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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: For hundreds of years the Forbidden City was a place of mystery, its doors closed to the outside world. Video describes the history of the Forbidden City as well as the 24 emperors and 2 dynasties who lived there.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2005

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: 951.156 DVD Forbidden 2005

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: At the turn of the century, a time when women had few choices, Bess Steed Garner inherits a legacy - not only of wealth but of determination and desire, making her truly a woman of independent means. Adapted from the epistolary novel, this film follow the life of Bess Steed Garner from her childhood in 1899 to her death in 1977. Bess endures life's trials and triumphs of life with unfailing...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2008

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

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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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: Part 1: The death of their father forces Nicholas and Kate Nickleby to seek help from their uncle. The cold-hearted Ralph sends Nicholas to teach at an institution for boys run by a brutal headmaster, Wackford Squeers.

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: 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

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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: Inventor, writer, businessman, scientist, diplomat, and the face gracing the hundred-dollar bill - this stately figure is the Benjamin Franklin history has taught us to remember. In this revealing presentation, the man behind the myth is brought to light.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2004

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

Summary: "In this compelling profile, friends, family, colleagues, and noted historians shed light on one of the nation's greatest heroes. Rare footage reveals the defining moments of Eisenhower's life--from his military victories to his presidential inauguration. Dwight D. Eisenhower: commander- in-chief is the authoritative program about the life and legacy of this remarkable American icon"--Container.

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 DWI

Summary: Includes an overview of World War II from the German Blitzkeieg to the Allies' bloody battle for Berlin, as well as the desert war in northern Africa, the landing of the Allies and the brutal German counterattack at Anzio, and the largest amphibious assault in world history, the Normandy invasion.

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: Witnesses the tactical errors and fatal miscalculations of the Axis powers.

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: Born to a life of obscurity and dark despair, his genius made him one of the most successful and beloved figures of his time. Internationally famous just months after his first novel was serialized, Charles Dickens was among the world's first literary stars. But success and acclaim could not banish the ghosts of his childhood or keep him from the deep loneliness that haunted him until his death.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2002

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

Summary: Restriction on sales of Sudafed in the U.S. caused production of methamphetamine to move from small rural labs in the U.S. to Mexican drug cartels, which could more easily distribute the drug to urban areas. This documentary "takes a multi-faceted look at the new phenomenon including the users and the activists who are trying to save them; the law enforcement officers on the front lines; and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A&E Home Video 2008

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

Summary: A fascinating program that uncovers familiar anecdotes and fascinating details about the people who comprised the Nazi Party, and raids the treasure trove of archives the Nazis left behind. Includes rarely-seen German newsreel recordings along with other unique footage carried home by Russian troops.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A&E Home Video 2011

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Doc T

Summary: The true story of Benedict Arnold, a man trapped by pride and love. After being disgraced by the Continental Congress and resigning his comission, Arnold is coaxed back into service. But his marriage to a loyalist woman leads to scandal, and the lack of support he received drives him to defect.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2003

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

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

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Summary: One night, Sophie is snatched from her bed at Mrs. Clonkers' orphanage by an awesome giant who whisks her away on a magical and funny adventure.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A&E Home Video 2006

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV BFG

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

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1 available in Opera DVDs, Call number: DVD OPERA MAC