The Civil War photography. The Civil War Series. United States: Parade Video, c1997.
Never before have so many works by Civil War photographers been incorporated into one documentary. Award-winning director Charlie Fifer takes you back to share the thoughts and emotions of these...
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Wicklein, Mike, producer and director. The battle of new market field of honor. Newark, New Jersey: Parade Video, 1989.
Over 2,000 Civil War re-enactors encampled at the New Market Battlefield Park and recreated the early stages of the 1864 Shenandoah Valley Campaign and the Battle of New Market.
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Wicklein, Mike, producer and director. Chickamauga river of death. Newark, New Jersey: Parade Video, 1988.
Chicamauga-River of Death documents the efforts of over 3,500 living history hobbyists coming together from across America to recreate as authentically as possible the deadliest struggle...
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War comes to America. Alpha Video, 1994.
Tells the story of America's struggles for freedom and independence from the first settlers through World War II. Our resolve to never fight another war, the steps we took to stay out of Europe and Asia's fight against the three aggressor countries - Japan, Germany, and Italy.
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Storm of the century : The ultimate weather disaster. National Geographic, 1998.
The late weather forecast predicted deadly tornadoes, thunderstorms, and a record-breaking blizzard that would hit the eastern United States in one violent storm. But for some already asleep for the night, these urgent emergency warnings would go unheard. Experience the deadly forces of nature firsthand in the Storm of the Century.
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The battle of the Alamo. Greystone Communications, Inc., c1993.
Their legendary reputations preceded them into the tiny Spanish mission called the Alamo. Davy Crockett, Jim Bowie, and William Bennet Travis were heroes of the frontier, whose colorful careers made them symbols of the American spirit. Yet inside the besieged fort, no amount of boasting or bragging could save them from the onslaught of 5,000 Mexican soldiers. The Battle of the Alamo confronts the truth and controversy behind their desperate defense. It examines the impulsive heroics, the fatal miscalculations, and the vain ambitions of three men out to carve their marks into American folklore.
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Voices for union. Information concerning the publication of Jackson, Polk, and Johnson papers, and seeks to foster an appreciation of the Tennessee Presidents' legacy to American democracy.
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Wild Bill Hickock. Greystone Communication, Inc., c1993.
Western lore has it that James Butler Hickock got the nickname "Wild Bill" as a Union spy during the Civil War. Wild Bill Hickock was a legend in his own time. He gambled professionally, drove stagecoaches, killed lawbreakers as a sheriff, and scouted Indians for Custer's Seventh Cavalry. Heck, even Mrs. Custer called him "physical perfection." Pull up a chair next to Wild Bill Hickock at his last poker game in Deadwood, Dakota Territory, and remember to duck when the lead starts flying.
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Ricardo Montalban's South America. Maryknoll, New York: Maryknoll World Productions.
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Argentina : Land of natural wonder. Video Visits.
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Peru. Oakland, California : Lonely Planet Publications, c1999.
Peru, known as the "Land of the Incas" is one of the earth's most geograpically and culturally diverse countries. Neil gibson journeys from the capital Lima to the Amazon Jungle, across the andes Mountains, through high altitude desert to the Pacific Coast.
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Hawaii : Paradise found. Questar, 1993.
Presents the onslaught of western ideas, disease and greed in the 19th and 20th centures.
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Hawaii : Paradise sought. Questar, 1993.
Presents the story of Polynesian sailors and their families who, a thousand years before Columbus, left their homes to search for a land free of strife, hunger, and persecution and arrived at Hawaii.
Biography of the millenium : 100 people - 1000 years. New York : A&E Television Networks, c1999.
They are our greatest scientists and artists. Our most admired thinkers and dreamers. They are revolutionaries, explorers, saints and sinners. The individuals who, during the last ten centuries, changed our world in ways beyond imagining. Host narrator Harry Smith.
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I know why the caged bird sings. Van Nuys, Calif.: LIVE Home Video, 1993.
Diahann Carroll, Ruby Dee, Esther Rolle. Adaptation of the autobiography of Angelou, telling of her troubled life in depression-era Arkansas.
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Maya Angelou : intimate portrait. Seattle, WA : Unapix Entertainment Inc., 1998.
Narrated by Oprah Winfrey. The story of Angelou's life, a collection of great achievements as well as personal tragedy, a prolific writer who was the recipient of over 30 honorary degrees and awards.
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Dicken, Charles. Charles Dickens : A tale of ambition and genius. United States : A&E Home Video, c1995.
Internationally famous just months after his first novel was serialized, Charles Dickens was among the world's first literary stars. but success and acclaim could not banish the ghosts of his childhood - marked by his father's confinement in debtors' prison - or keep him from the deep loneliness that haunted him until his death. This extraordinary program tells the full story of Dickens' remarkable life, from his year as a child laborer to the spectacular success of Oliver Twist and A Tale of Two Cities.
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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle : the man who was Sherlock Holmes. New York, NY : Interama Video Classics, 1987.
Narrated by Andrew Faulds. A portrait of Conan Doyle, who was a real life sleuth, social reformer, and pioneer of spiritualism.
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Henry VIII : Scandals of a king. New York : A&E Television Networks, c1996.
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Fulkerson, Lee (producer). Biography, Hercules. New York: Filmroos, Inc./A&E Network, 1995.
Copyright: no reg. Copyright notice on cassette box: A&E Television Networks, 1995. Sources used: copyright descriptive material; videocassette box. Received: 7/25/96; viewing copy.
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The miracle worker. Santa Monica, California : Playfilm Productions. Released by United Artists Corp., c1962.
Cast: Anne Bancroft, Patty Duke, Victor Jory, Inga Swenson, Andrew Prine, Kathleen Comegys. A dramatization about seven-year-old Helen Keller, showing how the blind, deaf, and mute girl was taught by her perseverant nurse, Anne Sullivan, to communicate with the world by the sense of touch. Describes the difficulties which the nurse overcame in her attempt to reorient Helen's family to the task of disciplining and understanding her handicapped child.
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Martin Luther King, Jr. Sunburst Visual Media.
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Sergeant York. United States : Warner Bros. Pictures, 1941.
Based upon The diary of Sergeant York.
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Animal farm. Chicago, Ill. : Home Vision Entertainment, 2004, c1954.
Narrator, Gordon Heath ; voices of all animals, Maurice Denham. Mel Gibson stars as the prince of medieval Denmark, sensing a dark conspiracy behind his father's death.
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Austen, Jane. Sense and sensibility. BBC Enterprises Ltd./CBS Fox, c1986/1987.
Recorded in Hi-Fi; Closed caption; Color.
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based on the stories E.F. Benson. Mapp & Lucia. Acorn Media, c1996.
Running time - approximately 5 hours; Episode 1-The Village Fete; Episode 2-Battle Stations; Episode 3-The Italian Connection; Episode 4-Lobster Pots; Episode 5-The Owl and the Pussycat.
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Bierce, Ambrose. The coup de grace and an occurrance at owl creek bridge. Classic Literary Stories.
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Bronte, Emily. Jane Eyre. Livonia, Michigan: CBS/Fox Video, c1987.
Featuring Timothy Dalton; closed caption; Adaptation of the novel about the problems of a young governess, whose love affair with her master is terminated when a terrifying mystery is exposed.
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Charly. New York: American Broadcasting Companie, c1968.
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Danaher-Dorr, Karen (producer) and Tewkesbury, Joan (director). Cold sassy tree/ a Faye Dunaway and Don Ohlmeyer production. Turner Network Television, Inc, 1989.
Copyright: Turner Network Television, Inc. DCR 1989; BUB 16Oct89; REG 14Dec89; BA42-187. Based on the novel by Olive Ann Burns. Reference source used: COPICS data base.
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Lord Jim [Motion picture]. California : Columbia Tristar Home Entertainment, c1987.
Cast : Peter O'Toole, James Mason, Curt Jurgens, Eli Wallach, Jack Hawkins. An adventure drama. A young English ship's officer who deserts his foundering passenger-crowded ship becomes Lord Jim to the people in a Malay jungle village after his bush-fighting efforst on their behalf. Filmed in part in Cambodia.
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The most dangerous game. United States : RKO Radio Pictures, 1932.
Joel McCrea, Fay Wray, Leslie Banks, Robert Armstrong, Nobel Johnson. A mad Russian hunter becomes bored with big game and decides to hunt humans. He captures his victims and sets them loose on his wooded island with only a knife to defend themselves from him.
Crane, Stephen. The red badge of courage. New York: MGM/UA Home Video, c1951; 1979.
Original motion picture version; black and white.
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Dickens, Charles. A tale of two cities. ITC/ Live Home Video, c1991; 1993.
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Dickens, Charles. A tale of two cities. California: ITC Productions, Inc., c1994.
Chris Sarandon heads a top international cast, playing the dual roles of dissolute London berrister Sydney Carton and Parisian patriot-in-exile Charles Darnay.
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Eliot, George. Silas Marner. BBC Video/ CBS Fox Video, c1987.
Color; closed caption.
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Fitzgerald, F. Scott. The great gatsby. Hollywood, California: Paramount Home Video, c1981.
Color; rated PG.
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Johnny Tremain. Burbank, CA : Walt Disney Home Video :, 1997.
Luana Patten, Richard Beymer, Hal Stalmaster, Jeff York, Sebastian Cabot. The story of the gallant American patriots who participated in the Boston Tea Party.
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The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman. Charlotte, NC : UAV Home Video, 1991.
Cicely Tyson, Richard A. Dysart, Katherine Helmond, Michael Murphy, Roy Poole. The story of the life of a black Louisiana woman, from the time of her childhood as a slave in the pre-Civil War South to 1962, when she witnesses the birth of the civil rights movement at the age of 110.
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Lord of the flies. Canada : Diamond Video.
"Lord of the Flies" documents the chilling descent into savagery of a group of British Schoolboys who, completely cut-off from society, revert to brutal, primitive tribalism. Witness the utter degradation of civilized children in the most realistic and intense horror story of our time.
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Grease. [United States] : Paramount Home Video, 1978.
John Travolta , Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing, Jeff Conaway, Didi Conn.
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Guys and dolls. California : MGM Home Entertainment, 2005.
Marlon Brando, Jean Simmons, Frank Sinatra, Vivian Blaine, Robert Keith. A musical comedy about the misadventures and love affairs of a dice-game proprietor, a night-club chorine, and inveterate gambler, and a mission worker. Setting : New York's Time Square area and Havana.
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Hawthorne, Nathaniel. The scarlet letter. Bethesda, Maryland: Discovery Communications, Inc., c1997.
Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter explores the timeless conflict between private truth and public appearance and the choice between sin and salvation. The story reflects questions asked today.
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Homeward bound : The incredible journey. Disney.
Unforgetable story of love, courage, and devotion.
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Hugo, Victor. Les Miserables. California : Columbia Pictures, c1998.
Based on the novel by Victor Hugo. Liam Neeson, Geoffrey Rush, Uma Thurman, Claire Danes. Jean Valjean, a heartless convict, is transformed by a single act of mercy. Fantine, the vulnerable prostitute, begs Valjean to raise her only child, Cosette. An ambitious policeman is determined to return Valjean to prison.
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Inherit the wind. Culver City, CA : MGM/UA Home Video, 1991.
Spencer Tracy, Fredric March, Gene Kelly, Dick York, Donna Anderson. Film adaptation of the famous "Monkey trial", starring Tracy as the defense attorney and March as the prosecutor who is working to keep the teaching of evolution out of Tennessee schools.
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It's a wonderful life. Los Angeles, California : Republic Pictures, c1993.
James Stewart (George Bailey), Donna Reed (Mary Hatch), Lionel Barrymore (Dr. Potter), Beulah Bondi (Mrs. Bailey), Gloria Grahame (Violet Bick). A holiday title about how a man who thinks he is a failure is prevented from committing suicide by an angel who shows him how important his life has been to the people who love him.
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Lee, Harper. To kill mockingbird. California: MCA Home Video, 1987.
A white woman accuses a black man of rape. Though obviously innocent, the outcome of his trial is such a foregone conclusion that no lawyer will step forward to defend him--except...
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Call of the wild. [Greenwich, Conn.] : Cabin Fever Entertainment, c1992.
Rick Schroder, Gordon Tootoosis, Duncan Fraser, Richard Newman, Brent Stait, Mia Sara. Classic adventure story of Buck, the domestic dog who becomes a sled dog in the Yukon in the days of the gold rush, and of John Thornton, the young man who hoped for riches.
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London, Jack. To build a fire. Video Communications, Inc., c1991.
Based on the original story or Jack London. Featuring Ian Hogg as the Chechaquo. A lone man travels through the great Alaskan wilderness in seventy-five degrees below zero weather. The stark realism of the chilling images combined with the power of Orson Welles' reading fills the viewer with an awesome admiration for the story's courageous hero.
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London, Jack. White Fang. California : Walt Disney Home Video.
Jack London's immortal tale of courage and survival comes to glorious life amid the breathtaking beauty of the great Alaskan frontier!. Ethan Hawke. Klaus Maria Brandauer. Ethan Hawke stars as a young man trying to fulfill his father's dying wish to find gold in the treacherous Yukon valley. His incredible journey gegins when he meets a veteran gold miner (Klaus Maria Brandauer) who guides young Jack to his father's claim. Along the way, Jack discovers a kindred spirit who will change his life forever... a magnificent wolf-dog names White Fang. From the taming of a wolf, to the taming of the wild, he must find the courage to conquer his fears and become a man in this spectacular outdoor adventure!.
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MacLachlan, Patricia. Sarah, plain and tall. Los Angeles, California: Republic Pictures, c1991.
When their father invites a mail-order bride to come life with themin their prairie home, Caleb and Anna are captivated by their new mother and hope that she will stay.
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Miracle on 34th street. United States : Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp, 1947.
Maureen O'Hara, John Payne, Edmund Gwenn, Gene Lockhart, Natalie Wood.
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My fair lady. California : Paramount Pictures, 2001.
Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison, Stanley Holloway, Wilfred Hyde-White, Gladys Cooper, Jeremy Brett, Mona Washbourne. Can a skillful professor of phonetics teach a lovely but definitely lower-class Cockney girl to talk like a duchess? Professor Higgins wagers he can -- an pass her off as an aristocrat among aristocrats. A few painful but hilarious lessons later, Eliza Doolittle is ready to do exactly that. Eliza sails through her launch into high society, but her relationship with the Professor proves to be rougn sailing.
Poe, Edgar Allen and Guy de Maupassant. The cask of amontillado and the necklace. Classic Literary Stories.
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A Roman Polanski film. 'Tess'. Columbia Pictures Home Video, c1980.
Rated PG; Color.
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Remember the Titans. United States : Buena Vista Pictures, 2000.
Denzel Washington, Will Patton, Wood Harris, Ryan Hurst, Donald Faison. The true story of a newly appointed African-American coach and his high school team on their first season as a racially integrated unit.
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Scary stories. Acorn Media Publishing, Inc., c1991.
Creepy cratures crunch... slithery slimies squirm... and skeletons streak the sky. In the land of Scary Stories, anything can happen. Your spine will tingle as you hear about: Gold, high peaks, and an Indian ghost in Chebai - an Adirondack Ghost Story; things that go crunch in the night in A Light at Night; and other stories.
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Steinbeck, John. Grapes of wrath. United States : Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp., c1967 ; 1940.
Henry Fonda (Tom Joad), Jane Darwell (Ma Jord), John Carradine (Casey), Charley Gapewin (Grandpa Joad), Dorris Bowdon (Rosaham), russell Simpson (Pa Joad). From the early scenes of Dust Bowl desolation to Ma Joad's triumphant closing words, this sage of the Joad family and its struggle to reestablish roots in California during the Depression remains a movie masterpiece. Henry Fonda plays Tom Joad, a common man who confronts the forces of nature and hate with uncommon valor.
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Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. East of Eden. New Jersey: Starmaker Entertainment, Inc., c 1990.
Color. In the Salinas Valley of California in 1917, Cal Trask must vie for his father's love with Aron, the favored son. Based on the book by John Steinbeck.
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The agony and the ecstasy. Twentieth Century Fox, 19661.
When Pope Julius II commissions Michelangelo to paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, the artist initially refuses. Virtually forced to do the job by Julius, he later destroys his own work and flees Rome. Eventually resumed, the project becomes a ba. Charlton Heston; Rex Harrison.
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Gulliver's travels. Los Angeles : Hallmark Home Entertainment, 1996, c1995.
Ted Danson, Mary Steenburgen, James Fox, Ned Beatty, Geraldine Chaplin, Edward Fox, Sir John Gielgud, Robert Hardy, Shashi Kapoor, Peter O'Toole, Alfre Woodard, Omar Sharif, Nicholas Lyndhurst, Phoebe Nicholls, Karyn Parsons. Gulliver travels to the fantasy lands of Lilliput, Brobdingnag, Laputa and the country of the Houyhnhnms.