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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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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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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

Stratford, Sarah Jane

Summary: London, 1926. American-raised Maisie Musgrave is thrilled to land a job as a secretary at the upstart British Broadcasting Corporation, whose use of radio--still new, strange, and electrifying--is captivating the nation. But the hectic pace, smart young staff, and intimidating bosses only add to Maisie's insecurity. Soon she is seduced by the work--gaining confidence as she arranges broadcasts...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

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: 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

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

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

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

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: Now nearing the 1960s, the community enters a new time of social change, while stories of birth, life and death continue to touch your heart. Will live-wire Nurse Trixie marry her young curate? What new project calls for a heart as big as Chummy's? How will Sister Evangelina react to two new nurses? And why does Sister Julienne appear so unsettled by a mystery benefactor?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD CALL NOT RATED

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Ca 4

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Call 2014

Summary: Detective Richard Poole is still trapped on the stunning Caribbean island of Saint Marie, but, for him, the sun, sea, and sand aren't quite paradise. Faced with puzzling murders and a local team with unorthodox approaches, Poole must use his eye for detail, relentless logic and stubborn refusal to leave anything unexplained to solve these cases. He is joined once again by the feisty Camille...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Worldwide 2014

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Summary: Queen Elizabeth's realm is divided, politically unstable and dangerous. We see her troubled reign through the eyes of her spymasters, Willian and Robert Cecil, a father and son team in charge of counter terrorism and the protection of the fragile life of the one woman on whom everything depends. Looks at the entrapment and execution of Mary, Queen of Scots, the capture and escape of Catholic...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2018

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

Summary: For the first time, cameras were allowed inside Windsor Castle to chronicle a year in the life of the world's oldest working castle. Located west of London, Windsor is the Queen's favorite home and the place from which the Royal Family takes its name.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2005

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

Summary: Adam Bede, an honest, hard-working carpenter, has his heart set on marrying his sweetheart, pretty dairymaid Hetty Sorrel. Hetty wants nothing to do with her boring life on the farm and she allows herself to be seduced by the heir to a local estate. She finds herself abandoned and pregnant from her ill-fated dalliance.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2 entertain/BBC Video 2007

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

Summary: Never one to sit idle, Miss Marple finds her luxurious Barbados vacation a bit dull until Major Palgrave's murder turns it into A Caribbean Mystery. Her London stay seems a bit too perfect until she discovers something sinister behind the Edwardian façade At Bertram's Hotel. How can Miss Marple resist visiting the seaside villa of a young couple plagued by terrifying memories of a Sleeping...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: A delightful story of a veterinarian's apprentice in rural England.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: British Broadcasting Corp. 2010

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

Summary: One night, a frightened Swiss soldier of fortune climbs into the bedroom of a young Bulgarian girl and soon deflates her romantic notions about love and valor. The bonus play is set in 1796 at an inn where Napoleon rests at the start of his conquest of Italy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2006

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

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