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The Interwar Period (1918–1939) films and TV shows
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The years between two World Wars saw some abrupt political, social and economic changes in Europe. The United States became the world leader in industrial progress largely fueled by Prohibition and the Great Depression.

The popularity of jazz grew during Prohibition along with illegal drinking establishments known as ‘speakeasies’. Radio broadcasts were a source of free entertainment. Films of the interwar years introduced Walt Disney and Charlie Chaplin.


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TV Show: Boardwalk Empire ( 2010 )
As the country struggles to cope with the Great Depression and the end of Prohibition looms, Nucky Thompson looks to legitimize himself through alliances with liquor producers, while rivals Lucky Luciano and Meyer Lansky seek to consolidate their power in the wake of Arnold Rothstein's death and eliminate all competition - by any means necessary on Boardwalk Empire.
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Movie: The Great Gatsby ( 2013 )
A writer and wall street trader, Nick, finds himself drawn to the past and lifestyle of his millionaire neighbor, Jay Gatsby.
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Movie: The Great Gatsby ( 2000 )
Stock broker Nick Carraway consents to play Cupid for his rich married cousin Daisy Buchanan and her former love, nouveau riche Jay Gatsby.
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Movie: The Great Gatsby ( 1974 )
A Midwesterner becomes fascinated with his nouveau riche neighbor, who obsesses over his lost love.
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Movie: The Great Gatsby ( 1949 )
A Jazz Age bootlegger learns the hard way about the wages of sin.
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Movie: Goodbye Christopher Robin ( 2017 )
The relationship between writer AA Milne and his son, Christopher Robin, and how this became the inspiration for Winnie the Pooh.
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Movie: The Cotton Club ( 1984 )
The Cotton Club was a famous night club in Harlem. The story follows the people who visited the club, those who ran it, and is peppered with the Jazz music that made it so famous.
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Movie: Gosford Park ( 2001 )
The lives of upstairs guests and downstairs servants at a party in 1932 in a country house in England as they investigate a murder involving one of them.
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Movie: Head in the Clouds ( 2004 )
From the roaring 1920s to the ruinous Spanish Civil War and Adolf Hitler's rise into power, the lives of an Irish schoolteacher, a provocative heiress and her Spanish muse are intricately interlaced, sharing the same destiny and passion.
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Movie: It's a Wonderful Life ( 1947 )
An angel is sent from Heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed.
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TV Show: Life in Squares ( 2015 )
The three-part serial centres on the close and often fraught relationship between sisters, Vanessa Bell and Virginia Woolf, and Vanessa's sexually complicated alliance with gay artist Duncan Grant as they, and their group of like-minded friends, navigate their way through love, sex and artistic life through the first half of the 20th century.
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Movie: Legends of the Fall ( 1995 )
In the early 1900s, three brothers and their father living in the remote wilderness of Montana are affected by betrayal, history, love, nature, and war.
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Movie: Malice Aforethought ( 2005 )
Dr. Edmund Bickleigh is married to a particularly overbearing woman who reminds him at every turn that he is living in her house. But the good doctor has outside interests to help him cope: many of the town's female population seems to have had intimate relations with him. When a new arrival to town becomes involved romantically with Edmund, he decides maybe it was time his wife wasn't around much longer. He puts in place a plan to become free to remarry -- after all he has a cabinet full of lethal (and mostly legal) drugs on hand. But it's an old lover that proves his savior, at least for a short time.
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Movie: Mrs Dalloway ( 1997 )
In 1923 London, socialite Clarissa Dalloway's (Vanessa Redgrave's) well-planned party is overshadowed by the return of an old suitor she had known thirty-three years earlier.
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TV Show: And Then There Were None ( 2015 )
Europe teeters on the brink of war. Ten strangers are invited to Soldier Island, an isolated rock near the Devon coast. Cut off from the mainland, with their generous hosts Mr and Mrs U.N. Owen mysteriously absent, they are each accused of a terrible crime. When one of the party dies suddenly they realise they may be harbouring a murderer among their number.
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Movie: National Velvet ( 1945 )
A jaded former jockey helps a young girl prepare a wild but gifted horse for England's Grand National Sweepstakes.
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Movie: Of Mice and Men ( 1992 )
Two drifters, one a gentle but slow giant, try to make money working the fields during the Depression so they can fulfill their dreams.
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Movie: Australia ( 2008 )
Set in northern Australia before World War II, an English aristocrat who inherits a sprawling ranch reluctantly pacts with a stock-man in order to protect her new property from a takeover plot. As the pair drive 2,000 head of cattle over unforgiving landscape, they experience the bombing of Darwin, Australia, by Japanese forces firsthand.
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Movie: Paper Moon ( 1973 )
During the Great Depression, a con man finds himself saddled with a young girl who may or may not be his daughter, and the two forge an unlikely partnership.
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Movie: A Handful of Dust ( 1988 )
The wife's affair and a death in the family hasten the demise of an upper-class English marriage.
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Movie: A Passage to India ( 1985 )
Cultural mistrust and false accusations doom a friendship in British colonial India between an Indian doctor, an Englishwoman engaged to marry a city magistrate, and an English educator.
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Movie: Atonement ( 2007 )
Fledgling writer Briony Tallis, as a thirteen-year-old, irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit.
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Movie: Bugsy Malone ( 1976 )
The classic gangster story of Bugsy Malone told with an all-child cast.
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Movie: Cheerful Weather for the Wedding ( 2012 )
A young woman frets upstairs in her family's country manor on her wedding day, fearful she's about to marry the wrong man. Downstairs, her fiancé and her former lover grow increasingly anxious.
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Movie: All Creatures Great and Small ( 1975 )
The story of a young veterinarian's apprenticeship to a somewhat eccentric older vet in the English countryside, and the young man's hesitating courtship of the daughter of a local farmer.
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TV Show: All Creatures Great and Small ( 1978 )
All Creatures Great and Small is a British television series based on the books of the British veterinary surgeon Alf Wight, who wrote under the pseudonym James Herriot. In 1977, the BBC tasked producer Bill Sellars with the creation of a television series from Herriot's first two novels, If Only They Could Talk and It Shouldn't Happen to a Vet, using the title of the 1975 film adaptation All Creatures Great & Small.The series had two runs: the original (1978 to 1980, based directly on Herriot's books) was for three series; the second (1988 to 1990, filmed with original scripts) for four. Ninety episodes were aired in the six-year period.
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TV Show: All Creatures Great and Small ( 2020 )
All Creatures Great and Small chronicles the adventures of a young country veterinarian.
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TV Show: The Jack Benny Program ( 1950 )
Jack Benny was a regular on his own radio program since 1932. He brought the program, with his underplayed humor, to TV along with his radio regulars. Jack, who remained 39-years-old, kept his money in his basement and drove his old Maxwell car just as he had done on the radio.
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TV Show: The ABC Murders ( 2018 )
Based on Aghata Christie's 1936 novel, The ABC Murders follows Hercule Poirot as he hunts for a serial killer, known only as ABC, who leaving the copy of the ABC Railway Guide at each crime scene.
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TV Show: The Waltons ( 1972 )
Enjoy the heart-warming stories of the Waltons family, living in a rural community during the Depression and World War II. John and Olivia Walton are the proud parents of three girls and five boys: John-Boy, Jason, Mary Ellen, Erin, Ben, twins Jim-Bob & Joseph, and Elizabeth; Joseph died at birth. Grandma and Grandpa Walton (Esther and Zeb) are John's parents are also an integral part of the family.
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TV Show: Mapp and Lucia ( 2014 )
Mapp and Lucia is a British drama television series that was first broadcast on BBC One from 29 to 31 December 2014. The three-part series, adapted by Steve Pemberton and directed by Diarmuid Lawrence, is based on E. F. Benson's Mapp and Lucia collection of novels. The series features an ensemble cast', with British actresses Miranda Richardson and Anna Chancellor playing the eponymous characters Elizabeth Mapp and Emmeline 'Lucia' Lucas. It is set in the Sussex coastal town of Tilling, based very closely on Rye, East Sussex, where it was filmed and where Benson lived. Although attracting modest viewing figures, the series received positive reviews from critics.
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TV Show: Mapp & Lucia ( 1985 )
The social rivalry between two women in the 1930s when Lucia moves to the small English town of Tilling.
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TV Show: 79 Park Avenue ( 1977 )
A poor New York teenager of the mid-1930 is forced into prostitution despite sincere efforts to make a living and ultimately becomes the city's most famous madam.
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TV Show: Indian Summers ( 2015 )
Set against the sweeping grandeur of the Himalayas and tea plantations of Northern India, the drama tells the rich and explosive story of the decline of the British Empire and the birth of modern India, from both sides of the experience. But at the heart of the story lie the implications and ramifications of the tangled web of passions, rivalries and clashes that define the lives of those brought together in this summer which will change everything.
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TV Show: Jeeves and Wooster ( 1990 )
Perfectly capturing the wit of P.G Wodehouse's novels, this impeccable series traces the insane shenanigans of Bertram Wooster and his faithful butler Jeeves. Set against a 1930s backdrop of Hooray Henries and splendidly indomitable aunts, Jeeves battles against Wooster's relentless list of prospective brides to hilarious consequences.
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Movie: By Jeeves ( 2001 )
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Movie: Thank You, Jeeves! ( 1937 )
Erudite manservant Jeeves hopes to keep his frivolous employer Bertie out of new harrowing adventures, but a damsel in distress, carrying half of some mysterious plans, intrudes on their London flat one rainy night. Bertie follows he
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TV Show: Remember WENN ( 1996 )
Remember WENN is set in the late 1930's-early 1940's at radio station WENN in Pittsburgh. A miniscule budget combined with an overworked staff made daily programming a challenge, but the staff of WENN always rose to the occasion, usually with hilarious results.
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TV Show: In Loving Memory ( 1979 )
In Loving Memory is a British period sitcom set in an undertakers business that starred Thora Hird and Christopher Beeny. It ran from 21 May 1979 – 27 March 1986. The year is 1929 and in the opening episode Jeremiah Unsworth (Freddie Jones), the proprietor of the undertakers, dies. This leaves his widow Ivy (Thora Hird) and gormless nephew Billy (Christopher Beeny) to take over the business.
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TV Show: Babylon Berlin ( 2017 )
A metropolis in turmoil. From economy to culture, politics to the underworld – everything is in the grip of radical change.Speculation and inflation are already tearing away at the foundations of the still young Weimar Republic. Growing poverty and unemployment stand in stark contrast to the excesses and indulgence of the city's night life and its overflowing creative energy.Gereon Rath, a young police inspector from Cologne, is transferred to Berlin in order to solve a criminal case – a porno ring run by the Berlin Mafia. What at first glance appears to be simply a matter of extortion soon reveals itself to be a scandal that will forever change the lives of both Gereon and his closest associates.Together with stenotypist Charlotte Ritter and his partner Bruno Wolter, Rath is confronted with a tangled web of corruption, drug dealing, and weapons trafficking, forcing him into an existential conflict as he is torn between loyalty and uncovering the truth. And we are left wondering: in this story, who is friend and who is foe?With the political unrest spurred by May Day demonstrations and rising National Socialism, even an institution like the "Rote Burg," Berlin's police headquarters and the centre of democracy and the constitutional state, is increasingly becoming the melting pot of a democracy whose days are numbered.
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Movie: Brideshead Revisited ( 2008 )
A poignant story of forbidden love and the loss of innocence set in England prior to the Second World War.
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TV Show: Brideshead Revisited ( 1981 )
Based on the novel by Evelyn Waugh, two years in the making, and the equivalent of seven feature films back-to-back, this epic drama tells a story of romantic yearning and loss in the glittering but fading world of the British aristocracy between the wars.
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TV Show: Las Chicas del Cable ( 2017 )
In 1920s Madrid, four women at the National Telephone Company ring in revolution as they manage romance, friendship and the modern workplace.
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TV Show: When the Boat Comes In ( 1976 )
When the Boat Comes In is a British television period-drama produced by the BBC between 1976 and 1981.The series stars James Bolam as Jack Ford, a First World War veteran who returns to his poverty-stricken (fictional) town of Gallowshield in the North East of England. The series dramatises the political struggles of the 1920s and 1930s and explores the impact of national and international politics upon Ford and the people around him.The memorable traditional tune "When The Boat Comes In" was adapted by David Fanshawe and sung by Alex Glasgow for the title theme of the series. Fanshawe also composed the incidental music.The BBC revived the series in 1981, with the fourth series telling the story of Jack Ford as he returns to Britain penniless, after six years spent bootlegging in the United States, and follows him as he sets up in London.
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TV Show: Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond ( 2014 )
There's no questioning the iconic status of the man they call 007, but before his thrilling adventures hit the page or screen, they were experienced first-hand by author-to-be, Ian Fleming. Stylish and explosive - BBC America's Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond tells the fascinating story of the man whose own life and escapades were the inspiration for one of the most iconic figures in modern literature - James Bond. The new original four-part drama stars Dominic Cooper as Fleming, a charming and sophisticated maverick, whose pleasure-seeking life was turned around by WWII and led to the creation of the greatest spy the world has ever known.
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TV Show: The Durrells ( 2016 )
The Durrells is based upon Gerald Durrell's classic trilogy of Corfu memoirs including the much loved ‘My Family and Other Animals'. Set in 1935, this timeless drama is full of warmth, humour and fun.
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TV Show: Different Dreams ( 2019 )
Set during the Japanese colonial rule in Kyungsung, Lee Young Jin is currently working as a surgeon. She is a full-blood Korean, but was raised by Japanese people. Initially she becomes involved in politics when she works as intelligence officer for the provisional government of Korea.
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Movie: Cider with Rosie ( 2015 )
A semi-autobiographical coming-of-age story set in the Cotswolds during and immediately after the First World War.
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Movie: Cider with Rosie ( 1998 )
A semi-autobiographical coming-of-age story set in the Cotswolds during and immediately after the First World War.
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Movie: Doctor Zhivago ( 1965 )
The life of a Russian physician and poet who, although married to another, falls in love with a political activist's wife and experiences hardship during World War I and then the October Revolution.
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TV Show: Doctor Zhivago ( 2002 )
Young and beautiful Lara is loved by three men: a revolutionary, a mogul, and a doctor. Their lives become intertwined with the drama of Russian revolution. Doctor Zhivago is still married when he meets Lara. Their love story is unfolding against the backdrop of revolution which affects the doctor's career, his family, and his love to Lara.
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Movie: 'Doctor Zhivago': The Making of a Russian Epic ( 1995 )
Omr Sharif narrates this documentary that delves into the making of Doctor Zhivago (1965). Included are various clips from the film, and a lot of behind the scenes footage of director David Lean and stars. We also hear several stories about improvised material, problems on the set and a whoile lot more.
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Movie: Dancing at Lughnasa ( 1998 )
Five unmarried sisters make the most of their simple existence in rural Ireland in the 1930s.
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TV Show: Country Matters ( 1972 )
Series portrays mostly tragic romance, set in rural England just after the first World War. Each episode provides accurate and fascinating costume and set design to illustrate the class differences, living habits, and manners of Brits in various regions, giving viewers a deeper knowledge of the culture clash that has occurred within this tradition-bound society.
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TV Show: Seventh Avenue ( 1977 )
A poor young man from New York's Lower East Side determines to overcome his status, and through hard work rises to become a power in the garment industry.
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TV Show: The Thorn Birds ( 1983 )
Set primarily on Drogheda, a fictional sheep station in the Australian outback named after Drogheda, Ireland, the story focuses on three generations of the Cleary family and spans the years from December 1920 to December 1962.
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TV Show: The Thorn Birds: The Missing Years ( 1996 )
The time is World War II. De Bricassart heroically rescues refugees in Rome, then is sent by the Vatican to the sprawling Australian sheep ranch he though he had left behind forever. There, a fateful reunion with Meggie leads to new temptations and a profound crisis: Meggie may lose custody of the beloved son concieved during the season of forbidden love she shared years earlier with de Bricassart.
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TV Show: Agatha Christie's Poirot ( 1989 )
Reunited with old friends, Poirot takes on challenging new investigations, once again testing his ‘little grey cells'.
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TV Show: Agatha Christie's Marple ( 2004 )
Agatha Christie's crime thrillers featuring the author's much-loved spinster sleuth Miss Jane Marple.
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TV Show: The Pale Horse ( 2020 )
When a mysterious list of names is found in the shoe of a dead woman, one of those named, Mark Easterbrook, begins an investigation into how and why his name came to be there. He is drawn to The Pale Horse, the home of a trio of rumoured witches in the tiny village of Much Deeping. Word has it that the witches can do away with wealthy relatives using the dark arts alone, but as the bodies mount up Mark is certain there has to be a rational explanation. And who could possibly want him dead?
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TV Show: First of the Summer Wine ( 1988 )
Sitcom prequel to Last of the Summer Wine set in a small Yorkshire village in 1939 as Britain becomes poised for war.
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Movie: Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: 4:50 from Paddington ( 1987 )
A friend of Miss Marple's sees a woman being strangled in a passing train. When police cannot find a body and doubt the story, Miss Marple enlists professional housekeeper, Lucy Eyelesbarrow, to go undercover.
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TV Show: A Young Doctor's Notebook ( 2012 )
Daniel Radcliffe and Jon Hamm star in a comedy drama based on Mikhail Bulgakov's experiences as an inexperienced doctor in a remote Russian village.
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TV Show: Carnivàle ( 2003 )
Carnivàle is set in the United States during the Great Depression and Dust Bowl. In tracing the lives of two disparate groups of people, its overarching story depicts the battle between good and evil and the struggle between free will and destiny, the storyline mixes Christian theology with Gnosticism and Masonic lore, particularly that of the Knights Templar.
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TV Show: Wind at My Back ( 1996 )
Wind at My Back is a television series which aired in Canada on CBC Television between 1996 and 2001. The series is set during the Great Depression of the 1930s, in the fictional small mining town of New Bedford in Northern Ontario. The family drama followed the members of the Bailey family as they lived through a time marked by hardship.
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Movie: Chariots of Fire ( 1981 )
Two British track athletes, one a determined Jew, and the other a devout Christian, compete in the 1924 Olympics.
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Movie: Changeling ( 2008 )
A grief-stricken mother takes on the LAPD to her own detriment when it tries to pass off an obvious impostor as her missing child.
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Movie: Bright Young Things ( 2003 )
An adaptation of Evelyn Waugh's novel "Vile Bodies", is a look into the lives of a young novelist, his would-be lover, and a host of young people who beautified London in the 1930s.
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Movie: Being Julia ( 2004 )
Set in 1930s London, this movie involves stage actors and actresses and their experiences with love and revenge.
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TV Show: Upstairs Downstairs ( 2010 )
Revival of the iconic '70s series. Life in a London townhouse in the late 1930s, where the fates of the servants 'downstairs' and their masters 'upstairs' are intimately linked.
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TV Show: Upstairs, Downstairs ( 1971 )
Upstairs, Downstairs is a British television drama series originally produced by London Weekend Television and revived by the BBC. It ran on ITV in 68 episodes divided into five series from 1971 to 1975.Set in a large townhouse in Edwardian, First World War and interwar Belgravia in London, the series depicts the lives of the servants "downstairs" and their masters—the family "upstairs". Great events feature prominently in the episodes but minor or gradual changes are also noted. The series stands as a document of the social and technological changes that occurred between 1903 and 1930.The series follows the lives of both the family and the servants in the London townhouse at 165 Eaton Place. Richard Bellamy, the head of the household, is a member of Parliament, and his wife a member of the titled aristocracy. Belowstairs, Hudson, the Scottish butler directs and guides the other servants about their tasks and (sometimes) their proper place. Real-life events from 1903-1930 are incorporated into the stories of the Bellamy household.
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TV Show: Tales of the Gold Monkey ( 1982 )
Broadcast on ABC in early 80s, the series became a massive hit following the success of Indiana Jones's ‘Raiders of The Lost Ark'. This 22-hour long series is set in a backwater corner of the South Pacific a young American adventurer and his ragtag group of friends become involved in death-defying hi-jinx, transporting people-on-the-run in a well-worn Grumman Goose seaplane. Set in 1938, this series captures the ambiance and character of a mysterious romantic era.
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TV Show: The Untouchables ( 1993 )
In 1930s Chicago, the seemingly invincible crime boss Al Capone is opposed by a team of incorruptible US Treasury agents led by the indefatigable Eliot Ness.
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Movie: The Untouchables ( 1987 )
During the era of Prohibition in the United States, Federal Agent Eliot Ness sets out to stop ruthless Chicago gangster Al Capone, and because of rampant corruption, assembles a small, hand-picked team to help him.
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TV Show: The Untouchables ( 1959 )
"The Untouchables" chronicles the campaign of Eliot Ness (Robert Stack), the young U.S. Prohibition Bureau agent determined to smash the beer and booze empire of Al Capone in 1920s Chicago.
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TV Show: Spies of Warsaw ( 2013 )
French and German intelligence operatives are locked in a life-and-death struggle in the espionage arena. At the French embassy, a decorated war hero of the 1914 war, Colonel Jean-Francois Mercier, is sucked into a world of abduction, betrayal and international intrigue from the diplomatic salons to the back alleys of Warsaw. Mercier simultaneously finds himself in a passionate love affair with Anna, a Parisian lawyer for the League of Nations. Their complicated love affair intensifies as German tanks drive through the Black Forest.
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TV Show: The Camomile Lawn ( 1992 )
Classic adaptation of Mary Wesley's much-acclaimed second novel. As storm clouds gather over Europe in 1939, five cousins meet to pay tribute to a world that will never be the same again.
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Movie: Ballet Shoes ( 2007 )
The story of three orphan girls (Pauline, Petrova, and Posy), adopted by an eccentric explorer, Great Uncle Matthew, and his niece Sylvia, in 1930s London.
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Movie: A River Runs Through It ( 1992 )
The story about two sons of a stern minister -- one reserved, one rebellious -- growing up in rural Montana while devoted to fly fishing.
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Movie: Another Country ( 1984 )
Based on the life of the young Guy Burgess, who would become better known as one of the Cambridge Spies.
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TV Show: Any Human Heart ( 2010 )
A novelist's life ricochets from 1920s Paris to '50s New York and '80s London. Along the way he meets Ernest Hemingway, Ian Fleming and the Duke and Duchess of Windsor - the exiled British king and his mistress Wallis Simpson.
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TV Show: South Riding ( 2011 )
The lives and loves of a 1930s Yorkshire town explored in a passionate tale of politics in small places, written by Andrew Davies, starring David Morrissey and Anna Maxwell Martin.
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TV Show: Peaky Blinders ( 2013 )
An epic gangster drama set in the lawless streets of 1920s Birmingham.
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Movie: Downton Abbey ( 2019 )
The continuing story of the Crawley family, wealthy owners of a large estate in the English countryside in the early 20th century.
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TV Show: Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries ( 2012 )
Our glamorous lady detective, The Honourable Miss Phryne Fisher, swans into early 1929 Melbourne, fighting injustice with her pearl-handled pistol and her dagger-sharp wit.
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Movie: Miss Fisher & the Crypt of Tears ( 2020 )
After freeing a young girl from her unjust imprisonment in Jerusalem, Phryne Fisher begins to unravel a mystery concerning priceless emeralds, ancient curses and the truth behind the suspicious disappearance of Shirin's forgotten tribe.
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TV Show: The Grand ( 1997 )
This ITV drama focuses on the Grand Hotel in Manchester post World War One. It examines the lives of the Bannisters as they struggle to restore the hotel to its former glory and the servants below stairs who struggle with their day to day lives in a class ridden, hypocritical society. Actress Julia St. John (The Brittas Empire) plays Sarah Bannerman, the angst ridden manageress, Tim Healy (Auf Wiedersehen,Pet) is Mr Collins, the diplomatic doorman and Mark McGann is the manipulative, amoral Marcus Bannerman. Veteran actress Susan Hampshire gives a superb performance as Esme Harkness, the ageing Madame, in this classic costume drama that aired for two series between 1997 and 1998.
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TV Show: Mr. Selfridge ( 2013 )
Mr. Selfridge tells the story of 'Mile a Minute Harry', a man with a mission to make shopping as thrilling as sex.
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TV Show: Frankie Drake Mysteries ( 2017 )
Set in Toronto during the 1920s, Frankie Drake Mysteries follows the city's only female private detective as she takes on the cases the police don't want or can't handle. Her gender is her biggest advantage - who would ever think a woman could be a detective? She has a knack for solving cases but she's no cop - her brand of justice doesn't always follow the law. Along with her partner Trudy, Frankie and the Drake Detective Agency take on cases of all shapes and sizes. From airplanes and booze running to American G-men, Communists and union busters, Frankie's fearless sense of adventure gets her into all kinds of trouble, but she always manages to find her way out. In a time of change and hopefulness, Frankie is a woman ahead of everyone. She's a new detective for a new world. But is the world ready for her?
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Movie: Resistance ( 2020 )
The story of a group of Jewish Boy Scouts who worked with the French Resistance to save the lives of ten thousand orphans during World War II.
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TV Show: Resistance ( 2019 )
Welcome to Ireland, 1920.Everything is double - two states, two armies, two judicial systems – and with each of those states working overtly and covertly to destabilise the other, parents and children, brothers and sisters, husbands and wives are all forced to live double lives themselves, and can no longer trust each other. The destruction and collapse of the state is echoed in that of the families and the relationships of our protagonists. Everyone is fighting for their lives, and for the future.
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Movie: Rebecca ( 2020 )
A young newlywed arrives at her husband's imposing family estate on a windswept English coast and finds herself battling the shadow of his first wife, Rebecca, whose legacy lives on in the house long after her death.
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TV Show: Reilly: Ace of Spies ( 1983 )
A dramatization of the fantastic real-life adventures of the Russian-born British agent Sidney Reilly, who worked for MI6 as Agent ST-1 from 1903 until the mid-1920s. Based on the books by Robin Bruce Lockhart, the son of Reilly's fellow agent Sir Robert Bruce Lockhart.
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TV Show: Plotlands ( 1997 )
Period drama serial. In the 1920's, Londoner Chloe Marsh (to escape her abusive husband) takes her two daughters and tries to start a new life on a new style housing estate where you buy a plot of land (for five pounds) and build your own house.
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TV Show: The House of Eliott ( 1991 )
The House of Eliott is a British television series produced and broadcast by the BBC in three series between 31 August 1991 – 6 March 1993.The series starred Stella Gonet as Beatrice Eliott and Louise Lombard as Evangeline Eliott, two sisters in 1920s London who establish a dressmaking business and eventually their own haute couture fashion house, Maggie Ollerenshaw as their loyal, but sharp mannered head of workroom Florence Ranby and Aden Gillett as photographer and film maker Jack Maddox. It was created by Jean Marshand Eileen Atkins, who had previously devised Upstairs, Downstairs. The series was written by several writers including Jill Hyem, Peter Buckman, Deborah Cook and Ginnie Hole.
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Movie: The Roaring 20's ( 1960 )
A live variety broadcast, featuring songs and dances of the 1920s.
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TV Show: Dr. Finlay's Casebook ( 1962 )
Dr. Finlay's Casebook is a television series that was broadcast on the BBC from 1962 until 1971.Based on A. J. Cronin's novella entitled Country Doctor, the storylines centred on a general medical practice in the fictional Scottish town of Tannochbrae during the late 1920s.The main characters were Dr. Finlay, the junior partner in the practice, played by Bill Simpson, Dr. Cameron, the craggy senior partner, played by Andrew Cruickshank and Janet, their unflappable housekeeper and receptionist at Arden House, played by Barbara Mullen. Other recurrent characters included Dr. Snoddie, Finlay's crusty detractor and Janet's admirer, played by Eric Woodburn and gossipy Mistress Niven (the district nurse), played by Effie Morrison.
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TV Show: La Señora ( 2008 )
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Movie: Cross of Fire ( 1989 )
Story of the rise and fall of 1920s' Ku Klux Klan leader D.C. Stephenson.
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