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Taylor, Elizabeth

Summary: Mrs. Lippincote's house, with its mahogany furniture and yellowing photographs, stands as a reminder of all the certainties that have vanished with the advent of war. Temporarily, this is home for Julia, who has joined her husband Roddy at the behest of the RAF. Although she can accept the pomposities of service life, Julia's honesty and sense of humor prevent her from taking her role as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Trafalgar Square 0000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TAY

Taylor, Elizabeth

Summary: On a rainy Sunday afternoon in January, Mrs. Palfrey, recently widowed, arrives at the Claremont Hotel where she will spend her remaining days. Her fellow residents are a mixed bunch -- magnificently flawed and eccentric -- living off crumbs of affection and an obsessive interest in the relentless round of hotel meals. Togehter, upper lips stiffened, they fight off their twin enemies: boredom...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Virago 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TAY

Taylor, Elizabeth

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking Press 1976

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TAY

Summary: Chaos reigns when the beautiful daughter of a family casually announces her plans to marry. What follows is a warmly humorous story, with wedding preparations, ruffled egos and the unavoidable meeting with the prospective in-laws.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2006

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY FAT

Summary: Adaptation of Sir Walter Scott's classic tale set in England in the Middle Ages. Also includes a Tom and Jerry cartoon, The Two Mouseketeers, and a swashbuckler movie trailer gallery.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2005

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE IVA

Kashner, Sam.

Summary: "The definitive, larger-than-life account of the greatest Hollywood love story ever -- the romance of Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2010

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

Summary: Petruchio is a poverty-stricken gentleman from Verona who journeys to Padua in search of a wealthy wife. There he meets Katharina, a self-willed shrew who leads Petruchio on a merry chase before he successfully circumvents her attempts to avoid marriage. After the honeymoon, Kate helps Petruchio win a wager that he has the most obedient wife. In reality, Kate has found a more effective way to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Video 1999

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

Cohen, Adam (Adam Seth)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DAL

Summary: A story of deception which is destroying a patriarchal Southern family as its' members gather for the imminent demise of their "Big Daddy."

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment 2006

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

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

Summary: Mrs. Palfrey, an elegant, genteel widow, came from Scotland to London to take up residence at the Claremont Hotel. Though she had high hopes for the cosmopolitan pleasures of living in a big city, she is soon filled with a sense of uneasiness and gloom.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Westlake Entertainment 2006

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

Summary: George Stevens' stunning adaptation of Theodore Dreiser's An American tragedy garnered six Academy Awards and guaranteed immortality for screen lovers Montgomery Clift and Elizabeth Taylor. Clift is a poor young man determined to win a place in respectable society and the heart of beautiful socialite Elizabeth Taylor. Shelley Winters plays the factory girl whose dark secret threatens Clift's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Video 2001

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

Summary: A repressed minister with a devoted wife must come to terms with his adulterous feelings for a beautiful, free-spirited woman.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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

Summary: Rebel without a cause (1955): The adolescent son of a well-to-do family gets into trouble with other kids and the police.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2009

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Summary: National Velvet: A determined girl and boy and a spirited thoroughbred horse join forces to attain the seemingly impossible dream of winning the Grand National Steeplechase.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2006

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

Summary: A determined girl and boy and a spirited thoroughbred horse join forces to attain the seemingly impossible dream of winning the Grand National Steeplechase.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2000

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

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family National 2000

Summary: Beautiful Catherine Holly is committed to a mental institution after witnessing the horrible death of her cousin at the hands of cannibals. Her rich aunt tries to influence a young neurosurgeon to surgically end Catherine's haunting hallucinations. By utilizing injections of truth serum, the neurosurgeon discovers that Catherine's delusions are in fact true and must confront the rich aunt...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Video 2000

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

Summary: The movies, the magic, the memories, the greatest moments, the brightest stars. The incomparable Golden Era of MGM musicals shines in this compilation of music and dance performances.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2004

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

Armbruster, Ann.

Summary: Describes the selection and training of astronauts.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: F. Watts 1990

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 629.45 ARM

Summary: Cleopatra tries to increase her power with help from the Roman Empire. Both Julius Caesar and Mark Antony fall for her. After Caesar's death Cleopatra seduces Mark Antony, but the couple soon face certain doom.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc. 2006

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

Summary: Bick Benedict, his society-gilded wife and three generations of land-rich Texas sons and daughters love, swagger, connive and clash in a monumental drama of family strife, racial bigotry and conflict between cattle barons and newly-rich oil tycoons.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2003

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

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

Summary: A freewheeling, headlong slide into the corrosive hell of a marriage twisted by years of hatred and humiliation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 1996

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

Minicz, Elizabeth.

Summary: English -- No Problem! is focused on developing critical thinking and cultural awareness and on building language and life skills. Designed for adult and young adult English language learners with themes and issues meaningful to adults in the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Readers Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 428.24 MIN

Summary: When a prize foal is stolen, two young siblings and their teenage babysitter must work together to catch the thieves before their family's ranch goes into foreclosure. A dangerous journey lies ahead, but with a little mountain magic, sometimes it pays to horse around.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Pure Entertainment 2010

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

Minicz, Elizabeth.

Summary: Literacy level workbook and teachers edition.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Readers Press 2004

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 428.24 MIN
Call number: 428.24 MIN Workbook