skip to content
Housewife, 49 Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Housewife, 49

Author: Gavin MillarPiers WengerVictoria WoodDavid ThrelfallStephanie ColeAll authors
Publisher: Silver Spring, MD : Distributed by Acorn Media, [2008]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Soon after England declared war on Germany in 1939, Lancashire housewife Nella Last began writing a diary as part of a public project. She was 49 and fearful that she wouldn't be able to cope with her son's enlistment and life alone with her domineering husband. Recounts her experience of wartime privations, but also her dawning sense of independence. Amid the hardships of food rations and air raids, Nella's  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: History
War films
Melodrama
Feature films
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Made-for-TV movies
Drama
Named Person: Nella Last; Nella Last
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Gavin Millar; Piers Wenger; Victoria Wood; David Threlfall; Stephanie Cole; Christopher Harper; Nella Last; ITV Productions.; Granada Television.; Acorn Media (Firm)
OCLC Number: 192174791
Notes: Inspired by the wartime diary of Nella Last.
Originally produced as a television movie in 2006.
Special features: Insert with background on the U.K.'s Mass Observation project; text interview with Victoria Wood; cast filmographies.
Credits: Director of photography, Cinders Forshaw ; editor, Matthew Newman ; music, John Lunn.
Cast: Victoria Wood, David Threlfall, Stephanie Cole, Christopher Harper.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 93 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo.
Other Titles: Housewife, forty-nine
Responsibility: written by Victoria Wood ; produced by Piers Wenger ; directed by Gavin Millar ; Granada Television Ltd. ; ITV Productions.

Abstract:

Soon after England declared war on Germany in 1939, Lancashire housewife Nella Last began writing a diary as part of a public project. She was 49 and fearful that she wouldn't be able to cope with her son's enlistment and life alone with her domineering husband. Recounts her experience of wartime privations, but also her dawning sense of independence. Amid the hardships of food rations and air raids, Nella's volunteer work for the war effort fills her with an exhilarating sense of purpose.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/192174791> # Housewife, 49
    a schema:Movie, bgn:DVD, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "192174791" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/757188375#Place/silver_spring_md> ; # Silver Spring, MD
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/998359> ; # Life skills
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204623> ; # Great Britain.
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2010119697> ; # World War, 1939-1945--Social aspects--Great Britain
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/757188375#Topic/spouses_great_britain> ; # Spouses--Great Britain
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85043337> ; # English diaries--Women authors
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/23587923> ; # Nella Last
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/757188375#Topic/life_skills_great_britain> ; # Life skills--Great Britain
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/757188375#Event/1936_1952> ; # 1936 - 1952
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh87005832> ; # World War, 1939-1945--War work--Great Britain
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/757188375#Topic/melodrama> ; # Melodrama
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1130842> ; # Spouses
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/910735> ; # English diaries--Women authors
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/791.4372/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/757188375#Place/great_britain> ; # Great Britain
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1354981> ; # Social aspects
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1355300> ; # War work
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/757188375#Topic/war_feature> ; # War--Feature
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/757188375#Topic/melodrama_feature> ; # Melodrama--Feature
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/152430713> ; # Mass-Observation (Firm)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/757188375#Topic/war_films> ; # War films
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1180924> ; # World War (1939-1945)
    schema:alternateName "Housewife, forty-nine" ;
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/262673585> ; # Gavin Millar
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/1959835> ; # Stephanie Cole
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/757188375#Person/harper_christopher> ; # Christopher Harper
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/264265782> ; # Granada Television.
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/66313144> ; # Victoria Wood
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/140669504> ; # Acorn Media (Firm)
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/23587923> ; # Nella Last
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/153908439> ; # ITV Productions.
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/71223665> ; # Piers Wenger
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/266962317> ; # David Threlfall
    schema:datePublished "2008" ;
    schema:description "Soon after England declared war on Germany in 1939, Lancashire housewife Nella Last began writing a diary as part of a public project. She was 49 and fearful that she wouldn't be able to cope with her son's enlistment and life alone with her domineering husband. Recounts her experience of wartime privations, but also her dawning sense of independence. Amid the hardships of food rations and air raids, Nella's volunteer work for the war effort fills her with an exhilarating sense of purpose."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/757188375> ;
    schema:genre "History"@en ;
    schema:genre "Drama"@en ;
    schema:genre "Made-for-TV movies"@en ;
    schema:genre "Melodrama"@en ;
    schema:genre "War films"@en ;
    schema:genre "Melodramas (Motion pictures)"@en ;
    schema:genre "Feature films"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Housewife, 49"@en ;
    schema:productID "192174791" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/192174791#PublicationEvent/silver_spring_md_distributed_by_acorn_media_2008> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/757188375#Agent/distributed_by_acorn_media> ; # Distributed by Acorn Media
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/192174791> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/757188375#Agent/distributed_by_acorn_media> # Distributed by Acorn Media
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Distributed by Acorn Media" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/757188375#Person/harper_christopher> # Christopher Harper
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Harper" ;
    schema:givenName "Christopher" ;
    schema:name "Christopher Harper" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/757188375#Place/silver_spring_md> # Silver Spring, MD
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Silver Spring, MD" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/757188375#Topic/melodrama_feature> # Melodrama--Feature
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Melodrama--Feature"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2010119697> # World War, 1939-1945--Social aspects--Great Britain
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "World War, 1939-1945--Social aspects--Great Britain"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85043337> # English diaries--Women authors
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "English diaries--Women authors"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh87005832> # World War, 1939-1945--War work--Great Britain
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "World War, 1939-1945--War work--Great Britain"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1130842> # Spouses
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Spouses"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1180924> # World War (1939-1945)
    a bgn:Meeting, schema:Event ;
    schema:name "World War (1939-1945)" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204623> # Great Britain.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Great Britain." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1354981> # Social aspects
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Social aspects"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1355300> # War work
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "War work"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/910735> # English diaries--Women authors
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "English diaries--Women authors"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/998359> # Life skills
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Life skills"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/140669504> # Acorn Media (Firm)
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "Acorn Media (Firm)" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/152430713> # Mass-Observation (Firm)
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "Mass-Observation (Firm)" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/153908439> # ITV Productions.
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "ITV Productions." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/1959835> # Stephanie Cole
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1941" ;
    schema:familyName "Cole" ;
    schema:givenName "Stephanie" ;
    schema:name "Stephanie Cole" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/23587923> # Nella Last
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Last" ;
    schema:givenName "Nella" ;
    schema:name "Nella Last" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/262673585> # Gavin Millar
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Millar" ;
    schema:givenName "Gavin" ;
    schema:name "Gavin Millar" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/264265782> # Granada Television.
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "Granada Television." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/266962317> # David Threlfall
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Threlfall" ;
    schema:givenName "David" ;
    schema:name "David Threlfall" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/66313144> # Victoria Wood
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1953" ;
    schema:familyName "Wood" ;
    schema:givenName "Victoria" ;
    schema:name "Victoria Wood" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/71223665> # Piers Wenger
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Wenger" ;
    schema:givenName "Piers" ;
    schema:name "Piers Wenger" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.