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Summary: Ann Lake goes to pick up her daughter, Bunny, at a London preschool but is told that they have no child registered by that name. The police can find no evidence that Bunny ever existed and wonder if the child was only a fantasy of Ann's.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2005

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2 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY BUN

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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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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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TCFF Ma

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

Summary: "At the court of Chancery, the Jarndyce and Jarndyce case grinds on for years with no end in sight. Entangled in the lawsuit are a growing number of innocent victims: Ada Clare and Richard Carstone, whose inheritance is gradually being devoured by legal costs; Esther Summerson, a child with mysterious parentage; and even Jo, the destitute little crossing-sweeper. As the case staggers onward,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2005

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Bleak 2005

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

Hornby, Nick.

Summary: Will, a thirty-six-year-old London bachelor, undergoes a change in his outlook about marriage and children when he lies to join a single parents group in order to meet women, and becomes friends with a needy twelve-year-old named Marcus.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOR

Strawser, Jessica

Summary: "Violet and Finn were "meant to be," said everyone, always. They ended up together by the hands of fate aligning things just so. Three years into their marriage, they have a wonderful little boy, and as the three of them embark on their first vacation as a family, Violet can't help thinking that she can't believe her luck. Life is good. So no one is more surprised than she when Finn leaves her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2017

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION STR

Pearson, Allison

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2002

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PEA

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

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: Set in 1940 London, the story is an ode to how women played a major role in boosting national morale during the Blitz of London in the second World War.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

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

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: 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

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2 available in Juvenile Holidays, Call number: DVD JUV BAR

Summary: Silas Marner was a man who had everything, until he lost it all. Falsely accused of theft and driven out of his town, Silas starts life anew. One day, upon arriving home, he discovers a child asleep on the hearth.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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

Summary: During World War II, 70,000 Finnish children were shipped off to Swedish families who had agreed to shelter them for their own protection until the end of the war. This is the story of one such boy, Eero. After the death her husband, grief stricken Kirsti agrees with great reluctance to send Eero to Sweden. His surrogate parents, Signe and Hjalmar, are grieving the recent loss of a daughter....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Matila Röhr Productions 2007

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN MOT

Summary: Set in an early nineteenth-century, gossip-driven English town, seventeen-year-old Molly Gibson faces a world of change when her long-widowed physician father remarries.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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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

Harkaway, Nick

Summary: Avoiding the lifestyle of his late gangster father by working as a clock repairman, Joe Spork fixes an unusual device that turns out to be a former secret agent's doomsday machine and incurs the wrath of the government and a diabolical South Asian dictator.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Summary: Harvey, a divorced, down-on-his-luck music jingle composer, and Kate, a lonely British airline employee, are brought together by chance. Harvey comes to London for his daughter's wedding, planning only to attend the wedding ceremony. However, he ends up being let go from his job before going back to America and decides to stay for the reception, asking Kate to accompany him. Thus begins a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2009

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA LAS

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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3 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

Smart, Ed.

Summary: The parents of kidnapping victim Elizabeth Smart offer their perspective on the abduction of their daughter, discussing their long ordeal, the faith that kept them going, and their joy over the ultimate rescue of their daughter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.154 SMA

Summary: Nell Trent lives with her doting grandfather in his London shop. It is a magical place, filled from wall to wall with treasures. Grandfather keeps his nocturnal gambling activities a secret from Nell. He borrows heavily from the evil, profiteering loan shark Daniel Quilp. When Grandfather gambles away what little money they possess, Quilp seizes the opportunity to take possession of their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2009

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

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Summary: A brilliant, moving portrayal of an aristocratic American family in what many critics consider a masterpiece equal to Citizen Kane. Based on a novel by Booth Tarkington, the drama begins in the 1870s when the Amberson family is at the height of its wealth and prestige. But the day arrives when all the Ambersons are stunned by the truth of their financial ruin.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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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: 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

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

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

Drabble, Margaret

Summary: Her promising career in 1960s London interrupted by an affair with a married professor that renders her a single mother, Jessica Speight faces wrenching questions about responsibility, potential, and compassion when her sunny child reveals unique needs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DRA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Drabble 2013