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Frankie Drake mysteries. Season one [videorecording] / a CBC original series ; a Shaftesbury production ; created by Carol Hay & Michelle Ricci ; produced by Jonathan Hackett.

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Creston Public Library DVD FIC FRA (Text) 35140001175226 Fiction Videos Volume hold Checked out 2019-05-07

Record details

  • Physical Description: 3 videodiscs (approximately 484 minutes) : sound, color ; 12 cm.
  • Distributor: [Toronto, Ontario] : Entertainment One Films Canada Inc., [2018]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program in 2017-2018 season.
Special features: The women of Frankie Drake mysteries; Meet Frankie; Meet Trudy; Meet Mary; Meet Flo; 20s style feminism; Filming a film, the making of 'Out of focus'; The Hogtown gin fizz; Frankie & Nora's not-so-mother-daughter relationship; Mary's secret; The Crabtree connection.
Formatted Contents Note:
disc 1. Mother of pearl ; Ladies in red ; Summer in the city ; Healing hands -- disc 2. Out of focus ; Whisper sisters ; Ties that bind ; The pilot -- disc 3. Ghosts ; Anastasia ; Once burnt twice spied ; Special features.
Participant or Performer Note:
Lauren Lee Smith, Chantel Riley, Rebecca Liddiard.
Summary, etc.:
Set in Toronto during the 1920s, it follows the city's only female private detective as she takes on the cases the police don't want or can't handle. 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?
Target Audience Note:
Canadian Home Video rating: 14A.
System Details Note:
DVD; region 0; widescreen (16x9, 1.78); Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language Note:
Closed-captioned; described video.
Subject: Women detectives > Drama.
Private investigators > Drama.
Nineteen twenties > Drama.
Genre: Television programs.
Detective and mystery television programs.
Fiction television programs.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Films for people with visual disabilities.

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