Video

Frenchman's Creek [videorecording] / a co-production of Carlton Television and WGBH Boston ; producer, Hilary Heath ; adapted by Patrick Harbinson ; director, Ferdinand Fairfax.

Fairfax, Ferdinand. (Added Author). Harbinson, Patrick. (Added Author). Fitzgerald, Tara, 1968- (Added Author). Delon, Anthony. (Added Author). Fleet, James. (Added Author). Dutton, Tim. (Added Author). Du Maurier, Daphne, 1907-1989 (Added Author). WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.) (Added Author). WGBH Video (Firm) (Added Author).
  • ISBN: 1593756267
  • ISBN: 9781593756260
  • Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Boston, MA] : WGBH Boston Video,

Available copies

  • 2 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gloucester Adult DVDs DVD/RENTAL/Frenchman's (Text to phone) Available -
Marblehead Adult DVD RENTAL DVD 791.457 FRENCHMAN'S 2006 (Marblehead pickup only) (Text to phone) Available -

Content descriptions

General Note: Based on the book by Daphne du Maurier.
DVD release of the 1998 original television broadcast.
Special features: introduction by Russell Baker ; access to the "Masterpiece Theatre" web site.
Participant or Performer Note: Tara Fitzgerald, Anthony Delon, Timothy Dutton, Richard Bonehill, James Fleet, Jeremy Child.
Summary: Seeking to escape the stifling London court society, the beautiful headstrong Lady Dona St. Columb flees to her family estate on the Cornish coast. Her new freedom swiftly brings her into contact with the dashingly handsome French privateer Jean Aubrey who sweeps her off her feet and into a world of adventure on the high seas very different from her dull and boring life at court with her husband Sir Harry.
Target Audience Note: Not rated; includes material that may not be appropriate for younger viewers. Viewer discretion is advised.
System Details Note: DVD ; region 1 ; full screen (1.33:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital, NTSC.
Language Note: Closed-captioned and described video.
Subject: Rich people > England > Cornwall (County) > Drama.
Pirates > England > Cornwall (County) > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Swashbuckler films.
Historical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
Historical > Television feature.
Historical films.