The Mystery of A Hansom Cab

The Mystery of A Hansom Cab

DVD - 2013
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A human story of jealousy, blackmail, self-made men, frustrated ambitions and secrecy that takes place in Melbourne, Australia in the 19th century and involves an investigation into a homicide where the deceased was discovered on the inside of a hansom cab. The influential and secretive Frettlby family is at the center of the mystery, and the name of the killer himself is not as much significance in the story, as is the role of the Frettlby family and their secret.
Publisher: Richmond Hill, Ontario : BFS Entertainment and Multimedia, [2013], c2012
Edition: Widescreen version
ISBN: 9780793690077
0793690072
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 100 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in

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Old_Toto
Oct 02, 2015

Considering it is free from KCLS, this story is entertaining for those who enjoy 19th century mysteries.

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BritCrimeDramaFan
Dec 10, 2014

O.K. Australian period drama production with simple mystery, but interesting characters. Not exactly "Sherlock", but entertaining. Coolest addition though may be "Hansom cabs", late 1800s carriages in Australia at that time.

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tenet
Apr 12, 2014

Rated 10/10.

harrybrowne Dec 07, 2013

Easy entertainment. Good acting, beautiful costuming and scenery; haunting music. Worth watching.

decarabas Sep 13, 2013

Quaint, which makes sense since the movie is adapted from a novel written long ago. You will figure it out in the first 20 minutes. The acting reminded me of amateur theatre.

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