NPL Books into Films: Period Drama
Annotation:In 1919, eight members of the Chicago White Sox conspire with gamblers to throw the World Series against the Cincinnati Reds.
Annotation:As Fascist laws are enacted in Italy, an aloof upper-class Jewish family open their garden to other Jews, bringing a youth into the sphere of a girl he has loved from afar.
Annotation:A 111-year-old man claims to be the sole white survivor of the Battle of Little Big Horn and to have crossed paths with a number of legendary figures during his life in the Old West.
Annotation:When the Kingsbridge Cathedral burns down in 1125, the Prior and his community join forces to build the most beautiful cathedral in England.
Annotation:In the Australian Outback, a young woman rebels against convention and the desire of her relatives that she marry a wealthy man and follows her dreams instead.
Annotation:After World War I, a Frenchwoman learns that her fiancé may have been one of five soldiers bound and left to die under enemy fire as punishment for mutilating themselves in order to be discharged.