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Summary: The story of the five Bennet sisters living in early 19th century England. Their mother is scheming to make prestigious marriages for them. Focuses on Elizabeth Bennet, who mistakenly finds the rich Mr. Darcy an oaf, even as he sets all the other fair maidens' hearts aflutter.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2006

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

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Pride 2006

Summary: The love story, and the complications that result, when Emma, a maid and William, a member of the gentry class fall for each other. Now that Emma is faraway, William is being comforted by Eleanor, who could be the answer to his broken heart. 12 episodes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Nozomi Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME EMM

Summary: "In 19th century London, class lines are sharply drawn, and the social standing to which people are born dictates the path their lives will follow. Emma, an honest and hardworking young maid, never felt her place in life to be a burden. But then she meets William, a member of the gentry and eldest son of a wealthy family. His warm smile and earnest affection threaten to capture her heart ......

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Nozomi Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME EMM

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Summary: A story about class divisions in Edwardian England, and the tragic series of events that occurs when two impulsive middle-class sisters become involved with a working class couple and a wealthy family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2010

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Summary: Marianne Dashwood wears her heart on her sleeve when she falls in love with the charming but unsuitable John Willoughby, ignoring her sister Elinor's warning that her impulsive behavior leaves her open to gossip and innuendo. Elinor, sensitive to social convention, struggles to conceal her own romantic disappointment, even from those closest to her. Will the sisters learn that sense must mix...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Summary: When Arthur Clennam returns to London after several years abroad, he wants to learn more about his mother's new seamstress, young Amy Dorrit. His search brings him to the Marshalsea Debtors Prison, where he learns the truth about struggle and hardship in 1820s England.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2009

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

Summary: An ex-con and a call girl are thrown together when he becomes her chauffeur. Initially he detests her but winds up under her spell.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2001

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Summary: Tess Darbeyville, a beautiful young peasant, seeks her fortune with the wealthy D'Urbervilles, whom her family believes to be distant relatives.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia Pictures 2004

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

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Summary: The lives of both the family and the servants in the London townhouse at 165 Eaton Place are followed. Upstairs lives Richard Bellamy, the head of the household, and also a member of Parliament. His wife is a member of the titled aristocracy. Downstairs is Hudson, the Scottish butler who directs and guides the other servants concerning their tasks and proper places.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2011

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Up 1

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD UPS

Summary: "In the years between 1912 and 1914, King Edward VII is dead and war looms"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 1974

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Up 3

Hepburn, Audrey

Summary: A Covent Garden flower girl becomes a lady, entering elite London society under the tutelage of an arrogant professor.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: CBS Warner 2009

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family My 2004

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

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1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS MY

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

Summary: One of the most loved television series of all time is brought back to life with a fresh cast and sumptuous production values. It's 1936, and six years since parlor maid Rose left 165 Eaton Place, when fate brings her back as housekeeper to its new owners: Sir Hallam, his wife Lady Agnes, and Maud, Lady Holland, his mother. Rose soon finds she has her work cut out as she recruits a new...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: British Broadcasting Corporation 2011

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

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

Summary: "The fifth and final series portrays the post-war period of 1919 to 1930"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2010

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

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Summary: "Series four takes place during the Great War, from 1914-18, and no one is unaffected"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2010

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

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Summary: Season two of the landmark series finds Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Kirbridge returning from their honeymoon to set up their new household in nearby Greenwich, Sarah tells James she's having his baby and the Bellamys make provisions to avoid a major scandal, Mrs. Bridges is the envy of every cook in Mayfair and Belgravia when His Majesty, King Edward VII dines at Eaton Place, and much more.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2010

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Up 2

Summary: Sense and sensibility: Marianne Dashwood wears her heart on her sleeve when she falls in love with the charming but unsuitable John Willoughby, ignoring her sister Elinor's warning that her impulsive behavior leaves her open to gossip and innuendo. Elinor, sensitive to social convention, struggles to conceal her own romantic disappointment, even from those closest to her. Will the sisters learn...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2008

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

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Summary: The show follows Margaret and Helen Schlegel, two intelligent, idealistic sisters living together in Edwardian London with their hypochondriac brother, Tibby. Their loving but interfering Aunt Juley tries to keep the siblings in line after the death of their parents, but a series of events push the sisters to lead unorthodox lives full of romance, tragedy, and drama.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2020

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

Summary: Social climber Alice tries to push her clodhopper family to the background and assumes airs to win the love of an amiable, wealthy young man.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Home Entertainment 2003

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1 available in Romance DVDs, Call number: DVD ROMANCE ALI

Summary: A modern day version of the Dickens' classic finds an aspiring artist (Hawke) reunited with his love (Paltrow). When she agrees to model for him, his dearest hopes may be realized, along with his darkest fears.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2009

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

Summary: In a tale akin to "Romeo and Juliet," the friendship between two children is threatened by their parents' differences. Malú is from an upper-class family and her single mother does not want her to play with Jorgito, as she thinks his background coarse and commonplace. Jorgito's mother is a poor socialist who is proud of her family's social standing, and places similar restrictions on her son....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Film Movement 2007

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF VIV

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