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Gentleman Jack. The complete first season [videorecording] / written and co-directed by Sally Wainwright.

Available copies

  • 1 of 2 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Summary:

Set in the complex, changing world of 1832 Halifax, West Yorkshire--the cradle of the evolving Industrial Revolution--GENTLEMAN JACK focuses on real-life English landowner Anne Lister and her determination to transform the fate of her faded ancestral home, Shibden Hall, by reopening her coal mines and marrying well. However, the charismatic, single-minded Lister--who dresses in black from head-to-toe and has charmed her way into high society-- has no intention of marrying a man. Instead, she is determined to stay true to her nature by marrying Ann Walker, a sheltered heiress who happens to be a seriously wealthy woman. A remarkable and unlikely love story told over the course of eight episodes, GENTLEMAN JACK examines Lister's relationships with her family, servants, tenants, rivals and , most importqantly, her would-be wife.... -- from back cover.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Part Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library DVD FIC GEN (Text) COMPLETE SET 33892100706127 Adult New DVDs DVD System_Only_3months 10/08/2020 Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (475 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [New York, New York] : HBO Home Entertainment, [2019]
  • Distributor: Burbank, California : Warner Home Video.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program in 2019.
Wide screen (2.00:1).
Special features: Invitation to the set: go behind the scenes of Gentleman Jack with star Suranne Jones, creator Sally Wainwright and more.
Participant or Performer Note:
Suranne Jones, Sophie Rundle, Rosie Cavaliero, Gemma Whelan, Gemma Jones, Timothy West.
Summary, etc.:
Set in the complex, changing world of 1832 Halifax, West Yorkshire--the cradle of the evolving Industrial Revolution--GENTLEMAN JACK focuses on real-life English landowner Anne Lister and her determination to transform the fate of her faded ancestral home, Shibden Hall, by reopening her coal mines and marrying well. However, the charismatic, single-minded Lister--who dresses in black from head-to-toe and has charmed her way into high society-- has no intention of marrying a man. Instead, she is determined to stay true to her nature by marrying Ann Walker, a sheltered heiress who happens to be a seriously wealthy woman. A remarkable and unlikely love story told over the course of eight episodes, GENTLEMAN JACK examines Lister's relationships with her family, servants, tenants, rivals and , most importqantly, her would-be wife.... -- from back cover.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: TVMA.
System Details Note:
DVD, wide screen (2.00:1); Dolby digital 5.1 (English), 2.0 (Spanish)
Language Note:
English or Spanish dialogue; Spanish subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Subject: Lesbians > Great Britain > 19th century > Drama.
Industrial revolution > Great Britain > Drama.
Halifax (England) > History > 19th century > Drama.
Genre: Television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Drama.

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