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Summary: War and romance collide in the sweltering heat and political unrest of 1960's Aden--a port city in today's Yemen--where the British Royal Military Police battle local militia in an intense struggle to control the strategically important port. The officers know only too well that a lapse in luck or judgment risks death. But do they know what their wives are risking at the local country club,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Tells the story of the struggle for freedom by thousands of African-American ex-slaves who fled Southern plantations to fight behind British lines in the American War of Independence. Follows their dream of a journey to freedom in bone-chilling Nova Scotia and Sierra Leone. Features the stories of Englishman John Clarkson, a passionate advocate of the abolition of slavery, and two African men,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Three years after his daughter went missing, children's author Stephen Lewis struggles to find purpose in his life without her. His wife Julie has left him, and his best friends Charles and Thelman have retired to the countryside, battling demons of their own. With tenderness and insight, the movie explores a marriage devastated, the loss of childhood, the fluidity of time, grief, hope, and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Summary: The heart-wrenching true story of Dr. Anne Turner, who decides that she will take her own life after she is diagnosed with an incurable neurological disease.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BFS Entertainment & Multimedia Limited 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: A small-time crook takes on a bank heist when an old friend offers him an inside track to the vault. Along with his hastily assembled team of low-rung criminals, Terry finds himself in deep. Quit suddenly the group become the target of ruthless mobsters, the police, government officials at the highest level, and even the royal family. Based on the true story of a British princess and a sex...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY BAN

Summary: A notorious seductress enters a gossipy society and entices the husband of a faithful young woman, delighting the gossips and prompting a series of unexpected consequences.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate Home Entertainment 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY GOO

Summary: Based on the classic novel by Anthony Trollope, the story follows Louis and Emily Trevalyan. After a blissful first year of marriage, things turn darker when a roguish Colonel takes an interest in Emily that fans the flames of Louis's jealousy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Edward, Prince of Wales, has a string of mistresses until he falls for American divorcee Wallis Simpson. When he becomes King of England, he must give her up, which divides him between the love for a woman and his duty to his country.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Summary: During the 1930's, the world of the British uppercrust society is one of nightclubs, dancing, jazz and speed. Their lives revolve around an endless series of parties and pleasure seeking - including motorcars, jazz bands, gossip journalism, drugs, gramophones ... Inevitably, however, the frantic pace of living begins to take its toll and one by one they begin to crash and burn in the search for...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY BRI

Summary: Centers around eight boisterous-yet-talented schoolboys hoping to gain admittance to England's most prestigious universities. They are aided on their quest by two teachers, a shrewd young upstart and an inspiring old eccentric, whose opposing philosophies challenge the boys to confront the true meaning of education and the relative values of happiness and success.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY HIS

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie History 2007

Moore, Stephen L.

Summary: In late 1944, the Allies invaded the Japanese-held Philippines, and soon the end of the Pacific War was within reach. But for the last 150 American prisoners of war still held on the island of Palawan, there would be no salvation. After years of slave labor, starvation, disease, and torture, their worst fears were about to be realized. On December 14, with machine guns trained on them, they...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC MOO

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