Daphne [videorecording] : the secret love life of Daphne du Maurier / BBC ; written by Amy Jenkins ; produced and directed by Clare Beavan.Material type: FilmPublisher number: 3000015765 | BBC Video1000037748 | BBC VideoLanguage: English Subtitle language: English Publication details: [England] : BBC Video ; [New York, NY] : Distributed by BBC Worldwide Americas ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, Description: 1 videodisc (88 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 inISBN:
- Secret love life of Daphne du Maurier
- 791.45/72 22
- PN1992.8.W65 D37464 2008
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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.
DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo, DVD-5, NTSC.