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81.

The Catherine Tate Show .: Series One

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The first season of the sketch show featuring an extraordinary gallery of comic characters taken from everyday British life, parodied to the extreme, as the talented actress morphs through ages, accents and wigs.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
82.

7 Up [electronic resource]: U.K.

Some are ambitious - Peter and Neil want to be astronauts. Some are idealists, such as Bruce, whose solemn but misguided plans involve missionary work in "uncivilized" Africa. Then there's Lynn, who has her sights set on a job at Woolworth's. But the children in this classic 1964 documentary profess far more than sweetly malformed professional goals. At 7 years old, they display the same capacities for emotional frailty, social awkwardness, and spiritual uncertainty found in any adult. Viewers are introduced to 14 wide-eyed youngsters who will develop, as the ongoing British series illustrates every seven years, in ways that are puzzling, courageous, sad, and joyous. In this first glimpse, however, they suggest a mysterious disconnect - one that hovers between the possibilities of an [...]
Online
1964
83.

14 Up [electronic resource]: U.K.

Also known as 7 Plus Seven, this film pushes beyond its predecessor and, as all subsequent Up installments do, makes extensive use of footage from it. Viewers are therefore able to compare the teen phase with the 7-year-old one as a dozen-plus youthful participants struggle to articulate their states of mind. A few subjects, such as the bespectacled Nick and rather petulant Suzy, seem wholly unwilling to face the camera's gaze. From the trio of wealthy boys, however, there is more revelation, mostly in matters of politics and business, while the three working-class girls - Jackie, Lynn, and Sue - touch on those areas as well, in their own ways. Meanwhile, Tony appears to inhabit his own personal dreamscape, in which he may or may not become a jockey at Epsom Downs. This is the first [...]
Online
1970
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Make Me Normal: Autistic Teenagers Speak Out

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Roxanne appears to be a typical teenage girl who is into music and clothes but she is unable to make friends because her autism leads to inappropriate behavior. Moneer, a 12-year-old boy with Asperger's Syndrome, is smart and outgoing but is prone to violent behavior. Roy is compulsive about the labels on his video collection and is easily thrown by change. Esther is a loner. All four are pupils at the Spa School in England, a state school for pupils with autism. These compelling profiles capture the frustration of young people who are aware of their disability but cannot overcome it. The patience and sensitivity of the professional staff is directed at helping the young people interact better with the outside world. This film is an important resource for people working with the autistic.
Online
2007
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Interview With Herbert Bluechel, 1981 [electronic resource]

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Herbert Bluechel served in Vietnam in the mid-1940s. He recalls British General Gracey's entry into Saigon and describes a meeting between French General Philippe Leclerc and O.S.S. officer Peter Dewey; Dewey would be the first American casualty in Vietnam, prior to the official start of the war. He recounts the events surrounding Dewey's death in detail. Finally, he discusses the mood of the country and Vietnamese attitudes towards the French, the British, and the Americans.
Online
1983
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Interview With Philip Geoffrey Malins, 1982 [electronic resource]

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British General Philip Geoffrey Malins recounts his arrival in Saigon in 1945, describing the situation as "peaceful." Malins recalls being able to drive around the outskirts of Saigon without much trouble, and how that situation soon began to deteriorate. Malins also talks about his superior General Gracey as a humane, loyal person who served as a father figure to Malins. Malins continues talking about his job and the responsibility he had to ensure there was enough food for his people and the French civil population during the postwar famine in Vietam. Malins arranged for an open market that would allow anyone to buy food. He describes the policy surrounding the market and how it affected the troops as well as the civilians.
Online
1983
87.

Kenneth Younger

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Mr. Younger was a member of Parliment and the former Minister of State for Great Britain in 1953. Topic: the domestic and foreign policies of Great Britain.
Online
1953
88.

Sir Oliver Franks

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Online
1952
89.

Soldier in Britain

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Online
1954
90.

The Marshall Plan at Work in Great Britain

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On Marshall Plan aid to Great Britain. Shows London street scenes and a panorama of the English countryside. Flashbacks show German night incendiary raids on London during World War II. Scenes of workers constructing houses, housewives waiting in line at a grocery for rationed food, activities in shipyards and textile mills, barrels of whiskey being readied for export, U.S. tourists in British clothing stores, the manufacture of tires in a factory, grain flowing down a chute from ship to shore, and Britishers at work and at play indicate the progress of British reconstruction and economic development with U.S. aid.
Online
1951
91.

The Investigator

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The true story of Staff Sergeant Caroline Meagher's experience as an investigator with the Military Police. Assigned to root out and interrogate suspected lesbians, Meagher must come to terms with her own sexuality.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
92.

At Last the 1948 Show

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Features the recently rediscovered five episodes of the classic television series that inspired Monty Python.
DVD
2005; 1967
Clemons (Stacks)
93.

TerrorStorm

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"Throughout history, criminal elements inside governments have carried out terror attacks against their own populations as a pretext to enslave them. TerrorStorm reveals how, in the last hundred years, Western leaders have repeatedly murdered their own citizens while posing as their saviors"--Container.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
94.

King Arthur

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A reluctant leader, Arthur wishes only to leave Britain and return to the peace and stability of Rome. Before he can, one final mission leads him and his Knights of the Round Table--Lancelot, Galahad, Bors, Tristan, and Gawain--to the conclusion that when Rome is gone, Britain will need a leader to fill the void. Britain needs a king--someone not only to defend against the current threat of invading Saxons, but to lead the isle into the new age. Under the guidance of Merlin, and the beautiful Guinevere by his side, Arthur will have to find the strength to change the course of history.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
95.

The Deal

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A look at Tony Blair's rise to power, and the rivalry he faced against his mentor and current Prime Minister to the U.K., Gordon Brown.
DVD
2008; 2003
Clemons (Stacks)
96.

Separate Lies

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A wealthy Englishman finds out that his spouse has been cheating on him and is drawn into a web of over-ups and lies.
DVD
2006; 2005
Clemons (Stacks)
97.

Hamilton Mattress

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After skyrocketing (literally) to success as a drummer in all-bird Beak City, an aardvark is forced to battle prejudice against his looks--especially his snout--in this wildly funny comedy.
DVD
2004; 2001
Clemons (Stacks)
98.

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)
99.

The Gambler and the Lady

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The gambler and the lady: "A greedy but successful gambler wants to join the British establishment when he fall in love with a blue-blooded lady. But first, he must mend his ways and get rid of his nightclub singer girlfriend."--IMDb.; Heat wave: "An American writer living in England gets entangled in a scheme by a beautiful blonde to murder her husband."--IMDb.
DVD
2006; 1952
Clemons (Stacks)
100.

Live Forever: The Rise and Fall of Brit Pop

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Putting the brief but indelible British pop phenomenon of the 1990s into a fascinating social and political context, filmmaker John Dower draws on extensive interviews with musicians, critics, and sundry observers.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)