Masterpiece Theatre; Frenchman’s Creek
Frenchman’s Creek Reel 1 of 2
More material is available from this program at the WGBH Archive. If you are a researcher interested in accessing the collection at WGBH, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Undigitized item: Request Digitization
Untranscribed item: Request Transcription
- Masterpiece Theatre
- Frenchman’s Creek
- Program Number
- Series Description
Program premiered in 1971 with The First Churchills. Hosted by Alastair Cooke. Intended as a showcase for the best of British television drama. Spawned MYSTERY! in 1980. Current executive producer Rebecca Eaton. All promotion of program done by Frank Goodman & Associates (see below). Synopsis, cast information and producers listed by individual title. Series release date: 1971
- Program Description
Adapted from one of Daphne du Maurier's most famous and enduring stories, this film tells the story of the wealthy Dona, who leaves the corrupt sophistication of royal society in London to seek peace and solitude in the family home in Cornwall. On her arrival, she discovers that French pirates are raiding the local community and one particular pirate is using her family home. Falling in love with him, Dona is caught between the local community and her husband's attempt to defeat the marauders and capture the Frenchman.
- Asset Type
- Media Type
- Chicago: “Masterpiece Theatre; Frenchman’s Creek,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed February 22, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_64361DD182C342D19567B193CECE0287.
- MLA: “Masterpiece Theatre; Frenchman’s Creek.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. February 22, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_64361DD182C342D19567B193CECE0287>.
- APA: Masterpiece Theatre; Frenchman’s Creek. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_64361DD182C342D19567B193CECE0287