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Summary: On a drunken impulse, Henchard sells his wife and daughter at a country fair. Years later, when he has become a respected and prosperous man, his wife and daughter seek him out in Casterbridge.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2003

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV MAY

Summary: Filmed as if through the president's own eyes, Lincoln goes deeper than any documentary has before to reveal the troubled depths behind the man known as the Great Emancipator.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A&E Home Video 2005

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV LIN

Summary: The rollicking adventures of Tom Jones, as he romps across 18th century England. From bedrooms to rural inns to London's dangerous streets. Cast out from his home and forbidden his true love, Tom must overcome the charms of an older seductress and the sinister plot of a nefarious rival to win his lover's heart.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2002

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV TOM

Summary: Part 6: Disgusted by Ralph's uncaring attitude, Nicholas renounces his uncle, leaving the family without support. But luck--and love-- are with him: Nicholas secures a position and meets the beautiful Madeleine Bray.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2002

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV LIF

Summary: The irrepressible Eric Idle (Monty Python's Flying Circus) teams up with the English National Opera in this hilarious performance of Gilbert and Sullivan's beloved comic opera, THE MIKADO. This rollicking version of Gilbert and Sullivan's most popular tale relocates the action from ancient Japan to a 1920s English seaside resort. Here the rule of the Mikado is absolute--and often prone to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A&E Home Video 2005

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1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS MIK

Summary: Michael Palin, globe-trotting adventurer and comedian's comedian, has somehow managed to sit still just long enough to put together his compilation of the very best of Monty Python, including the fan-favorites Fish Slapping Dance and The Cheese Shop.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A&E Home Video 2005

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV MON

Summary: The Beatles were banned from Russia in 1964 - but their music offered hope and inspiration to the entire nation for decades. Finally, Paul McCartney satisfied years of anticipation with his first-ever concert in Russia - wowing a crowd of over 100,000 people in Moscow's legendary Red Square.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2005

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC PAU

Summary: Balancing suspense and satire as deftly as the scale of justice, Horace Rumpole tirelessly defends the downtrodden while undressing the upper classes. This 8-DVD pack contains all episodes of seasons 9-14.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2010

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV RUM

Summary: The further adventures of the Tracy family of astronauts who are part of a secret organization called the International Rescue, originally produced in 1965.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2001

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV THU

Summary: An extraordinary collection of newsreel, propaganda, and home-movie footage drawn from the archives of 18 nations, including color close-ups of Adolf Hitler taken by his mistress, that present an unvarnished prespective of the war's pivotal events. Penetrating interviews with eyewitness participants - from Hitler's secretary to Alger Hiss to ordinary citizens who stood outside the battle lines...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2004

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV WOR

Summary: Drawing upon rare archival materials, eyewitness battle accounts, and stirring reenactments, the video takes us inside the Alamo itself, were we relive the devastating battle and examine its lasting legacy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A&E Home Video 2003

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 976.403 DVD Alamo 2003

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV ALA

Summary: A butler takes care of a foppish member of the British upperclass.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 1999

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Je 2

Summary: A group of college students used its math skills to win millions and life in the fast lane seemed like a sure bet. Slip back to the '80s and '90s, when a group of overachieving M.I.T. students morphed into high-rolling, big-stakes gamblers. Backed by anonymous investors, they checked into hotels under assumed names and, pretending not to know each other, communicated with secret gestures and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A&E Home Video 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 795.423 BRE

Summary: The story of lively and rebellious Elizabeth, one of five unmarried daughters living in the countryside of 19th century England, in a world where an advantageous marriage is a woman's sole occupation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: British Broadcasting Corp. 2001

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV PRI

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD PRI NOT RATED

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Pride 2001

Summary: Like Sherlock Holmes and Watson before them, the brilliant but curmudgeonly Nero Wolfe and his streetwise sidekick Archie Goodwin are crime's greatest nemeses. With Nero preferring to solve crimes at home amid his orchid collection, it is Archie who does the legwork about town to allow Wolfe to unravel the most confounding crimes. Together the duo cracks cases of murder, deception, blackmail,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV NER

Summary: Part 8: Ralph Nickleby tries to cheat Madeleine Bray out of her inheritance. He is denied his dark goal, but Nicholas' joy over thwarting his uncle's scheme is dimmed when he learns that Smike is gravely ill.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV LIF

Summary: The Crusades began as a holy mission to liberate Jerusalem and became the largest mass migration in European history. When they ended 200 years later, the Crusades had created a mythology of knights and chivalry, and left a legacy of distrust between East and West that continues to shape our world today. Filmed on location throughout Europe and the Middle East.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV CRU

Summary: From their self-imposed exile in Holland to their perilous crossing of the Atlantic, to their first year in the new world, Desperate Crossing is the definitive story of how the Pilgrims came to live and prosper in an unfamiliar land.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV DES

Summary: This documentary explores Egypt's awe-inspiring engineering accomplishments through the prism of its pharaohs' indomitable personalities. As Egypt's pharaohs alternately conquered and ceded vast expanses of land, they pushed their royal architects to stretch the boundaries of imagination and human potential, in effect inventing the science of structural engineering. Follow the empire's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: History Channel 2006

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Summary: The men and women of the Baltimore Police Homicide Division keep pace with the killers who ensure thier skills will always be needed. Includes all 22 episodes from season four.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV HOM

Summary: Follows the war crimes hearings from accusation to sentencing, offering insight into the cases of such defendants as Rudolf Hess and Hermann Goering.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2006

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV WOR

Summary: This collection of documentaries produced by A & E presents a broad overview of organized crime in America, beginning with immigrants who formed gangs soon after arriving in the late 19th century. The focus is on Italian-American gangsters, though there are mentions of Irish and Jewish gangs, which at various times cooperated with or competed against the Mafia, and one program in the collection...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2001

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV MAF

Summary: Return to post-war England for mystery and a cup of tea. The consummate prim and proper crime-fighting spinster, Miss Jane Marple sets down her knitting needles to unwind the most ingenious crimes. As she travels from city to countryside and even the Bahamas, murders, missing bodies and haunted dreams have a habit of falling across Miss Marple's path.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A&E Home Video 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV AGA

Summary: When a trio of witches prophesy Macbeth's ascension to the throne, Lady Macbeth pushes her husband into a murderous spree. But once crowned king of Scotland, Macbeth sees ghastly visions, fueled by guilt and a new prophecy, that ensure his ultimate downfall.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Performing Arts DVDs, Call number: DVD PERFORMING ARTS MAC

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