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    Capture of Boer battery From New York clipper: By the Gordon Highlanders. In the foreground are two Creusot guns, manned by the Dutch burghers. Smoke effects are due. The Highlanders are seen in the distance, approaching rapidly, easily distinguished by their kilts and bare legs. They sweep all before them, leaving the guns smoking and deserted as they pursue the flying Boers.
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1900
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    [Scenes of the British royal family]
    King George and Queen Mary of England
    Queen Mary, King George in the uniform of an Admiral of the Fleet, members of the Royal family, a clergyman, and other unidentified people are walking in procession into St. Margaret's Church, Westminster. The occasion is probably "Remembrance Day," Aug. 4, 1918, the fourth anniversary of World War I. The Royal family, joined by the two Houses of Parliament and representatives of the overseas...
    • Contributor: Roosevelt Memorial Association - United States. Army. Signal Corps - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress) - Mary - George V - Alexandra - Arthur
    • Date: 1918
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    Capture of Boer battery by British
    Capture of Boer battery by the British
    From Edison films catalog: Nothing can exceed the stubborn resistance shown by the Gordon Highlanders, as we see them steadily advancing in the face of a murderous fire of the Boers, who are making their guns speak with rapid volleys. One by one the gunners fall beside their guns, and as the smoke clears for an instant the Highlanders are seen gaining nearer and...
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1900
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    [At the beach and other seaside scenes]
    À la plage et d'autres scènes au bord de la mer | Collection of Lumière films from the Cinémathèque française
    French language translation title, À la plage et d'autres scènes au bord de la mer, is supplied for the France in America project. Contents titles and Catalogue Lumière numbers from La production cinématographique des frères Lumière. English language release title for Gros temps en mers is Bad weather on the sea. English language release title for Enfants au bord de la mer is Children...
    • Contributor: Société Anonyme Des Plaques Et Papiers Photographiques - Cinémathèque Française Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1896
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    Duke of York at Montreal and Quebec From K. Niver: This film shows the citation, presentation, and dedication of a bridge by the Duke of York, later King of England and grandfather of Queen Elizabeth. Many high-ranking military officials of both England and Canada are with him.
    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1901
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    Daithi Sproule and Robert Watt Perform in Concert
    American Folklife Center concert, 2007-05-23 | Dáithí Sproule, singer and guitarist & Robert Watt, Highland bagpiper | Traditional music from Londonderry, Northern Ireland | Homegrown 2007, the music of America
    Singer and guitarist Daithi Sproule and Highland bagpiper Robert Watt perform in concert as part of the Rediscover Northern Ireland Program at the Library of Congress sponsored by the American Folklife Center and The Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure/Arts Council of Northern Ireland.
    • Contributor: Sproule, Dáithi - Watt, Robert - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Arts Council of Northern Ireland - Northern Ireland. Department of Culture, Arts & Leisure
    • Date: 2007-05-23
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    Boers bringing in British prisoners From Edison films catalog: Here we have a mixed Company of Gordon Highlanders, Irish Fusilliers and English Lancers, as a group of prisoners taken to the rear by a troop of Boer Cavalry. The expression of their faces show who is the victor, and who the vanquished. You can read in the dust and smoke-begrimed countenances of the prisoners, the story of their stubborn...
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1900
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    Congress of nations From Edison films catalog: A new and sensational film, which deals in a highly up-to-date manner with the international situation. A magician steps upon the stage carrying a hoop covered with white paper. Then in quick succession the flags of Germany, Russia, Ireland, England and China are brought forth and from each a soldier is produced corresponding with the flag of each nation. The...
    • Contributor: Blackton, James Stuart - Smith, Albert E. - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Smith, Albert E. (Albert Edward) - Vitagraph Company of America
    • Date: 1900
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    The adventures of Blake & Mortimer. The viking's bequest.
    Vikings's bequest. | Adventures of Blake and Mortimer. Catalog Record Only
    Olrik plans to steal a new geothermal energy process developed by a beautiful woman Icelandic physicist. Blake Blake and Mortimer are on guard and a struggle begins in striking country. The famed ancestor of the scientist awakes from a centuries long sleep and comes to her rescue, as predicted in ancient legent, and saves the island from destruction.
    • Date: 1998
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    Omnibus. She stoops to conquer Catalog Record Only An episode of the television cultural anthology series consisting solely of a performance of an adaptation of the play, She stoops to conquer.
    • Contributor: Saudek, Robert - Silverstein, Elliot - Cooke, Alistair - Valency, Maurice - Redgrave, Michael - Jefford, Barbara - Gingold, Hermione - Weaver, Fritz - Goldsmith, Oliver - Ford Foundation. Tv-Radio Workshop - CBS Television Network - Wesleyan University Collection (Library of Congress) - Saudek (Robert) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1955
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    Legends of the Isles. Robin Hood /
    Robin Hood Catalog Record Only
    Legend has it that a noble archer of extraordinary skill lived in Sherwood Forest with a gang of outlaws during the 12th century. Moving across the land as though they were invisible, Robin Hood and his merry band fought against the tyranny, poverty and oppression that overtook England during King Richard's absence. But ws Robin Hood real, or just a myth?
    • Contributor: Hogan, Bosco - Emdee Productions - Learning Channel (Firm) - Raidió Teilifís Éireann - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1997
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    The Citadel / Catalog Record Only LP8384 PA599-607 (Colorized version) U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Loew's, Inc.; 18Oct38; LP8384. Minor change version: [Colorized version]. -- United States : Turner Entertainment Co., 1992. Copyright for minor change version: [Claimant, DCR and REG unknown] PUB 9Aug92; PA599-607. Copyright notice for minor change version on video: Turner Entertainment, Co. ; 1991. Additional dialogue, Emlyn Williams ; photography, Harry Stradling ; film editor, Charles Frend...
    • Date: 1938
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    In search of history. Scotland Yard's greatest investigations /
    Scotland Yard's greatest investigations Catalog Record Only
    Examines some of Scotland Yard's greatest investigations.
    • Date: 1998
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    The Selig-tribune. Catalog Record Only In Sacramento, Governor Johnson drives the first stake for California's new $10,000,000 canal. The Southern Commercial Congress opens with a parade of the National Guard, sailors and cadets in Norfolk, Virginia. Congressman Adamson of Georgia, Sen. Fernald of Maine and Sen. Jim Watson of Indiana pose in front of congressional office buildings in Washington, D.C. In New York City, "Open Window" and "Walk to...
    • Date: 1916
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    Bend it like Beckham /
    Kick it like Beckham Catalog Record Only
    David Beckham is a British soccer star, whose trademark goal shot is a spectacular, almost unhittable curve across the pitch and into the net. He is idolized by the teenage heroine of this comedy, set in England, who is a gifted athlete, and wants to play soccer professionally, despite almost insurmountable obstacles: there is no professional women's league in England, and she is the...
    • Date: 2002
  • Film, Video
    Elizabeth, the Golden Age /
    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
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    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
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    British War Office official news-film.
    British War Office official news-film. Catalog Record Only
    Copyright: unknown. British and Canadian release dates per Public Archives of Canada/Dawson City newsreel data sheets. They cite Canadian moving picture digest and Kinematograph and lantern weekly, v. 29, no. 587, p. 95. MAVIS 380; British War Office official news film. [No.] 49. A serial number of 360-1 is carried on the interior titles of this film. Per Public Archives of Canada/Dawson City file...
    • Date: 1918
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    Umut adası : umutlar ve günahlar bazen aynı gemide yol alırlar /
    Umutlar ve günahlar bazen aynı gemide yol alırlar Catalog Record Only
    A number of different people from Turkey emigrate to Britain for a better life, leaving behind poverty, lack of opportunity and troubled lives. But Britain, "the island of hope", turns out to be more an island of despair for them. One character is reduced to prostitution, another becomes a cocaine addict. Even those that don't meet with horrible fates, do not find the success...
    • Date: 2007
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    Secrets of the dead. Executed in error /
    Executed in error Catalog Record Only
    Considered to be the crime of the century at the time, Dr. Hawley Harvey Crippen was convicted of the death of his wife and was hanged in 1910. Now through new DNA evidence, learn how the remains aren't of the doctor's wife.
    • Contributor: Webb, Andy - Schrieber, Liev - Wnet (Television Station : New York, N.Y.) - Channel Five (Great Britain) - History Channel (Great Britain) - Pbs Home Video - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2008
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    I-- proud to be an Indian / Catalog Record Only Indian (Sohail Khan), or I, as he prefers to be known, is distraught when he must move to London with his father in order to live with the rest of his family, who have been living in England for a while. Once there, I begins to realize that many of the minority families are being bullied by white skinheads, and he decides he must...
    • Date: 2004
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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.
    • Date: 1983
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    The adventures of Blake & Mortimer. Atlantis enigma.
    Atlantis enigma. | Adventures of Blake and Mortimer. Catalog Record Only
    Mortimer discovers an unknown matter, highly radio-active. Olrik wants to steal it, but another stealer is there before him, and he escapes in a flying saucer! Going down into the depth of the earth to solve this mystery, Blake and Mortimer discover the buried civilization of Atlantis, which is at war against wretched offspring of the Mayas. Olrik tries to take advantage of the...
    • Date: 1997
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    Legends of the Isles. The warrior queen /
    Warrior queen Catalog Record Only
    Explores the faint echo of historical fact in this Celtic tale of the bloody battle between the proud and fearsome Queen Maeve of western Ireland and the mighty young Cuchalain, and uncover the many questions still surrounding a saga filled with fantasy, magic and heroism.
    • Date: 1997
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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....
    • Date: 1936