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Summary: When Arthur Clennam returns to London after several years abroad, he wants to learn more about his mother's new seamstress, young Amy Dorrit. His search brings him to the Marshalsea Debtors Prison, where he learns the truth about struggle and hardship in 1820s England.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2009

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3 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV LIT

Dickens, Charles

Summary: The daughter of an imprisoned debtor suffers injustices of nineteenth-century English society.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DIC

Summary: Eden Starling is the glamorous singing diva of a theatre in Victorian London. Along with her snooty cat, Chuzzlewit, Eden selfishly plans to make the entire company of theatre performers stay and rehearse on Christmas Day. Not even Eden's costume designer and childhood friend, Catherine, can talk Eden out of her self-centered tantrum. It will be up to three very unusual Christmas Spirits to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD BAR RATED G

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1 available in KBL Holiday Storage, Call number: DVD Holiday B

1 hold on 8 copies

Summary: After Mary Poppins departed London, Jane and Michael Banks grew up into loving and responsible adults. When Michael becomes a single father of three children after the death of his wife, Mary Poppins revisits the Cherry Tree Lane home again to try to help Michael and his family cope and move beyond their grief. Time passes quickly for most normal mortals. Mary Poppins has never been normal....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Buena Vista Home Entertainment 2019

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2 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY MAR

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Mary 2019

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

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

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

Summary: After nearly 20 years of setting trends and pushing traditions, Selfridge's is still going strong as the triumph of London₂s Oxford Street. But Harry's potentially dangerous appetite for entertainment and women, while always a problem, has reached its peak. Now, he struggles to keep the reins of the store he loves, in the face of old troubles, new opportunities, and unsettled scores.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV MR.

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Mr 4

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Mr Selfridge 2016

Aliki.

Summary: Tells the story of the well-known playwright, William Shakespeare, and of the famous Globe Theatre in which many of his works were performed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 1999

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 792.09 ALI

Summary: Emmy Award-winning actor Jeremy Piven stars as American entrepreneur and colorful retail magnate Harry Gordon Selfridge. Pioneering and reckless, with an almost manic energy, Harry Selfridge created a theater of retail for early 1900s Londoners where any topic or trend that was new, exciting, entertaining-or sometimes just eccentric-was showcased. Based on the book Shopping, Seduction and Mr....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2013

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD MR.

O'Connor, Joseph

Summary: "Henry Irving is Victorian London's most celebrated actor and theater impresario. He has introduced groundbreaking ideas to the theater, bringing to the stage performances that are spectacular, shocking, and always entertaining. When Irving decides to open his own London theater with the goal of making it the greatest playhouse on earth, he hires a young Dublin clerk harboring literary...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2020

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC OCO

1 hold on 5 copies

Summary: The life and times of a group of midwives working at Nonnatus House--a nursing convent serving the impoverished of East London in the late 1950s and early 1960s--are chronicled in this appealing British series based on true events. The women learn powerful lessons about life's struggles while visiting with expectant mothers and poor children.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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3 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV CAL

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

Summary: A hard-hitting police drama set in the vice unit of the Metropolitan Police, based in the heart of London's West End. Prostitution, pornography and murder are all part of the workload for the vice team as they investigate the capital's darker secrets.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by MPI Home Video 2008

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

Summary: Jonathan Harker visits the Count in Transylvania to help him with preparations to move to England. It is in the Count's castle that Jonathan becomes a prisoner, and discovers Dracula's true nature.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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

Summary: Raw and smoldering, the film follows a young reggae DJ in Thatcher-era Brixton as he pursues his musical ambitions, battling fiercely against the racism and xenophobia of employers, neighbors, police, and the National Front. Fearless and unsentimental, and set to a blistering reggae, dub, and lovers rock soundtrack featuring Aswad, Johnny Clarke, and more, anchored by legendary producer Dennis...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: Emmy Award-winning actor Jeremy Piven stars as American entrepreneur and colorful retail magnate Harry Gordon Selfridge. Pioneering and reckless, with an almost manic energy, Harry Selfridge created a theater of retail for early 1900s Londoners where any topic or trend that was new, exciting, entertaining-or sometimes just eccentric-was showcased. Based on the book Shopping, Seduction and Mr....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2013

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

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD MR.

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MR. RATED NR

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

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Mr Selfridge 2013

Shapiro, James S.

Summary: An intimate history of Shakespeare, following him through a single year--1599--that changed not only his fortunes but the course of literature. How was Shakespeare transformed from being a talented poet and playwright to become one of the greatest writers who ever lived? In this one exhilarating year we follow what he reads and writes, what he sees, and whom he works with as he invests in the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM SHA

Summary: The vice unit of London's Metropolitan Police are a tight-knit undercover unit, these team members put their personal lives on hold and lay their lives on the line in the war against corruption. Detective Inspector Pat Chappel reaches out to a battered prostitute in an attempt to nail a procurer who is suspected in the savage murder of a high class callgirl. WPC Hutchins goes undercover to nail...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by MPI Home Video 2008

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

Summary: A drama about the lives of a group of midwives who care for expectant mothers in the East End of London during the 1950s.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC 2018

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV CAL

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

Summary: Explores the bitter internal rivalries among police investigators, the political pressures of high-profile cases, and the legal maneuverings of defense attorneys and prosecutors. Police probe an abandoned house concealing multiple murders, a dysfunctional family with a deeply troubled musical prodigy, the mysterious disappearance of a well-connected woman, and a shadowy sex club for London's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2009

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

Summary: Chronicles the lives of a group of midwives who care for expectant mothers in the East End of London in the late-1950s to mid-1960s.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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3 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV CAL

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

Summary: Fact-based film about Gerry Conlon, a young Irish punk who is caught in the wrong place at the wrong time and forced to confess to a terrorist bombing. He and his father, along with friends of Gerry, are found guilty and sentenced to life in prison. There, his father shows his true strength, and Gerry works to prove their innocence and clear his father's name.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Video 1998

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE In RATED R

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie In 1998

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: Crafty cockney market trader Derek Trotter dreams of making a fortune, but each dodgy deal and shady scheme always seems to end in disaster. In the meantime, there's his family to look after.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by BBC Worldwide Americas 2006

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV ONL

Summary: Much has changed since Selfridges first opened its doors. Five years later, Europe is on the brink of war and London is enjoying one last defiant period of decadence. Mr. Selfridge now has his sights set on joining the establishment and rebuilding his family life. Tensions are also running high on the shop floor as Agnes is back from Paris, chic and successful. Not everyone is thrilled by her...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MR RATED NR

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

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Sereis Mr Selfridge 2014

Summary: It's 1919, WWI has just ended, and Harry Selfridge is struggling with loss. After the death of his beloved Rose, he is making costly business mistakes. His empire is weakened, and he is vulnerable to his old enemy Lord Loxley.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2015

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

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Mr 3

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Mr Selfridge 2015

Summary: One fateful night in a small English regional theatre during World War II, a troupe of touring actors stage a production of Shakespeare's "King Lear." Bombs are falling, sirens are wailing, the curtain is up in an hour but the actor/manager "Sir" who is playing Lear is nowhere to be seen. His dresser "Norman" must scramble to keep the production alive but will Sir turn up in time? And if he...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

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