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Summary: Miranda Richardson and Tom Hollander star as Queen Mary and King George V. After discovering that their son Prince John (Daniel Williams and Matthew Thomas) suffers from epilepsy and learning disabilities, the royals have the boy sent off to be raised in a rural farmhouse, lest he tarnish the family's image of superiority. Removed from the public eye and the attention of his parents, Prince...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2004

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV LOS

Summary: In The pilgrim of hate a body turns up in a sack during the annual "Cripples' Day" pilgrimage. In The potter's field, a woman's skeleton is unearthed in a field that has recently been donated to the abbey. In The holy thief, two visiting monks are implicated when holy relics of Saint Winifred disappear.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed exclusively by Acorn Media US 2010

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Summary: For some 25 years, Frontline producer Ken Dornstein has been haunted by the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, a terrorist act that killed 270 people, including his older brother David. Now, Dornstein sets out to find the men responsible, hunting for clues to the identities and whereabouts of the suspects in the ruins and chaos of post-Qaddafi Libya in this rare, real-life...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

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Summary: After the events of "Hunting the Elements", venture on a worldwide quest to find the key molecules and chemical reactions that have paved the way for human civilization, life, the universe, and everything.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Summary: Set against the stark beauty of the English moor, the mysterious gypsy boy Heathcliff, who has been adopted by the Earnshaw family, discovers his soul mate in his stepsister Cathy. As a man unable to have the love of his life, he seeks vengeance against anyone who comes between them.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Video 2009

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Summary: Examines the discovery of strange and unknown miniature hominid fossil (Homo floresiensis) remains on the island of Flores, Indonesia. Looks at the scientific debate over whether these creatures, nicknamed "hobbits," are a type of dwarf race of humans, possibly suffering from a disease such as microcephaly, or an entirely new species.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2009

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

Summary: NOVA's Lord of the Ants profiles soft-spoken Southerner E.O. Wilson, renowned for his scientific study of ants that led to his 1975 book Sociobiology: The New Synthesis, where he put forth the notion that evolutionary principles could explain social behavior throughout the animal kingdom, including in humans. Though sociobiology was a controversial new discipline at the time, today experimental...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2008

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

Summary: Following the death in 2000 of his eponymous mentor in Inspector Morse, Sergeant Lewis was promoted to Inspector and took a two-year sabbatical in the British Virgin Isles. Newly widowed, he now returns to Oxford and soon finds himself in charge of his own murder case. But it is notes that Morse made on an earlier case which help Lewis solve his case.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Granada Television 2006

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

Summary: Tale of a neurotic, class-conscious doctor saddled with a nagging wife and the scheme he devises to do away with her. Gossip about his wife's death is rife and it seems to the Dr. that the only way to make the gossip stop is to dispose of the gossipers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2005

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

Summary: Monsignor Renard tells the story of the German occupation of France during World War II through the eyes and experiences of a humble and extraordinary priest-- whose beliefs are tested to the breaking point.

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 MON

Summary: Fanny Price goes to live with prosperous relatives at Mansfield Park and must navigate a labyrinth of intrigues and affairs among the occupants of the house.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2008

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

Summary: Physicist Brian Greene discusses the historical quest for a grand unified theory in physics which will reconcile quantum physics and general relativity, and considers the possibility that superstring theory may bring an end to that search.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2003

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV ELE

Summary: Examines the history, science, and business of fireworks. Covers the origin of fireworks in China and their further development in England and Italy. Visits the "fireworks capital of the U.S.", New Castle, Pennsylvania, home of the Zambellis, the self-proclaimed "first family of fireworks."

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2006

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

Summary: "Tells the unforgettable story of the 250,000 teenagers who left their homes and hopped freight trains during the Great Depression"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2005

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

Summary: Find out why Peep lives in a can. Discover some dark secrets about the night. Follow "duck prints" in the snow as Peep tracks Quack. And chase the perfect leaf on a wonderfully windy fall day.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2005

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV PEE

Summary: What's George's favorite place to go for adventure? The library! George loves to read, because in books you can be a pirate, a spaceman, even a robot! Or learn about photography, strange animals and how to make it snow. What better place for the world's most curious monkey? Each with a companion segment starring real kids.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2011

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Summary: Curious George flies a kite: A windy morning provides the perfect opportunity for George to learn about flight. Zeros to donuts: George thinks he has learned all he needs to know about the number zero. Roller monkey: When Mr. and Mrs. Dulson ask George to wear roller skates to attract customers to their toy store, things go downhill fast.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2006

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1 available in Children's videos, Call number: DVD C

Summary: Using specially developed camera lenses, Nova brings you the most intimate and most spectacular portrayal of a working bee colony ever filmed.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2007

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Summary: Unlock mysteries and uncover lost history with the experts as they use yesteryear's technology to recreate five ancient engineering marvels and to discover what daily life was really like in these communities. Travel around the globe from China to Egypt and take a fresh, "hands-on" look at mankind's greatest cultures and civilizations.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2008

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

Summary: With the help of stunningly realistic animation, Nova takes viewers back to the Ice Age to reveal what happened when an enormous ice dam broke, unleashing a titanic flood that swept herds of woolly mammoth and everything else into oblivion.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2006

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

Summary: Help a certain blue duck get unstuck from a hollow log. See what a sunny afternoon does to Quack's snow-duck masterpiece. Help Quack track a mysterious sound. And drop in on a big fish party with Quack's new friend, Beaver Boy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2005

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV PEE

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1 available in Children's videos, Call number: DVD JUV QUA

Summary: Millions remember the countdowns, launchings, splashdowns, and parades as the U.S. raced the USSR to the moon in the 1960s. But few know that both countries also ran parallel space programs, whose covert goal was to launch military astronauts on spying missions. In this program, Nova delves into the untold story of this top-secret space race, which might easily have turned into a shooting war...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2007

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

Summary: The ancient Maya civilization of Central America left behind an intricate and mysterious hieroglyphic script carved on monuments and painted on pottery and bark books. This program highlights the ingenious breakthroughs that cracked the code, unleashing a flood of dramatic new insights about the ancient civilization.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Educational Foundation 2008

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

Summary: The most autobiographical of Dickens' works, David Copperfield often echoes the writer's own life. It tells a moving story of David's journey from birth to maturity, a journey which inextricably links his life with some of Dickens' most colorful and extraordinary families.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2002

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE Copperfield

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