Daphne [videorecording] : the secret love life of Daphne du Maurier / BBC ; written by Amy Jenkins ; produced and directed by Clare Beavan.

Contributor(s): Somerville, Geraldine | McGovern, Elizabeth, 1961- | McTeer, Janet | Beavan, Clare | Jenkins, Amy | British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service | Warner Home Video (Firm) | BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc | BBC Video (Firm) | British Broadcasting CorporationMaterial type: FilmFilmPublisher number: 3000015765 | BBC Video1000037748 | BBC VideoLanguage: English Subtitle language: English Publication details: [England] : [New York, NY] : Burbank, CA : BBC Video ; Distributed by BBC Worldwide Americas ; Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2008] Description: 1 videodisc (88 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 inISBN: 1419866796; 9781419866791Other title: Secret love life of Daphne du MaurierSubject(s): Du Maurier, Daphne, 1907-1989 -- Drama | Women -- Sexual behavior -- Drama | Authors, English -- Drama | England -- Drama | England -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- DramaGenre/Form: Television movies. | Fiction films. | Biographical television programs. | Feature films. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired.DDC classification: 791.45/72 LOC classification: PN1992.8.W65 | D37464 2008Cast: Geraldine Somerville, Elizabeth McGovern, Janet McTeer.Summary: Daphne called herself "a boy in a box" and this shows how Daphne's incendiary love life formed her writing. Charts the story of Daphne's unrequited passion for the beautiful and glamorous American heiress, Ellen Doubleday, and how the play she wrote about this forbidden desire led her to a life-changing love affair with the irreverent, fun-loving actress Gertrude Lawrence. Based on personal letters and biographies.
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Special features: Vanishing Cornwall, Daphne du Maurier's vivid and highly individual film, directed by her son, illustrates and illuminates the various attractions of Cornwall.

Geraldine Somerville, Elizabeth McGovern, Janet McTeer.

Originally broadcast by BBC2 May 12, 2007.

Daphne called herself "a boy in a box" and this shows how Daphne's incendiary love life formed her writing. Charts the story of Daphne's unrequited passion for the beautiful and glamorous American heiress, Ellen Doubleday, and how the play she wrote about this forbidden desire led her to a life-changing love affair with the irreverent, fun-loving actress Gertrude Lawrence. Based on personal letters and biographies.

Not rated.

DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo, DVD-5, NTSC.

Closed-captioned.

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