Beau Brummell: This Charming Man

Overview

Rome star James Purefoy steps into the impeccably tailored suit of the Regency England dandy who forever changed male fashion in director Philippa Lowthrope's adaptation of author Ian Kelly's acclaimed biography. In an era when men relied on powders and perfumes in order to appear well groomed and attractive, Beau Brummell's comparatively simplistic regiment of common-sense elegance and frequent washing was downright revolutionary. Matthew Rhys co-stars as Lord Byron.
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Overview

Rome star James Purefoy steps into the impeccably tailored suit of the Regency England dandy who forever changed male fashion in director Philippa Lowthrope's adaptation of author Ian Kelly's acclaimed biography. In an era when men relied on powders and perfumes in order to appear well groomed and attractive, Beau Brummell's comparatively simplistic regiment of common-sense elegance and frequent washing was downright revolutionary. Matthew Rhys co-stars as Lord Byron.
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Special Features

"Brummell in Pop Culture" essay and cast filmographies
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/15/2008
  • UPC: 054961809295
  • Original Release: 2007
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  • Source: Acorn Media
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Time: 1:19:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 29,222

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jonathan Aris Marquis of Worcester
Hugh Bonneville Prince Regent
Phil Davis
James Purefoy
Matthew Rhys Lord Byron
Technical Credits
Philippa Lowthorpe Director
Simon Bent Screenwriter
Taylor Downing Executive Producer
David Edgar Producer
Richard Fell Executive Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Beau Brummell: This Charming Man
1. No Taste [9:25]
2. Special Guest [9:31]
3. The Dandy [8:43]
4. Lord Byron [8:47]
5. My Shooting Star [10:33]
6. Snubbed [9:43]
7. Debt Collector [8:38]
8. All or Nothing [7:47]
9. Escape [5:31]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Beau Brummell: This Charming Man
   Play Feature
   Scene Index
   Filmographies
      James Purefoy
      Hugh Bonneville
      Matthew Rhys
      Phil Davis
   Brummell in Pop Culture
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