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Uniform Title The last hangman (Motion picture)
Title Pierrepoint UK Film Council and Capitol Films present a Granada production in association with Masterpiece Theatre
Published 2009


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  791.4372 Pierre She/Pie  2009/07/02  AVAILABLE
Description 1 videodisc (DVD) (92 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Summary 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
Notes Originally released as a motion picture with title "The last hangman", in 2005
Credits Producer, Christine Langan ; screenplay by Jeff Pope and Bob Mills ; director, Adrian Shergold ; director of photography, Danny Cohen ; editor, Tania Reddin ; composer, Martin Phipps ; costume designer, Mary Jane Reyner ; production designer, Candida Otton
Cast Timothy Spall, Juliet Stevenson, Eddie Marsan, Christopher Fulford
Notes Off-air recording of Ovation Channel broadcast July 2, 2009. Copied under Part VA of the Copyright Act
Available for Deakin University staff and students only
Rated: M
Subject Pierrepoint, Albert, 1905- -- Drama
Executions and executioners -- Great Britain -- Drama
Hanging -- Great Britain -- Drama
Capital punishment -- Drama
Feature films
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- Drama
Author Langan, Christine
Pope, Jeff
Mills, Bob
Shergold, Adrian
UK Film Council
Capitol Films
Granada (Firm)
Ovation (TV network)