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1.

The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses

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Henry VI, Parts I and II and Richard III tell the story of an exceptionally turbulent period in British history. These exhilarating and emotionally charged films feature some of Shakespeare's most eloquent and powerful language.
DVD
2016; 2015
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Book of Negroes

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A universal story of loss, courage and triumph, this recounts the extraordinary journey of Aminata Diallo, an indomitable African woman who survives in a world in which everything seems to be against her. Kidnapped by slave traders in West Africa then sold into slavery in South Carolina, Aminata navigates her way through the American Revolution in New York, the isolated refuge of Nova Scotia, and the treacherous jungles of Sierra Leone, before finally securing her freedom in England.
DVD
2015
Clemons (Vault--Ask at circulation desk)
3.

Metrosexuality

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Young Kwame, a sexy, straight 17-year-old is trying to get his two dads, Max and Jordan, back together again. That is, when he's not trying to attract the attention of the girl of his dreams. Kwame's two gay best friends aren't having an easier time of it either, what with boyish Dean having a crush on daddy Max, and punky Banbi unable to get his older boyfriend Robin to settle down. Add Max's lesbian sister and Max and Jordan's new love interests and you're in the middle of a hip, fun, music-filled soap opera.
DVD
2002; 2001
Clemons (Stacks)
4.

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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All or Nothing at All

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Leo Hopkins is a charming man who has everything - a secure career as a financial market analyst, a wealthy wife, adoring children, a wide circle of friends and two homes. Like so many people in his position, he wants more; but, more rarely, he wants to make everybody happy. He hits on an amazing scheme to do both but ends up gambling everything he has with tragic consequences.
DVD
2007; 1993
Clemons (Stacks)
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Winston Churchill, the Wilderness Years

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Dramatization of the life and career of Winston Churchill between 1929 and 1939.
DVD
2003; 1981
Clemons (Stacks)
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Orde Wingate

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The story of the military career of Orde Wingate, one of the most controversial and unorthodox Allied commanders of World War II. The guerrilla tactics he developed while in Palestine helped prepare the future leaders of the Israeli Defense Forces.
DVD
2006; 1976
Clemons (Stacks)
8.

Elizabeth I

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Explores the intersection of the private and public life of Elizabeth I in the latter half of her reign, offering a personal look at her allies, her enemies, and her suitors as she struggles to survive in a male-dominated world.
DVD
2006; 2005
Clemons (Stacks)
9.

Criminal Justice

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In the first series, Ben Coulter wakes up with a hangover and blood on his hands after a one-night stand. Lying beside him, fatally stabbed, is the body of a woman. A nightmare begins that changes Ben's life forever, as damning evidence emerges to incriminate him in a murder that he has no recollection of committing. While in prison awaiting his trial, Ben must endure terrifying forms of 'justice' from hardcore inmates. Will he survive prison long enough to make it through a trial he has little chance of winning?
DVD
2009; 2008
Clemons (Stacks)
10.

Country Matters

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Adaptations of short stories by A.E. Coppard and H.E. Bates. Set against the English countryside during the post-World War I period. Reveals the timeless and constant qualities of the British landscape and its people.
DVD
2008; 1972
Clemons (Stacks)
11.

At Home With the Georgians

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Amanda Vickery sets her sights on the golden age of homemaking in the 18th Century Georgian era. She traces the story of the unique relationship Britons enjoy with their homes. Characters from all walks of life, including gentlewomen in their stately mansions and servants with only a locking box to call their own, are brought to life as Amanda reveals the private diaries, intimate letters and curious artifacts of the age where the modern notion of a 'home' was born.
DVD
2012; 2010
Clemons (Stacks)
12.

Enemy at the Door

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Relates the story of the Channel Island inhabitants who suffered pain and frustration during the German occupation during WWII. An uneasy relationship is maintained by the islanders and the Nazi's, whose constrictive regulations dampen morale.
DVD
2002; 1977
Clemons (Stacks)
13.

Enemy at the Door: Series 2

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"In 1942, the bloody ravages of World War II are far from quiet Guernsey in the British Channel Islands. German occupation of the island seems quite civil. But war is war, and no one escapes its devastating effects. For Guernsey, it is a war of intellect and cunning that brings out the best in people and the worst. Sometimes the enemy at the door is the enemy within. And sometimes, the enemy is really a friend."--Container.
DVD
2002; 1978
Clemons (Stacks)
14.

A Perfect Hero

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Begins in September, 1940, when Britain stood alone against Hitler. Four Cambridge boys join the Royal Air Force and are now ready to participate in the battle for the skies over Great Britain. Chronicles Hugh Fleming through his fledging romance, eminent dangers, startling betrayals and unprecedented courage. A monumental tribute to the human spirit's ability to overcome all adversity.
DVD
2004; 1991
Clemons (Stacks)
15.

The Forsyte Saga: Series Two

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The evocative saga of love, power and betrayal continues into the next generation in this story of first love blighted by old family hatreds.
DVD
2003
Clemons (Stacks)
16.

The Mallens

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The saga of the Mallens, an ambitious, scandal-ridden dynasty in nineteenth-century England.
DVD
2002; 1979
Clemons (Stacks)
17.

I Remember Nelson

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Worshipped as a national savior, Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson masterminded the naval victories that thwarted Napoleon's plans to invade Britain. Yet, in the midst of public adulation, rumors swirled about his private life. Nelson took a friend's wife as a mistress and even fathered a child by her in secret. Seen through the eyes of four people close to him: his wife, who feels bitter and betrayed; his friend, who helplessly loses his wife to a hero; his captain, who admires Nelson's bold leadership; and an ordinary seaman, who turns to his commander for inspiration while facing death.
DVD
2008; 1981
Clemons (Stacks)
18.

Sir Walter Scott's Ivanhoe

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Set in 12th century England, this sweeping saga follows the noble Saxon knight, Wilfred of Ivanhoe and his bloody battles with the scheming Prince John as he attempts to restore Richard The Lion-Hearted to the throne.--Container.
DVD
2002; 1997
Clemons (Stacks)
19.

The Irish R.M.: Series 1

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The trials and tribulations of Major Sinclair Yeates, a retired English army officer who becomes a justice of the peace in Ireland during Ireland's independence from Britain. Based on the classic Anglo-Irish stories penned by Somerville and Ross.
DVD
2004; 1982
Clemons (Stacks)
20.

The Irish R.M.: Series 2

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Set in the late 19th Century during the reign of Queen Victoria, this is a comedy bristling with mistrust between the Irish and the English in Ireland.
DVD
2004; 1985
Clemons (Stacks)