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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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traditional songs collected in Britain, North America, and Australia, whether found in books, sound recordings, or unpublished collections.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
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    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
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    Peace, propaganda, & the promised land U.S. media & the Israeli-Palestinian conflict /
    Peace, propaganda, and the promised land : | U.S. media & the Israeli-Palestinian conflict | U.S. media and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
    This documentary contends that the foreign policy interests of American political elites, working in combination with Israeli public relations strategies, exercise a powerful influence over news reporting about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Combines U.S. and British television news footage with observations from analysts, journalists, and political activists. Examines the factors that have distorted the United States' media coverage and, in turn, American public opinion.
    • Contributor: Jhally, Sut - Ratzkoff, Bathsheba - Media Education Foundation
    • Date: 2004
  • Film, Video
    The Beatles, unauthorized / Catalog Record Only Rare newsreel footage, candid and revealing interviews and historic performances. Includes their first U.S. concert in Washington D.C., highlights from the Hollywood Bowl and an interview filmed just before their last concert.
    • Contributor: Oliveri, Sandy - Goodtimes Home Video (Firm) - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1996
  • Film, Video
    Fun with the Fab Four / Catalog Record Only A compilation of newsfilm, interviews and TV clips from around the world featuring the Beatles in the 60s.
    • Contributor: Oliveri, Sandy - Goodtimes Dvd - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2002
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    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
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    In the footsteps of Sherlock Holmes / Catalog Record Only Actor Patrick Macnee guides us to all the places Holmes was written to have visited throughout London and unravels some intriguing mysteries about the fictional detective's life and times.
    • Contributor: Macnee, Patrick - Associated Television International (Firm) - Chip Taylor Communications
    • Date: 2000
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    Queen Victoria / Catalog Record Only "This is the remarkable and often moving story of Britain's longest reigning monarch, a woman who gave her name to an entire era. History remembers the Queen's blissfully happy marriage to Prince Albert and her withdrawal from public life after his untimely death: the entire Victorian period saw massive social and economic changes in British society. And, of course, the Queen's red-coated armies marched ...
    • Date: 2006
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    Son of Rambow / Catalog Record Only During a long English summer in the early 1980s, two schoolboys from differing backgrounds set out to make a film.
    • Date: 2008
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    A Damsel in distress / Catalog Record Only LP7730 PAu1-789-119 (Colorized version) U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: RKO-Radio Pictures, Inc.; 19Nov37; LP7730. Minor change version: [Colorized version]. Copyright for minor change version: RKO Pictures, Inc. NM: colorized version. DCR 1993; REG 27Sep93; PAu1-789-119. Music by George Gershwin ; lyrics by Ira Gershwin ; photographed by Joseph H. August ; edited by Henry Berman ; dance director, Hermes Pan. Fred Astaire, George Burns, Gracie ...
    • Date: 1937
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    From hell to paradise, or, Chopin saved me
    From hell to paradise | Chopin saved me | Von der Hölle ins Paradies oder Chopin hat mich gerettet Catalog Record Only
    Alice Sommer is 103 years of age and lives in London. She experienced both world wars, inflation, the Holocaust, the Liberation, Communism and the construction of the State of Israel.
    • Date: 2005
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    Shoot on sight /
    Śuṭa ôna sāiṭa Catalog Record Only
    After the July 7, 2005 London bombing, a suspected Muslim is killed by the police. Commander Tariq Ali, a Muslim officer is entrusted to investigate the police shooting. Distrusted by both his superiors in the police, and his fellow Muslims, he finds his inquiry hampered from all sides. When evidence surfaces pointing to the slain man's innocence, as well as the existences of a ...
    • Date: 2008
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    Strange report. Catalog Record Only "Retired Scotland Yard commissioner Adam Strange investigates bizarre mysteries in 'Swinging Sixties' London--Internet movie database WWW site.
    • Date: 2004
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    Berkeley Square. Catalog Record Only Three young nannies grow to be close friends as they manage the unpredictable road to love and happiness in the posh world of turn-of-the-century, upper-crust London.
    • Date: 2011
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    The holiday / Catalog Record Only Two women troubled with guy-problems swap homes in each other's countries, where they each meet a local guy and fall in love.
    • Date: 2006
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    Belle Catalog Record Only "Set in 18th century England and based on a real story, Amma Asante's Belle stars relative Gugu Mbatha-Raw as the title character - full name, Dido Elizabeth Belle. She is the illegitimate, mixed-race daughter of British Admiral Sir John Lindsay and a black woman he had an affair with while serving overseas. Lindsay brings her to his uncle Lord Mansfield (Tom Wilkinson) who along ...
    • Contributor: Asante, Amma - Jones, Damian - Robertson, Jane - Sagay, Misan - Mbatha-Raw, Gugu - Goode, Matthew - Wilkinson, Tom - Watson, Emily - Isle of Man Film Limited - Pinewood Pictures - British Film Institute - Head Gear Films - Dj Films - Fox Searchlight Pictures - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2013
  • 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
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    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: 2007
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    Capturing Mary / Catalog Record Only "A young man ushers an older woman into a dark exploration of her past - back to the time when, as a young girl, she met a stranger who affected her life forever"--Internet movie database WWW site, viewed June 18, 2010.
    • Date: 2007
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    Omnibus. The lady's not for burning / Catalog Record Only An episode of the television cultural anthology series consisting solely of a play written by Christopher Fry entitled, The lady's not for burning, in 4 parts of varying lengths.
    • Date: 1957
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    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
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    In old England / Catalog Record Only Presents views of the English countryside around Wallingford; follows travelers along country roads, past farms, and through villages; and takes a ride down the Thames under bridges, past gardens and boat houses, and through a lock.
    • Date: 1917