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Summary: Daniel Deronda is sensitive and charming, the illegitimate son of an aristocrat, haunted by the secrets that shroud his birth. Beautiful, vivacious Gwendolen Harleth is a gambler and short on cash. When they meet at the roulette table, sparks fly. But above all, Gwendolen needs money, and the icy aristrocrat Henleigh Grandcourt is more than happy to provide. As her situation becomes more and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2007

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

Summary: This miniseries opens in Berkeley, California in 1938, where pampered, tenured professors, safe on the shores of peaceful America, dabble in radical politics as the world heads inevitably towards war. J. Robert Oppenheimer is such a one. Two events--one personal, one scientific--combine to change Oppy's life forever and catapult him from a moderately successful theoretician to a world famous...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: British Broadcasting Corp. 2008

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

Summary: King Henry, now in failing health and still embroiled in war, sends his second son Prince John of Lancaster to the battle. Prince John tricks and defeats the enemy while his older son, the Prince of Wales, is summoned away from Falstaff and his tavern circle to the king's bedside where he assumes the throne upon the death of the king.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Ambrose Video Pub. 1987

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

Summary: The dramatic and daring adventures of the enigmatic sleuth, Albert Campion and his loyal but slightly shady manservant. Set in the 1930's.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2004

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

Summary: A story of three animal families on a journey across our planet - polar bears, elephants, and humpback whales. It captures rare footage of nature's wildest and most elusive animals.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD 590 EAR

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD EAR RATED NR

Summary: In Hemingway adventure, Michael Palin takes the viewer to locations where Hemingway lived, visited, and wrote about. In Great railway journeys, Palin travels from Londonderry to the western tip of Ireland, following the progression of his family's migration.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2008

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

Summary: The first year of life is the toughest. Four cinematographers follow six iconic baby animals as they face the challenges of surviving their first year on Earth. For these animal babies, it is the story of what it takes to survive in the wild.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD E-TV ANI

Summary: "The Doctor has regenerated and all is not well. Confused, angry and acting strangely, the new Doctor decides to become a hermit, so takes his concerned companion Peri to a desolate asteroid where he plans to live for several centuries. The time travelers soon uncover a plot that threatens the entire galaxy. But why has an alien gastropod kidnapped twin boys from Earth, and will the Doctor...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: British Broadcasting Corp. 2010

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

Summary: "Rejoining The Hour a year on in 1957, the team are still striving to broadcast the stories they believe in, grappling with the disturbing threat of the Cold War and a country in the grip of unsettling, rapid change. Bel is still single and determined not to get involved with another married man, but finds herself taking on her adversary Bill Kendall, an ITV producer whose magnetic charm she...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by BBC Worldwide Americas 2013

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

Summary: Millions of years ago, incredible forces ripped apart the Earth's crust, creating our seven continents, each with its own distinct climate, its own distinct terrain, and its own unique animal life. From the colorful paradise of South America to the scorching heat of Africa, this showcases the true character of each continent in turn and reveals just how it has shaped all life there.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Summary: David Attenborough returns to the world's oceans in this sequel to the acclaimed documentary filming rare and unusual creatures of the deep, as well as documenting the problems our oceans face.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Earth 2018

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

Summary: In the year 44 B.C., Julius Caesar has been assassinated and civil war threatens to destroy the Republic. In the void left by Caesar's demise, egos clash and numerous players jockey for position. The brutally ambitious Mark Antony attempts to solidify his power, aligning himself with Atia, but coming to blows with her cunning son Octavian, who has been anointed in Caesar's will as his only son...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 2007

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Summary: The hallucinations of Philip Marlow, a mystery writer stricken with a crippling skin disorder interweave memories of his past with a plot casting him in the role of a suave sleuth who croons with a big band.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2003

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Summary: David Powlett-Jones, a young Welshman, returns from the trenches of World War I disillusioned and suffering from shellshock. Accepted as a teacher at an elite boys boarding school, David fears he won't last. Luckily, the faith of the headmaster who hired him proves well-founded. Over the course of his 20-year rise through the ranks of the school, he finds and loses love with several women.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2003

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

Summary: David Powlett-Jones, a young Welshman, returns from the trenches of World War I disillusioned and suffering from shellshock. Accepted as a teacher at an elite boys boarding school, David fears he won't last. Luckily, the faith of the headmaster who hired him proves well-founded. Over the course of his 20-year rise through the ranks of the school, he finds and loses love with several women.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2003

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

Summary: Celebrate Shakespeare's 400th anniversary with this hilarious comedy about the playwright's mysterious lost years. Bill Shakespeare is a hapless lute player with a big dream. When his bandmates kick him out of their group, Bill leaves his wife and kids behind to seek fame and fortune in the big city of London. He's written a great work for the stage and he's certain he'll prove all his doubters...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: The action takes place between 1598 and 1605. It concerns the reign of Tsar Boris Godunov who has murdered the Tsarevich Dmitri in order to obtain the succession, and the challenge made to it by the Pretender Dmitri.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Philips 2002

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

Summary: A drama about the lives of a group of midwives who care for expectant mothers in the East End of London during the 1950s.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC 2018

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3 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV CAL

Summary: The first program observes the Red panda and Giant panda (one of the world's most endangered mammals) in their natural habitat, the bamboo forest of China's "Mountains of the Sleeping Dragon" a national panda reserve. The second program features the San Diego Zoo's challenge to successfully breed and raise a Giant Panda in captivity. Spotlighted is Hua Mei the baby panda and staff from the San...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Questar 2003

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Summary: Agatha Christie's brilliant Belgian detective is on the case in the first series of the hit PBS mystery. Fan favorite David Suchet stars as the dapper sleuth who solves the thorniest of cases with his formidable intellect. Set in glittering 1930s Europe, these remastered adaptations capture every splendid detail of the Art Deco era.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: ITV Studios Home Entertainment 2011

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Summary: Six episodes combine history, biography, iconic performances, new analysis, and the personal passion of their celebrated hosts (Ethan Hawke, Jeremy Irons, Derek Jacobi, Trevor Nunn, Joely Richardson, and David Tennant) to tell the story behind the stories of Shakespeare's greatest plays.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2013

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

Summary: Dr. Lucy Worsley explores the royal wardrobes of our kings and queens over the last 400 years, from Elizabeth I to the present Queen Elizabeth II, explaining how the royal wardrobe is a carefully orchestrated piece of theater managed by the royals themselves to control the right image and project the right message to their subjects. Royal fashion is, and always has been, as much about politics...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: Lucy Worsley re-stages the wedding of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, including the most important elements of the ceremony and the celebrations, scouring archival materials and Queen Victoria's diaries for the details. Lucy also tells the story of Victoria and Albert's courtship and engagement as she reveals how this one extraordinary event helped to invent modern marriage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2019

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

Summary: Examine the world's most extraordinary wildlife living in the newest and fastest changing habitat on the planet - cities. The innovative three-part series features a diverse cast of animals that are adjusting to this new world better than predicted, not only applying their natural born skills and abilities to life in the city, but also making amazing physical or behavioral adaptations.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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