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Miss Fisher's murder mysteries. Series 1

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English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.


Essie Davis, Nathan Page, Hugo Johnstone-Burt, Ashleigh Cummings, Miriam Margolyes, Nicholas Bell.

Publication Information

Silver Spring, MD : Distributed by Acorn Media, [2013]

Physical Description

4 videodiscs (ca. 706 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.


Not rated; contains violence, coarse language, nudity, sexual situations, and drug use.


In 1920s Melbourne, the Honorable Phryne Fisher is a thoroughly modern woman operating in a mostly male world. The glamorous ?lady detective? goes about her work with a pistol close at hand?and, more often than not, a male admirer even closer. To the dismay of Detective Inspector Jack Robinson, Phryne?s investigations take her through back alleys, jazz clubs, and shady neighborhoods. Ignoring the dangers all around her, she glides through life determined to enjoy every moment. But beneath her devil-may-care attitude, Phryne hides ghosts from the past that continue to haunt her.


Title from container.

"Seen on public television"--Container.

Based on the book series by Kerry Greenwood.

Originally broadcast as individual episodes on public television in 2012.

Bonus features: The look of Miss Fisher's murder mysteries (19 min.) ; Meet the creators (5 min.) ; set tour (4 min.) ; cast interviews (8 min.).


  • Cocaine blues ; Murder on the Ballarat Train ; Green Mill murder ; Death at Victoria Dock
  • Raisins and almonds ; Ruddy gore ; Murder in Montparnasse
  • Away with the fairies ; Queen of the flowers ; Death be Miss Adventure
  • Blood and circuses ; Murder in the dark ; King Memses' curse.

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