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A Field in England

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England 1648 AD.. A small group of deserters flee from a raging battle through an overgrown field. They are captured by two men: O'Neil and Cutler. O'Neil, an alchemist, forces the group to aid him in his search to find a hidden treasure.
DVD
 
Clemons (Stacks)
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Suffragette

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Inspired by true events, a moving drama exploring the passion and heartbreak of the women who risked everything in their fight for equality in early 20th century Britain. The story centers on Maud, a working wife and mother whose life is forever changed when she is secretly recruited to join the U.K.'s growing suffragette movement. Galvanized by the outlaw fugitive Emmeline Pankhurst, Maud becomes an activist for the cause alongside women from all walks of life.
DVD
2016; 2015
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Copying Beethoven

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When young Anna Holz, a Viennese music student is asked to transcribe scoring notes for the great Ludwig van Beethoven, she eagerly accepts. She does so despite the warnings about Beethoven's volatile behavior. Beethoven is part maestro, part mentor and part madman. He reluctantly relies on Anna to help him realize the culmination of his art.
DVD
2007; 2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Lost Prince

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Miranda Richardson and Tom Hollander star as Queen Mary and King George V. After discovering that their son Prince John (Daniel Williams and Matthew Thomas) suffers from epilepsy and learning disabilities, the royals have the boy sent off to be raised in a rural farmhouse, lest he tarnish the family's image of superiority. Removed from the public eye and the attention of his parents, Prince John forms a loving bond with his nurse, Lalla (Gina McKee).
DVD
2004; 2003
Clemons (Stacks)
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Princes in the Tower

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For centuries the mystery surrounding the disappearance of 12-year-old King Edward V and his brother Richard, Duke of York, has been the cause of speculation and fascination. Back to reclaim his throne eight years later, a young man claims he is Richard.
DVD
2007; 2005
Clemons (Stacks)
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Lorna Doone

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Retells the high adventure and romantic love story, set in late seventeenth-century England, about Lorna, the granddaughter of the head of a nobly-born family of robbers and outlaws, who falls in love with John Ridd, a man intent on avenging his father's death upon the Doone clan.
DVD
2001; 2000
Clemons (Stacks)
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Lorna Doone

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R.D. Blackmore's classic tale of forbidden love, revenge, and adventure in lawless 17th century England is one of the greatest love stories ever told. Lavish costumes, dazzling scenery, and a stellar supporting cast round out this splendid version.
DVD
2010; 1990
Clemons (Stacks)
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Victoria & Albert: Volume I [and] II

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"The world remembers Queen Victoria as a staid and stately dowager in black, but Victoria and Albert shows the other side of the monarch who gave her name to an era-- the emotional young queen whose reign was shaped by her passionate love for her German-born husband, Prince Albert."--Container.
DVD
2001
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The Reckoning

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Set in 14th century England, the story involves a priest who leaves the church after committing adultery. He falls in with a troupe of traveling actors. The group ends up in a small town where a mute woman is accused of witchcraft and murder. Drawn to the woman, the troupe re-creates the events in hopes of drawing a crowd and solving the crime.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Lion in Winter

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In the winter of 1183, a royal family prepares for a joyous Christmas holiday reunion of scheming, conniving and deceit. King Henry II summons his cunning prison-bound wife to his side as he prepares to announce the succession of the throne to one of his double-crossing three sons, none of whom are qualified to rule the monarchy.
DVD
2004; 2003
Clemons (Stacks)
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Beau Brummell: This Charming Man

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A look at the man who changed fashion during 18th century England, at a time when men wore heavy perfume, makeup, and wigs, by showing princes and lords how he felt a man should truly look.
DVD
2008; 2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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Scandal

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A dramatization of the Profumo Affair, the famous sex scandal in Great Britain in 1963 when it was learned that a government minister and a Russian spy were both having an affair with playgirl Christine Keeler, the houseguest of society doctor Stephen Ward. Unrated version (i.e. European cut of film).
DVD
2000; 1989
Clemons (Stacks)