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Cranford : the original BBC miniseries : Elizabeth Gaskell's classic tale of a Victorian country village / dramatized by Michael Voysey ; producer, John McRae ; director, Hugh David.

David, Hugh, (television director.). McRae, John, 1953- (television producer.). Voysey, Michael, (screenwriter.). Withers, Margery, 1905-1999 (actor.). Coombs, Pat, 1926-2002 (actor.). Culver, Roland, 1900-1984 (actor.). Penfold, Ann, (actor.). Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn, 1810-1865 Television adaptation of (work): Cranford. (Added Author). British Broadcasting Corporation, (production company,, broadcaster.). BFS Entertainment & Multimedia Ltd., (film distributor.).

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Ohio Twp PL - Bell Road Library DVD CRANFORD (2 DISCS) (Text) 39206020911358 Audiovisual - DVD Available -
Ohio Twp PL - Bell Road Library DVD (SERIES) CRANFORD (2 DISCS) (Text) 39206020915680 Audiovisual - Series Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (NTSC, approximately 180 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Richmondhill, Ontario, Canada : BFS Entertainment & Multimedia Limited, [2013]

Content descriptions

General Note: Title from container.
Originally broadcast on BBC television in 1972.
Based on the novel by Elizabeth Gaskell.
Participant or Performer Note: Gabrielle Hamilton, Margery Withers, Pat Coombs, Helen Christie, Fabia Drake, Roland Culver, Ann Penfold.
Summary, etc.: Set in the early 1840s, this is the original BBC miniseries of Elizabeth Gaskell's classic tale of a fictional Victorian country village in which the genteel ladies of Cranford struggle to face an uncertain future with dignity and 19th Century decorum.
Target Audience Note: MPAA Rating: Not rated.
System Details Note: DVD; NTSC, region 1; Dolby Digital.
Subject: Digital recordings.
Market towns > England > Drama.
Single women > England > Drama.
Older women > England > Drama.
Gossip > England > Drama.
Social norms > Drama.
Sisters > England > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > England > Drama.
Great Britain > History > Victoria, 1837-1901 > Drama.
Genre: Television melodramas.
Fiction television programs.
Television mini-series.
Television adaptations.
Historical television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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