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The Mystery of a Hansom Cab [DVD]

A human story of jealousy, blackmail, self-made men, frustrated ambitions and secrecy that takes place in Melbourne, Australia in the 19th century and involves an investigation into a homicide where the deceased was discovered on the inside of a hansom cab. The influential and secretive Frettlby family is at the center of the mystery, and the name of the killer himself is not as much significance in the story, as is the role of the Frettlby family and their secret.

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DVD

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Publish Date

2013


Format: DVD
Summary: A human story of jealousy, blackmail, self-made men, frustrated ambitions and secrecy that takes place in Melbourne, Australia in the 19th century and involves an investigation into a homicide where the deceased was discovered on the inside of a hansom cab. The influential and secretive Frettlby family is at the center of the mystery, and the name of the killer himself is not as much significance in the story, as is the role of the Frettlby family and their secret.
Title: The mystery of a hansom cab [DVD] / an Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Film Victoria and Burberry Entertainment presentation ; produced by Margot McDonald ; written by Glen Dolman ; directed by Shawn Seet.
Publisher Date: Richmond Hill, Ontario : BFS Entertainment and Multimedia, [2013], c2012.
Subject: Murder -- Investigation -- Australia -- Melbourne (Vic.) -- Drama. Carriages and carts -- Australia -- Melbourne (Vic.) -- Drama. Family secrets -- Drama. Jealousy -- Drama Extortion -- Drama Australia -- History -- 19th century -- Drama.
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 1
System Items Total: 2
Call Number: 791.45 Mys
Oclc: 830553584
Upc: 066805311581
Bib Id: 444369

Format: DVD
Summary: A human story of jealousy, blackmail, self-made men, frustrated ambitions and secrecy that takes place in Melbourne, Australia in the 19th century and involves an investigation into a homicide where the deceased was discovered on the inside of a hansom cab. The influential and secretive Frettlby family is at the center of the mystery, and the name of the killer himself is not as much significance in the story, as is the role of the Frettlby family and their secret.
Title: The mystery of a hansom cab [DVD] / an Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Film Victoria and Burberry Entertainment presentation ; produced by Margot McDonald ; written by Glen Dolman ; directed by Shawn Seet.
Publisher, Date: Richmond Hill, Ontario : BFS Entertainment and Multimedia, [2013], c2012.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 100 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects: Murder -- Investigation -- Australia -- Melbourne (Vic.) -- Drama.
Subjects: Carriages and carts -- Australia -- Melbourne (Vic.) -- Drama.
Subjects: Family secrets -- Drama.
Subjects: Jealousy -- Drama
Subjects: Extortion -- Drama
Subjects: Australia -- History -- 19th century -- Drama.
Genre: Made-for-TV movies
Other Author: Hume, Fergus, 1859-1932. Mystery of a hansom cab.
Other Author: Mcdonald, Margot.
Other Author: Dolman, Glen.
Other Author: Seet, Shawn
Other Author: Waters, John, 1948-
Other Author: De Gouw, Jessica
Other Author: Ackland, Oliver
Other Author: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Other Author: Film Victoria
Other Author: Burberry Entertainment (Firm)
Other Author: BFS Entertainment & Multimedia Ltd.
Notes: Title from container.
Notes: Originally broadcast as a made-for-TV movie in 2012.
Notes: Based on the novel by Fergus Hume.
Notes: John Waters, Jessica De Gouw, Oliver Ackland, Marco Chiappi, Shane Jacobson, Jessica De Gouw.
Notes: DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby digital.
Publisher Number: 31158-D
Publisher Number: 21198
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 1
Total Copies: 2
Call Number: 791.45 Mys
Medium: [DVD]