• Film, Video
    Black Adder II. Head / Catalog Record Only Edmund Black Adder is appointed chief executioner by the queen. He attempts to make the process more efficient by moving the execution of one prisoner up a few days, but regrets this when he later discovers that the queen has pardoned the prisoner.
    • Date: 1985
  • 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 /
    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
  • Film, Video
    In our own hands : the hidden story of the Jewish Brigade in World War II /
    Hidden story of the Jewish Brigade in World War II Catalog Record Only
    Focuses on the Jewish Brigade, a regiment of the British Army in World War II composed of Jewish men who were mainly volunteers from Palestine. Also covers clandestine operations of these soldiers in post-war Europe where they assassinated Nazi officers in hiding and rescued and smuggled Holocaust survivors to Palestine. Follows activities of veterans of brigade who helped organize and lead Israel Defense Forces. ...
    • Date: 1998
  • 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
    The black arrow.
    Robert Louis Stevenson's 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
    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
  • Film, Video
    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
  • 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
    The poetry anthology. The Victorian poets /
    Victorian poets Catalog Record Only
    "Features the works of favorite Victorian poets, including Tennyson, Browning, Hopkins and others. This fascinating program provides a revealing look into the great works of this period, plus filmed reconstructions which depict life during the Victorian era. It also gives the modern viewer a unique look at a school of poetry which was, foremost, a reflection of its time"--Container.
    • Date: 2006
  • Film, Video
    Biography. The Cadbury family : the sweet smell of success.
    A&E biography. Catalog Record Only
    Shows how the Cadbury family has kept the sweets coming through two centuries, two world wars, and countless other obstacles, including sudden deaths and instances of industrial espionage.
    • Date: 2001
  • Film, Video
    The conquerors. Cromwell, conqueror of Ireland
    Cromwell, conqueror of Ireland Catalog Record Only
    Host: Dale Dye. Sources used: copyright material; Internet movie database WWW site, viewed November 22, 2011; OCLC database, viewed November 22, 2011.
    • Contributor: Greystone Communications - History Channel (Television Network) - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2005
  • Film, Video
    Biography. Jack the Ripper : phantom of death /
    A&E biography. Catalog Record Only
    A study of Jack the Ripper, who mutilated five London prostitutes in 1888, includes comments from crime historians describing public reaction to the killings and theories on the Ripper's identity. Also: a special agent of the FBI's behavioral-science unit explains how he would approach the investigation today.
    • Date: 1995
  • 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
    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
    Elizabeth /
    Elizabeth, the virgin queen Catalog Record Only
    Elizabeth is a passionate and naìˆve girl who comes to reign over a land divided by bloody turmoil. Amidst palace intrigues and attempted assassinations, the young Queen evolves into cunning strategist as she weighs the counsel of her mysterious advisors, thwarts her devious rivals, and denies her own desires for the good of England.
    • Date: 1998
  • 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 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
  • 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
    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
  • Film, Video
    Into the arms of strangers : stories of the Kindertransport /
    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
    Greatest raids. The cockleshell heroes /
    Cockleshell heroes Catalog Record Only
    The cockleshell heroes were sent to attack warships and heavily defended ports in collapsible, two-man canoes. Armed with limpet mines and other contact explosives, they were detailed to operate undetected in hostile waters, delivering their deadly payloads to the heart of the enemy.
    • Date: 2001
  • 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
    Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall / Catalog Record Only "In the year 1550, Sir George Vernon agrees to have his young daughter Dorothy betrothed to John Manners, the son of the Earl of Rutland. Sir George signs a contract, promising that the marriage will take place on Dorothy's 18th birthday, or else he will have to pay a large penalty to Rutland. But when the two children have grown older, rumors of John's ...
    • Date: 1924