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Summary: Set in England in the years leading up to the First World War, Downton Abbey tells the story of a complicated community. The house has been home to the Crawley family for many generations, but it is also where their servants live, and plan, and dream, and they are as fiercely jealous of their rank as anyone. Some of them are loyal to the family and committed to Downton as a way of life, others...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: On the Jurassic Coast of England, a remarkable 200-million-year-old fossil is discovered - the bones of an Ichthyosaur, a giant sea dragon. David Attenborough joins the hunt to bring this ancient creature's story to life. Using state-of-the-art scanning and CGI, the team reconstructs the skeleton, creates the most detailed animation of an Ichthyosaur, and unravels an age-old murder mystery.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV ATT

Summary: The early life of Queen Victoria, from her ascension to the throne at the tender age of 18 to her courtship and marriage to Prince Albert.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2018

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

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

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

Summary: The Himalayas were among the last places on Earth that homo sapiens came to inhabit. Now, join an international team of scientists as they climb to the world's highest tombs to unearth secrets of the people who settled these extreme environments.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Presents two episodes of the television series featuring Caillou. Caillou celebrates Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Leo's birthday, and Chinese New Year.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: CINAR Productions 2010

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1 available in Children's videos, Call number: DVD CAI

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV CAI

Summary: The documentary uses Graham Greene's own words from his books and recordings, as well as photographs and clips from his many films, to reveal the fascinating life of one of the great writers of the twentieth century. The cast includes John Le Carre, psychologist Kay Jamison, critic David Lodge, Time correspondent Bernard Diederich, former CIA Inspector General Fredrick Hitz, and Greene's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2013

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

Summary: A trip back home to Glasgow presents James with a dilemma that will mean choosing between the people he loves. As Helen and James navigate their feelings for one another, Siegfried, Tristan, and Mrs. Hall are also forced to consider their places in the world, while James must decide between supporting his family or following his heart.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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

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

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

Summary: Animals become wildlife cinematographers when they are fitted with lightweight, specially designed cameras in a two-part series that features turtles, sharks, koalas, bats, kangaroos, and more.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: A four-episode program on the history of mental illness, exploring the question: what is the best way to treat it?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

Summary: Van der Valk and the team return for a second compelling season of murder investigations set against the stunning backdrop of Amsterdam and its contrasting worlds.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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

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Summary: It's Spring 1940 and with Europe at war, the community in Darrowby are pulling together more than ever before. With Tristan away serving, Siegfried and James bring in some extra hands to help around the practice: highly efficient bookkeeper Miss Harbottle, and student vet Richard Carmody.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2024

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Summary: Into the Amazon tells the remarkable story of the journey taken by President Theodore Roosevelt and legendary Brazilian explorer Cândido Rondon into the heart of the South American rain forest to chart an unexplored tributary of the Amazon. Two of the most celebrated men from their respective nations, Roosevelt and Rondon set out with twenty other adventurers in 1914. Over eight eventful weeks...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2018

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV INT

Summary: Helen Macdonald's bestseller H Is for Hawk told the story of a grieving daughter who found healing in training a goshawk. The goshawk is one of Mother Nature's own fighter jets, capable of finding and killing its prey with the speed of a lightning bolt. Now Macdonald digs deeper into the world of these raptors by following a family in the wild while raising and training a new goshawk of her own.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 598 H
1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV H

Summary: Experience a century of food through the life of James Beard, who spoke of the importance of localism and sustainability long before those terms had entered the vernacular. A cookbook author, journalist, television celebrity and teacher, Beard helped to pioneer and expand the food media industry.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: Investigate the reasons North Carolina, long seen as the most progressive state in the South, became home to the largest Klan organization in the country, with more members than all the other Southern states combined, during the 1960s.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2015

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

Summary: With breath-taking CGI, beautiful landscape footage and some of the world's most important astronomical artifacts, Ancient Skies looks at the cosmos through the eyes of our ancestors, charting our changing views of the cosmos throughout history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: Johnny Worricker is a long-serving MI5 officer. His boss and best friend Benedict Baron dies suddenly, leaving behind him an inexplicable file, threatening the stability of the organization. Meanwhile, a seemingly chance encounter with Johnny's striking next-door neighbor and political activist Nancy Pierpan seems too good to be true. Johnny is forced to walk out of his job, and then out of his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2011

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

Summary: Growing competition from a rival agency creates new problems for Eliza's budding business, and competition from her childhood friend creates problems for her relationship with Inspector Wellington.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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

Summary: From land, boat, and sky. Above and below the water. From the point of view of the animals and people who are found there, we will show these rivers as they have never been seen before, highlighting each river's very own unique atmosphere and character so that each episode will have its own mood. This series will find new perspectives to cover these amazing waterways. Using the latest in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV RIV

Summary: Follow the sisters Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy, on their journey from childhood to adulthood. Under the guidance of their mother Marmee, they navigate what it means to be a young woman: from gender roles to sibling rivalry, first love, loss, and marriage. Based on the novel by Louisa May Alcott, this story is as relevant and engaging today as it was on its original publication in 1868.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2018

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

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

Summary: Collection of four film adaptations of classic English literature. Includes a printed set of replica memorabilia from the lives of Charles Dickens, Jane Austen and Charlotte and Emily Brontë.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH 2012

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

Summary: Butterflies are perhaps the world's most beloved insects. But beneath their colorful charm, there's a wealth of hidden scientific secrets that show butterflies to be smarter and more resilient than we ever imagined.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV BUT

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: Explores the lives of two couples, one Jamaican and the other English, whose worlds intertwine in post-World War II Britain, at a turning point in the long relationship between the two countries. It is a story of tender emotion and sparkling wit, of crossings taken and passages lost, of shattering compassion and of reckless optimism in the face of insurmountable barriers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by PBS Distribution 2010

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

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

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

Summary: Nova follows the epic operation to secure, raise, and salvage the Costa Concordia cruise ship, which ran aground and tragically capsized off the coast of Italy on January 13th 2012, killing 32 people. Joining a team of more than 500 divers and engineers working around the clock, they will attempt the biggest ship recovery project in history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

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