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Summary: A dramatization of William Shakespeare's historical play. Upon the murder of Richard II, Henry assumes the throne, and is immediately confronted with rebellion by Owen Glendower, Douglas of Scotland, Northumberland and his son Hotspur. The play also treats the moral development of the king's son Hal (later Henry V).

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Ambrose Video Pub. 1979

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1 available in Opera DVDs, Call number: DVD OPERA HEN

Summary: "Epifania is glamorous, clever-- and also the richest woman in the world. After yet another row with her spendthrift husband, Epifania meets an intriguing Egyptian doctor. But she faces the challenge her money-mad father imposed on her before his death: She can only marry a man who can convert 150 pounds into 50,000 pounds within six months"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2006

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

Summary: "What is the profession that has enabled Mrs. Warren to give her daughter all the benefits of 'good society'? Vivie Warren discovers her mother's secrets and embraces her own power as a 'modern' woman"--Container.

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 MRS

Summary: A Danish prince avenges the murder of his father, the king, by killing his uncle Claudius who murdered the king, usurped the throne, and married Hamlet's mother, Gertrude. Hamlet, considered the most complex of all Shakespeare's characters, examines the fundamental issues of justice, guilt, and death.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Ambrose Video Pub. 1980

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1 available in Opera DVDs, Call number: DVD OPERA HAM

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: King Henry, now in failing health and still embroiled in war, sends his second son Prince John of Lancaster to the battle. Prince John tricks and defeats the enemy while his older son, the Prince of Wales, is summoned away from Falstaff and his tavern circle to the king's bedside where he assumes the throne upon the death of the king.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Ambrose Video Pub. 1987

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1 available in Opera DVDs, Call number: DVD OPERA HEN

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

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Summary: A stuffy professor of phonetics takes a bet that in six months time he can turn a Cockney flower seller into a lady he could pass off as a duchess.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2006

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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 Opera DVDs, Call number: DVD OPERA ROM