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"THE YOUNG VICTORIA" (2009) Review

About a год или so before his Популярное Телевидение series, "DOWNTON ABBEY" hit the airwaves, Julian Fellowes served as screenwriter to the lavish biopic about the early life and reign of Britain's Queen Victoria called "THE YOUNG VICTORIA". The 2009 movie starred Emily Blunt in the Название role and Rupert Friend as the Prince Consort, Prince Albert.

"THE YOUNG VICTORIA" began during the last years in the reign of King William IV, Victoria's uncle. Acknowledge as the Далее ruler of Britain, Victoria became the target of a political tug-of-war between her mother,...
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Below is my review of the 2004 BBC miniseries, "NORTH AND SOUTH", which is an adaptation of Elizabeth Gaskell's 1855 novel:

"NORTH AND SOUTH" (2004) Review

If someone had told me years назад that I would find myself watching the 2004 BBC Телевидение adaptation of Elizabeth Gaskell’s 1855 novel, let alone purchase a DVD copy of the miniseries, I would have dismissed that person’s notion as inconceivable. I have never shown any Назад interest in ”NORTH AND SOUTH”. And I am still baffled at how I suddenly became interested in it.

Mind you, I have been aware of the 2004 miniseries for the...
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If there is one chapter in John Jakes' NORTH AND SOUTH saga that is reviled by the fans, it the Телевидение adaptation of the third one, set after the American Civil War. First of all, the theme of post-war Reconstruction has never been that Популярное with tales about the four-year war. еще importantly, Фаны of Jakes' saga seemed to have a low opinion of "HEAVEN AND HELL: NORTH AND SOUTH BOOK III", the 1994 adaptation of Jakes' third North and South novel, published back in 1987.

My opinion of the 1994 miniseries slightly...
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"PERSUASION" (1971) Review

This adaptation of Jane Austen’s 1818 novel turned out to be the first of the old Jane Austen Телевидение adaptations that the BBC aired during the 1970s and 80s. Produced and directed by Howard Baker, and adapted by Julian Mitchell; this two-part miniseries starred Ann Firbanks and Bryan Marshall.

As many Фаны of Austen’s novel would know, "PERSUASION" told the story of Anne Elliot, the middle daughter of a vain and spendthrift baronet, who finds herself reunited with her former finance, a Naval officer of lesser birth named Frederick Wentworth. Eight years before...
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Tyrone Power's career took a strange turn during the post-World War II years. Although he still managed to maintain his position as one of Twentieth Century Fox's вверх stars during the remainder of the 1940s, something happened as the 1950s dawned. Powers still found himself in Grade A Фильмы during that particular decade. But he also seemed to appear in a growing number of standard costume melodramas.

Twentieth Century лиса, фокс lent Powers to Universal Pictures to звезда in the 1953 drama called "THE MISSISSIPPI GAMBLER". Directed by Rudolph Maté, "THE MISSISSIPPI...
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This comical scene is from Madame Bovary (1949) starring Jennifer Jones
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Within the past year, I had developed a major interest in Автор Winston Graham's 1945-2002 "POLDARK" literary saga and the two Телевидение adaptations of it. Series One of the секунда adaptation produced by Debbie Horsfield, premiered on the BBC (in Great Britain) and PBS (in the United States) last year. Consisting of eight episodes, Series One of "POLDARK" was an adaptation of 1945's "Ross Poldark - A Novel of Cornwall, 1783-1787" and "Demelza - A Novel of Cornwall, 1788-1790".
Whereas Episodes One to Four adapted the 1945 novel, Episodes...
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"CALIFORNIA" (1947) Review

I am a history nut. And one of my Избранное historical periods that I Любовь to study is the Antebellum Era of the United States. One of my Избранное topics from this period is the California Золото Rush. I also Любовь movies. But despite this love, I have been constantly disappointed by Hollywood's inability to create a first-rate movie about Золото Rush.

I may have to take back my Комментарий about Hollywood's inability to produce a first-rate movie или Телевидение production about the Золото Rush. There were at least three that managed to impress me. Unfortunately, the latest film...
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Fanvid Показ the scenes between Lizzie (Keeley Hawes) and Eugene (Paul McGann)from the mini series Our Mutual Friend
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