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    The Devil's whore / Catalog Record Only

    "This dramatic tale of intrigue and lust follows the trials and tribulations of the manipulative Angelica Fanshawe as she exploits a country in crisis in a bid to better her own position"--Container.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
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    The black arrow. Catalog Record Only

    "As the Wars of the Roses rage through England, bringing tyranny, injustice and slaughter, a masked avenger roams the land, delivering justice from his bow. Who is the hooded Black Arrow, fighting for the poor and daring to go against the will of corrupt and murderous barons?"--Container.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
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    Boudicca of the Iceni / Catalog Record Only

    Her name has passed into legend, her deeds have become part of folklore. How did Boudicca of the Iceni tribe, unite the warring Celtic people to face the common foe, the mighty legions of the Roman Empire?

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
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    Hospital nurse / Catalog Record Only

    Britain's wartime nursing problems are shown, along with methods of coping. An appeal is made for women to become nurses.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1941
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    Living in the past. Life in Victorian times / Catalog Record Only

    "The Victorian era was one of the most remarkable in British history; it saw the Industrial Revolution, the growth of the major cities, the birth of the Empire and huge advances in medicine, transportation and education. It was also a time when harsh working conditions and desperate poverty blighted the majority of the people of the country. Incorporating rare footage from the end of ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
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    Ivanhoe / Catalog Record Only

    This is a legend of Ivanhoe, the knight who returns from fighting Richard the Lion-Hearted in the Crusades. Upon his return to England, he learns his true love Rowena has been promised to another for marriage. Also Richard's brother is plotting to take over his throne. There's romance, swordplay and adventurous battles.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1986
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    The Wars of the Roses : to Bosworth Field / Catalog Record Only

    The Wars of the Roses were a series of civil wars fought in medieval England from 1455 to 1487 between the House of Lancaster and the House of York.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
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    Greatest raids. German commerce raiders / Catalog Record Only

    See how the German navy nearly choked Britain out of two World Wars, and why it was unable to finish the job.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002
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    Kings & queens of England. From the dark days of Anglo-Saxon times to the glorious reign of Elizabeth I / Catalog Record Only

    Explores the lives and times of the English kings and queens from Anglo-Saxon times to the glorius reign of Elizabeth I. Features period imagery and character re-enactments.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
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    1851, the crystal year / Catalog Record Only

    Presents events in English history during the year 1851. Discusses Victorianism and Marxism, two contrary forces of this period, and shows the Crystal Palace and Exhibition, which were two accomplishments of the Victorians.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1965
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    Living in the past. Life in Anglo-Saxon times / Catalog Record Only

    Life In Anglo-Saxon times is a unique educational program that takes the viewer on a guided journey throughout the history of the Vikings and Saxons of Britain's Dark Age era.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
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    The Scarlet Pimpernel / Catalog Record Only

    London fop Percy Blakeney is also secretly the Scarlet Pimpernel who, in a variety of disguises, makes repeated daring trips to France to save aristocrats from Madame Guillotine. His unknowing wife is also French, and she finds that her brother, has been arrested by the Republic to try and get her to find out who "that damned elusive Pimpernel" really is.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1935
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    Civil strife / Catalog Record Only

    "Three complete programs that tell the story of critical rebellions which affected the course of British history"--Container.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
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    Black Adder II. Beer / Catalog Record Only

    Edmund Black Adder's religious aunt and uncle visit to discuss his inheritance on the same night that the queen orders him to host a drinking party at his house. He attempts to keep the two groups separate by going back and forth between them, but he becomes drunk. When the queen, who has arrived in disguise, is treated in a less than royal manner, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1985
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    Mary of Scotland / Catalog Record Only

    LP6573 PAu1-791-656 (Colorized version) U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: RKO-Radio Pictures, Inc.; 30Jul36; LP6537. Minor change version: [Colorized version]. Copyright for minor change version: RKO Pictures Inc. PAu1-791-656. Copyright notice for minor change version on video: RKO Pictures ; 1993. Photographed by Joseph H. August ; music by Nathaniel Shilkret ; editorial associate, Jane Loring. Katharine Hepburn, Fredric March, Florence Eldridge, Douglas Walton, John Carradine. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1936
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    Elizabeth / Catalog Record Only

    Elizabeth is a passionate and naïve girl who comes to reign over a land divided by bloody turmoil. Amidst palace intrigues and attempted assassinations, the young Queen evolves into cunning strategist as she weighs the counsel of her mysterious advisors, thwarts her devious rivals, and denies her own desires for the good of England.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1998
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    Miss Potter / Catalog Record Only

    The story of Beatrix Potter, author of The Tale of Peter Rabbit, and her struggle for love, happiness and success.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
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    William the Conqueror / Catalog Record Only

    This program paints a picture of William the Conqueror who was at once a great warrior and a ruthless politician and statesman. His twenty-year reign truly shaped the future of England.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
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    Biography. Jack the Ripper : phantom of death / Catalog Record Only

    A study of Jack the Ripper, who mutilated five London prostitutes in 1888, includes comments from crime historians describing public reaction to the killings and theories on the Ripper's identity. Also: a special agent of the FBI's behavioral-science unit explains how he would approach the investigation today.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1995
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    Black Adder II. Chains / Catalog Record Only

    Edmund Black Adder and Lord Melchett are kidnapped for ransom by a German prince who is a master of disguise. A Spanish inquisitor's attempts to torture Edmund are made more difficult by their inability to understand each other's languages. Instead of paying the ransom money, the queen decides to throw a party instead. The prince elicits information from Edmund and Melchett about the queen ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1985
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    The Black Adder. Witchsmeller pursuivant / Catalog Record Only

    With the plague sweeping through the land, the nobles blame it on the king being possessed and call for the witchsmeller. It is the king's son Edmund, however, who is put on trial for witchcraft and is sentenced to burn at the stake along with his two servants. He drops the doll his very young wife has given him into the fire which makes ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1983
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    Helvetica / Catalog Record Only

    A documentary about a typeface? When said typeface is a ubiquitous piece of graphic design, yes. Helvetica--a sans-serif typeface developed in 1957 at the Haas Foundry in Munchenstein, Switzerland--has partisans and detractors, a great number of them graphic designers and theorists, who express their opinions on the famous font. It is seen as neutral and efficient, concise yet inexpressive, purposeful yet not caustic, utilitarian ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
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    The Black Adder. The foretelling / Catalog Record Only

    Edmund accidently kills King Richard III, who, in this tale, is a kindly king. While Richard's death makes Edmund's father king and Edmund a prince, Edmund is haunted by Richard's ghost. He is also unaware that the rich stranger he is harboring in his room is Henry Tudor, their mortal enemy.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1983
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    The Black Adder. The black seal / Catalog Record Only

    Feeling that his father has humiliated him once too often, Edmund decides to seize the throne with the help of seven of England's most evil men. He is prevented from doing so, however, by an old foe who tortures Edmund. The dying Edmund has his family gathered around, and they all drink to him. Unbeknowst to them, the wine has been poisoned, and they ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1983
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    Greatest raids. Hitler's A-bomb / Catalog Record Only

    A group of Norwegian exiles recruited by Britain executes a daring commando raid on a heavily guarded factory to destroy the production facilities of "heavy water", a crucial component of Hitler's atomic bomb development program.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001