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Heaven help the murderer who crosses paths with G.K. Chestertons beloved detective, Father Brown. Seemingly distracted and even a bit dotty, the kindly priest always manages to confound criminals with his keen observations and inescapable logic. He prefers to go unnoticed, dismissed as irrelevant -- until the moment of truth, when he unravels the most devious schemes.
Kenneth More truly inhabits Chestertons unlikely hero in these six classic television tales, as seen on the PBS Mystery! series. The New York Times lauded the series for "capturing Chestertons distinctive spirit and sense of humor" and Kenneth More for playing Father Brown with "low-keyed but clearly defined perfection." Youll surely agree that the good fathers sly wit, benign manner, and steel-trap mind never fail to delight.
Includes G.K. Chesterton bio and cast filmographies.
The picture quality is not great, but the acting is good and the stories stay true to the original books.Published 11 months ago by L. M. Boyd
I love this series. The detective priest, his housekeeper - every character in each episode is a a treat to watch
The stories are interesting and there are some nasty people... Read more
Great DVD set. If I said anymore I'd give away "who done it" Father Brown always gets his man (or woman)Published 13 months ago by Mollie
The story lines are slow to evolve and very uninteresting. If not for the beauty of the locations they would be a total cure for insomnia!Published 13 months ago by LeeTrue
I bought Sets 1 and 2 as a gift and did not have the opportunity to see this one, but would like to order both sets for myself based on Father Brown Set 1's first episode.Published 14 months ago by Clean Jean
Don't know it I was thinking it was going to be like Father Dowling series.
But this was a great disappointment, from storylines to acting. Read more