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Summary: Prentice is searching for his long lost uncle who disappeared without a trace. When he discovers clues on a computer disc containing some of his uncle's notes to a novel, he embarks on a complex journey through his family's secretive past. No matter how shocking or dangerous his quest becomes, he is determined to find the answers and solve what turns out to be a ghastly mystery.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BFS Video 2007

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Summary: Friendless, orphaned Jane Eyre takes a job as governess to a lively French girl. In time, she finds herself in love with the child's guardian. When she saves him from a fire, she finds that there are many secrets to learn ... secrets that could destroy her happiness.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2007

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

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

Summary: Eight mind-bending stories, each featuring an all-star cast and cutting-edge special effects. Each episode is adapted from one of Stephen King's short stories.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2006

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

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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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 British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV DAN

Summary: Relives the grand hopes, dreams, loves, and adventures of generations of residents in Centennial, Colorado-- from their risky attempts to establish a settlement in 1795 through the politics and power plays of the 20th century. Begins with French and Scottish trappers interacting with Native Americans and follows the increasing conflicts as more permanent settlers arrive. Shows how the town of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal City Studios, Inc. 2008

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD

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

Summary: Tells the dramatic story of the Apollo missions and their heroic astronauts, from President John F. Kennedy's historic speech to the manned space missions and through to the defining moment of the space program--putting a man on the moon. These are the stories of the men, women and children who lived, breathed and manufactured from the power of human will, one of the greatest achievements in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2005

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

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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Summary: Portrays the acclaimed British actress and courtesan Lillie Langtry from the blush of youth to the blight of old age. At a time when society expected women to be docile and demure, Lillie posed for celebrity endorsements, conducted her own business affairs, and paid her first husband to keep his distance. Even more scandalously, she openly entertained a string of lovers among Europe's elite,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2007

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

Summary: A new Dr. Jekyll has an old problem: Mr. Hyde. But they have a deal, a body share, and an impossible life is somehow lived. What Hyde doesn't know is that Jekyll is married. There's a wife and two children that Dr. Jekyll will do anything to protect from his dark side. What neither of them know is an ancient organization is monitoring their every move, and a plan over a century in the making is...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2 entertain 2007

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

Summary: Worshipped as a national savior, Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson masterminded the naval victories that thwarted Napoleon's plans to invade Britain. Yet, in the midst of public adulation, rumors swirled about his private life. Nelson took a friend's wife as a mistress and even fathered a child by her in secret. Seen through the eyes of four people close to him: his wife, who feels bitter and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2008

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

Summary: Magnus Pym, British double agent and master of deception, in seven gripping episodes filmed on location around the world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2006

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Summary: Set in 1985. Revolves around two very different men with AIDS, one fictional, one fictionalized. Roy Cohn personifies all the hypocrisy, delusion and callousness of the official response to the plague. Nothing shakes Roy's lack of empathy: even on his death bed, he's fighting with his gay nurse and taunting the woman he helped put to death, Ethel Rosenberg. The other patient is Prior Walter,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2004

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

Summary: After losing the war against the Cylon robots, the Battlestar Galactica crew heads toward the fabled 13th colony, Earth. Galactica Commander Adama and President Laura Roslin are facing the problems of waning supplies and crushed morale. Along the way they have to deal with the credible threat that Cylons may be aboard the ship.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2005

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

Summary: After returning the body of Gus McCrae to Lonesome Dove, Woodrow Call takes on the challenge of driving a herd of wild mustangs 2500 miles north of the Hat Creek Ranch in Montana. But tragedy, despair and deceit will greet him before he ever gets there.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Hallmark Home Entertainment 2003

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1 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN RET

Summary: Presents the lives and loves of a family of cousins from 1939 to present. Begins with a funeral, and uses the reminiscences of those gathered to fill in details in the lives of several different family members.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2006

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

Summary: Against the stunning landscapes of Scotland's iconic Loch Ness, local detective sergeant, Annie Redford finds herself in the midst of her first murder investigation; DCI Lauren Quigley is called in to lead the investigation, joined by forensic psychologist Blake Albrighton who believes there is more to the murder than initially meets the eye. Grief, terror, and suspicion soon shatter the town's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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Summary: Clouds of witness: Death hits close to home when Lord Peter's future brother-in-law is murdered. -- The unpleasantness at the Bellona Club: Two siblings die at the same time, leaving Wimsey to untangle who will inherit their fortune. -- Murder must advertise: Lord Peter goes undercover at Pym's Publicity to investigate the death of a copywriter. -- Five red herrings: With six potential...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2012

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

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Summary: A journalist returns to his hometown to research the mysterious memories that have haunted him since childhood. But soon, the closely held secrets of small-town life turn into unimaginable terror when a fearsome stranger arrives-- looking to sink his teeth into a new home.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2004

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Summary: DS Sean Stone has an uncanny ability to identify and predict patterns of human behavior. He knows how people work, but he doesn't understand them. When no one else will work with the socially inept genius, Sean is cast out to the Missing Persons Bureau and partnered with empathetic analyst Ruth Hattersley. Despite the conflict and frustration between them, they make the perfect team as they...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Summary: Nearly 10 years after the original series ended, Gilmore Girls: a Year in the Life is here. Lorelai still runs the Dragonfly Inn, and now lives with Luke. Her daughter, Rory, now 32, juggles career complications and ex-boyfriends, while matriarch Emily adjusts to widowed life. In four memorable chapters studded with drop-ins by quirky Stars Hollow friends, the Gilmores confront long-standing...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Entertainment 2017

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Summary: Oscar winner Judi Dench stars in this darkly humorous drama about a meek, middle-aged divorcee who suddenly begins to behave in ways that shock her ex and her grown daughter. Extras include biographies of star Judi Dench and writer Catherine Heath.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2005

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

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