• Film, Video
    Secrets of Althorp: the Spencers / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available This film focuses on Althorp, the ancestral home of the Spencer family since the 16th century. The interior of the house is generally considered its strongest asset as the Spencer family has assembled an impressive collection of portrait art including several pieces painted by the Flemish master Anthony van Dyck. Diana, Princess of Wales, is buried on the estate.
    • Contributor: Uscinska, Kasia - West, Samuel - Pioneer Productions - Pbs Distribution (Firm) - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2013
  • Film, Video
    Secrets of the manor house /
    Inside British country homes in the early 1900's Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Secrets of the manor house looks beyond the fiction to the truth of how life was in these ancient British houses, and how mounting financial, political and social pressures were about to bring momentous changes to both the wealthy and their servants.
    • Contributor: Ward, Susannah - West, Samuel - Pioneer Productions - Pbs Home Video - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2012
  • Film, Video
    King Edward's funeral, 1910 [2] Ceremonial funeral procession of King Edward VII (1901-1910) passing through the streets of London on May 20, 1910. Views of the moving casket, heads of state walking behind the casket, the royal carriage, and various marching military units. Attending the ceremony were Kaiser Wilhelm II, St├ęphen Pichon, Kings of Spain, Portugal, Denmark, Archduke Franz Ferdinand, and Theodore Roosevelt, representing the United States. Roosevelt is ...
    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Theodore - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1910
  • Collection
    From Oral Tradition to Critical Edition: The James Madison Carpenter Collection of Folk Music and Drama This lecture showcases the variety and importance of the James Madison Carpenter Collection, which has been digitized and is intended for online presentation as part of the Performing Arts Encyclopedia. The talk describes some of the editorial challenges facing the James Madison Carpenter Project team as they prepare a critical edition of the collection.
    • Contributor: Bishop, Julia - Bishop, Julia C. - Bradtke, Elaine - Cass, Eddie - McKean, Thomas A. - Walser, Robert Young - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2008-04-23
  • Collection
    Challenges of Designing the Roud Folk Song Index Steve Roud discusses his work compiling The Folk Song Index, an online index to all the traditional folksongs of the English-speaking world. The Folk Song Index is a freely-available online database which lists English-language traditional songs collected in Britain, North America, and Australia, whether found in books, sound recordings, or unpublished collections. Entries include details of the song title and first line, name of ...
    • Contributor: Roud, Steve - Roud, Stephen
    • Date: 2011-04-14
  • Collection
    Hidden Carols: A Christmas Singing Tradition in the English Pennines For well over two and a half centuries, the performance of distinctive carols has been a feature of the seasonal holiday of Christmas in villages in many parts of England, especially in the West Country and in the region of South Yorkshire and Derbyshire around Sheffield, on the eastern edge of the Pennine hills. In this talk Ian Russell explores the development of this ...
    • Contributor: Russell, Ian - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2014-01-07
  • Film, Video
    A room with a view / Catalog Record Only Lucy Honeychurch, like all proper young British ladies during the Edwardian Era, is compelled to tour Europe in the company of an older chaperone--in this instance, her spinster cousin Charlotte Bartlett. While in Italy, the ladies make the acquaintance of a wide variety of personalities; the most fascinating of their fellow tourists--at least in Lucy's eyes--is free-spirited George Emerson. Aware that her cousin is ...
    • Date: 1986
  • Film, Video
    Moll Flanders /
    Fortunes and misfortunes of the famous Moll Flanders Catalog Record Only
    This is a romantic and gritty tale of a fiercely intelligent woman at odds with her lowly station in 18th century London. The adventures of Molls Flanders depicts the harsh realities of life she encounters.
    • Date: 1996
  • Film, Video
    Raising the wind / Catalog Record Only Copyright: reg. unknown. The film was released in the United States under the title Roommates. James Robertson Justice, Leslie Phillips, Paul Massie, Kenneth Williams, Sidney James, Liz Frazer. Source used: Gifford, The British film catalog, 1895-1970; Nash and Ross, The motion picture guide, v. 6, p. 2668. Received: 5/18/92; ref print; copyright deposit--407; Copyright Collection. Not viewed.
    • Date: 1961
  • Film, Video
    Hear my song / Catalog Record Only PA557-385 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Hear My Song, Ltd., & Vision Film and TV Productions. DCR 1991; PUB 16Dec91; REG 31Jan92; PA557-385. Copyright notice on film: Vision Investment Limited ; 1991. Ned Beatty, Adrian Dunbar, Shirley-Anne Field, Tara Fitzgerald, William Hootkins, James Nesbitt, David McCallum. Concluding credits note "A Vision Production made in Ireland for Limelight Productions." The Variety review, from the film's showing ...
    • Date: 1991
  • Film, Video
    Edward II / Catalog Record Only PA607-436 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: New Line Productions, Inc. DCR 1992; REG 9Mar93; PUB 10Apr92; PA607-436. Per Baseline, also known as Edward the 2. Music by Simon Fisher Turner ; film editor, George Akers. Steven Waddington, Kevin Collins, Andrew Tiernan, Tilda Swinton. LC has U.S. release copy. Attached to the beginning of reel one is a 228 ft. black and white short entitled, A ...
    • Contributor: Jarman, Derek - McBride, Stephen - Butler, Ken - Clark-Hall, Steve - Waddington, Steven - Collins, Kevin - Tiernan, Andrew - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1992
  • Film, Video
    Splitting heirs / Catalog Record Only Rick, a motormouth Yank, becomes the 15th Duke of Bournemouth and head of the family bank when his father suddenly drowns. Unbeknownst to him, the real heir to the fortune is bank underling Tommy Patel, who's become his best pal. Source of the confusion is Tommy's mom, Duchess Lucinda, who left him in a restaurant during the swinging sixties and claimed the wrong baby ...
    • Date: 1993
  • Film, Video
    In the name of the father / Catalog Record Only PA662-707 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Universal City Studios, Inc. ; DCR 1993; PUB 6Dec93; REG 24Jan94; PA662-707. Director of photography, Peter Biziou ; production designer, Caroline Amies ; edited by Gerry Hambling ; music by Trevor Jones ; original songs by Bono, Gavin Friday, Maurice Seezer. Daniel Day-Lewis, Pete Postlethwaite, Emma Thompson, John Lynch, Corin Redgrave. Based on the autobiographical book Proved innocent by ...
    • Date: 1993
  • Film, Video
    Map of the human heart / Catalog Record Only In 1965, an aging Inuit relates his life story to an American mapping his home in the arctic circle. Back in the 1930s, the Inuit met a previous British geographer, who took him south to a hospital to be cured of tuberculosis. There he fell in love with a French Canadian-Indian girl, and during World War II he joins the RAF in order to ...
    • Date: 1993
  • Film, Video
    Bad behaviour /
    Bad behavior Catalog Record Only
    Stephen Rea and Sinead Cusack star as a thirty something couple remodeling their marraige, as they remodel their house. Ellie McAllister (Sinead Cusack) looks at her options: separation, the singles scene, more job and less mothering or recapturing her dreams. Gerry McAllister (Stephen Rea), meanwhile, is attracted to the freshness of a young co-worker in the city planning department. He imagines himself as a ...
    • Date: 1993
  • Film, Video
    Naked / Catalog Record Only Johnny, an unemployed philosopher-bum, rapes a woman in an alley, then leaves Manchester and drives a stolen car to London. He stays with former girlfriend Louise. After bedding her loopy flatmate, punkette Sophie, he feels compelled to roam the streets of London once more where he meets an array of individuals. Johnny, beaten up in the street, returns to Louise and Sophie's apartment. There ...
    • Date: 1993
  • Film, Video
    Funny bones / Catalog Record Only PA642-485 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Hollywood Pictures Company, a.a.d.o. the Walt Disney Company. DCR 1995; PUB 24Mar95;REG 30Mar95; PA642-485. Oliver Platt, Lee Evans, Richard Griffith, Leslie Caron, Jerry Lewis, Oliver Reed, Ian NcNeice, George Carl, Freddie Davies, Ruta Lee, Harold Nicholas. Sources used: Variety, 1/30/95. Received: 11/21/95; ref print; copyright deposit--MPA; Copyright Collection.
    • Date: 1995
  • Film, Video
    Sense and sensibility / Catalog Record Only PA720-614 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: PUB 13Dec95; PA720-614. Director of photography, Michael Coulter ; editor, Tim Squyres ; music, Patrick Doyle. Emma Thompson, Hugh Grant, Kate Winslet, Harriet Walker. From the novel Sense and sensibility by Jane Austen. Source used: Baseline, 4/9/96. Received: 2/22/96; ref print; copyright deposit--RNR; Copyright Collection. Not viewed.
    • Date: 1995
  • Film, Video
    Jude /
    Jude the obscure Catalog Record Only
    In rural 19th-century England, Jude Fawley dreams of following his old school teacher, Phillotson, to Christminster, the seat of an ancient university. He falls for Arabella and, believing she is pregnant, he marries her. The marriage turns sour and she leaves him. Jude moves to Christminster, where he works as a stonemason and studies by night. He meets his cousin, Sue Bridehead, and becomes ...
    • Date: 1996
  • Film, Video
    Faintheart / Catalog Record Only Richard, a sales assistant, spends his weekends as a mighty Norse warrior. He is forced to shape up in order to win back his wife.
    • Date: 2008
  • Film, Video
    And when did you last see your father? / Catalog Record Only A 40-year-old writer visits his dying father and begins to relive both good and bad memories. He is forced to realize that his once "immortal, invincible, and infallible" father is human after all.
    • Date: 2007
  • Film, Video
    Wild child / Catalog Record Only A rebellious Malibu princess is shipped off to a strict English boarding school by her father.
    • Contributor: Moore, Nick - Bevan, Tim - Fellner, Eric - Phillips, Diana - Dahl, Lucy - Roberts, Emma - Richardson, Natasha - Henderson, Shirley - Quinn, Aidan - Universal Pictures (Firm) - Studio Canal - Working Title Films - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2008
  • Film, Video
    Around the world in 80 days /
    Around the world in eighty days Catalog Record Only
    British inventor Phileas Fogg accepts a wager from Lord Kelvin that he can circumnavigate the world in 80 days. He is joined by a Chinese thief who wants to return a much-sought-after jade Buddha to his native Chinese village and a French artist seeking inspiration. They travel by train, boat, balloon, horseback and any other means at their disposal.
    • Date: 2004
  • Film, Video
    Nanny McPhee / Catalog Record Only A governess uses magic to rein in the behavior of seven ne'er-do-well children in her charge.
    • Date: 2005
  • Film, Video
    The history boys / Catalog Record Only Centers around eight boisterous-yet-talented schoolboys hoping to gain admittance to England's most prestigious universities. They are aided on their quest by two teachers, a shrewd young upstart and an inspiring old eccentric, whose opposing philosophies challenge the boys to confront the true meaning of education and the relative values of happiness and success.
    • Date: 2006