627
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • E2676
  • E1551
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)80591649
System details
DVD, full screen (4:3) presentation; NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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