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Summary: In Hemingway adventure, Michael Palin takes the viewer to locations where Hemingway lived, visited, and wrote about. In Great railway journeys, Palin travels from Londonderry to the western tip of Ireland, following the progression of his family's migration.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2008

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC HEM

Summary: Adam Bede, an honest, hard-working carpenter, has his heart set on marrying his sweetheart, pretty dairymaid Hetty Sorrel. Hetty wants nothing to do with her boring life on the farm and she allows herself to be seduced by the heir to a local estate. She finds herself abandoned and pregnant from her ill-fated dalliance.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2 entertain/BBC Video 2007

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV ADA

Summary: A dramatization of Robert Graves' version of the times of the Roman Empire from Augustus to Claudius told through the dying Claudius as he sets down the history of his family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2000

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2 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV I

Summary: The new series picks up where the last story ended - with Havers shot in the line of duty, and Lynley estranged from his wife Helen. How will these traumas affect their ability to do their jobs?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2006

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV INS

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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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV SEN

Summary: Recounts one of the strangest legends of the First World War - the disappearance of the Sandringham Company in action in Gallipoli in 1915.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2005

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV ALL

Summary: Three generations of the Gazalet family in the shadows of WWII.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2004

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CAZ

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Cazalets 2004

Summary: Escorting his activist daughter home from college, Detective Inspector Ronald Craven watches helplessly as she is gunned down in cold blood. Hell-bent on revenge, his search for her killer leads him into a terrifying encounter with government cover-ups and nuclear espionage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2009

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Summary: Suave, sophisticated Detective Inspector Lynley and his prickly, plebian sidekick Detective Sergeant Havers are back with two new gripping mysteries in this sixth and final series. But with Lynley struggling to cope with his wife's death -- and Havers struggling with her partner's heavy drinking -- will they be able to focus on solving crime?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2008

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV INS

Summary: When the dreary English weather of 1935 gets to be too much for the eccentric Durrell family, they set off for the rustic, sun-drenched Greek island of Corfu, and the unknown.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2006

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV MY

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 Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV SEN

Summary: Mini-series that chronicles the lives of an English couple who live in Bucharest when WWII breaks out.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2005

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV FOR

Summary: Follows three housemates as they do their best to live their lives as normally as possible despite their strange and dark secrets. Lovable George battles with his double identity as a mild mannered hospital porter who for one night of the month turns into a flesh hungry werewolf, Mitchell is a good looking and confident vampire trying to go cold turkey from his blood sucking urges and recently...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Worldwide Americas 2010

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2 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV BEI

Summary: At the start of World War II, 14-year-old Carrie and her younger brother Nick are separated from their mother and evacuated from war-torn London to a rural village in Wales, where they now live with a puritanical shopkeeper and his spinster sister.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2006

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Carrie's

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CAR

Summary: Acclaimed producer, David Sutherland returns to rural America to tell an epic tale of two boys coming of age in Kentucky's Appalachian hills, documenting their struggles to overcome hardship and poverty and find meaning in their lives.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2006

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

Summary: Daniel Deronda is sensitive and charming, the illegitimate son of an aristocrat, haunted by the secrets that shroud his birth. Beautiful, vivacious Gwendolen Harleth is a gambler and short on cash. When they meet at the roulette table, sparks fly. But above all, Gwendolen needs money, and the icy aristrocrat Henleigh Grandcourt is more than happy to provide. As her situation becomes more and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2007

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

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV DAN

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 Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV HOU

Summary: Despite their differences, Inspector Thomas Lynley and sergeant Barbara Havers evolve into a potent team, employing their intuition and street smarts to unravel some of the most heinous, and suspenseful, crimes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2003

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV INS

Summary: This miniseries opens in Berkeley, California in 1938, where pampered, tenured professors, safe on the shores of peaceful America, dabble in radical politics as the world heads inevitably towards war. J. Robert Oppenheimer is such a one. Two events--one personal, one scientific--combine to change Oppy's life forever and catapult him from a moderately successful theoretician to a world famous...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: British Broadcasting Corp. 2008

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

Summary: Filmed over three years, The farmer's wife presents the travails of a Nebraska farmer and his wife as they struggle to preserve both their farm and their marriage.

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 FAR

Summary: Examines the life and legacy of African American poet, memoirist, and civil rights worker Maya Angelou, from her upbringing in the Depression-era South to her work with Malcolm X in Ghana to the recitation of her inaugural poem for President Bill Clinton. Includes Angelou's own words woven together with archival photographs and videos as well as interviews with Angelou's friends and family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MAY NOT RATED

Summary: Documentary providing an intimate portrait of Iraqis living under U.S. occupation. The principal focus is Dr. Riyadh, an Iraqi medical doctor, father of six, and Sunni political candidate who is an outspoken critic of the occupation but passionate about the need to establish democracy in Iraq. As his waiting room is filled daily with patients suffering the physical and mental effects of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2007

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MY

Summary: A dramatization of William Shakespeare's historical play. Upon the murder of Richard II, Henry assumes the throne, and is immediately confronted with rebellion by Owen Glendower, Douglas of Scotland, Northumberland and his son Hotspur. The play also treats the moral development of the king's son Hal (later Henry V).

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Ambrose Video Pub. 1979

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1 available in Opera DVDs, Call number: DVD OPERA HEN

Summary: John Jasper is haunted and restless. Unhappily settled as choirmaster in the provincial cathedral town of Cloisterham, Jasper finds himself striving for the divine in his music even as he struggles against madness brought on by ennui and opiates. Aware of his unraveling, Jasper believes his salvation may be found in the arms of Rosa, his prized pupil. His only obstacle is her fiance, Edwin...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2012

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MYS NOT RATED