Father Brown

Alex Guinness stars as G.K. Chesterton's detective Father Brown in this splendid comedy thriller directed by Robert Hamer (Kind Hearts)
When Father Brown hear that Flambeau (Peter Finch), an international art theif, is planning to seal a priceless cross once owned by Saint Augustine during its transportation to Rome, he is delighted at the opportunity to match wits with a criminal of such repute. However Flamveau outwits Father Brown on their first encounter deep in the catacombs of Paris and vanishes with the relic.. Now, the amateur sleuth must somehow lure the master criminal out of hiding, recover the cross - and save Flambeau's immortal soul into the bargin... Based on the first Father Brown story, The Blue Cross, and boasting a superb supporting cast including Joan Greenwood, Bernard Lee and Sidney James, Father Brown is a true British film classic.

DISCS - 1

REGION - 2+4 PAL

RUNNING TIME - 86 mins approx

CLASSIFICATION - PG

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DVD721
£9.95

Alex Guinness stars as G.K. Chesterton's detective Father Brown in this splendid comedy thriller directed by Robert Hamer (Kind Hearts)
When Father Brown hear that Flambeau (Peter Finch), an international art theif, is planning to seal a priceless cross once owned by Saint Augustine during its transportation to Rome, he is delighted at the opportunity to match wits with a criminal of such repute.


However Flamveau outwits Father Brown on their first encounter deep in the catacombs of Paris and vanishes with the relic.. Now, the amateur sleuth must somehow lure the master criminal out of hiding, recover the cross - and save Flambeau's immortal soul into the bargin...
Based on the first Father Brown story, The Blue Cross, and boasting a superb supporting cast including Joan Greenwood, Bernard Lee and Sidney James, Father Brown is a true British film classic.

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