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Summary: When Chris' best friend Annie loses her husband, Chris derives a scheme to memorialize him. The two women, along with some of their friends - all fiftysomething women - will make a nude calendar to raise money for the hospital where he died. The calendar becomes hugely popular. Based on actual events, this story carefully balances the stories of several women as it follows the media explosion....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone Home Entertainment 2004

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1 available in Video Discs, Call number: DVD CAL

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Calendar 2003

Summary: Early eighteenth-century England is at war with the French. A frail Queen Anne occupies the throne, and her friend Lady Sarah tends to her ill health. When a new servant Abigail arrives, Sarah takes her under her wing, and Abigail sees a chance at a return to her aristocratic roots. As the politics of war become time-consuming for Sarah, Abigail steps in to fill in as the Queen's companion....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2019

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

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

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

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Favourite 2019

Summary: Season two follows Queen Elizabeth through the late 1950s and early '60s as she struggles to navigate a world that's changing around her. She must face the challenges of a new era, from the Suez Canal crisis to the assassination of John F. Kennedy, while preserving both the monarchy and her marriage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Cr 2

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CRO

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CRO

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3 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CRO

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Crown 2018

Summary: The prolific, ever-provocative Joseph Losey, blacklisted from Hollywood and living in England, delivered a coolly modernist shock to the system of that nation's cinema with this mesmerizing dissection of class, sexuality, and power. A dissolute scion of the upper crust finds the seemingly perfect manservant to oversee his new London townhouse. But not all is as it seems, as traditional social...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: BLU-RAY DRAMA SER

Summary: The British Empire is in decline, the political world is in disarray, and a young woman takes the throne... a new era is dawning. Queen Elizabeth II is a 25-year-old newlywed faced with the daunting prospect of leading the world's most famous monarchy while forging a relationship with legendary Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2017

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CRO

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CRO NOT RATED

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

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Summary: Set in England during the Second World War, a five-part drama that captures the sacrifices and experiences of four young women in the Women's Land Army. Sharing hardships and working alongside captured POWs, Annie, Bea, Joyce and Nancy toil in the fields to grow food for the war effort.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BFS Video 2010

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

Summary: Follow the lives and loves of the Land Girls who are working the fields for Britain during WWII in the Women's Land Army.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by BFS Entertainment & Multimedia 2011

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

Summary: Set in rural England during the Second World War, the highly popular, award-winning drama returns for a third five-part series and continues to follow the lives and loves of the Land Girls who are working the fields in the Women's Land Army.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by BFS Entertainment & Multimedia 2012

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

Pepperco, Dr.

Summary: The last goodbye. Alice has finally revealed her secret to Hanako: she is Victor Franks! Yet secrets that must be kept still abound, and family, status, and love bind Alice like thorns. Will she and Hanako ever be free? The beautiful and stirring finale of Goodbye, My Rose Garden!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seven Seas Entertainment 2020

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Summary: Ambitious and acclaimed series from The Queen writer Peter Morgan offers a comprehensive look at the adult life and reign of Elizabeth II over a projected six-season arc. The fifth season follows Elizabeth from the early to late '90s, as the fraying union of Charles and Diana ultimately came to separation, and John Major saw his tenure as prime minister end with the election of Tony Blair.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV CRO

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3 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CRO

Pepperco, Dr.

Summary: Early in the twentieth century, Hanako journeys to England to follow her dream of becoming a novelist. When things don't work out quite as she planned, she finds employment as a personal maid to noblewoman Alice Douglas, who makes a most unusual request: she begs Hanako to kill her! As Hanako tries to figure out why her mistress would make such a shocking plea, their relationship grows into...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Seven Seas Entertainment 2020

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Summary: James Bond takes on Scaramanga, the Man with the Golden Gun, who kills his victims with golden bullets.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE MAN

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Summary: Prince Seretse Khama of Botswana causes an international stir when he marries a white woman from London in the late 1940s. When they decided to marry, just as apartheid was being introduced into South Africa, it caused an international uproar. However, their passionate romance triumphed over every obstacle and changed the course of African history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: A love that dare not speak its name. England, the early 1900s. Alice, a young noblewoman, has a Japanese maid named Hanako working in her household. Lady Alice shares the story of her love for her former governess Eliza, as well as its tragic end. In the wake of that story, Hanako finds herself harboring two secrets, including the fact that the feelings in her heart are growing all the more...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Seven Seas Entertainment 2020

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Summary: The world's quirkiest crime-solving antiques hero is back! Much to Lovejoy's annoyance, he's not the only one on a never-ending quest for wealth and valuables. However, while he proves unstoppable in the face of sinister Italians, vengeful customers and even Eric's vintage motorbikes, can he manage to escape the snares of love?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2008

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

Summary: A series of sinister terror strikes, combined with severe fuel shortages, has plunged Britain into crisis. As a chronically weakened prime minister fights to hold onto power, the public mood turns increasingly anarchic. MI-5 supremo Harry Pearce and team leader Adam Carter begin to face the horrifying possibility that the country is under attack from sinister forces right at the heart of the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2008

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV MI-5

Summary: A Nigerian villager is eager to work as a civil servant for the British authorities, including a sympathetic district officer, in the hopes that it will benefit him in the future. Instead, his ambition leads to his tragic downfall. Mister Johnson, based on a 1939 novel by Joyce Cary, is a graceful, heartfelt drama about the limits of idealism, affectingly acted and handsomely shot.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Moore, Peter

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Summary: "The most famous phrase in American history once looked quite different. "The preservation of life, & liberty, & the pursuit of happiness" was how Thomas Jefferson put it in the first draft of the Declaration, before the first ampersand was scratched out, along with "the preservation of." In a statement as pithy--and contested--as this, a small deletion matters. And indeed, that final,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 194.1 MOO

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Summary: Dark forces are moving outside the court and when a powerful Danish warlord Bloodhair attacks, Uhtred must lead Wessex's forces into battle. He captures Bloodhair's mysterious lover, the savage sorceress Skade, who throws a curse, and his world becomes blighted by tragedy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2018

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

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Summary: Gavin and Stacey speak every day on the phone at work, and yet they've never met ... until now. Gavin is an ordinary boy from England. Stacey is an ordinary girl from Wales. When Gavin and Stacey finally meet, the peculiar personalities of their families and friends guarantee that there will be no such thing as 'ordinary' ever again.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2009

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

Summary: The sequel to Hope and glory, Bill Rohan is grown up and drafted into the army where he and his best mate battle their snooty superiors on the base and look for love in town.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Chevalier, Tracy

Summary: 1932. After the Great War took both her beloved brother and her fiancé, Violet Speedwell has become a "surplus woman," one of a generation doomed to a life of spinsterhood after the war killed so many young men. Yet Violet cannot reconcile herself to a life spent caring for her grieving, embittered mother. After countless meals of boiled eggs and dry toast, she saves enough to move out of her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2019

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC CHE

Summary: Colin, a young rebel and promising distance runner, is chosen to represent his reform school in a track race. However, the opposition for Colin isn't another runner, it's the Establishment.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2007

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

Summary: The group was left reeling after the shocking death of Danny at the hands of hostage-takers as the last season concluded. Now Adam, Harry, Ruth, Fiona and rising star Zafar set out to become even stronger in their battle to safeguard the nation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2007

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV MI-5

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