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Wives and daughters

Author: Nicholas RentonAndrew DaviesSue BirtwistleFrancesca AnnisIan CarmichaelAll authors
Publisher: [S.l.] : BBC Video ; Burbank, CA : Distributed in the US and Canada by Warner Home Video, [2001]
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Sweet Molly Gibson was living life pleasantly when her widowed father decides that, for the good of his daughter, he must remarry. In comes Claire and Molly's life is turned upside down by the usually well meaning but off-the-mark Claire, who insists on things being done the proper way. Added to the stew is Claire's beautiful, educated daughter Cynthia, and the Hamleys, a well-to-do family headed by a squire who is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Film and video adaptations
Named Person: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Renton; Andrew Davies; Sue Birtwistle; Francesca Annis; Ian Carmichael; Deborah Findlay; Barbara Flynn; Michael Gambon; Iain Glen; Keeley Hawes; Tom Hollander; Anthony Howell; Barbara Leigh-Hunt; Bill Paterson; Justine Waddell; Penelope Wilton; British Broadcasting Corporation.; WGBH Video (Firm); BBC Video (Firm); Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0790758679 9780790758671
OCLC Number: 46911537
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally release as a television mini-series in Great Britain.
"E1551"--Container.
Credits: Director of photography, Fred Tammes; production design, Gerry Scott; editor, Kevin Lester; composer, John Keane.
Cast: Francesca Annis, Ian Carmichael, Deborah Findlay, Barbara Flynn, Michael Gambon, Iain Glen, Keeley Hawes, Tom Hollander, Anthony Howell, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Bill Paterson, Justine Waddell, Penelope Wilton.
Description: 3 videodiscs (ca. 300 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: Disc 1. Episodes 1 & 2 --
Disc 2. Episodes 3 & 4 --
Disc 3. Special features.
Other Titles: Elizabeth Gaskell's Wives and daughters
Responsibility: screenplay by Andrew Davies from the novel by Elizabeth Gaskell ; directed by Nicholas Renton ; produced by Sue Birtwistle ; BBC/WGBH Boston co-production.

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Sweet Molly Gibson was living life pleasantly when her widowed father decides that, for the good of his daughter, he must remarry. In comes Claire and Molly's life is turned upside down by the usually well meaning but off-the-mark Claire, who insists on things being done the proper way. Added to the stew is Claire's beautiful, educated daughter Cynthia, and the Hamleys, a well-to-do family headed by a squire who is not happy about the romantic interests of his sons.

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