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

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 Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Pride 2006

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: Maurice and Ian are successful, but aging actors. The two are close friends whose conversation generally revolves around theatrical shop talk and the infirmities of other aging actors. Ian is fearful that death is right around the corner, so he agrees to let his niece's daughter, Jessie, move in to his flat to care for him. Jessie is a modern woman in her early twenties. She turns out to be a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY VEN

Summary: Story of two sisters attempting to find happiness in the tightly structured society of 19th century England. Elinor, disciplined, restrained and very conscious of the manners of the day, represents sense. Outspoken, impetuous, emotional Marianne represents sensibility. Attracted to a man already promised to another, Elinor suffers silently to keep scandal away from her family. Marianne enjoys a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2004

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Series Sense 2004

Summary: Following the banning of his earlier novel, The Rainbow, D.H. Lawrence shocked his audience yet again with Women in Love. Combining elements of both novels, this adaptation focuses on the lives of two sisters, Ursula and Gudrun Brangwen, as they struggle with their own loves, desires, passions, and relationships with two friends, Rupert Birkin and Gerald Crich. As Ursula and Birkin's friendship...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC 2013

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD WOM RATED R

Summary: An exquisite, richly layered adaptation of Thomas Hardy's Tess of the d'Urbervilles. A strong-willed peasant girl is sent by her father to the estate of some local aristocrats to capitalize on a rumor that their families are from the same line. This fateful visit commences an epic narrative of sex, class, betrayal, and revenge. With its earthy visual textures it is a work of great pastoral...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: Emma brings to life Jane Austen's novel about a woman who makes it her goal to 'fix' the lives of all her friends while ignoring her own problems.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Lionsgate 2011

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

Summary: The story of lively and rebellious Elizabeth, one of five unmarried daughters living in the countryside of 19th century England, in a world where an advantageous marriage is a woman's sole occupation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: British Broadcasting Corp. 2001

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

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

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Pride 2001

Summary: Intrigue, adventure, and romance fill this enchanting dramatization of Jane Austen's last novel. With a love of Gothic tales and a head full of fantasy and fiction, young Catherine Morland enters the decadent society of 18th-century Bath. When Henry Tilney invites her to his ancestral home, Northanger Abbey, a dark mystery makes her blood run cold. What does the sinister General Tilney want?...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2008

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Summary: Follows the relationship of two contrasting communities: Lark Rise, a small hamlet gently holding onto the past, and Candleford, a neighboring market town bustling into the future. When young Laura Timmins leaves Lark Rise for a job at the Candleford post office, she discovers an eye-opening, exciting new world. In the face of scandals and feuds, she must leave her childhood behind.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2009

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

Summary: "At the court of Chancery, the Jarndyce and Jarndyce case grinds on for years with no end in sight. Entangled in the lawsuit are a growing number of innocent victims: Ada Clare and Richard Carstone, whose inheritance is gradually being devoured by legal costs; Esther Summerson, a child with mysterious parentage; and even Jo, the destitute little crossing-sweeper. As the case staggers onward,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2005

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Bleak 2005

Summary: Carol is a fragile, frigid young Belgian beauty cracking up over the course of a terrifying weekend. Left alone by her vacationing sister in their London flat, she finds herself haunted by specters, real and imagined, as her insanity grows to a violent pitch.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2009

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

Summary: A London woman's love life and career both hinge, unknown to her, on whether or not she catches a train.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 1998

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY SLI

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

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: An enchanting screen adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's original novel. As the Civil War rages on, the four sisters of the March family struggle to grow up without the guiding hand of their loving father.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC 2018

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

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: When a band of brutal gangsters led by a crooked property developer make a play to take over the city, Master Ip is forced to take a stand.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN IP

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Summary: Jonathan Harker visits the Count in Transylvania to help him with preparations to move to England. It is in the Count's castle that Jonathan becomes a prisoner, and discovers Dracula's true nature.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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