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Notorious Woman is a 1974 BBC television serial based on the life of the French author George Sand. It starred Rosemary Harris in the title role. The seven episodes were written by Harry W. Junkin and directed by Waris Hussein.

Notorious Woman
GenreTelevision drama
Written byHarry W. Junkin
Directed byWaris Hussein
StarringRosemary Harris
George Chakiris
Jeremy Irons
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes7
Producer(s)Pieter Rogers
Original networkBBC2
Original release3 November 1974

In the United States, the series was broadcast in 1975–1976 as part of the fifth season of Masterpiece Theatre on PBS.[1]

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  • The New York Times. "TV: Notorious Woman", 20 November 1975
  • The New York Times. "The ' 75 Season - A Few Nuggets Amid the Dross", 28 December 1975
  • Schor, Naomi. George Sand and Idealism. Gender and culture. New York: Columbia University Press, 1993.

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