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Sorrell and Son
     

Sorrell and Son

Director: Derek Bennett, Richard Pasco, Peter Chelsom, John Shrapnel

Cast: Derek Bennett, Richard Pasco, Peter Chelsom, John Shrapnel

 

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Previously filmed in 1927 and 1934, Warwick Deeping's novel Sorrel and Son was adapted as a British TV miniseries in 1984. Set in the 1920s, the story concerned the efforts of impoverished Captain Stephen Sorrell (Richard Pasco) to raise his son Kit (Paul Critchley) all by himself, after his wife had walked out on him. Despite many deprivations, Kit grew up to

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Previously filmed in 1927 and 1934, Warwick Deeping's novel Sorrel and Son was adapted as a British TV miniseries in 1984. Set in the 1920s, the story concerned the efforts of impoverished Captain Stephen Sorrell (Richard Pasco) to raise his son Kit (Paul Critchley) all by himself, after his wife had walked out on him. Despite many deprivations, Kit grew up to become a doctor, justifying the years of devotion and sacrifice on the part of Sorrel Sr. The six hour-long episodes of Sorrel and Son were telecast by Yorkshire Television.

Product Details

Release Date:
08/14/2001
UPC:
0066805301315
Original Release:
1987
Rating:
NR
Source:
Bfs Entertainment
Region Code:
1
Sound:
[Dolby Digital]
Time:
5:19:00

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Interactive menus; Scene selection

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Sorrell and Son, Vol. One
1. Moving To a New Town [1:14]
2. A Job Offer [9:38]
3. The Angel Hotel [7:17]
4. An Odd Fish [9:06]
5. A Better Offer [11:56]
6. Credits [12:10]
1. The Pelican Hotel [3:41]
2. The Head Porter Returns [7:59]
3. Getting Busy [10:28]
4. Overworked [7:13]
5. A Well-Deserved Promotion [9:58]
6. Credits [10:29]
Disc #2 -- Sorrell and Son, Vol. Two
1. Meeting With the Headmaster [1:55]
2. Tutored At Home [7:35]
3. An Entrance Exam [11:29]
4. Talking About Business [8:11]
5. A Good Recommendation [10:32]
6. Credits [10:17]
1. Celebrating Acceptance [1:36]
2. A Visit With Mother [8:56]
3. A Sad Farewell [9:06]
4. Making a House Call [6:03]
5. Helping a Friend [9:57]
6. Credits [15:40]
Disc #3 -- Sorrell and Son, Vol. Three
1. Taking Responsibility [1:51]
2. A Second Opionion [6:41]
3. Promoted Again [8:26]
4. Reunited With An Acquaintance [8:30]
5. An Unexpected Nightcap [9:53]
6. Credits [15:54]
1. A House For a Son [1:34]
2. An Accident [6:18]
3. A Joyful Uniting [11:21]
4. Taking Care Of Father [11:32]
5. Nature Takes It's Course [10:37]
6. Credits [9:54]

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