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Summary: Macbeth is the chef in a 3-star restaurant; Beatrice and Benedict are rival co-anchors; Titania and Bottom carouse in a tawdry theme resort; and Petruchio sets out to tame the conservative Kate in a politically incorrect marriage of convenience.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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Summary: The hugely popular live American television plays of the 1950s have become the stuff of legend. Combining elements of theater, radio, and filmmaking, they were produced at a moment when TV technology was growing more mobile and art was being made accessible to a newly suburban postwar demographic. These astonishingly choreographed, brilliantly acted, and socially progressive "teleplays"...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2009

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Summary: This ghost story concerns three fabled crowns buried on the Norfolk coast which, according to legend, protect England from invasion. When an amateur archaeologist goes treasure hunting and finds the crown, he invokes the avenging shade of William Ager, the recently deceased last guardian of the crowns.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Worldwide Ltd. 2002

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

Summary: "A pinnacle of the golden age of television, Studio One presented a wide range of memorable dramas and received 18 Emmy nominations and five wins during its prestigious 9-year run on CBS. Showcasing some of the greatest talent of the era, this groundbreaking series created an enormous impact and still remains a treasured part of America' broadcasting history" -- Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Koch Vision 2008

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

Summary: In New Hampshire in 1777, Dick Dudgeon's father dies. Called back home to the unhappy family he revolted against years ago, Dick finds he's been named heir, much to the horror of his religious mother. To complicate matters, the British have arrived.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2006

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

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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Summary: Shakespeare's tragedy about two teenagers who fall in love, encounter opposition from their feuding families, and take their own lives.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Ambrose Video Pub. 2002

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

Summary: "What is the profession that has enabled Mrs. Warren to give her daughter all the benefits of 'good society'? Vivie Warren discovers her mother's secrets and embraces her own power as a 'modern' woman"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2006

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

Summary: Gone to Texas: The true-life story of Sam Houston, the frontier hero and statesman whose bravery and vision led to the creation of the Republic of Texas. Blue River: Based on the novel by Ethan Canin, depicts the powerful events that unfold in a small Wisconsin town driving two teenage brothers apart when later in life one brother, now a homeless derelict, arrives at the home of his brother,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Echo Bridge Home Entertainment 2010

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

Summary: An abbreviated television adaptation of Arthur Miller's Pulitzer Prize-winning play about a middle-aged man's emotional turmoil.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kultur 2002

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

Summary: "Epifania is glamorous, clever-- and also the richest woman in the world. After yet another row with her spendthrift husband, Epifania meets an intriguing Egyptian doctor. But she faces the challenge her money-mad father imposed on her before his death: She can only marry a man who can convert 150 pounds into 50,000 pounds within six months"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2006

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

Summary: Sammy Glick is a Jewish boy born in New York's Lower East Side. He decides to climb the ladder of success by any mean necessary. Through backstabbing and double-crossing, Sammy fights to become the motion picture industry's top screenwriter. A rags to riches story about the world of 1930s Hollywood.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Koch Vision 2009

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

Summary: One night, a frightened Swiss soldier of fortune climbs into the bedroom of a young Bulgarian girl and soon deflates her romantic notions about love and valor. The bonus play is set in 1796 at an inn where Napoleon rests at the start of his conquest of Italy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2006

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

Summary: A Danish prince avenges the murder of his father, the king, by killing his uncle Claudius who murdered the king, usurped the throne, and married Hamlet's mother, Gertrude. Hamlet, considered the most complex of all Shakespeare's characters, examines the fundamental issues of justice, guilt, and death.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Ambrose Video Pub. 1980

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

Summary: Based on the 1997 Royal National Theatre production, widely considered the finest staging of King Lear in the past decade, Ian Holm 'touches greatness' (N.Y. Times) in Shakespeare's most sublime and difficult role.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH 2004

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

Summary: After a shipwreck, twin siblings Viola and Sebastian wash up on the shores of Illyria. Viola, disguised as a man named Cesario, takes up service with the Duke Orsino, who is madly in love with the Lady Olivia. But Olivia is in mourning over her brother's death, so Orsino sends Cesario over as an emissary of love, except that Olivia falls for Viola!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A&E Home Video 2005

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1 available in Performing Arts DVDs, Call number: DVD PERFORMING ARTS TWE

Summary: A presentation of William Shakespeare's chronicle play, Henry V, in which he attempted to present a full-length portrait of the ideal king in action, and used his loftiest rhetoric to this purpose.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Ambrose Video Publishing 2004

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

Summary: Katherine has lost her son, Cal has lost his lover, and together they must seek a reconciliation, an understanding of life with and now without their Andre who has lost his life to AIDS.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2006

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

Summary: Henry spends his time working in the brickyard owned by his family and grieving the loss of his wife. When a young boy enters Henry's life, both man and child find what they desperately need in each other.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Phase 4 Films 2010

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

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Last 2010

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

Summary: This humorous short play is based on the author's experiences as a waiter at a Catskills resort. Oscar nominee Sam Jaffe (The Asphalt Jungle) portrays a humble, long-suffering New York Waiter who finally turns the tables on a regular, but intolerable, customer (Ned Glass) who delights in pestering him about the service. Both men are somewhat deceptive and the relationship between the two turns...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kultur 2003

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

Summary: Based on one of Mark Twain's best known short stories. A mysterious stranger who was slighted by the people of Hadleyburg reappears to disprove the town's reputation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Monterey Video 2005

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

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Summary: The cold case unit, led by quick-tempered cop DS Boyd, has assembled to re-examine unsolved crimes with cutting-edge detection techniques. Pressure is on for this mix of forensics, psychology, and detective investigators to yield results.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2006

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Summary: Fjällbacka Murders is based on the world of Camilla Lackberg's character, Erica Falck, a successful crime writer and mother of three. She's moved with her husband and children from the city to her hometown of Fjällbacka, a fishing village on a picturesque island off the coast of Sweden. Her return seems idyllic, but simmering beneath the village's surface lie hidden secrets, twisted desires and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Summary: Joss Whedon's sexy and contemporary spin on Shakespeare's classic comedy about the story of sparring lovers Beatrice and Benedick offers a sensual, tragic and occasionally absurd view of the intricate game that is love.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2012

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MUC RATED PG-13

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

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