DVD: The Truth Behind ‘I Walked by Night’

King of the Norfolk Poachers

The Truth Behind ‘I Walked by Night’

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By Peter Hodges and Charlotte Paton, DVD approx 60 minutes.

In her book ‘The King of the Norfolk Poachers’ Charlotte Paton described the results of her search for Frederick Rolfe’s real life, comparing it with the account in ‘I Walked by Night’ edited by Lilias Rider Haggard. In this companion DVD, Charlotte shows how she went about her search and interviews people associated with Rolfe and his world. There are also memorable scenes of poaching skills.

Documentary-maker Peter Hodges is an award-winning sound designer with over 40 years experience working in television and film. This production has many memorable and beautiful scenes in which Rolfe’s immersion in the countryside is evoked.


The film was premiered at The Arts Centre, King’s Lynn on 14th November 2010.

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