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DVD ; Widescreen.

Based on the extensive historical archive of Quarry Bank Mill in Cheshire and portraying the lives of real people, this powerful scripted drama series depicts Britain at a time when the industrial revolution is changing the country beyond recognition. In the 1830s, children as young as nine work twelve-hour shifts in the mills, and the new class of mill-owning families prosper. But the so-called 'white slaves of England' are about to take their lives into their own hands.

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Naples Library DVD SET MILL SERIES 1 (Text)
Videos
52124300273203
Available
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Newark Public Library DVD 2259 (Text)
TV Series DVD
52125300689702
Checked out
02/06/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: :
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (191 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: DVD ; Widescreen.
  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [Publisher not identified], [2014]
  • Distributor: Richmond Hill, Ontario : distributed by BFS Entertainment & Multimedia Limited

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the people and history of Quarry Bank Mill, Cheshire, England.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2013.
Participant or Performer Note:
Matthew McNulty, Kevin McNally, Kerrie Hayes, Donald Sumpter.
Summary, etc.:
Based on the extensive historical archive of Quarry Bank Mill in Cheshire and portraying the lives of real people, this powerful scripted drama series depicts Britain at a time when the industrial revolution is changing the country beyond recognition. In the 1830s, children as young as nine work twelve-hour shifts in the mills, and the new class of mill-owning families prosper. But the so-called 'white slaves of England' are about to take their lives into their own hands.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, widescreen; Dolby Digital.
Subject: Industrial revolution > Great Britain > Drama > DVD.
Cotton manufacture > Drama > DVD.
Working class > Drama > DVD.
Genre: Television programs.
Television series.


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