The Black Velvet Gown

by Catherine Cookson

Publisher: Soundings

Written in English
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  • General & Literary Fiction,
  • Historical fiction,
  • Unabridged Audio - Fiction/General,
  • Audio Adult: Books On Tape,
  • General

Edition Notes

Soundings/12 Audio Cassettes

ContributionsElizabeth Henry (Contributor)
The Physical Object
FormatAudio Cassette
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8991586M
ISBN 101854963325
ISBN 109781854963321
OCLC/WorldCa33941868

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THE BLACK VELVET GOWN is the story of a mother and daughter, often at odds with each other, facing the need to challenge and fight the prejudice of an age a narrative of great power and diversity that is one of Catherine Cookson's major achievements.

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I read the book to fill me in on areas of the DVD I didn't quite get. This is still one of my favorites on two fronts/5(55). The Black Velvet Gown Book Summary and Study Guide. Catherine Cookson Booklist Catherine Cookson Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Black Velvet Gown; A young mother finds herself alone and unable to raise her family so she must move to an almost forgotten town to be a housekeeper for a desolate man.

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Directed by Norman Stone. With Bob Peck, Janet McTeer, Geraldine Somerville, Brendan P. Healy. In the 's in northern England, Riah Millican, a widow with three children, takes a job as housekeeper to a reclusive former teacher, Percival Miller.

Miller makes Riah the gift of a black velvet gown, and even educates her children. But when Riah discovers the 7/10(4). The Black Velvet Gown is a ITV television film, based on the novel by Catherine Cookson, and starring Janet McTeer, Geraldine Somerville, and Bob Peck.

It won an International Emmy for Best Drama. The film was produced by World Wide International Production for Tyne Tees Television. Cast. Janet McTeer as Riah Millican; Geraldine Somerville as Biddy MillicanStarring: Janet McTeer, Geraldine Somerville. Fans of British period drama would do well to check out the TV production of Catherine Cookson’s novel, The Black Velvet the film adaptations of novels written during the period, the Dickens, the Trollopes and the Austens, Cookson’s book looks at the historical era with a modern sensibility and provides the filmmakers with a legitimate opportunity to apply Author: Jack Goodstein.

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The summary of the movie says it's about a widow who takes a. The Black Velvet Gown A Novel (Book): Cookson, Catherine: There would be times when Riah Millican came to regret that her husband had learned to read and write, and then shared his knowledge with her and their children.

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As far as I can see, the incident over the black velvet gown, has everything to do with Riah's relationship with her eldest son Davey, and very little to do with Biddy.

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