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Summary: Local MP and schoolmaster Thomas Gradgrind raises his children, Louisa and Tom, in the utilitarian fashion, stressing reason and fact and dismissing imagination and emotion. Under his influence, Louisa grows cold while Tom turns to a secret life of drinking and gambling. To be nearer her brother, Louisa accepts an offer of marriage from his boss, the self-made, self-important banker Josiah...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2007

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

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: A timid young girl marries a troubled widower only to find her new home is haunted by the memory of Rebecca, the first wife.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2003

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

Summary: Sinbad, a daring and notorious rogue, has spent his life sailing the seven seas asking for trouble. Now he has been framed for stealing a priceless and powerful treasure--the Book of Peace. Sinbad has one chance to find and return the precious book, and battle the Goddess of Chaos or his best friend Proteus will die.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: DreamWorks Home Entertainment 2003

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

Summary: Anne Lister returns to Halifax, West Yorkshire in 1832, determined to transform the fate of her faded ancestral home Shibden Hall.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV GEN

Shakespeare, William

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Audiobooks America 2003

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 822.33 SHA