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Summary: Set in the world of newspapers in London, it's past riven by hacking scandals, it's present at the mercy of the digital age and the 24-hour news cycle, it's future uncertain, this razor sharp and observant drama explores the current, turbulent media landscape and the ethical dilemmas that journalists and editors face each day.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: July, 1899: When Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst raise the distribution price one-tenth of a cent per paper, ten cents per hundred, the newsboys, poor enough already, are outraged. Inspired by the strike put on by the trolley workers, Jack "Cowboy" Kelly organizes a newsboys' strike. With David Jacobs as the brains of the new union, and Jack as the voice, the weak and oppressed...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Video 2002

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2 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS NEW

Summary: While on a trip in 1928 to visit her son, Mrs. Moore, accompanied by her son's fiancee, is appalled at the treatment of the Indians by the ruling British government. Later, they befriend a native Indian who, over-stepping the accepted norms of his culture, invites the two ladies on an excursion. In a strange turn of events, he is accused of attempting to rape the young woman.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2000

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

Summary: Cary Grant was the epitome of Hollywood elegance, a master of comedic timing, and one of the best-loved romantic leading men of all time! Trace his story from the streets of Bristol, to the Boulevards of Hollywood in this fascinating biography.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cobra Entertainment 2005

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Summary: Story of a doctor touring Morocco with his wife and child who accidentally becomes involved in an anarchist plot to assassinate a foreign diplomat in London.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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Summary: Citizen Kane: The story of Charles Foster Kane, a newspaper tycoon whose life is investigated by a magazine reporter trying to discover the meaning of Kane's dying word: "Rosebud".

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2001

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3 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA CIT

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Summary: This historical drama is based on the events surrounding the release of the Pentagon Papers, documents which detailed the history of the United States' political and military involvement in Vietnam. The story centers on Kay Graham, the first female newspaper publisher in the country (specifically of the Washington Post), as well as her tough editor, Ben Bradlee. The two become involved in an...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Post 2018

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

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

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

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Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910.92 BAW

Summary: For biographer Michael Holroyd, playwright George Bernard Shaw is practically an alter ego. Using archival footage and Holroyd's painstaking detective work, this intriguing program questions the extent to which Shaw's life and art fed upon each other, addressing issues including the effects of the triangle between his father, his mother, and Vandeleur Lee on his plays, as seen in Misalliance...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: London gossip columnist Neville Lytton strives to expose the hidden side of the lives of the high and mighty.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

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

Summary: Gunga Din: Cheeky British soldiers combat a murderous sect in colonial India.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2010

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

Summary: Based on the true story of Robert Tyre Jones, Jr., who rises from complete obscurity to become a golfing legend. Jones overcomes his own fierce temper, intense passion, and perfectionist tendencies to master the game and wins the Grand Slam, the U.S., British, and Amateur Opens in golf, a feat unequaled even today. But it is Jones's style, personality, and character that separate him from the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2004

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

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Summary: A group of brave Polish pilots known as Squadron 303 fought in the skies over England in World War II, not just to keep Great Britain free from the Nazis, but also to keep alive the very idea of their own country, which had existed in its modem form for barely 20 years before it was crushed between the opposing jaws of Germany and Russia. Equipped with the almost-obsolete Hurricane airplane and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

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

Summary: Follows two women working as spies for England in Nazi-occupied France.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2009

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

Summary: Hitch is New York City's greatest matchmaker. Love is his job and when Albert Brennaman wins the heart of gorgeous society heiress Allegra Cole, Albert has Hitch to thank. So when tabloid columist Sara Melas decides to uncover the secret behind the relationships unlikely success, she's shocked to discover that Alex Hitchens, the charming young man she's been dating, is the legendary date doctor...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia Pictures 2005

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Hitch 2005

Summary: Suburban veterinarian Danny Trevanion moves his new family from Bristol to South Africa to start a game park; includes all six episodes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2009

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

Summary: A year after the battle of Waterloo, dispatchers from India warn that a local Maharaja is threatening British interests. Wellington sends Sharpe to investigate on what turns out to be his most dangerous mission to date. Shot entirely on location in India.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2006

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

Summary: Compelling dramatizations of key scenes from Shakespeare's tragedy are analyzed by two noted Shakespearean experts-Stanley Wells and Russell Jackson of the Shakespeare Institute, Stratford-upon-Avon. Themes and topics include the motives of Lago, and whether his evil is as complete as most commentators suggest; Victorian objections to the interracial relationship between Othello and Desdemona;...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: While King Lear has again and again been described as Shakespeare's greatest work-the tragedy in which he exhibits most fully his multitude of literary powers-it is the least read, and for many, the most difficult to analyze. In this program, key scenes are dramatized. Noted Shakespearean experts, Professors Robert Smallwood and Stanley Wells, take on the task of examining Lear's enigmatic...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: Disgraced detective Sandra Pullman is given a chance to save her career by heading up a team of retired detectives in charge of solving open cold cases.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2011

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

Summary: This program artfully brings together a treasury of visual resources to retrace Shakespeare's life and work. Included are the landmarks of Elizabethan London associated with his plays; depictions of the structure and operations of the Globe Theatre (including scenes from Laurence Olivier's Henry V); historical sources of the plays in art and architecture surviving today; theatrical traditions...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: Long considered the world’s greatest writer, Shakespeare the man all but eludes biographers, leading some scholars to doubt they are one and the same. Filmed at salient locations around England, this program explores the four main theories of the Bard’s true identity. Professor Stanley Wells of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust defends Shakespeare’s authorship. Francis Carr and Mark Rylance,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Vanessa Ives and Ethan Chandler are forming a deeper bond as the group, including Sir Malcolm, Dr. Frankenstein, and Sembene, unite to banish the evil forces that threaten to destroy them. Meanwhile, Dorian Gray, the Creature and Brona are all waging battles of their own.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount / Showtime 2015

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

Summary: In the first program, each actor comments on the major scenes of the play, and, through excerpts from productions that range from the silent film era to the modern stage, we see various interpretations of those scenes. Trevor Nunn then interviews each actor about the source of his interpretation. The program includes both traditional and avant-garde productions.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1900

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