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  • Film, Video

    Into the arms of strangers : 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

    Biography. The Cadbury family : the sweet smell of success. 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

    Brother against brother. The English Civil War / Catalog Record Only

    Featuring large-scale reconstruction of key events, dramatized eyewitness accounts plus rare archive film and period imagery, this program tells the powerful stories behind a great civil war that tore a nation apart: Cromwell's war on the English throne.

    • Date: 2007
  • 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

    The Devil's whore / Catalog Record Only

    "This dramatic tale of intrigue and lust follows the trials and tribulations of the manipulative Angelica Fanshawe as she exploits a country in crisis in a bid to better her own position"--Container.

    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video

    Kings & queens of England. From the Stuarts to the House of Windsor / Catalog Record Only

    Explores the lives and times of the English kings and queens from the Stuarts to the House of Windsor. Features period imagery and character re-enactments.

    • Date: 2006
  • Film, Video

    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
  • 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
  • Film, Video

    Elizabeth, the 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

    William the Conqueror / Catalog Record Only

    This program paints a picture of William the Conqueror who was at once a great warrior and a ruthless politician and statesman. His twenty-year reign truly shaped the future of England.

    • Date: 2006
  • Film, Video

    Greatest raids. The 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

    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

    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

    Miss Potter / Catalog Record Only

    The story of Beatrix Potter, author of The Tale of Peter Rabbit, and her struggle for love, happiness and success.

    • Date: 2006
  • Film, Video

    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

    Dead men's secrets. Secrets of the 'Y' service / Catalog Record Only

    Throughout the war, allied technicians listened in to enemy messages and pinpointed enemy radio stations and the tracks of ships, U-boats and aircraft around the globe. Code-breakers read the secret messages of the Germans and advanced listening posts picked up Luftwaffe radio messages. All this was coordinated by a group of highly-trained technicians working behind the frontline by the mysterious "Y" Service. This A ...

    • Date: 2004
  • Film, Video

    Kings & queens of England. From the dark days of Anglo-Saxon times to the glorious reign of Elizabeth I / Catalog Record Only

    Explores the lives and times of the English kings and queens from Anglo-Saxon times to the glorius reign of Elizabeth I. Features period imagery and character re-enactments.

    • Date: 2006
  • 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

    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

    Living in the past. Life in Anglo-Saxon times / Catalog Record Only

    Life In Anglo-Saxon times is a unique educational program that takes the viewer on a guided journey throughout the history of the Vikings and Saxons of Britain's Dark Age era.

    • Date: 2006
  • 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 story of civilization. The Romans and barbarians / Catalog Record Only

    "The mighty legions of Rome marched all over Europe to chase glory and conquer lands for their emperor. This is the story of the Roman invasion of Britain, the weapons and tactics that made the legions so feared and the culture that has endured to the present day"--Container.

    • Date: 2006
  • 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

    Lost treasures of the ancient world. a 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

    The Wars of the Roses : to Bosworth Field / Catalog Record Only

    The Wars of the Roses were a series of civil wars fought in medieval England from 1455 to 1487 between the House of Lancaster and the House of York.

    • Date: 2007