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Summary: Like fish bait cast into a pool of sharks, idealistic Dorfmann arrives in Brussels with visions of a united Europe to serve an ambitious British Director of the European Economic Community, Michael Spearpoint. Planning to get rich exploiting the newly-liberated nations of Eastern Europe, wily bureaucrats and entrepreneurs compete to misuse the naïve Dorfmann, dubbed "Prince Stupid," for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by BFS Video 2007

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

Summary: The Royal Shakespeare Company presents one of the Bard's favorite tales, Supernatural beings, irresponsible lovers and entertaining comedy bring this romantic and frolicsome farce to life. Staring Diana Rigg, Ian Richardson, David Warner, and Ian Holm, this screen adaptation is indeed a departure from the norm, yet it is in every way true to the original. This video is a must for all theater fans!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Water Bearer Films 1968

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Summary: In 1888 London's Whitechapel slums, poor women like Mary Kelly and her friends walk the streets for a living. When the streetwalkers begin to be murdered one by one, it attracts the attention of Inspector Abberline, who takes a personal interest in the case, and Mary Kelly. Now he must use his psychic abilities to stop the most notorious serial killer in history -- Jack the Ripper -- before...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2002

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER FRO

Summary: "When John Murdoch awakens in a strange hotel room, he finds that he is wanted for a series of brutal murders. The problem is he can't remember a thing. Pursued by the police and haunted by the Strangers, mysterious beings who possess the ability to stop time and alter reality, he seeks to unravel the twisted riddle of his identity. But in a city where reality is the ultimate illusion,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Video 1998

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2 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI DAR

Summary: Wide ranging examination of Europe and the changes wrought by the Renaissance pays particular attention to the life of Leonardo Da Vinci, but goes well beyond the world of art to highlight political and social changes of the time.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Questar 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.21 DA

Summary: In New Hampshire in 1777, Dick Dudgeon's father dies. Called back home to the unhappy family he revolted against years ago, Dick finds he's been named heir, much to the horror of his religious mother. To complicate matters, the British have arrived.

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 DEV

Summary: The castle of Gormenghast is home to the ancient family of Groan, where nothing has changed in thousands of years. The dynasty is threatened by the charming and evil kitchen-boy, Steerpike. With the birth of a new heir, Titus Groan, Steerpike begins his ruthless ascent to power. As he charms, outwits and terrorizes the castle's inhabitants, only Titus, the young timid Earl of Groan, stands in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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

Summary: The story of the relationship between the young Arthur Conan Doyle and his real-life mentor and noted forensic scientist, Dr. Joseph Bell, as they unite to solve the most baffling murder cases in Victorian Scotland.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MPI Home Video 2006

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

Summary: The five motherless Bastable children struggle to save their inventor father from financial ruin.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Questar 2000

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

Summary: Based on Michael Dobbs' best-selling novel about a man who schemes and backstabs his way to the top until he is standing on a pile of broken promises, betrayals, and the bodies of those who oppose him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2013

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

Summary: "Open Britain's most famous door for a glimpse at the personal affairs that have unfolded over the centuries inside Number 10 Downing Street. Spanning the Napoleonic era to the 1920s, each episode tells the story of a great public statesman, and of the private individual whose passions, hopes, and fears played out within the narrow confines of Number 10"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2009

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Summary: Some say George Smiley is in innocent retirement. Others say he was sacked after the Czech scandal. But all agree that nobody ever leaves the 'Circus' without some unfinished business. Brought out of retirement to trace an enemy infiltrator in the department where he was once the prize employee, the shy and retiring master of espionage moves forwards to investigate and finds himself going...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2002

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

Summary: A skeptical American scientist attempts to solve the mystery of the Loch Ness monster. He ruffles the feathers of the locals, but an innkeeper named Laura, and her young daughter, open his eyes and his heart.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Orion Pictures Corp. 2005

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Loch 2005

Summary: A boy named Kevin escapes his gadget-obsessed parents to join a band of time-traveling dwarves. Armed with a map stolen from the Supreme Being, they plunder treasure from Napoleon and Agamemnon; but Evil is watching their every move. A giddy fairy tale, a revisionist history lesson, and a satire on technology gone awry.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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2 available in Fantasy DVDs, Call number: DVD FANTASY TIM

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