Downton Abbey: The Untold History of Television

Downton Abbey: The Untold History of Television

by Kathleen Olmstead

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The Untold History of Television provides an exciting glimpse behind the scenes of the groundbreaking series that have defined the landscape of popular culture.

Emmy Award-winning Downton Abbey brings to life the trials and tribulations of the aristocratic Crawley family and their servants as they struggle to maintain their place in the rapidly changing world of the early 20th century. Rich with period costumes, schemes, intrigue, and affairs of the heart, Downton Abbey is a vivid portrait of a now-vanished way of life. In this text, Kathleen Olmstead examines the unlikely popularity of this character-driven period drama and its relevance to today’s audience.

The ebook contains information about the inception and development of the series, thought-provoking episode analysis, and on-set stories about the cast and crew.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781443418096
Publisher: HarperCollins Canada
Publication date: 06/05/2012
Series: The Untold History of Television
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 35
Sales rank: 536,725
File size: 127 KB

About the Author

Kathleen Olmstead has written more than a dozen books—fiction and non-fiction—for the young adult market and her short fiction and poetry have appeared in Fireweed and Taddle Creek, among other journals. She has produced, written and directed several short films and is always working on the next one. She is a part of the Arbeiter Ring Publishing collective. Kathleen lives and works in Toronto.

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Downton Abbey: The Untold History of Television 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I agree I cried as well when mathew and sible
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I know, right?! I cried when I saw that he died. I loved him, and Mary. I can't wait until season 4 comes out!!!!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is the best show in the universe. Downton Abby is actualy the first show my parents and I agree is amazing. And spoiler alert I CAN'T BELIVE THAT MATTHEW DIED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!