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Summary: A dramatization of Shakespeare's play, the story of a rebellion against the corrupt Richard II.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Ambrose Video Pub. 2004

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1 available in Performing Arts DVDs, Call number: DVD PERFORMING ARTS RIC

Summary: Henry II surprises England by naming his fellow rogue and trusted confidant Thomas Becket as Chancellor. But when Henry next appoints him Archbishop of Canterbury, Becket shocks the world by openly defying the King with his newfound faith and compassion. Will a desperate ruler now destroy a beloved friend to save his splintering kingdom?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MPI Home Video 2007

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

Summary: Set in 1913, a group of aristocratic men and women gather for a shooting party at an estate in the English countryside. They go through the elaborate rituals of an Edwardian country house party. Times are changing, though, and their values are about to change.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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

Summary: Based on a true story, the film examines the complex emotional experiences faced by John Merrick, the "Elephant Man" when he is discovered by a dedicated surgeon. Rescued from his degrading life as a circus freak, Merrick is given a chance to live his last years with comfort, respect, and dignity.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Pictures 2001

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

Summary: Sherlock Holmes tries to stop Jack the Ripper's insane killing spree, but as he comes closer to unmasking the killer, he discovers a conspiracy to protect the killer. Includes commentary, stills gallery, and theatrical trailer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY MUR

Vaughan Williams, Ralph

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 1992

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD CLASSICAL VAU

Summary: Hercule Poirot is a dapper detective, aboard the Orient Express, for whom murder-solving is a precise, intellectual exercise. When murder occurs, Poirot agrees to interview all aboard the famous train's Calais coach, hoping to find the killer of an American millionarie before the local police arrive.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2004

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2 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY MUR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Murder 2004

Summary: A collection of plays by Chekhov originally produced for television by the BBC.

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 ANT

Summary: On the brink of Civil War, King Henry IV (John Gielgud) attempts to consolidate his reign while fretting with unease over his son's seeming neglect of his royal duties. Hal (Keith Baxter), the young Prince, openly consorts with Sir John Falstaff (Orson Welles) and his company of "Diana's foresters, Gentlemen of the shade, Minions of the moon". Hal's friendship with the fat knight substitutes...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF CHI

Summary: A haunting tale of the love of an English officer for an Indian princess, set against the splendor of Imperial India in the 19th century.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 1984

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

Summary: Begins by recapitulating the final scene of Henry IV, Part III with Edward IV being crowned king. In the background of the celebration, Richard jealously views the proceedings. Soon afterward, Edward IV is murdered, drowned in a vat of wine. Richard becomes king and, after proceeding with a succession of intrigues and duplicities, he finds his kingdom in dire peril, set upon by Henry Tudor and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2009

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

Summary: Alice, an enigmatic young girl, wanders through a Victorian landscape populated by the most bizarre and astonishing characters. Alice gently questions each one in turn, subtly mocking their middle-class English values.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2 Entertain 2010

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

Summary: Queen Elizabeth I must learn to weigh her counsel carefully and ignore her private yearnings if she is to keep her crown--and her head. A thriller of intrigue in the court of one of history's greatest monarchs.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PolyGram Video 2006

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Summary: A collection of four of Oscar Wilde's masterpieces, and a 1995 documentary about his life, his relationship with Alfred Douglas and the trials that destroyed his career. Includes reflections by Wilde's grandson Merlin Holland, and Douglas' grandniece Alice Douglas.

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 OSC

Summary: Shakespeare's tragedy about two teenagers who fall in love, encounter opposition from their feuding families, and take their own lives.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Ambrose Video Pub. 2002

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1 available in Performing Arts DVDs, Call number: DVD PERFORMING ARTS ROM

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Summary: Young & innocent: Robert is the estranged husband of a beautiful actress with a bad reputation. When he discovers her lifeless body on the beach, he is mistaken for the murderer and soon finds himself on the run, learning that the murder makes for very strange bedfellows.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by BCI Eclipse 2007

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Summary: On his Sussex estate Captain Shotover, an eccentric poet, retired seafarer and inventor, is reluctantly hosting a weekend house party for his two daughters and their bohemian friends.

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 HEA

Summary: The story, told in flashback, of two young British sprinters competing for fame in the 1924 Olympics. Eric, a devout Scottish missionary runs because he knows it must please God. Harold, the son of a newly rich Jew runs to prove his place in Cambridge society. In a warmup 100 meter race, Eric defeats Harold, who hires a pro trainer to prepare him. Eric, whose qualifying heat is scheduled for a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2010

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Contents: Merlin -- Merlin's apprentice -- Merlin: the return.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Mill Creek Entertainment 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Summary: Based on the true story of Monsignor Hugh O'Flaherty, a Vatican official, who, under threat of death from the Gestapo, saved prisoners of war and others from the German forces occupying Rome during World War II.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Artisan Home Entertainment 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Wilde, Oscar

Contents: The happy prince -- The rose and the nightingale -- The selfish giant -- The devoted friend The remarkable rocket.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Nimbus 1986

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 823.8 WIL

Summary: Follows the life of Mahatma Gandhi from his days as a lawyer in South Africa to his role as India's spiritual leader by using his philosophy of non-violent but direct-action protest that helped end British rule. Centers on the extraordinary man who fought for a nonviolent, peaceful existence and set an entire nation free.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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Summary: An adaptation of the classic Shakespeare play, chronicling the events around the assassination of Julius Caesar.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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

Summary: A bemused would-be poet gets entangled with an unctuous cemetery entrepreneur, a mom-obsessed mortician and other bizarre characters.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

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