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Summary: Master of the moor: As a boy, Stephen Whalby took to his beloved moor to escape trouble at home. Trouble follows him there as an adult, however, when women's bodies begin turning up among the rocks, heather, and bogs. Stephen finds no refuge when D.I. Manciple--a rude outsider, unwelcome in the village of Vangmoor--targets him as the prime suspect.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media U.S. 2006

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

Summary: Based on cartoonist David Low's parody of the old-fashioned British professional soldier, set in his ways and unable to adapt to the brutality of modern war. This story follows the career of Clive Candy, at first an idealistic, young Boer War hero, then a brigadier general, serving honorably in World War I. Finally, by World War II, he has become a bald, overweight, querulous old man, angry...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Janus Films 2006

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

Summary: A devout Catholic priest freelances as a private investigator in rural England during the 1920s. When it comes to amateur detective work, don't let this priest's absent-minded air and penchant for an occasionsl tipple fool you. His kindly eyes pick up clues that professionals usually miss, and his keen understanding of human nature lets him search men's souls for motives.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media [distributor] 2007

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Summary: Secret agent John Drake relies on brains and his high moral standards as he travels the globe to stop criminals and corrupt politicians.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: Miss Marple returns to help solve mysteries with her keen powers of observation and her quiet common-sense analysis. A pocket full of rye: Who poisoned the wealthy businessman Rex rotescue? Miss Marple barely has time to ponder this question before her former maid Gladys turns up strangled on the Fortescue estate. Murder is Easy: Murder is easy, says elederly Miss Pinkerton to Miss Marple...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2009

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

Summary: Portrays the acclaimed British actress and courtesan Lillie Langtry from the blush of youth to the blight of old age. At a time when society expected women to be docile and demure, Lillie posed for celebrity endorsements, conducted her own business affairs, and paid her first husband to keep his distance. Even more scandalously, she openly entertained a string of lovers among Europe's elite,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2007

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

Summary: Miss Marple returns to help solve mysteries with her keen powers of observation and her quiet common-sense analysis. Towards zero: Eyebrows arch when the dashing Wimbledon tennis star Nevile Strange arrives with his attractive new wife, even though the first wife is also attending. Miss Marple observes the tightly wound group as they holiday by the sea, sensing the sexual tensions and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2007

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

Summary: Following the death in 2000 of his eponymous mentor in Inspector Morse, Sergeant Lewis was promoted to Inspector and took a two-year sabbatical in the British Virgin Isles. Newly widowed, he now returns to Oxford and soon finds himself in charge of his own murder case. But it is notes that Morse made on an earlier case which help Lewis solve his case.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Granada Television 2006

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

Summary: Home from a two-year assignment in the British Virgin Islands, Inspector Robert Lewis, protégé of the legendary Inspector Morse, returns to Oxford, England in the series pilot, where he is teamed with a brilliant new partner, Detective Sergeant James Hathaway. Lewis barely makes it out of the airport before falling into his first murder investigation. But even if he solves the case, will his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2008

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

Summary: Join the fun-loving and friendly toddler as he plays with his friends Loula the Puppy, Pato the Duck, Sleepy Bird, and Elly the big pink elephant in many exciting adventures that will have preschoolers jumping, dancing, and laughing along with Pocoyo.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Granada International Media, Ltd. 2005

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

Summary: Secret agent John Drake relies on brains and his high moral standards as he travels the globe to stop criminals and corrupt politicians.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: On Long Island in the early 1920s the mysterious Jay Gatsby tries to rekindle his romance with Daisy, a young woman who has married another man, the wealthy and cruel Tom Buchanan.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Video 2000

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

Summary: Going wrong: As wild teenagers, Guy Curran and Leonora Chisholm believed that they were soulmates. When they meet again eight years later, Guy aims to reclaim her, no matter who stands in his way.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2008

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

Summary: Sherlock Holmes, the world's most famous detective, and his trusted companion Dr. Watson pursue and solve mysteries in a variety of locations throughout England.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2003

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

Summary: This six tales of suspense examines the jealous, betrayals, and resentments that lead to tragedy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2007

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

Summary: Spans three decades from the early twenties to World War II in Charles Ryder's relationship with the wild and eccentric Sebastian Flyte and the aristocratic Marchmain family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2006

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

Summary: Each author gives the mystery genre his or her own twist, with results from humorous to the macabre. You will visit conventional English drawing rooms, a boy's prep school, a luxury health spa and a snowbound hotel.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Granada Television Ltd. 2008

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

Summary: Episodes from the series "Cracker", featuring a criminal psychologist with a dark side - a side dependent on a cocktail of alcohol and gambling.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media [distributor] 2008

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Cracker 2008 10 Discs

Summary: The fabled Forsyte family saga continues. Fluer, the daughter of Soames and Annette, and Jon, the son of Irene and Jolyon, meet by chance as youngsters. A decade later, they meet again and fall instantly - and disasterously - in love. This era in the saga of the privileged Forsytes unfolds amid the gaiety and social upheaval of the 1920's, the dawn of the modern age.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2004

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

Summary: In the late 19th century, Toronto city police Detective William Murdoch takes a new, more scientific approach to murder investigation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2012

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Summary: In the 1890's, Detective William Murdoch adopts modern techniques like 'finger marks' and forensics to track Toronto's most sinister killers. Though derided by his skeptical boss, Murdoch finds friends and allies in a lovely pathologist and an eager-to-learn constable. Along the way they cross paths with some of the era's most famous figures, including Nikola Tesla, Arthur Conan Doyle, and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2009

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Summary: Based on George Simenon's classic detective novels and starring Michael Gambon, is equipped with rigorous logic, uncanny judgment of character, and, of course, his signature pipe and fedora. Inspector Maigret relishes the challenge of solving any mystery. Filled with dangerous crimes and elusive characters from the villages of rural France to the alleyways of Montmarte. Brings the most...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2013

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

Summary: These four lavish productions are all-new adaptations of Christie classics.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2009

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