Father Brown

Father Brown

Set 1

DVD - 2007
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A devout Catholic priest freelances as a private investigator in rural England during the 1920s. When it comes to amateur detective work, don't let this priest's absent-minded air and penchant for an occasionsl tipple fool you. His kindly eyes pick up clues that professionals usually miss, and his keen understanding of human nature lets him search men's souls for motives.
Publisher: Silver Spring, MD : Acorn Media [distributor], c2007
Edition: Full screen presentation
ISBN: 9781569388976
1569388970
Branch Call Number: DVD Drama FATHER1
Characteristics: 2 videodiscs (ca. 364 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in

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kupaa
Mar 04, 2015

Kenneth Moore was excellent but i'm afraid i found the rest of the episodes i watched of the first disc like watching paint dry. the characters were too over the top. Not as cookie cutter as American series are but close...so i was disappointed in this. Won't be watching the rest of the Dvd's on this earlier series. I do like the newest version (2013/4) much better.

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rslade
Jul 10, 2014

I really loved the Chesterton stories, and this was a horrible disappointment.

oakgilbert Jul 30, 2011

I enjoyed this first series, after the first couple of episodes the actors seemed to get more into character and Father Brown had a somewhat Columbo feel of being a bit absent minded and mumbling to himself. Much of the British Christian sectarianism is evident in the dialog which I found interesting. It was dated and had a very 70's feel to it.

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