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Summary: Danger, disillusionment, and betrayal reach an all-time high in the suspense-laced fifth season of The Americans. KGB agents Philip and Elizabeth Jennings' unwavering dedication to their work comes at even more of a personal cost than before. And as Paige is drawn deeper into the reality of her parents' secret job, she realizes she will never have a normal life. Meanwhile, as Cold War tensions...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2018

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2 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV AME

Summary: Destruction was not his design. After a long and disastrous personal quest, it's a slow, painful rebirth for Leonardo Da Vinci as he comes to the realization that his greatest enemy is himself. After travelling from Florence to South America and back in his relentless search for the fabled Book of Leaves, Florence is in ruins and dear friends have recently been buried. Da Vinci now must rebuild...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2016

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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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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Summary: "What happened at Dunkirk in May 1940 must rank as one of the greatest maritime evacuations in history. A third of a million British soldiers were facing annihilation but just days later the majority had been rescued and Churchill had delivered his most famous speech. Vowing never to surrender. This gripping drama/documentary from the BBC offices a unique perspective and a true understanding of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: In a world where thought and faith are controlled, one man fights to set knowledge free. Leonardo Da Vinci is tortured by a gift of superhuman genius. He finds himself in a conflict between truth and lies, religion and reason, past and future. His quest for knowledge nearly becomes his undoing, but Da Vinci's genius prevails and he emerges as an unstoppable force that lifts an entire era out of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Starz Originals 2013

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Summary: The continuing story of Dr. Lucien Blake as he practices medicine and investigates murder in 1950s rural Australia.

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Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Worldwide Ltd. 2017

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV DOC

Summary: These programs detail many facets of the world's greatest civilizations, including in-depth information about the most brutal and feared leaders of the ancient world. The rise of ancient Rome is followed from the first Roman-Barbarian War to the decline of the Empire. Mind-boggling construction feats and gravity-defying masterpieces of the ancient Egyptians and Greeks are explored in detail....

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Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2010

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Summary: In Season 8 of this delightful detective show, joy and heartbreak await Detective William Murdoch and his friends in turn-of-the-century Toronto. After his brutal beating by the dockyard gang, Inspector Brackenreid's future remains uncertain. Constable Crabtree faces life-altering changes, including a new romance, while Dr. Emily Grace and Dr. Julia Ogden join the women's suffrage movement. And...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Summary: In 1667, the powerful king of France, Louis XIV, is but 28 years old when he decides to build Versailles, the greatest palace in the world. After draining the budget, affairs and political intrigues complicate things.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV VER

Summary: 1794: War and the revolution in France hang over Britain. In Cornwall, George Warleggan grows his empire with a view to crush the Poldarks while Ross and Demelza attempt to repair their relationship. Ross must ask himself how long he can allow George's ascent to continue unchecked. Facing battles both at home and abroad, will Ross answer the call and risk losing everything he holds dear?

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Poldark 2017

Summary: Jessica Raine stars as Annie Quaintain, a widowed mother of two who is forced to start a new life in the remote town of Jericho in rugged 1870s Yorkshire. To make ends meet, she takes in lodgers who work on the local railroad. When handsome worker Johnny Jackson shows up at her door, he brings with him a load of trouble that could threaten Annie's new life.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV JER

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2017

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

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

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Summary: A historical thriller set during the Revolutionary War. Abe Woodhull is a farmer living in British-occupied Long Island who bands together with his friends to from the Culper Ring, an unlikely team of secret agents who not only went on to help George Washington turn the tide of the war, but also gave birth to modern spycraft.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV TUR

Summary: At the height of WWII, brave British women risk their lives as secret agents in occupied France. Based on real-life stories, filmed on location, this suspenseful series features strong female characters, tension-filled plots, and historical authenticity.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2010

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV WIS

Summary: The extraordinary experiences of three men and their fellow Marines take them from the first clash with the Japanese in the haunted jungles of Guadalcanal, through the impenetrable rain forests of Cape Gloucester, across the blasted coral strongholds of Peleliu, up the black sand terraces of Iwo Jima, through the killing fields of Okinawa, to the triumphant, yet uneasy, return home after V-J Day.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Entertainment 2010

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Summary: Based on Gerald Durrell's trilogy of Corfu novels, this latest series sees sparky English widow Louisa Durrell and her brood continue to put down roots in their dilapidated rented house, alongside an ever-increasing menagerie of animals brought home by youngest son Gerry.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV DUR

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Summary: The final episodes follow the indomitable heroine through the turmoil and terror of World War I to the 1920s. Based on a true story of Rosa Lewis, a culinary genius and the owner of London's Cavendish Hotel.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2012

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Summary: In a world replete with greed, betrayal, sexual intrigue and rivalry, the series is based on the famed explorer's adventures in Kublai Khan's court in thirteenth century China.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV MAR

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Summary: "A French village ... chronicles the impact of World War II on a small village in central France. The series follows the lives of the villagers during the war as their lives become irrevocably changed by the German occupation and its aftermath. The Germans arrive in June 1940; the occupation will go on for five years and will reveal the strengths, weaknesses and secrets of the characters as...

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Publisher / Publication Date: MHZ Networks Home Entertainment 2018

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Summary: A sweeping look at nearly five decades of global history, a crystallization of a massive, three-year-long effort helmed by award-winning documentarian Jeremy Isaacs (The World at War). Isaacs's team shot more than 1,000 hours of original footage and gathered archival footage from all over the world to include historically important, and often emotionally stunning, images, many never before seen...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV COL

Summary: World-famous author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in this three-part adaptation of Julian Barnes' acclaimed novel follows the separate but intersecting lives of two very different men: a half-Indian son of a vicar who is framed for a crime he may or may not have committed, and Doyle, who investigates the case.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Summary: Same Genius. New World. Florence is thrown into chaos in the wake of the Pazzi conspiracy and Leonardo da Vinci must push the limits of his mind and body to defend the city against the forces of Rome. When the dust settles, friends are buried and rivalries are enflamed. While the Medicis go to unthinkable lengths to deal with new threats, da Vinci continues on his quest to find the fabled Book...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2015

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Summary: The early life of Queen Victoria, from her ascension to the throne at the tender age of 18 to her courtship and marriage to Prince Albert.

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Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2018

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3 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV VIC

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

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Summary: Worshipped as a national savior, Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson masterminded the naval victories that thwarted Napoleon's plans to invade Britain. Yet, in the midst of public adulation, rumors swirled about his private life. Nelson took a friend's wife as a mistress and even fathered a child by her in secret. Seen through the eyes of four people close to him: his wife, who feels bitter and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2008

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV I