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Title The secret life of Mrs. Beeton [videorecording] / a production of British Broadcasting Corporation ; producer, Katherine Lannon ; written by Sarah Williams ; director, Jon Jones.

Imprint [Arlington, VA] : British Broadcasting Corp. ; Distributed by PBS Home Video, c2007.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD    SEC    Available
Edition Widescreen.
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series PBS pictures
Cast Anna Madeley, J.J. Feild.
Summary Based on the life of Isabella Beeton, author of Mrs. Beeton's Book of Household Management and the most famous cookbook author in British history. Isabella was an accomplished business woman who died when she was only 28. Traces Isabella's transformation from young wife, to magazine journalist, to publishing phenomenon. Find out how a woman who couldn't cook ended up producing the world's most famous recipe book. Discover the dark secret that led to her early death.
Audience Not rated.
System Details DVD, region 1, NTSC, widescreen (16x9, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo.
Language Closed-captioned.
Subject Beeton, Mrs. (Isabella Mary), 1836-1865 -- Drama.
Home economics -- England -- Drama.
Cookbooks -- Drama.
Cooking -- Drama.
Genre/Form Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Melodrama -- Television feature.
Television movies.
Added Author Lannon, Katherine.
Williams, Sarah.
Jones, Jon (Jon C.)
Madeley, Anna, 1977-
Feild, J. J.
British Broadcasting Corporation.
PBS Home Video.
Added Title Masterpiece theatre (Television program)
ISBN 0793693543
Standard No. 841887008556
Music No. MAST608 PBS Home Video

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