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  • Film, Video

    Into the arms of strangers : stories of the Kindertransport / Catalog Record Only

    This documentary focuses on the plight of some 10,000 Jewish children from Germany, Austria, Poland and Czechoslovakia who, for their own safety, were transported out of their homelands in the late 1930s, during the early days of Hitler's repression against Europe's Jews.

    • Date: 2000
  • Film, Video

    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.

    • Date: 1965
  • Film, Video

    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?

    • Date: 2006
  • Film, Video

    Elizabeth, the Golden Age / Catalog Record Only

    Queen Elizabeth's reign is threatened by familial betrayal and Spain's invading army. She and her shrewd advisors must act to safeguard the lives of her people. When the dashing seafarer Walter Raleigh captures her heart, Elizabeth is forced to make her most tragic sacrifice for the good of her country. A tale of one woman's crusade to control her love, destroy her enemies, and ...

    • Date: 2007
  • Film, Video

    Greatest raids. The adventures of Lawrence of Arabia / Catalog Record Only

    A biography of British soldier T.E. Lawrence, attempting to separate his real exploits during the Arab Revolt of 1916-1918 from the fanciful accounts of journalist Lowell Thomas.

    • Date: 2001
  • Film, Video

    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.

    • Date: 2010
  • Film, Video

    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.

    • Date: 2006
  • Film, Video

    King Charles I : the royal martyr / Catalog Record Only

    No one has ever doubted King Charles' deeply held religious beliefs, his love for his family, or his many qualities as a king. But his duplicity and procrastination contributed greatly to the bloodshed of the English Civil War and to his own downfall. The film features reconstructions and re-enactments, dramatized "eye-witness" accounts, superb period imagery and commentary and analyses to tell the dramatic story ...

    • Date: 2006
  • Film, Video

    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.

    • Date: 2006
  • Film, Video

    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.

    • Date: 2006
  • Film, Video

    Miss Pettigrew lives for a day / Catalog Record Only

    A middle-aged and unfairly unemployed governess is forced to take a job far beyond her comfort level.

    • Date: 2008
  • Film, Video

    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.

    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video

    Shakespeare: his historical plays. Catalog Record Only

    Shows the period of history which Shakespeare wrote about in his chronicle plays and his major source of material, what each play is about, and who the major characters are.

    • Date: 1974
  • Film, Video

    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. ...

    • Date: 1936
  • Film, Video

    The Duchess / Catalog Record Only

    A chronicle of the life of 18th century aristocrat Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, who was reviled for her extravagant political and personal life.

    • Date: 2008
  • Film, Video

    Oliver Cromwell / Catalog Record Only

    This is the story of the English soldier and statesman who helped make England a republic, and then ruled as lord protector.

    • Date: 2007
  • Film, Video

    British Indian colony : history of exploration, atrocities and cultural annihilation Catalog Record Only

    Copyright notice not available. Research & planning, M.A. Monaem Sarker ; script, Sk. Musharraf Hossain ; narrator, Zaidul Kabir ; editor Anisur rahman Tipu, Zahidur Rahim. Purchase; 2016-06-15. Acquired for requesting libraries only.

    • Contributor: Biswas, Babul - Zaidul Kabir
    • Date: 20??
  • Film, Video

    Lost treasures of the ancient world. a journey back in time / Catalog Record Only

    This six-part series explores the history and architecture of the ancient world and features graphics, computer animation, and location footage. Historians and authorities provide commentary and analysis.

    • Date: 2000
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    Moonlighting / Catalog Record Only

    Four Poles are sent to London by their boss to fix up his house there. Only one of them speaks English, and when he hears of the declaration of martial law back home in Poland, he decides not to tell his fellow workers for fear that they will not finish the job.

    • Date: 1991
  • Film, Video

    Richard the Lionheart / Catalog Record Only

    The reign of RIchard Coeur de Lion was one of the most eventful and colorful in England's long history. The third son of Henry II, Richard devoted his life to crusading and defending his lands in France.

    • Date: 2006
  • Film, Video

    Brother against brother. The English Civil War / Catalog Record Only

    Featuring large-scale reconstruction of key events, dramatized eyewitness accounts plus rare archive film and period imagery, this program tells the powerful stories behind a great civil war that tore a nation apart: Cromwell's war on the English throne.

    • Date: 2007
  • Film, Video

    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.

    • Date: 2006
  • Film, Video

    Black Adder II. Potato / Catalog Record Only

    Jealous of the attention given to the returning explorer Sir Walter Raleigh, Edmund Black Adder informs the queen that he will sail around the Cape of Good Hope, a voyage Raleigh terms "suicidal." With a leg-less captain who cannot navigate at the steer, Edmund and his colleagues land on a shore filled with cannibals. Two years later, they arrive back at the queen's court ...

    • Date: 1985
  • Film, Video

    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.

    • Date: 1941
  • Film, Video

    The lion in winter / Catalog Record Only

    During Christmas, 1183, Henry II, King of England and half of France, assembles at his Chinon castle his wife Eleanor of Aquitaine, imprisoned in Salisbury Tower for meddling in affairs of state, his three sons, Geoffrey, Richard and John, his mistress Alais, and her brother Philip, King of France. Henry's purpose is to nominate his successor, who will then marry Alais to keep England's ...

    • Date: 1986