Watching Father Brown

G.K. Chesterton’s Mysteries on Film and Television

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About the Book

This book examines adaptations of G.K. Chesterton’s Father Brown stories in film, radio and television. Part One covers adaptations prior to 2013, including portrayals by Alec Guiness, Kenneth More, and others, as well as German and Italian versions. Part Two focuses on the BBC series Father Brown, launched in 2013 with Mark Williams starring in the title role. It provides information about the series’ creation and production along with a helpful episode guide, and analyzes critical and audience responses to the show.

About the Author(s)

Sandra Sagala is an independent researcher and historian from Pennsylvania. She has previously written two biographies of William F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody and co-authored a book about the 1970’s TV western Alias Smith and Jones.

Bibliographic Details

Sandra K. Sagala
Format: softcover (6 x 9)
Bibliographic Info: appendices, notes, bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2023
pISBN: 978-1-4766-9266-1
eISBN: 978-1-4766-5010-4
Imprint: McFarland