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Summary: Dame Maggie Smith, Dame Judi Dench, Dame Eileen Atkins, and Dame Joan Plowright are among the most celebrated actresses of the time, with scores of iconic performances, decades of wisdom, and innumerable awards between them. They are also longtime friends who invite viewers to join them for a weekend in the country as they catch up with one another, reminisce, and share their candid,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IFC Films 2019

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3 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC TEA

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TEA

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Te

Summary: Recently orphaned, Flora ignores the sage advise of Mrs. Smiley and moves to the country to live on a decrepit farm with her eccentric relatives, where she finds ample material for the novel she wishes to write.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Video 2002

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY COL

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE Cold

Summary: Miss Matty's house is full of life and bustle. Her dream of having a child in the house has been realized in the birth of Tilly, daughter of her maid Martha and carpenter Jem. Elsewhere, the shadow of the railway still looms, but the line has been halted five miles outside Cranford, a disaster as far as Captain Brown is concerned. Meanwhile, as Mr. Buxton returns to town with his son, William,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2010

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

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

Summary: In July of 2011 and June of 2012, during production of the fifth & sixth seasons of Doc Martin, exclusive access was granted to the cast and crew to shoot behind-the-scenes interviews. In addition to the interviews & production footage, the segments on this DVD highlight the sights and sounds of the actual fishing village of Port Isaac (aka Portwenn) in Cornwall where the series is shot - which...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn 2013

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

Summary: Harvey, a divorced, down-on-his-luck music jingle composer, and Kate, a lonely British airline employee, are brought together by chance. Harvey comes to London for his daughter's wedding, planning only to attend the wedding ceremony. However, he ends up being let go from his job before going back to America and decides to stay for the reception, asking Kate to accompany him. Thus begins a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2009

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA LAS

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Last 2008

Summary: The story unfolds on a beautiful summer day in London, in 1923, while Clarissa Dalloway recalls a summer in the country, in 1890, when she was young and beautiful and very much courted.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Look Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA MRS.

Summary: The bespectacled spymaster is once more called from retirement to come to the aid of the 'Circus' -- and he returns with a vengeance. The murder of an émigré Soviet General who was also a British agent sends him digging into the past on a twisted trail across Europe that moves, inexorably, towards a final showdown with his old adversary, Karla of Moscow Centre.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 1982

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

Summary: A spirited young American girl goes to London in search of her long-lost father. When she finds him, she sets out to prove that love can conquer all, but finds that her unique, impulsive style threatens the relationship she has waited for all her life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2003

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie What 2003

Shakespeare, William

Summary: King John of England is pitted against the united powers of France, Brittany, Austria, and the Papacy. Will England be destroyed by his fatal indecision? As alliances are made, broken, and remade, the paranoid and erratic John reveals his weakness and reliance on those around him--including his powerful mother Queen Elinor and Faulconbridge, the cynical and witty bastard son of the dead King...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 822.33 SHA

Summary: Growing up poor in London, Becky Sharp defies her poverty-stricken background and ascends the social ladder alongside her best friend, Amelia.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2005

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA VAN

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD VAN

Summary: An English professor, who alienates her students, has always had control over her life. That is until she is diagnosed with a devasting illness. She agrees to undergo a series of procedures that are brutal, extensive and experimental. She finds that the fine line between life and death can only be walked with wit.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 2001

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA WIT

Summary: Miss Marple returns to help solve mysteries with her keen powers of observation and her quiet common-sense analysis. Towards zero: Eyebrows arch when the dashing Wimbledon tennis star Nevile Strange arrives with his attractive new wife, even though the first wife is also attending. Miss Marple observes the tightly wound group as they holiday by the sea, sensing the sexual tensions and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2007

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

Summary: In the sixth series, the doctor tackles fatherhood and his complicated relationship with local teacher Louisa.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn 2013

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

Summary: A middle-aged psychiatrist tries to find out why a young man has blinded six horses entrusted to his care.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2003

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA EQU

Summary: Inman, a young Confederate soldier, who is injured during the explosive 1864 battle of Petersburg, Virginia, is struggling to make his way home to Cold Mountain, NC, where his beloved Ada awaits him. In Inman's absence, Ada befriends Ruby, who helps her keep up her late father's farm. Meanwhile, in his travels, Inman encounters a menagerie of interesting and colorful characters.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2004

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD COL RATED R

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE COL

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Cold 2004

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Summary: The British Empire is in decline, the political world is in disarray, and a young woman takes the throne... a new era is dawning. Queen Elizabeth II is a 25-year-old newlywed faced with the daunting prospect of leading the world's most famous monarchy while forging a relationship with legendary Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2017

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Summary: In these all-new episodes, the doctor continues his practice in the picturesque seaside town of Portwenn, while raising his son with wife Louisa.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn 2017

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Do 8

Summary: Film adaptation of Harwood's play about an aging English actor/manager, his dresser, and their theatre company touring England during WWII. Both the leader of the company and his dresser are essential to each other. However, the devoted dresser struggles to support the unreasonable demands of the tyrannical head of the company, during the London blitz.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2004

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA DRE

Summary: Set in the 1920s, Stanley, an Englishman posing as an Asian magician, attempts to debunk fake spiritualists. He then travels to the south of France to unmask a supposed medium named Sophie as a good-looking fake, but he ends up falling for her real-world charms instead.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY MAG

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Magic 2014

Summary: The lives of both the family and the servants in the London townhouse at 165 Eaton Place are followed. Upstairs lives Richard Bellamy, the head of the household, and also a member of Parliament. His wife is a member of the titled aristocracy. Downstairs is Hudson, the Scottish butler who directs and guides the other servants concerning their tasks and proper places.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2011

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

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD UPS

Watkins, Eileen

Summary: Professional cat grooming isn't all fluff--when the fur starts flying, Cassie McGlone, owner of Cassie's Comfy Cats, handles her feistiest four-legged clients with a caring touch and nerves of steel. While these qualities certainly help keep her business purring, they also come in handy when she makes a house call to her best client, millionaire George DeLeuw, and discovers his murdered body...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAT