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Summary: Stanford University professor Dr. Philip Zimbardo, who, in 1971, cast twenty-four male student volunteers as prisoners and guards in a simulated jail to examine the source of abusive behavior in the prison system. The results astonished the world, as participants went from middle-class undergrads to drunk-with-power sadists and submissive victims in just a few days. Based on a true story.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Summary: Psychologist Philip Zimbardo led the notorious Stanford Prison Experiment, served as an expert witness in the court martial of an Abu Ghraib guard, and explored the nature of evil in his book The Lucifer Effect. Now his research focuses on the nature of heroism. In this TEDTalk, Zimbardo says happiness and success are rooted in a trait most of us disregard: the way we perceive time. He suggests...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: In this TEDTalk psychologist Philip Zimbardo asks, “Why are boys struggling?” Sharing statistics on lower graduation rates and greater worries about emotional intimacy - his “social intensity” theory posits that guys actually prefer male bonding to female mating - Zimbardo suggests reasons why so many young males seem to have trouble keeping up.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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Summary: Season two follows Queen Elizabeth through the late 1950s and early '60s as she struggles to navigate a world that's changing around her. She must face the challenges of a new era, from the Suez Canal crisis to the assassination of John F. Kennedy, while preserving both the monarchy and her marriage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Cr 2

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CRO

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CRO

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Crown 2018

Summary: Errol Flynn's farewell to big-budget swashbuckling has him playing the legenday Don Juan, the Spanish lover who fights to save the Queen Margaret and her King from the treacherous machinations of her minister, Duke de Lorca.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE ADV

Lithgow, John

Summary: Actor John Lithgow performs two short stories, and explains the special significance each story holds in his life.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 921 LITHGOW, JOHN LIT

1 hold on 6 copies

Summary: Follows the political rivalries and romance of Queen Elizabeth II's reign and the events that shaped the second half of the twentieth century.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Summary: Morning glory: A small-town community-theatre actress comes to New York dreaming of theatrical stardom. She amuses a producer and a playwright with her naiviete. Partly out of sympathy, the playwright arranges for her to understudy a troublesome theatrical star. When the star walks out on opening night, the young actress goes on to triumphant success. She is warned not to let it go to her...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: The British Empire is in decline, the political world is in disarray, and a young woman takes the throne... a new era is dawning. Queen Elizabeth II is a 25-year-old newlywed faced with the daunting prospect of leading the world's most famous monarchy while forging a relationship with legendary Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CRO

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

Summary: Based on the incredible true story of Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg and his ingenious assassination plot targeting Adolf Hitler, this engrossing thriller reenacts the daring operation to eliminate one of the most evil tyrants the world has ever known.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Metro Goldwyn Mayer Home Entertainment 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Summary: Based on the true story of four brilliant young men at Cambridge University who are recruited to spy for Russia in 1934. Fueled by youthful idealism, a passion for social justice, a talent for lying and a hatred for fascism, the four take huge personal risks to pass Britain's biggest secrets to Moscow. Across almost 20 years of spying and treachery, the four are bound by their beliefs, the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: During the period between 1964 and 1977: the royal family mourns the passing of Winston Churchill; the United Kingdom ushers in a new prime minister, the Labour Party's Harold Wilson whom Prince Philip and Queen Elizabeth hear might be a Soviet spy; survives the Aberfan disaster; observes the Apollo 11 moon landing; and plans for the Investiture of Prince Charles. While Princess Margaret and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2020

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CRO

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Cr 3

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Crown 2020

Summary: Growing up poor in Madras, India, Srinivasa Ramanujan Iyengar earns admittance to Cambridge University during WWI, where he becomes a pioneer in mathematical theories with the guidance of his professor, G.H. Hardy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Summary: A butler takes care of a foppish member of the British upperclass.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 1999

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Je 2

Summary: Heaven help the murderer who crosses paths with G.K. Chesterton's cassocked crime-solver, Father Brown. Despite his absentminded air, the kindly priest always manages to confound criminals with his inescapable logic and keen understanding of the human condition. Often joined by his friend, thief turned private investigator Hercule Flambeau, Father Brown unravels devious schemes in 1920s England.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2014

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD FAT

Summary: Washington, D.C. has been murder-free thanks to astounding technology which identifies killers before they commit their crimes. But when the chief of the pre-crime unit is himself accused of a future murder, he has just 36 hours to discover who set him up.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI MIN

Summary: "Centers on a revolutionary machine that allows scientists to enter and record a subject's dream. After it is stolen, a fearless detective and a brilliant therapist join forces to recover the device before it falls into the hands of a 'dream terrorist'"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME PAP
1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN PAP

Summary: Cultural critic David Kepesh finds his state of 'emancipated manhood' thrown into tragic disarray. David is a renowned college professor whose life is turned inside out when he becomes involved in a passionate relationship with Consuela. Consuela is a well-mannered student who awakens a sense of sexual possessiveness in her teacher. As their sexual relationship evolves, an incredible love story...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Elegy 2008

Summary: Intent on escaping the clutches of his indomitable Aunt Agatha and the perpetual threat of wedlock, Bertie once again flees his native England for New York accompanied, as ever, by the unflappable Jeeves. Yet even the waters of the Atlantic cannot keep the witless Wooster safe, and he is soon up to his ears in a frightful tangle of wayward cousins, stolen babies, unwanted engagements and even...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2002

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Je 4

Moore, Harold G.

Summary: To honor fallen comrades, a journalist and a soldier return to Vietnam battlefields more than 30 years later.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 959.704 MOO
1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 959.704 MOO

Summary: The lady, Grace Elliot, was once the mistress of the Prince of Wales. She left him for Philippe, Duc d'Orleans, a cousin of Louis XVI. The film opens a year after the fall of the Bastille, and while their affair is over, Grace and the Duc have stayed close friends. But just because they're friends doesn't mean they can't (and don't) have powerful political arguments. Organized around five...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Classics 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: A butler takes care of a foppish member of the British upperclass.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 1999

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Je 3

Summary: About the rise and fall of St. Louis, Missouri's premier black hospital that trained the largest number of Black doctors and nurses in the world from 1937 through 1979, before and after desegregation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC COL

Summary: Why do the ancient Greeks occupy such a prominent place in conceptions of Western culture and identity? The Greeks are a source of much that we esteem: democracy, philosophy, tragedy, epic and lyric poetry, history-writing, ideals of athletic competition, aesthetic sensibilities, and more. Spanning roughly 1,000 years, the lectures cover the Late Bronze Age (1500 B.C.E.) to the time of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 938 MIC

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