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Irresistible characters, a stellar cast, and the non-stop liveliness of a 19th-century English country market town capture your heart in this brilliant mini-series based on three novels by Elizabeth Gaskell. Dame Judi Dench stars as kind-hearted Miss Matty Jenkyns -- the younger sister of Cranford's severe moral guardian, Deborah (Dame Eileen Atkins). Share dramatic ups and downs during an exciting year in the life of the town, as Matty meets her long-lost first love (Sir Michael Gambon), a handsome young doctor ...
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Overview

Irresistible characters, a stellar cast, and the non-stop liveliness of a 19th-century English country market town capture your heart in this brilliant mini-series based on three novels by Elizabeth Gaskell. Dame Judi Dench stars as kind-hearted Miss Matty Jenkyns -- the younger sister of Cranford's severe moral guardian, Deborah (Dame Eileen Atkins). Share dramatic ups and downs during an exciting year in the life of the town, as Matty meets her long-lost first love (Sir Michael Gambon), a handsome young doctor makes many hearts beat faster, and alarming rumors of a new railway line prove true. Lushly filmed with period costumes in beautiful historic settings, Cranford was originally aired in the fall of 2007 on BBC 1, and aired in the U.S. on PBS's Masterpiece Classic.
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Special Features

Closed Caption; ; The Making of Wives ; ; ; and Daughters; Who the Dickens is Mrs. Gaskell?; ; Cranford - The Making of Cranford; ; North & South - Commentary on Episodes 1 & 4 by Kate Bartlett, Brian Percival and Sandy Welch; Specially recorded interview with Richard Armitage; Deleted Scenes; Production notes; ; Wives and Daughters ; The Making of Wives and Daughters; Who the Dickens is Mrs. Gaskell?
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/20/2008
  • UPC: 883929012695
  • Rating:

  • Source: Bbc Warner
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Mixed Media Set
  • Language: English
  • Time: 13:44:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 11,158

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Cranford - Episodes 1-3
1. Chapter 1 [12:36]
2. Chapter 2 [7:30]
3. Chapter 3 [14:15]
4. Chapter 4 [11:07]
5. Chapter 5 [11:29]
6. Chapter 6 [1:13]
1. Chapter 1 [12:36]
2. Chapter 2 [7:30]
3. Chapter 3 [14:15]
4. Chapter 4 [11:07]
5. Chapter 5 [11:29]
6. Chapter 6 [1:13]
1. Chapter 1 [12:17]
2. Chapter 2 [12:05]
3. Chapter 3 [9:22]
4. Chapter 4 [11:02]
5. Chapter 5 [12:51]
Disc #2 -- Cranford - Episodes 4-5
1. Chapter 1 [11:10]
2. Chapter 2 [9:10]
3. Chapter 3 [10:14]
4. Chapter 4 [9:45]
5. Chapter 5 [17:40]
6. Chapter 6 [:38]
1. Chapter 1 [11:10]
2. Chapter 2 [9:10]
3. Chapter 3 [10:14]
4. Chapter 4 [9:45]
5. Chapter 5 [17:40]
6. Chapter 6 [:38]
7. Chapter 7 [:00]
Disc #3 -- North & South - Episodes 1-2
1. Chapter 1 [6:29]
2. Chapter 2 [4:53]
3. Chapter 3 [6:45]
4. Chapter 4 [7:23]
5. Chapter 5 [4:17]
6. Chapter 6 [14:02]
1. Chapter 1 [6:29]
2. Chapter 2 [4:53]
3. Chapter 3 [6:45]
4. Chapter 4 [7:23]
5. Chapter 5 [4:17]
6. Chapter 6 [14:02]
7. Chapter 7 [5:39]
8. Chapter 8 [8:11]
Disc #4 -- North & South - Episodes 3-4
1. Chapter 1 [3:51]
2. Chapter 2 [2:45]
3. Chapter 3 [8:12]
4. Chapter 4 [13:42]
5. Chapter 5 [4:47]
6. Chapter 6 [8:46]
7. Chapter 7 [10:31]
8. Chapter 8 [5:29]
1. Chapter 1 [9:54]
2. Chapter 2 [11:32]
3. Chapter 3 [4:00]
4. Chapter 4 [3:14]
5. Chapter 5 [5:18]
6. Chapter 6 [2:59]
7. Chapter 7 [9:35]
8. Chapter 8 [10:23]
9. Chapter 9 [:00]
Disc #5 -- Wives & Daughters - Episodes 1-2
1. In a Strange House [6:31]
2. Seven Years Later [3:23]
3. A Frustrated Lover [3:37]
4. Visiting the Hamleys [5:30]
5. An Unexpected Reunion [3:31]
6. Osborne's Shocking Failure [4:50]
7. A Sudden Proposal [5:57]
8. Confiding in Roger [5:34]
9. Molly Meets Claire [6:31]
10. Wedding Plans [3:23]
11. Byron and Bees [3:37]
12. A New Mamma [5:30]
13. Sickness and Worry [3:31]
14. Unwelcome Changes [4:50]
15. End Titles [5:57]
8. Brotherly Confidences [5:34]
1. Cynthia Arrives [4:55]
2. Seven Years Later [4:08]
3. A Frustrated Lover [4:21]
4. Visiting the Hamleys [3:21]
5. An Unexpected Reunion [3:44]
6. Osborne's Shocking Failure [1:56]
7. A Sudden Proposal [10:35]
8. Confiding in Roger [5:42]
9. Unwelcome Gifts [2:14]
10. At the Dance [6:24]
11. The Duchess Arrives [5:32]
12. The Next Day [4:37]
13. Invitation to Africa [4:13]
14. Taken Ill [8:31]
15. Young Love [4:27]
16. End Titles [1:12]
Disc #6 -- Wives & Daughters - Episodes 3-4
1. Roger Leaves England [2:27]
2. A Secret and a Scheme [5:22]
3. A Man's Promise and a Woman's Wish [3:53]
4. The Fathers Meet [3:27]
5. A Letter from Africa [6:21]
6. Coxe's Disappointment [5:53]
7. Clues and Suspicions [4:45]
8. A Trip to London [4:36]
9. Osbourne's Despair [3:49]
10. A Couple of Gossips [5:58]
11. Cynthia Returns [6:11]
12. Hints and Insinuations [2:40]
13. A Shocking Discovery [4:28]
14. Cynthia's Confession [7:21]
15. Molly Confronts Preston [5:43]
16. End Titles [1:07]
1. Love Letters [5:42]
2. Another Secret to Keep [3:09]
3. Scandal Over Cards [3:40]
4. The Truth Comes Out [3:53]
5. Lady Harriet Takes a Hand [4:48]
6. A Flirt and a Jilt [4:45]
7. Cynthia Repents [3:46]
8. A Sudden Sorrow [7:06]
9. The Secret Heir [2:10]
10. Making Arrangements [6:32]
11. Another Proposal [5:17]
12. Back from Africa [8:08]
13. Back at Hamley Hall [4:47]
14. Scarlet Fever [3:53]
15. Together at Last [7:25]
16. End Titles [1:34]
Disc #7 -- Wives & Daughters - Special Features
1. The Plot, the People and the Place [9:40]
2. The Gibson Family [6:27]
3. A Story of Relationships [6:32]
4. Awards and End Credits [6:57]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Cranford - Episodes 1-3
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      Part One
      Part Two
      Part Three
   Scene Selection
      Part One
      Part Two
      Part Three
         Chapter 6
   Subtitles: On/ Off
Disc #2 -- Cranford - Episodes 4-5
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      Part Four
      Part Five
   Scene Selection
      Part Four
      Part Five
   The Making of Cranford
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Disc #3 -- North & South - Episodes 1-2
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   Episode One
   Episode Two
   Scene Selection
      Episode One
      Episode Two
   Commentary for Episode 1: On/Off
   Subtitles: On/Off
Disc #4 -- North & South - Episodes 3-4
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   Episode Three
   Episode Four
   Scene Selection
      Episode Three
      Episode Four
   Special Features
      Deleted Scenes
      Interview with Richard Armitage
      Commentary for Episode 4 On/Off
      Production Notes
      Cast Biographies
         Daniela Denby-Ashe
         Richard Armitage
         Tim Pigott-Smith
         Sinead Cusack
         Pauline Quirke
   Subtitles: On/Off
Disc #5 -- Wives & Daughters - Episodes 1-2
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   Play Episode 1
   Play Episode 2
   Chapter Selection
      Episode 1
         New Menu Item
      Episode 2
Disc #6 -- Wives & Daughters - Episodes 3-4
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   Play Episode 3
   Play Episode 4
   Chapter Selection
      Episode 3
      Episode 4
Disc #7 -- Wives & Daughters - Special Features
   Cast & Crew
      The Gibsons
         Clare Gibson
         Mr. Gibson
         Molly Gibson
         Cynthia Kirkpatrick
      The Cumnors
         Lady Harriet
         Lady Cumnor
         Lord Cumnor
      The Hamleys
         Roger Hamley
         Mrs. Hamley
         Squire Hamley
         Osbourne Hamley
      The Neighbors
         Mr. Preston
         Miss Browning
         Miss Phoebe
         Mrs. Goodenough
         Andrew Davies - Screenwriter
   Scene Selection
      The Making of Wives and Daughters
   Who the Dickens is Mrs. Gaskell?
   The Making of Wives and Daughters
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