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Summary: Catherine Morland has a too-ordinary life and a feverish imagination. When she gets invited to Bath, she is immersed in a world of elaborate balls and handsome men-and when Henry Tilney takes her to his family estate, she becomes mired in a world of fact and fantasy. Is there a dark mystery behind the locked doors of Northanger Abbey? And why is her budding romance suddenly cut short? Felicity...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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Summary: Pollyanna becomes an orphan and moves in with her aunt in a little English town. Everyone is affected by Pollyanna's big heart. They get the opportunity to repay Pollyanna for her goodness when she has a terrible accident.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2004

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

Summary: Drama of the family life and loves of an upper-middle-class Victorian family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2002

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

Summary: At the start of World War II, 14-year-old Carrie and her younger brother Nick are separated from their mother and evacuated from war-torn London to a rural village in Wales, where they now live with a puritanical shopkeeper and his spinster sister.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2006

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Carrie's

Summary: Drama of the family life and loves of an upper-middle-class Victorian family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Drama of the family life and loves of an upper-middle-class Victorian family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Based on the 1997 Royal National Theatre production, widely considered the finest staging of King Lear in the past decade, Ian Holm 'touches greatness' (N.Y. Times) in Shakespeare's most sublime and difficult role.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: A mother and her three Edwardian children move to a country house in Yorkshire after the mysterious disappearance of their father. The children become fascinated by a nearby train and their kindness helps them befriend an older gentleman who may be able to solve the mystery of their missing father.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2002

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV RAI
1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV RAI

Summary: Oliver is a penniless orphan at the Parish Workhouse. After he is forced by the other boys to ask for more food, he is sold as an apprentice to a miserly undertaker. He runs away and is taken in by Fagin, a thief who is in league with a murderous pair determined to see that Oliver never inherits the fortune he deserves. Life twists and turns again for Oliver, landing him in alternately...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Oliver 2004

Summary: It's a little play with all the big subjects in it, wrote Thornton Wilder in a 1937 letter to Gertrude Stein about what has become his most renowned and frequently performed work. Set at the turn of the 20th century, Our Town reveals the ordinary lives of the people in the small town of Grover's Corners, U.S.A. The play's themes of love and marriage, the transitory nature of existence, and the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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Summary: The naive young Miss (Jodhi May) is hired to care for two children at the request of their charming and manipulative uncle (Colin Firth). The story takes a sinister turn, however, as Miss worries that the children will be corrupted by two ghostly figures who seem to haunt the house and its occupants. A faithful adaptation of Henry James' Turn of the Screw, this film's outcome is just as...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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Summary: "The minute she sets eyes on it, Molly Pargeter knows that the Tuscan villa she has found to lease is perfect for her family's summer holiday. She is powerfully drawn to its rustic beauty and to the enigma of its absentee landlord. Never mind that her husband and teenaged daughter are vocally unenthusiastic and that her outrageously extroverted father tricks them into taking him...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

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