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Fri Mar 21 17:14:22 2014 UTClccn-no20060235370.10The convenient marriage0.170.21Shakespeare retold78527602Richard_Armitage_(actor)no200602353759136516873714Armitage, Richard Crispin, 1971-lccn-no95005960Warner Home Video (Firm)lccn-no00098811Weaving, Hugo1960-actlccn-nr99019510Blanchett, Cate1969-ctbactlccn-no96006547Tucci, Stanleyactlccn-no89020359Jones, Tommy Lee1946-actnp-ricci, brunoRicci, Brunoactlccn-n2003124116Luke, Derek1974-actlccn-no2006041902McFeely, Stephenauslccn-n2007080539Stan, Sebastian1983-actlccn-n77020008Kirby, JackArmitage, Richard1971-DramaFilm adaptationsTelevision adaptationsHistoryFictionHumorTelevision mini-seriesTelevision comediesLove storiesHistorical fictionEnglandBaggins, Bilbo (Fictitious character)Middle Earth (Imaginary place)Hobbits (Fictitious characters)Great BritainAmerica, Captain (Fictitious character)Good and evilSuperheroesWorld War (1939-1945)Kirby, JackSimon, JoeFamiliesRobin Hood (Legendary character)PoorOutlawsTolkien, J. R. R.--(John Ronald Reuel),Great Britain.--MI5SpiesGaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn,Man-woman relationshipsClergyVicars, ParochialWomen clergyChurch of EnglandSocial classesMillwork (Woodwork)MarriageUnited StatesAmerican Civil War (1861-1865)Shakespeare, William,FriendshipUnited States--Confederate States of AmericaSexual animosityCooksResortsTelevision news anchorsRestaurantsManners and customsEngland--Sherwood ForestEngland--NottinghamMarple, Jane (Fictitious character)Murder--InvestigationAlfred,--King of England,VikingsImpressionist artistsRenoir, Auguste,Monet, Claude,Impressionism (Art)FranceBazille, Frédéric,197120002004200520062007200820092010201120122013201411782137300791.4575PN1992.77ocn747984414ocn829784162ocn062262823ocn156855198ocn169975046ocn862743290ocn731796624ocn864018166ocn841485194ocn794503171ocn460049374ocn320195334ocn123910412ocn123910416ocn170922153ocn476278636ocn697175176ocn163110670ocn654381818ocn183232191ocn852397174ocn852397176ocn753764168ocn852457959ocn781068299ocn753832620ocn551037594ocn852215098ocn863141354281834ocn829784162visu20120.18The hobbit an unexpected journeyDramaFilm adaptationsThe first chapter in Peter Jackson's new epic trilogy set in Middle Earth 60 years before J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings saga. Follow Bilbo Baggins as he's swept into a quest to reclaim the Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor, long ago conquered by the dragon Smaug. Approached by the wizard Gandalf, Bilbo joins a company of thirteen dwarves led by the legendary warrior Thorin Oakenshield. Along the way they face many dangers; Bilbo meets Gollum and takes possession of the 'One Ring.'17534ocn747984414visu20110.17Johnston, JoeCaptain America the first avengerDramaFilm adaptationsMarch, 1942. 90-pound weakling Steve Rogers doggedly attempts to enlist in the army, only to be repeatedly classified 4F. Rogers' determination and decency come to the attention of Dr. Abraham Erskine of the Strategic Scientific Reserve. Rogers is the first test subject for Erskine's super-soldier serum, which transforms him utterly. When the program is abruptly ended, Rogers becomes Captain America--touring America to sell war bonds. On a USO tour in Europe, Rogers steals the first opportunity to demonstrate his worth by tangling with Johann Schmidt, a.k.a. the Red Skull, head of Hydra, Hitler's occult research and development unit. Schmidt has discovered the tesseract cube, an enormously powerful relic of Norse mythology through which he seeks to conquer the world. Assisted by Colonel Chester Phillips, Peggy Carter, weapons contractor Howard Stark, childhood friend Bucky Barnes, and Dum Dum Doogan and his howling commandos, Steve Rogers becomes more than a propaganda tool, emerging as the true Captain America105024ocn062262823visu20040.17Jakes, JohnNorth & SouthHistoryFictionDramaTelevision adaptationsFilm adaptationsTelevision mini-seriesHistorical dramaWhen the privileged Margaret Hale's father uproots the family to take work in the northern England mill town of Milton, she is shocked by the dirt and gruffness of the people. But she reserves her highest contempt for the charismatic mill-owner John Thornton5893ocn156855198visu20070.21Paterson, BillShakespeare retoldDramaFilm and video adaptationsTelevision adaptationsFilm adaptationsMacbeth is the chef in a 3-star restaurant; Beatrice and Benedict are rival co-anchors; Titania and Bottom carouse in a tawdry theme resort; and Petruchio sets out to tame the conservative Kate in a politically incorrect marriage of convenience+-+11239346963245359ocn136973111visu20070.15Robin HoodHistoryDramaRobin of Locksley heads home from the Crusades to find his people starving and brutalized under the tyrannical rule of the new Sheriff. Along with trusty companion Much, trickster Allan A. Dale and passionate Will Scarlett, Robin teams up with forest outlaws Little John and Roy, leading his gang to help Nottingham's poor. Robin's ally in Nottingham is Marian, the sweetheart he left behind when he left for the Crusades. The state of England is rotten and Robin and the gang will learn that doing good deeds in Nottingham is a dangerous business indeed+-+20460346963244929ocn076806300visu20060.19The impressionistsDramaClaude Monet recalls the story of the Impressionists - a movement that shook the foundation of the art world. He and fellow painters Auguste Renoir and Frederic Bazille begin a forty-year struggle against the Salon, the annual state art exhibition+-+27047726964657ocn233855043visu20080.15Robin HoodFictionDrama"The world is changing rapidly. The Sheriff of Nottingham has forged a pact with the black knights to kill King Richard. But first, the sheriff wants Robin dead more than ever and sets about catching him with the help of his sister and others. Marian and Edward are placed under house arrest in the castle after Gisborne burns their home to the ground. Now with Marian as castle spy, Robin and his gang can continue to help the people of Nottingham and stay one step ahead of the sheriff and Gisborne. As events begin to turn in favor of the sheriff, suspicion of a spy within Robin's gang becomes evident. Could this change the dynamic of the gang or tear them apart for good?"--Container4025ocn495362316visu20090.15Armstrong, JonasRobin HoodDramaJoining the Outlaw's fight against injustice is mysterious Brother Tuck and a feisty Locksley girl, Kate. Robin leads the battle for a free world, but it's tough when corruption and evil sweep the land. The King is absent fighting in the Holy Land and while his throne is empty, his treacherous brother Prince John plots to seize it. The prince has his eye on Nottingham for his new capital and the country is on the brink of civil war3975ocn495545558visu20080.14MI-5DramaHaving spent years in a Russian prison, Lucas North is welcomed back by MI-5 supremo and old friend Harry Pearce, who was instrumental in finally securing his release. Lucas is keen to get back to work straight away and, with Section D's current priority operation having a strong Russian connection, he could well prove invaluable. But, after so many years with only a high ranking Russian spymaster for company, can Lucas's loyalty really be taken for granted?+-+97554346963243863ocn689131516visu20110.14MI-5FictionDramaThe fallout from Russia's thwarted attack on London finds the team in a race against time to rescue Harry, who has been kidnapped by rogue Russian agents. But as they dig deeper into his disappearance, they find a trail that leads to Iraq, and a conspiracy that involves the CIA, MI-6 and some missing weapons-grade uranium3801ocn169975046visu20070.14MarpleDramaMiss Marple returns to help solve mysteries with her keen powers of observation and her quiet common-sense analysis. Towards zero: Eyebrows arch when the dashing Wimbledon tennis star Nevile Strange arrives with his attractive new wife, even though the first wife is also attending. Miss Marple observes the tightly wound group as they holiday by the sea, sensing the sexual tensions and unresolved jealousies that lead to murder. Nemesis: Miss Marple receives a request from an old friend, the recently deceased Mr. Rafiel, to investigate a possible crime. The only direction he leaves her is to look for clues on a mystery bus tour. At Bertram's Hotel: Revisiting a glamorous London hotel that she remembers fondly from her girlhood, Miss Marple finds that nothing has changed, including the atmosphere of danger beneath its highly polished veneer. Ordeal by Innocence: Miss Marple is invited to a wedding of her former housemaid Gwenda, and her fiancé Leo Argyle. Leo's grown children and family are still reeling from the murder of their mother and the execution of their brother Jacko for the crime. A stranger arrives who exonerates Jacko, leading all to realize that the real murderer is still in their midst3713ocn728639424visu20100.13MI-5DramaThe penultimate season of the hugely successful, long-running drama introduces a host of new characters. There's Beth Bailey, a brilliant ex-mercenary who was posing as an Eastern European prostitute when she ran into the team. Dimitri, an ex officer in British Special Forces, has been recruited for his skills in fighting terrorism on the front line. And finally, data analyst Tariq has been fast-tracked through the system3701ocn816124030rcrd20120.13Shore, HowardThe hobbit, an unexpected journey original motion picture soundtrack1371ocn182729133visu20070.14The Vicar of DibleyHumorFictionDramaTelevision comediesTelevision programsThe sleepy English village of Dibley is plunged into an uproar when its new vicar turns out to be a woman. And not just any woman, but the unconventional Geraldine Granger (Dawn French, "French & Saunders") who brings her own earthy spirit and humor to the pulpit1361ocn233578680visu20080.21The Elizabeth Gaskell collectionDramaFilm adaptationsWives & daughters: A coming of age story, a romance and a comedy of manners, the film focuses on the fortunes of three families -- the Gibsons, the Hamleys and the Cumnors -- in the English village of Hollingford1122ocn163952416visu20070.12Agatha Christie MarpleDramaMade-for-TV moviesDetective and mystery television programsDelighted to be invited to the wedding of Gwenda, her former housemaid, Miss Marple travels to the isolated island where Gwenda lives with her fiancé, Leo Argyle, and his grown children. Though they are happy for their father, the Argyles are still reeling from the murder of their mother and the execution of their brother Jacko for the crime. Then a stranger arrives who exonerates Jacko, leading all to realize that the real murderer is still in their midst1085ocn460049374rcrd20100.13Heyer, GeorgetteVenetiaFictionVenetial Lanyon, beautiful, intelligent and independent, lives in seclusion in rural Yorkshire with her precocious brother, Aubrey. Her future seems safe and predictable: either marriage to the respectable but dull Edward Yardley or a life of peacefual spinsterhood. When the dashing Lord Demerel intrudes upon a quiet provincial community in the North of England, news of his scandalous past soon sets tongues wagging. In spite her of sheltered upbringing, though, Venetia is singularly unfazed by the rakish Demerel, and proves to be more than a match for him+-+7428428936845ocn180963523rcrd20070.12Cornwell, BernardLords of the NorthHistoryFictionHistorical fictionReturning to his northern home, Uhtred of Bebbanburg finds himself caught up in the takeover crusade of a self-proclaimed ruler of Northumbria, a situation that culminates in a midnight siege on a seemingly impregnable city834ocn320195334rcrd20090.13Heyer, GeorgetteSylvesterFictionHistorical fictionLove storiesThe Duke of Salford arrives in Wiltshire to discover if the Hon. Phoebe Marlowe will meet his requirements for a bride. When he first meets plain, smart and witty Phoebe Marlow sparks fly+-+0074981714685ocn656866826rcrd20100.10Heyer, GeorgetteThe convenient marriageFictionLove storiesWhen Horatia Winwood steps in to marry the Earl of Rule, the disappointed suitor of her elegant sister, it is the luxuries of high society life that she becomes entranced with rather than her husband. And yet, despite the countless misunderstandings, spats and blunders, somewhere along the line, this marriage of convenience turns into the real thing+-+6699428936+-+1123934696324+-+1123934696324Fri Mar 21 15:28:39 EDT 2014batch23974