- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 1 hours, 18 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: April 14, 2009
- Originally Released: 1978
- Label: Acorn Media
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Dolby Digital 2.0 - English
Performers, Cast and Crew:
This murder mystery set in 1920s France stars Malcolm McDowell (A CLOCKWORK ORANGE, O LUCKY MAN!) and an especially evil Eileen Atkins (UPSTAIRS DOWNSTAIRS, COLD COMFORT FARM), and was part of the BBC2 PLAY OF THE WEEK series, which aired in the late 1970s.
Vacationing in the Pyrenees in 1922, upright English gentleman Richard Chandos encounters the villainous Vanity Fair. Mistress of a turreted chateau, leader of a band of criminals, she will inherit millions if she can force her stepdaughter to marry. Based on the novel by Dornford Yates, this delightful BBC thriller launched PBS's Mystery! in 1980. Malcolm McDowell (A Clockwork Orange) and Eileen Atkins (Cold Mountain) star.
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