Miss Potter
DVD
2007
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In an effort to give their younger brother, Norman a project to keep him busy now that he has joined the family publishing house, the older Warne brothers agree to publish Miss Beatrix Potter's first children's book. They don't expect the book to sell well, but they need to keep Norman busy. As a single woman living in Edwardian London, Beatrix suspects this endeavor may provide her with a small measure of freedom. But she also has very specific ideas about how the book should be published. As they work together, Norman and Beatrix become close. After the first book is published, Beatrix goes on to a second book and that sells well. One day at lunch, she meets the rest of Norman's family, including his sister, Millie and the two women become fast friends. Norman proposes, but Beatrix's parents object to the marriage proposal. After much argument, they agree to let Beatrix marry Norman provided they wait until the end of the summer.

Item Details
Subjects:
London (England) -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- England -- London -- Drama.
Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943 -- Drama.
Publishers and publishing -- England -- London -- Drama.
Upper class families -- England -- London -- Drama.
Genre:
Biographical films.
Feature films.
Other Authors:
Alliance Atlantis (Firm)
Bamber, David.
David Kirschner Productions (Firm)
Flynn, Barbara, 1948-
Gibbs, Matyelok.
Isle of Man Film Commission.
Kirschner, David, 1955-
Lesser, Anton.
Maltby, Richard, Jr., 1937-
McGregor, Ewan, 1971-
Medavoy, Mike.
Messer, Arnold.
Noonan, Chris.
Owen, Lloyd.
Paterson, Bill, 1945-
Phoenix Pictures.
Sienega, Corey.
Thwaites, David.
UK Film Council.
Watson, Emily, 1967-
Weinstein Company.
Zellweger, Renée, 1969-
Publisher, Date:
New York : Weinstein Company ; Montreal : Distributed by Alliance Atlantis, c2007.
Description:
1 videodisc (ca. 93 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Target Audience Note:
CHVR: G.
Other Title:
Miss Potter (Motion picture) [DVD.]
Notes:
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2006.
Director of photography, Chris Seager ; editor, Robin Sales ; music, Nigel Westlake ; costume designer, Anthony Powell ; production designer, Martin Childs.
Renée Zellweger, Ewan McGregor, Emily Watson, Barbara Flynn, Bill Paterson, Matyelok Gibbs, Lloyd Owen, Anton Lesser, David Bamber.
DVD ; widescreen presentation ; Dolby Digital.
For private home use only.
Audio tracks in English and French with English, French, and Spanish subtitles.
Publisher or Distributor Number:
101190
Link to PAC
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