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The Story of the Costume Drama

Affairs of the Heart (Season 1, Episode 3)
TV Episode | 45 min | Documentary

The "bodice rippers" of the 1990s helped costume dramas shed their staid reputation as quickly as characters doffed their period garb. Colin Firth's wet-shirt scene in Pride and Prejudice and the romps of Moll Flanders lead the saucy ...See moreThe "bodice rippers" of the 1990s helped costume dramas shed their staid reputation as quickly as characters doffed their period garb. Colin Firth's wet-shirt scene in Pride and Prejudice and the romps of Moll Flanders lead the saucy literary adaptations. Written by Anonymous See less
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Ali Lynch (as Ali Alderson)
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Ali Lynch (as Ali Alderson)
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Updated Dec 3, 2008

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Dec 3, 2008 (United Kingdom)

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