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Pierrepoint [videorecording] : the last hangman / Weinstein Company Home Entertainment ; IFC First Take/UK Film Council and Capitol Films present a Granada production in association with Masterpiece Theatre ; producer, Christine Langan ; screenplay by Jeff Pope and Bob Mills ; director, Adrian Shergold.

Pierrepoint the last hangman

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  • 1 copies at Grand Rapids Public Library

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Main DVD Pierrepoint (Text) 31307017591480 Movies Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1594448302 :
  • ISBN: 9781594448300
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (98 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : IFC Films ; [2007]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2005.
'Special features: Commentary by director Adrian Shergold; deleted scenes."
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Danny Cohen ; editor, Tania Reddin ; composer, Martin Phipps ; costume designer, Mary Jane Reyner ; production designer, Candida Otton.
Participant or Performer Note:
Timothy Spall, Juliet Stevenson, Eddie Marsan, Christopher Fulford.
Summary, etc.:
Albert Pierrepoint joins the family business and becomes the most feared and respected executioner in Britain. Living a split life as a master hangman, loyal husband and grocery delivery man, Albert became the most feared executioner in Britain, famed for his craftsmanship in hanging over 450 people. Once praised and demonized for his role in the Nazi war trials, he must ultimately face a fate he couldn't have imagined.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; Disturbing images, nudity, and brief sexuality.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, widescreen (enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, NTSC.
Language Note:
English dialogue, Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject: Pierrepoint, Albert, 1905- > Drama.
Executions and executioners > Great Britain > Biography > Drama.
Hanging > Great Britain > Drama.
Capital punishment > Drama.
Great Britain > Drama.
Pierrepoint, Albert, 1905- > Teatro.
Ajusticiamientos y verdugos > Gran Bretaña > Biografía > Teatro.
Pena capital > Teatro.
Genre: Feature films.
Biographical films.
Historical films.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Biographical > Feature.
Historical > Feature.
Crime > Feature.
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