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Father Brown 

Based on the stories of G.K. Chesterton, a British Catholic Priest solves mysteries.
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Series cast summary:
Kenneth More ...  Father Brown 13 episodes, 1974
Dennis Burgess Dennis Burgess ...  Hercule Flambeau 5 episodes, 1974
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Based on the stories of G.K. Chesterton, a British Catholic Priest solves mysteries.

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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UK

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English

Release Date:

2 November 1982 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El padre Brown See more »

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(13 episodes)

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Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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The series was rebooted in 2013 with Mark Williams as Father Brown. See more »

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Version of The Detective (1954) See more »

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Dated but Watchable
20 January 2019 | by andyjg67See all my reviews

Interesting adaptation of Chestertons popular creation. the series looks its age now but is more faithful to the original books than the current BBC version. I have had this series in my archive for a number of years now and was moved to re-watch it agin after the finale of the 7th series of the current Mark Williams led series last week. Kenneth More was a fine actor and played Father Brown much closer to the book version than either Alec Guinness or Mark Williams. Less humourous than the other adaptations but still very entertining especially for fans of period dramas.

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