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  • Film, Video

    Duke of York at Montreal and Quebec

    "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"--Early motion pictures.

    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (library of Congress) - Niver (kemp) Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1901
  • Collection

    Daithi Sproule and Robert Watt Perform in Concert

    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.

    • Date: 2007-05-23
  • Film, Video

    Capture of Boer battery by British /

    "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 nearer the disputed ground. ...

    • Contributor: White, James H. (james Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1900
  • Film, Video

    Capture of Boer battery /

    "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"--New York clipper.

    • Contributor: White, James H. (james Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1900
  • Film, Video

    Congress of nations /

    "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 magician adds a bit ...

    • Contributor: Blackton, James Stuart - Smith, Albert E. (albert Edward) - Vitagraph Company of America - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (library of Congress) - Smith, Albert E.
    • Date: 1900
  • Film, Video

    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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    [Scenes of the British royal family] /

    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: Mary - George V - Alexandra - Arthur - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1918
  • Film, Video

    [At the beach and other seaside scenes] /

    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
  • Film, Video

    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.

    • Date: 2001
  • Film, Video

    Dead men's secrets. M19: escape and evasion in Europe / Catalog Record Only

    M19, a little known top secret agency of the Allied war machine and one of World War II's greatest secrets, helped over 7000 British and American prisoners of war escape from Nazi-held territory and POW camps by teaching the soldiers how to withstand interrogation and how to escape and prevent recapture.

    • Date: 2004
  • Film, Video

    Robert Bacon and Army officers. Catalog Record Only

    Col. Robert Bacon, former Secretary of State and ex-Ambassador to France, served as chief of the American Military Mission to British General Headquarters and as Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig's personal liaison officer with American units in the British area. Col. Bacon, Brig. Gen. Cyril M. Wagstaff, chief of the British Mission, and Brig. Gen. William W. Harts, chief of the American Mission (after ...

    • Date: 1918
  • Film, Video

    Biography. The Yorkshire ripper. Catalog Record Only

    Investigators and forensic psychologists shed light on one of the worst criminals in British history.

    • Date: 2002
  • Film, Video

    Celtic Britain. Mysterious Britain / Catalog Record Only

    "Throughout the British Isles, structures stand which defy explanation. Despite the best modern efforts, they remain shrouded in myth and legend, and their fascination remains undimmed"--Container.

    • 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

    House of cards. Catalog Record Only

    Urquhart's efforts to undermine the new prime minister gather strength and his power is consolidated.

    • Date: 1991
  • Film, Video

    Mrs. Miniver / Catalog Record Only

    A family in a small English town struggles through the 1940 bombing of England by Germany; the title character exemplifies fortitude for her family.

    • Date: 1942
  • 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

    Omnibus. Capital punishment / Catalog Record Only

    An episode of the television cultural anthology series which concentrates on a single topic, in 3 parts of varying lengths.

    • Date: 1958
  • Film, Video

    The Moody Blues--legend of a band / Catalog Record Only

    The career of The Moody Blues is chronicled from its inception to 1990. Band members speak about their experiences in between concert footage and videos of some of the band's songs.

    • Date: 1991
  • Film, Video

    A little princess / Catalog Record Only

    A small girl is placed in a fashionable London boarding school by her widowed father, a captain in the British Army in India. He dies during her stay at the school, apparently leaving her penniless, and she is suddenly plunged from wealth to poverty and forced to work as a scullery maid at the school.

    • Date: 1917
  • 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

    In search of history. The great train robbery / Catalog Record Only

    Master thief Bruce Reynolds shares never-before-seen home movies of the 1963 heist when he stole 2.6 million pounds from a British postal train.

    • Date: 1996
  • Film, Video

    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 ...

    • Date: 2007
  • Film, Video

    The last place on earth. Poles apart / Catalog Record Only

    The race to the South Pole by British Navy Captain Robert Scott and Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen is dramatized. In episode one, Scott and Amundsen begin preparations for their rival treks.

    • Date: 1985
  • 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