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Summary: Major Sinclair Yeates is a retired English army officer who becomes a Resident Magistrate in pre-independence West Ireland. Living in a ramshackle country house surrounded by the community's eccentric inhabitants, Major Yeates struggles to apply judicial logic in a country where the inevitable never happens, but the improbable frequently does.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2015

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Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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Weintraub, Aileen

Summary: "Meet 50 super-inspiring kids! It's never too early--and you're never too young-- to make a difference in the world! The amazing musicians, writers, scientists, athletes, activists, and other fascinating kids in this book accomplished great feats by the age of eighteen. They impacted people's lives by coming up with new inventions, making art and music, competing in sports, and speaking out...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2018

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Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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Hale, Amanda

Summary: Elizabeth Woodville, Margaret Beaufort, and Anne Neville compete for the throne in fifteenth century England.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate 2014

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

Summary: Collection of eight classic stories. Swashbuckling pirates, talking rabbits in top hats, majestic horses, and flittering fairies spring into action, setting into motion the tales that have delighted audiences for ages.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Gaiam 2012

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

Summary: Eighteen of Alfred Hitchcock's early films (1926-1939), and two episodes of his television program (1955-1962). Includes 55 minutes of movie trailers spanning Hitchcock's legendary career.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Mill Creek Entertainment 2007

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Ellis, Bella

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Summary: Before they became legendary writers, Charlotte Brontë, Emily Brontë, and Anne Brontë were "lady detectors" in this charming historical mystery. Not yet published novelists, they have well-honed imaginations and are expert readers. And, as Charlotte remarks, "detecting is reading between the lines--it's seeing what is not there."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ELL

Tierney, Harry

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: Leo Feist 1919

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1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Summary: By 1876, most of the nation's American Indians had been forcibly relocated to reservation land. In the Dakota Territory, Red Cloud had settled his people on the great Sioux Reservation, becoming wards of the government. Other Sioux leaders saw this as defeat and continued to live in the traditional way, with legendary resistance. Then an economic depression struck, and gold was discovered in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Entertainment 2011

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

Vaughan Williams, Ralph

Contents: On Wenlock edge (20:15) ; Songs of travel (22:51) / Vaughan Williams -- Pleading : op. 48, no. 1 (2:48) ; Three songs, op. 59 (6:31) ; Two songs, op. 60 (6:06) / Edward Elgar -- Love blows as the wind blows (10:00) / George Butterworth.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: EMI Classics 1993

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD CL VAU

Summary: L'Armee des Ombres is a stark and unvarnished story about Resistance fighters in Vichy France in 1942-43 when the French leadership allowed the Nazis to occupy the country. The members of this army are cold, hungry, desperate men and women, with false names and no addresses, who can be betrayed in an instant by a traitor or an accident. They know they will probably die. A meditation on the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2007

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN ARM

Summary: Morning glory: A small-town community-theatre actress comes to New York dreaming of theatrical stardom. She amuses a producer and a playwright with her naiviete. Partly out of sympathy, the playwright arranges for her to understudy a troublesome theatrical star. When the star walks out on opening night, the young actress goes on to triumphant success. She is warned not to let it go to her...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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

Caroli, Betty Boyd.

Summary: Draws from letters, memoirs, and interviews to chronicle the lives of nine women from the Roosevelt clan, covering a period of 150 years; discussing their activities as wives, mothers, authors, campaigners, and socialites.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 CAR

Summary: A deft politician and skillful diplomat, TR's magnetic personality and genius for publicity made him a legend in his own time. Through archival footage and interviews with historians, this is an engaging portrait of the private man and the president who created the modern American presidency.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2008

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV PRE

Rowland, Laura Joh.

Summary: Upon learning that she has been falsely accused of plagiarism, the normally mild-mannered Charlotte Brontë sets off for London to clear her name. But when she unintentionally witnesses a murder, Charlotte finds herself embroiled in a dangerous chain of events that forces her to confront demons from her past.--From publisher description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Overlook Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROW

Berlin, Irving

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: I. Berlin Music Corp. 1938

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1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Summary: Presents a debate on the question of the existence of God between the philosophies of Sigmund Freud and C.S. Lewis.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2005

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

Summary: A man travels the Mississippi on a steamboat, making money to hire a lawyer to clear his nephew's name; upholding the law in a small southern town, Judge Billy Priest also plays matchmaker for his nephew; a country doctor upsets his small town when he has an affair with a widow; a young man's efforts to become a hero are thwarted when he joins the Armed Forces but is posted in his home town;...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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Summary: This is the story of an 11-year-old black youngster, "Boy." When his sharecropper father is arrested and sentenced to five years at hard labor after stealing food to feed his family, Boy embarks upon a journey to find out where his father has being imprisoned. Accompanied by his dog Sounder, Boy also makes the arduous crossover from boyhood to manhood, with the help and sometimes hindrance of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment 2003

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

Summary: This French drama chronicles the impact of World War II German occupation on a small village in central France. As the residents come under the pressures of war, they make choices that are inspiring and heartbreaking.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Tetra Media Fiction 2016

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

Summary: While on a trip in 1928 to visit her son, Mrs. Moore, accompanied by her son's fiancee, is appalled at the treatment of the Indians by the ruling British government. Later, they befriend a native Indian who, over-stepping the accepted norms of his culture, invites the two ladies on an excursion. In a strange turn of events, he is accused of attempting to rape the young woman.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2000

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

Summary: Sherlock Holmes, the world's most famous detective, and his trusted companion Dr. Watson pursue and solve mysteries in a variety of locations throughout England.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2003

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

Anderson, Kirsten (Kirsten Stephanie)

Summary: Presents the history of the legendary film, from its creation as a novel by L. Frank Baum and the production of the film to the legacy the cultural phenomenon has inspired.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2019

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