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Summary: In 1667, the powerful king of France, Louis XIV, is but 28 years old when he decides to build Versailles, the greatest palace in the world. After draining the budget, affairs and political intrigues complicate things.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Cardinal Mazarin dies in 1661. The young Louis asserts his intention to govern as well as rule. Mazarin's fiscal advisor, Colbert, warns against Fouquet, who wants to be prime minister and is looting the treasury. Fouquet believes Louis will soon tire of exercizing power and overplays his hand. Louis' mistress reports this to the king who arrests Fouquet. Louis and Colbert design a brilliant...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2008

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN TAK

Dahlin, Allyson

Summary: In the year 3070, App sensation, style icon, and social influencer Marie Antoinette arrives in Versailles to marry Louis-Auguste and together, after witnessing people outside of their gilded world suffering and starving, risk everything to set things right.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC DAH

Spawforth, Antony.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 944.3663 SPE

Givhan, Robin.

Summary: "Conceived as a fundraiser for the restoration of King Louis XIV's palace, the world's elite gathered in Versailles' grand theater to view a fashion extravaganza of the best that French and American designers had to offer, while being entertained by LizaMinnelli and Josephine Baker. What they saw would forever alter the history of fashion. At the Battle of Versailles five Americans--Oscar de la...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 643 GIV

Summary: Delve more deeply into the enticing life and untimely death of Marie Antoinette and uncover a tale of style, fashion, intrigue and danger that would satisfy even the toughest celebrity magazine editor of the 21st Century.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cobra Entertainment 2006

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Baraton, Alain.

Summary: An affectionate tribute to the Versailles Palace and grounds from its longtime gardener-in-chief traces the connection between gardeners and the land while reflecting on the history of the legendary garden he helps tend.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 712.094 BAR

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 709 WOR

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Great DVD 759 World 2010

Summary: "[This film] follows the events leading up to the iconic fashion effrontery at the Chateau de Versailles on November 28, 1973 ... when five French designers--Givenchy, Cardin, YSL, Ungaro and Dior took on five American designers (Halston, Bill Blass, Anne Klein, Oscar de la Renta and Stephen Burrows) in a fashion showdown to save the palace"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: [publisher not identified] 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC VER

Summary: A romantic drama following Sabine, a strong-willed and talented landscape designer, who is selected to build one of the main gardens at King Louis XIV's new palace at Versailles. In her new position of power, she challenges gender and class barriers while also becoming professionally and romantically entangled with the court's renowned landscape artist Andre Le Notre.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Little 2015

Summary: When respected American religious symbology expert Dr. Robert Langdon is summoned to the Louvre by French Captain Bezu Fache, he soon discovered that he is the number 1 suspect for the murder of a historian Langdon had been scheduled to meet with. Assisted by a French cryptographer and government agent named Sophie, Langdon is challenged to decipher a chain of cryptic codes and puzzles, all the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2006

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DAV RATED PG-13

Summary: "Centers on a revolutionary machine that allows scientists to enter and record a subject's dream. After it is stolen, a fearless detective and a brilliant therapist join forces to recover the device before it falls into the hands of a 'dream terrorist'"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME PAP
1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN PAP

Summary: Mr. Bean enters a church raffle and wins a vacation to France as well as a camcorder. Boarding a Eurostar train and arriving in Paris, the French language proves to be a barrier for Bean. He struggles to catch his train to the south of France. He orders a seafood meal and finds the consumption of the platter to be a challenge. Just before catching his train, he asks Russian film director Emil,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY MR.

Summary: This series of lectures introduces the greatest of universal museums. Its aim is not comprehensive. The focus is narrowed to the Department of Paintings, which is responsible for European paintings from the Middle Ages until the mid-19th century. These works of art form an encyclopedic summary of the achievements of painters that can be called the single most important such collection in the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2006

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 708.4 MUS
Call number: DVD 708.4 MUS

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Great 708.4 Museum

Summary: Max Skinner is a ruthless, successful English investment broker with no time for life outside of his job. When his uncle dies, Max inherits the chateau and vineyard in the south of France where he grew up, but he then meets a potential rival to the inheritance, a young American who claims to be his illegitimate cousin. His first intention is to sell the vineyard as quickly as possible, but...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2006

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Thallon, Rob.

Summary: "Here for the first time is a complete visual handbook designed for architects, builders, students, and anyone else interested in wood-frame construction. Inside you'll find hundreds of meticulous drawings illustrating every detail you might ever want to know about when building wood, whether you're building basement walls or framing a chimney opening. This wealth of visual information is mined...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Taunton Press 2016

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Summary: Set within the vibrant dancehalls and historic crime corridors of 1940s Paris, a singer with "stars in her eyes" ignores the protest of her covetous husband and pursues a meeting with a lecherous movie financier. When her husband attempts to crash the rendevous, murder ensues. Enter the detective, whose seasoned instincts lead him down a circuitous path of alibis.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN QUA

Priceman, Marjorie.

Summary: The story of the historic first hot-air balloon flight in 1783, told from the point of view of the duck, sheep, and rooster who were the first passengers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2005

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 629.13322 PRI

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.13322 PRI

Pike, Aprilynne

Summary: "After being forced to marry the evil King, Dani must use her power as Queen to stop selling Glitter for good and escape with Saber, the boy she loves"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC PIK

Summary: "As a dwarf, Toulouse-Lautrec believes he's too ugly to ever fall in love. So he loses himself in painting ... and cognac. A fixture at Paris' infamous turn-of-the-century Moulin Rouge nightclub, Lautrec meets a girl from the street ... who breaks his heart"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Metro Goldwyn Mayer Home Entertainment 2004

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

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

Summary: A story of the young Americans who volunteered to be part of the French military prior to the United States involvement in WWI, also known as Lafayette Escadrille, and how they became the country's first fighter pilots.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Flyboys 2007

Summary: "A romantic comedy about a family traveling to the French capital for business. The party includes a young engaged couple forced to confront the illusion that a life different from their own is better"--IMDB.com.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Classics 2011

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MID RATED PG-13

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE MID

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Midnight 2011

Summary: Pocahontas, the young daughter of Chief Powhatan, wonders what adventures await just around the riverbend. She is joined by her playful pals, raccoon Meeko and hummingbird Flit. A chance meeting with Captain Smith leads to a friendship that will change history, as the Native Americans and English settlers learn to live together.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Summary: Tom Bodett explores the trails that extended America's frontiers. He follows the footsteps and wagon ruts of rugged pioneers, dauntless homesteaders, reclusive mountain men, and stop-at-nothing gold hunters as they explored, settled, and worked the new land.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Questar 2002

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6 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.3 AME 1
Call number: 917.3 AME 2
Call number: 917.3 AME 3
Call number: 917.3 AME 4
Call number: 917.3 AME 5
Call number: 917.3 AME 6

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