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Summary: Silas Marner was a man who had everything, until he lost it all. Falsely accused of theft and driven out of his town, Silas starts life anew. One day, upon arriving home, he discovers a child asleep on the hearth.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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

Summary: Uncertain of her future but unwilling to sacrifice her freedom, Bathsheba rejects the proposal of Gabriel Oak only to become his employer. Still in love, Gabriel can only watch as Bathsheba flirts with her neighbor, Mr. Boldwood unleashing a passionate obsession within the reserved Boldwood. Both men forsake their hearts, however, upon the arrival of the dashing soldier Frank Troy. Despite...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2012

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

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

Summary: Sense and sensibility: Marianne Dashwood wears her heart on her sleeve when she falls in love with the charming but unsuitable John Willoughby, ignoring her sister Elinor's warning that her impulsive behavior leaves her open to gossip and innuendo. Elinor, sensitive to social convention, struggles to conceal her own romantic disappointment, even from those closest to her. Will the sisters learn...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2008

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Summary: A sprawling BBC saga of wealth, passion, and power, set in the palatial country houses and grand Mayfair salons of mid-Victorian England. Chronicles twenty years in the life of an aristocratic dynasty moving through high society in the heyday of Queen Victoria's reign. Based on Anthony Trollope's six political novels about British Parliamentary life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by RLJ Entertainment 2013

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

Summary: The ramblings, adventures and travels of the members of the Pickwick Club as they wander about the countryside, getting into trouble wherever possible.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2006

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Pickwick 2006

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Summary: The story of the five Bennet sisters living in early 19th century England. Their mother is scheming to make prestigious marriages for them. Focuses on Elizabeth Bennet, who mistakenly finds the rich Mr. Darcy an oaf, even as he sets all the other fair maidens' hearts aflutter.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2006

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Summary: In the gloom of a country graveyard, a young boy encounters an escaped convict, a chance meeting that later leads the boy to tragedy, mystery and wealth.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2005

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Great 2005

Summary: A young society woman's love for a common journalist presents her with an impossible decision: leave him or marry and face a life of poverty. Events take an unexpected twist when she befriends a lonely young heiress whose own tragic secret offers an irresistible but dangerous solution.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 1997

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

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

Summary: Friendless, orphaned Jane Eyre takes a job as governess to a lively French girl. In time, she finds herself in love with the child's guardian. When she saves him from a fire, she finds that there are many secrets to learn ... secrets that could destroy her happiness.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2007

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

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

Summary: Continues the saga of the Forsytes into a second generation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2004

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Forsyte 2003

Summary: Dickens' tale of a young man's struggle to protect his family from their scheming uncle and a cruel world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2001

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

Summary: BBC television adaptation of John Galsworthy's work, chronicling nearly 50 turbulent years of a wealthy English family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2002

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

Summary: Fanny Price goes to live with prosperous relatives at Mansfield Park and must navigate a labyrinth of intrigues and affairs among the occupants of the house.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2008

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Summary: Tells of the Dashwood sisters, sensible Elinor and passionate Marianne, whose chances at marriage seem doomed by their family's sudden loss of fortune.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Video 1999

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2 available in Romance DVDs, Call number: DVD ROMANCE SEN

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD SEN RATED PG

Summary: A mini-series based on Thackeray's story of an amoral beauty determined to scheme and seduce her way into Britain's upper classes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2003

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

Summary: Local MP and schoolmaster Thomas Gradgrind raises his children, Louisa and Tom, in the utilitarian fashion, stressing reason and fact and dismissing imagination and emotion. Under his influence, Louisa grows cold while Tom turns to a secret life of drinking and gambling. To be nearer her brother, Louisa accepts an offer of marriage from his boss, the self-made, self-important banker Josiah...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2007

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

Summary: The fortunes of Cedric Fauntleroy and his widowed mother "Dearest" change when the elderly Earl of Dorincourt has Cedric, his rightful heir, brought from the slums of New York to England. The Earl welcomes Cedric but banishes his mother to a cottage outside the manor, unjustly accusing her of marrying his son for the money.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2005

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

Summary: The story of lively and rebellious Elizabeth, one of five unmarried daughters living in the countryside of 19th century England, in a world where an advantageous marriage is a woman's sole occupation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: British Broadcasting Corp. 2001

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

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

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Pride 2001

Summary: Story of two sisters attempting to find happiness in the tightly structured society of 19th century England. Elinor, disciplined, restrained and very conscious of the manners of the day, represents sense. Outspoken, impetuous, emotional Marianne represents sensibility. Attracted to a man already promised to another, Elinor suffers silently to keep scandal away from her family. Marianne enjoys a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2004

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Series Sense 2004

Dench, Judi

Summary: Follows the lives of the people in the English town of Cranford over the course of two years.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2 Entertain 2010

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

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Summary: Mr. Bennet is an English gentleman living in Hartfordshire with his overbearing wife and 5 daughters. There is the beautiful Jane, the clever Elizabeth, the bookish Mary, the immature Kitty and the wild Lydia. Unfortunately, if Mr. Bennet dies their house will be inherited by a distant cousin whom they have never met. The family's future happiness and security is dependent on the daughters...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Focus Features 2006

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Family Pride 2006

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

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

Summary: The most autobiographical of Dickens' works, David Copperfield often echoes the writer's own life. It tells a moving story of David's journey from birth to maturity, a journey which inextricably links his life with some of Dickens' most colorful and extraordinary families.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2002

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

Summary: Thirteen year-old Nell Trent lives with her ailing grandfather in a run down London antique shop, unaware that her grandfather has a ruinous gambling addiction that has left them nearly penniless.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2006

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Old 2006

Summary: A bold reinvention of Charles Dickens' timeless novels, it takes familiar characters on new journeys as their stories intersect in the same world. Discover the events that lead up to Miss Havisham's wedding day, the true sacrifices made by a young Lady Dedlock, what happens to ruthless moneylender Jacob Marley and more. One doesn't need to know Dickens' novels to fall in love with these...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC 2017

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