The Duchess of Duke Street. Series 2 [videorecording] / a production of the BBC and Time-Life Films ; created and produced by John Hawkesworth ; written by Julia Jones, Jeremy Paul, Rosemary Anne Sisson [and others] ; directed by Bill Bain, Cyril Coke, Simon Langton and Gerry Mill.
5 videodiscs (approximately 829 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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DVD; 4:3 full screen presentation; Dolby Digital.
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Gemma Jones, Christopher Cazenove.
Based on the true story of Rosa Lewis.
Originally broadcast on BBC television in 1977.
Contains all 16 episodes from the second series.
The final episodes follow the indomitable heroine through the turmoil and terror of World War I to the 1920s. Based on a true story of Rosa Lewis, a culinary genius and the owner of London's Cavendish Hotel.
Volume 1: Episode 1: Family matters ; Episode 2: Poor Catullus ; Episode 3: A lesson in manners ; Episode 4: Winter lament -- Volume 2: Episode 5: The passing show ; Episode 6: Your country needs you ; Episode 7: The patriots -- Volume 3: Episode 8: The reluctant warrior ; Episode 9: Tea and a wad ; Episode 10: Shadows -- Volume 4: Episode 11: Where there's a will ; Episode 12: The legion of the living ; Episode 13: Lottie -- Volume 5: Episode 14: Blossom time ; Episode 15: Poor little rich girl ; Episode 16: Ain't we got fun.
Special features: A biography of Rosa Lewis; Cast filmographies.