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Summary: When Arthur Clennam returns to London after several years abroad, he wants to learn more about his mother's new seamstress, young Amy Dorrit. His search brings him to the Marshalsea Debtors Prison, where he learns the truth about struggle and hardship in 1820s England.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2009

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3 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV LIT

Summary: Jude is a dock worker from Liverpool who travels to the United States in the 1960s to find his estranged father. There, he falls in love with sheltered American teenager Lucy. When her brother, Max, is drafted to fight in the Vietnam War, they become involved in peace activism.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2008

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1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS ACR

Summary: Amanda lives in Los Angeles and is a movie trailer editor. Iris lives in Surrey, England and is a journalist. The two live five thousand miles apart and have never met, but both are dealing with the same problem: men. Amanda just broke up with her cheating boyfriend. Iris has pined for her ex. Amanda comes upon a website that advocates home exchange and the two decide to swap houses for two...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD HOL

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

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Holiday 2007

1 hold on 5 copies

Summary: Set in the glamour of the 1950's post-war London, renowned dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock and his sister Cyril are at the center of the British fashion, dressing royalty, movie stars, heiresses, socialites, debutants and dames with the distinct style of The House of Woodcock. Women come and go through Woodcock's life until he comes across a young, strong-willed woman, Alma, who soon becomes a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA PHA

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

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD PHA

Summary: When Sal's husband dies suddenly of a heart attack, Sal and her best friend, Tip try to find some fun among the knitting and cake-baking of The Ladies' Guild in the small West Country town of Clatterford St. Mary. The Guild members are certainly an eccentric bunch: leader Eileen, who takes her position--and chains--very seriously; cheese-mad Rose (or Margaret, depending on whether she's taken...

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 CLA

Summary: In season four, years have passed, and Velvet Galleries continues to stand as the beacon for fashion and taste. Women in the 1960s, however, are no longer content to dream of unaffordable clothes but demand quality apparel for themselves. The store cannot afford to cater exclusively to the wealthy. As the season begins, top designer Ana prepares to bring ready-to-wear fashion to Velvet. A...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: In season three, Velvet Galleries continues to be ground zero for money, fashion, drama, entanglements, love, jealousies, plots, and counter-plots involving its owners, customers, and residential employees. Looming over all is the love story between Alberto and Ana. Torn between family obligations and the cry of his heart, Alberto resolves to leave his wife and commit to Ana. However, a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: Busker and drug addict James is living hand to mouth in London when he adopts a sickly cat. James names the cat Bob and soon they are inseparable.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY STR

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

Summary: Follow the lives and loves of the Land Girls who are working the fields for Britain during WWII in the Women's Land Army.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by BFS Entertainment & Multimedia 2011

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

Summary: Set in England during the Second World War, a five-part drama that captures the sacrifices and experiences of four young women in the Women's Land Army. Sharing hardships and working alongside captured POWs, Annie, Bea, Joyce and Nancy toil in the fields to grow food for the war effort.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BFS Video 2010

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Chamberlain, Mary

Summary: "In London, 1939, Ada Vaughan is a young woman with an unusual dressmaking skill, and dreams of a better life for herself. That life seems to arrive when Stanislaus, an Austrian aristocrat, sweeps Ada off her feet and brings her to Paris. When war breaks out, Stanislaus vanishes, and Ada is taken prisoner by the Germans, she must do everything she can to survive: by becoming dressmaker to the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CHA

Summary: Set in rural England during the Second World War, the highly popular, award-winning drama returns for a third five-part series and continues to follow the lives and loves of the Land Girls who are working the fields in the Women's Land Army.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by BFS Entertainment & Multimedia 2012

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

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Summary: Set in 1940 London, the story is an ode to how women played a major role in boosting national morale during the Blitz of London in the second World War.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY THE

Summary: Young & innocent: Robert is the estranged husband of a beautiful actress with a bad reputation. When he discovers her lifeless body on the beach, he is mistaken for the murderer and soon finds himself on the run, learning that the murder makes for very strange bedfellows.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by BCI Eclipse 2007

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Summary: The story of the five Bennet sisters living in early 19th century England. Their mother is scheming to make prestigious marriages for them. Focuses on Elizabeth Bennet, who mistakenly finds the rich Mr. Darcy an oaf, even as he sets all the other fair maidens' hearts aflutter.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2006

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

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Pride 2006

Summary: Bait: A tale of deception and seduction, directed by and starring Hugo Haas features three people searching for a lost gold mine: the dangerous Marko, young miner Ray and the comely Peggy. As Marko and Ray search for the mine, Peggy arrives, stirring Ray's passion and igniting Marko's suspicion. As months pass, the three find themselves closing in on the mine, but the tension between them is...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY NOI

Summary: Eden Starling is the glamorous singing diva of a theatre in Victorian London. Along with her snooty cat, Chuzzlewit, Eden selfishly plans to make the entire company of theatre performers stay and rehearse on Christmas Day. Not even Eden's costume designer and childhood friend, Catherine, can talk Eden out of her self-centered tantrum. It will be up to three very unusual Christmas Spirits to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD BAR RATED G

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1 available in KBL Holiday Storage, Call number: DVD Holiday B

Summary: Blade on the feather: Jason is a reclusive author who is visited by Daniel. Daniel is a young admirer of Jason's. After Daniel seduces Jason's daughter, dark secrets to emerge. Both men are more than they claim to be.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Koch Vision 2009

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

Summary: Explores the bitter internal rivalries among police investigators, the political pressures of high-profile cases, and the legal maneuverings of defense attorneys and prosecutors. Police probe an abandoned house concealing multiple murders, a dysfunctional family with a deeply troubled musical prodigy, the mysterious disappearance of a well-connected woman, and a shadowy sex club for London's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2009

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

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

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: "In Jane Austen's gentle parody of gothic fiction, romance novel addict Catherine Morland is invited to a medieval country house that appeals to her most lurid fantasies. She forms a close friendship with the younger son on the estate, Henry Tilney, but their budding romance is mysteriously cut short"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2008

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV NOR

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD NOR NOT RATED

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 Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD J

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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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