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1.

King Lear

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When England's aging King Lear renounces his throne to divide his kingdom among his three daughters, treachery, madness and murder soon follow. After banishing Cordelia, his most loyal daughter, Lear is betrayed and cast out by her elder sisters Regan and Goneril. Meanwhile, evil brews at the Gloucester castle as Edgar falls victim to his brother's deception. As battle lines are drawn and backs are stabbed, Lear rages against a fearsome storm. Can a man undo his wrongs? Will Cordelia be saved? Or will the wheels of fate crush all in its way?
DVD
2005; 1974
Clemons (Stacks)
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The School for Scandal

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First performed in 1777, Richard Brinsley Sheridan's sophisticated comedy of manners satirizes the extravagance and corruption of London society. "The School for Scandal's" combination of elegant language and earthy comedy weaves a deliciously nasty tale of intrigue, slander and clandestine love affairs. Blair Brown stars in this timeless, witty look at the wages of scandal mongering and social climbing, scheming and hypocrisy.
DVD
2000; 1975
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Time of Your Life

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William Saroyan's Pulitzer Prize-winning play revolves around the denizens of a San Francisco bar in 1939. Lonely, lovelorn, weary, or cynical characters drift in and out of the bar and each others lives. At least one of the relationships stands a chance of enduring: a brawny innocent named Tom is falling in love with a vulnerable young hooker named Kitty.
DVD
2001; 1976
Clemons (Stacks)
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Cyrano de Bergerac

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An American Conservatory Theatre production of one of Rostand's most celebrated plays. Rostand's swashbuckling, romantic comedy is beloved for its tragic love story and its witty hero, Cyrano de Bergerac.
DVD
2000; 1974
Clemons (Stacks)
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Fifth of July

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The television production of Lanford Wilson's Broadway play about college friends who agitated for what they hoped would be a better world and who are now looking for a way to revive their dreams of what life can be.
DVD
2001; 1982
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Weather in the Streets

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Beautiful and determined Olivia Curtis abandons her dull and lifeless marriage for a hard-won independence. Her meeting with the handsome aristocrat Rollo Spencer ten years after their first encounter leads to a forbidden affair that will scandalise society.
DVD
2002
Clemons (Stacks)
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Romeo and Juliet

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In the gentle streets of fair Verona, a clash of servants between the warring Montagues and Capulets sets the wheels of fate in motion. At a masked ball, the lovelorn Romeo spies the beautiful Juliet and the two soon fall madly in love, only to feel despair once their true identities are revealed. Matters worsen when Romeo slays Tybalt, a nephew of the Capulets, and is banished from the city. Only the intervention of a loyal friar and nurse can right the course of true love. But a rush to judgment spells the end of the young lovers' earthly union.
DVD
2005; 1976
Clemons (Stacks)
8.

Coming Through

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The story of the great love affair of writer D.H. Lawrence and Frieda Weekley, who caused a major scandal when they eloped in 1912, because Frieda abandoned her husband and three children to be with Lawrence.
DVD
2003; 1985
Clemons (Stacks)
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Nuts in May

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"[This film] is about the hilarious and appalling things that happen to Keith and Candice-Marie, a pair of terrifically self-satisfied, middle-class vegans still high on the hippy philosophy of the 1960's"--Container.
DVD
2004; 1976
Clemons (Stacks)
10.

Grown Ups

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"Dick and Mandy, a young working class couple move into a council house in Canterbury, and find Mr. Butcher, one of their former teachers, living next door. Mandy's unmarried sister, Gloria, is constantly dropping in, and will not take any hints that the couple would prefer to be left alone, until her presence finally goads them to action. The entire film come to a head when both couples are found wrestling in the hall while trying to oust the poor sister from the Mr. Butcher's bathroom."--Container.
DVD
2003; 1980
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Prince of Homburg

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Chelsea Theater Center production. Tells the story of a 17th-century Prussian nobleman who disobeys his military orders, defeats the invading Swedish forces, and is sentenced to death for disobedience.
DVD
2000; 1977
Clemons (Stacks)
12.

The Royal Family

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Comedy about an eminent and slightly eccentric theatrical family with romance problems.
DVD
2001; 1977
Clemons (Stacks)
13.

Madame Bovary

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A dramatization of Gustave Flaubert's classic about the tragic consequences that await a frivolous woman.
DVD
2003; 1975
Clemons (Stacks)
14.

The Noël Coward Collection: Disc 3

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Noël Coward is the definitive playwright of the early 20th century, contributing a robust repertoire of brilliant material. Playwright, actor, composer, and irrepressible socialite, Coward charmed high society in both London and New York during his heyday, and his work continues to charm audiences today with its urbane wit, sly humor and distinctive style.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)