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Callow, Simon

Summary: Traces the life and career of the legendary director, discussing the making of "Citizen Kane," his contributions to such films as "The Magnificent Ambersons" and "The Lady from Shanghai," and his efforts in radio comedy, spectacular theater, and newspaper politics.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WELLES, ORSON CAL

Callow, Simon

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WELLES, ORSON CAL

Summary: Join actor Simon Callow as he uncovers the origins of the song Silent night, journeying to the Austrian village of Oberndorf as well as the city of Salzburg, where the story of the world's favorite carol had its origins.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2015

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

Summary: Explores the bitter internal rivalries among police investigators, the political pressures of high-profile cases, and the legal maneuverings of defense attorneys and prosecutors. Police probe an abandoned house concealing multiple murders, a dysfunctional family with a deeply troubled musical prodigy, the mysterious disappearance of a well-connected woman, and a shadowy sex club for London's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2009

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Summary: Inspector Morse is a melancholy, enigmatic and romantic man who never uses his first name and who finds solace in real ale, classical music and difficult crosswords. Together with his able Sergeant Lewis, Morse uses his considerable intellect and passion for the truth and justice to investigate death and murder in the English university town of Oxford.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2009

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Summary: After the daring rescue of a spider, a young boy named James gains possession of some magic crocodile tongues. When James spills them in the garden, out sprouts an enormous peach! Climbing inside, he meets an astonishing cast of characters and embarks on a magical odyssey full of thrills and adventure.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment 2010

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2 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY JAM

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1 available in Children's videos, Call number: DVD JAM

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

Summary: Likable, hardworking family man and astute detective Tom Barnaby is back with new mysteries in Midsomer County, and more murders to solve.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Summary: The final Viceroy of India, Lord Mountbatten, is tasked with overseeing the transition of British India to independence, but meets with conflict as different sides clash in the face of monumental change.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: When James accidentally spills some magic crocodile tongues near an old peach tree, one of the peaches grows as huge as a house. James discovers a secret entranceway into the peach, were he befriends the insects that live inside of it. When the stem snaps off of the tree, the peach starts rolling away, and James and his friends begin to have exciting adventures.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Video 2000

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY JAM

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Family James 2000

Summary: The journey that led to Charles Dickens' creation of 'A Christmas Carol,' a timeless tale that would redefine the holiday.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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

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

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

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

Summary: Set during the height of the Bosnian War in 1993, a group of Bosnian soldiers are advancing on Serb territory under the cover of a foggy night. At daybreak, the fog lifts, and the Serbs open fire. Soon there is only one Bosnian survivor because he was able to dive into a trench in no man's land. He then watches as two Serbian soldiers use the body of a fallen Bosnian to bait a land mine. He...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2002

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN NO

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie No 2001

Summary: Featuring a stellar cast, the 13 part mini-series traces the extraordinary life of Charles Dickens from his penniless childhood in Chatham and London during the 1820s to the unprecedented success he later enjoyed on both sides of the Atlantic.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Koch Vision 2007

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

Summary: These four lavish productions are all-new adaptations of Christie classics.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2009

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Summary: Adapted from Shaffer's play, the film presents the life of Antonio Salieri, a mediocre 18th century Viennese composer obsessed with and jealous of the musical genius of the age, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2002

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

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

Summary: Leo and Darren are two gay roommates living in London, each single and pursuing romantic happiness. While Darren strikes up a relationship with real estate agent and sex-fiend Jeremy, Leo joins a New Age men's therapy group and promptly develops a crush on fellow member Brendan - who is recently separated from his longtime girlfriend Sally!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2000

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Summary: Dramatization of Galileo Galilei's life, including his scientific achievements and his defense of his controversial theory that the earth revolves around the sun. Also includes how letters from his illegitimate daughter, Maria Celeste, a cloistered nun, have shed new light on Galileo's discoveries and his trial for heresy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2006

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

Summary: Rob Haley, an up-and-coming chef and restaurateur in London, is grief-stricken when he loses his wife. With encouragement from his infamous friend and real-life TV chef Gordon Ramsay, Rob decides to spice up his life by turning a run-down country pub into a gourmet restaurant. His food catches the eye, and taste buds, of beautiful American food critic Kate Templeton, and they soon both write a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Screen Media Films 2011

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Love's 2011

Summary: Dramatization of William Shakespeare's play in which the evil Iago plants the seeds of doubt in Othello's mind about Desdemona's fidelity.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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