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Summary: An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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

Summary: The young Jane Austen wishes to be a writer. Her mother thinks otherwise. Although she is offered many marriage proposals she accepts none until the mischevious Thomas Lefroy shows up and turns her world around. At first she finds him ignorant and self centered but as she gets to know him, they start to flirt and eventually fall in love. Thomas' relatives disagree with the match and threaten to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2008

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2 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD B

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

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

Summary: A man tries to live a normal life despite the fact that he sometimes turns into a sheepdog.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Entertainment 2006

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Summary: Life in impoverished Depression-era Ireland holds little promise for young Frank McCourt, the oldest son in a tightly-knit family. Living by his wits, cheered by his irrepressible spirit, and sustained by his mother's fierce love, Frank embarks on an inspiring journey to overcome the poverty of his childhood and reach the land of his dreams: America.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2000

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

Summary: The gripping story is told through four generations, from the capture of Kunta Kinte in Africa to his transport to Colonial America in brutal conditions through successive generations fighting to win their freedom in the Civil War.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

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Summary: Follows the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother, Gail, to convince his billionaire grandfather to pay the ransom. When Getty Sr. refuses, Gail attempts to sway him as her son's captors become increasingly volatile and brutal. With her son's life in the balance, Gail and Getty Sr.'s adviser become unlikely allies in the race against...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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

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

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

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

Summary: Dramatizes the historic feud between two families living along the Tug Fork River on the board between West Virginia and Kentucky in the late 1800s.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2012

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

Fairlie, Kristin

Summary: When Little Bear goes camping with his father, he befriends a lost little bear named Cub; with the help of his friends, Little Bear helps reunite Cub with his family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2003

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV LIT

Summary: The comedy adventures of a working class family in the misfit city of Springfield.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2006

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Summary: A teenage girl and her little brother must survive a wild 24 hours during which a mass hysteria of unknown origins causes parents to turn violently on their own kids.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Momentum Pictures 2018

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1 available in Horror DVDs, Call number: DVD HORROR MOM

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Summary: It is a dark psychological thriller about a fierce showdown between two couples during the course of an ornately prepared meal at a fancy restaurant. When Stan Lohman, a popular congressman running for governor, invites his troubled younger brother Paul and his wife Claire to join him and his wife Katelyn for dinner at one of the town's most fashionable restaurants, the stage is set for a tense...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: As his father continues to face legal trouble, Michael Bluth runs the family business, tackling a host of legal and financial issues while trying to cope with his eccentric relatives.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2005

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

Summary: The Bluth family returns for another season of life after credit cards.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2006

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

Summary: The five motherless Bastable children struggle to save their inventor father from financial ruin.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Questar 2000

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

Summary: Two otherwise inseparable brothers are pulled apart by war. 19 year-old Pete leaves behind his little brother and inspired by his own sense of duty, Willie embarks upon his own heroic journey, setting out by foot to rejoin his brother and enlist.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shoe Clerk Picture Co. 2003

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

Summary: In modern-day Paris, a journalist finds her life becoming entwined with a young girl whose family was torn apart during the notorious Vel d'Hiv round up, which took place in Paris, in 1942. She stumbles upon a family secret which will link her forever to the destiny of a young Jewish girl, Sarah.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2011

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

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

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

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: With its alluring tales of Gothic mystery and supernatural intrigue, this television program became one of the most popular daytime series of all time. In these episodes, when Victoria Winters searches the Old House for David Collins, she is abducted and held captive by Matthew Morgan, the Collinses' fugitive caretaker who is hiding following the death of family friend Bill Malloy. A massive...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MPI Home Video 2012

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

Summary: When Nate is invited to a big family reunion in Missouri, he sees it as an opportunity to reconnect with his estranged wife and growing children. Nate takes delivery on an expensive new SUV, persuades his wife, Dorothy, to tag along, and packs up his three kids for what he thinks will be a leisurely drive from L.A. to St. Louis. However, between his wary wife, arguing kids, angry police...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2004

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

Summary: With its alluring tales of Gothic mystery and supernatural intrigue, this television program became one of the most popular daytime series of all time. In these episodes, Collinwood's surly caretaker, Matthew Morgan, informs Victoria Winters that he believes the ghost of Josette Collins and other spirits inhabit the estate. In an attempt to settle the controversy surrounding the manslaughter...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MPI Home Video 2012

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

Summary: Doug and Abi take their kids on a family vacation. Surrounded by relatives, the kids innocently reveal the ins and outs of their family life and many intimate details about their parents. It's soon clear that when it comes to keeping a big secret under wraps from the rest of the family, their children are their biggest liability.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Summary: After her husband's unexpected death and subsequent financial woes, suburban mom Nancy Botwin embraces a new profession: the neighborhood pot dealer. As it seems like everyone secretly wants what she's selling, even city councilman Doug Wilson, Nancy is faced with keeping her family life in check and her enterprise a secret from her best friend/PTA president, Celia Hodes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2006

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

Summary: A faded photograph leads powerful attorney Natalie to the secrets of her late father's past. She takes to the countryside, where horses run free, true love really exists, and Natalie discovers her own past and an enlightened future.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Echo Bridge Home Entertainment 2006

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

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Thicker 2006

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

Summary: Jean is hoping for grandchildren from her daughters and Lional is visited by a man who claims to be his son. In the second half involves unwanted help to childless couples.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: DLT Entertainment Uk 2005

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