Most widely held works by Showtime Entertainment
The Tudors. The complete first season ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,140 libraries worldwide
A look at the early life of King Henry VIII, beginning after his assumption of the British throne at the age of 19.
Dexter. The first season ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 952 libraries worldwide
Dexter Morgan is a Miami police forensics expert who moonlights as a serial killer of criminals who he believes have escaped justice.
The Tudors. The complete third season ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 861 libraries worldwide
Henry, now forty-five, marries Jane Seymour. Jane helps to reconcile Mary with her father, but only after Mary signs a paper admitting that she is illegitimate. Jane gives birth to a son, but dies shortly thereafter. Devastated by Jane's death, Henry locks himself away, drawing fantasy palaces, with caustic court jester Will Sommers as his sole companion. Henry then marries Anne of Cleves, a plain and unsophisticated German aristrocrat that he soon becomes dissolutioned with and instead beds the seventeen year old Catherine Howard.
My Louisiana sky ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 813 libraries worldwide
Growing up in Saitter, Louisiana, in the 1950s, twelve-year-old Tiger Ann struggles with her feelings about her stern, but loving grandmother, her mentally slow parents, and her good friend and neighbor, Jesse.
Speak ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 791 libraries worldwide
Melinda, a smart and spirited high school freshman, retreats into self-imposed silence after she is raped one night at a party. Eventually through her work in art class, she begins to reach out to others.
The devil's arithmetic ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 776 libraries worldwide
An American Jewish teenager dreams that she has been transported through time to a Polish concentration camp.
The Tudors. The complete final season ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 765 libraries worldwide
This videodisc presents the rarely dramatized, tumultuous early years of King Henry VIII's nearly 40 year, omnipotent reign (1509-1547). In addition to his famous female consorts and 20+ year marriage to Catherine of Aragon and to the infamous dalliance with Anne Boleyn, the series delves in to Henry's most notable political relationship and the deconstruction of the Roman Catholic Church in England.
Scotland, Pa ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 508 libraries worldwide
Fast food and ambition make up a daily special of murder and mystery 70's style.
Dexter. The fifth season ( Visual )
11 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 507 libraries worldwide
In season five, Dexter goes from happily married husband to guilt-ridden single dad. How will it affect his ability to maintain an average-guy facade while satisfying his need to kill?
In this world ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in Persian and Pushto and held by 499 libraries worldwide
The hazardous journey of two Afghan boys as they travel from Pakistan through Iran, Turkey, Italy, France and the UK in search of refuge in London, revealing the desperate measures people take to escape persecution and life-threatening conditions. The script is based on first-hand accounts of refugees' journeys, and the non-actors in the lead roles had their journey 'organised' by the filmmakers, who captured their spontaneous reactions to suggested situations.
Gods and monsters ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 480 libraries worldwide
It's 1957, and Hollywood horror director James Whale's heyday as the director of "Frankenstein," "Bride of Frankenstein" and "The invisible man" is long behind him. Retired and a semi-recluse, he lives his days accompanied only by images from his past. When his dour housekeeper Hannah hires handsome young gardener Clayton Boone, the gay director and the simple yardman develop an unlikely friendship.
Uncle Tom's cabin ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 467 libraries worldwide
"Harriet Beecher Stowe's timeless classic of slavery and survival in the Old South comes alive in this moving tribute to the strength of the human spirit"--Container.
This American life. Season one ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 464 libraries worldwide
Join host Ira Glass and his company, as they bring a different theme to life each week, in the format of the popular Chicago radio show by the same name. In Reality check, we hear the stories of three people who hatched plans to make their dreams come true, only to be brought back to reality by unpleasant outcomes. Growth spurt introduces the viewer to three people who simply will themselves to the next stage of their lives, with mixed results. The Camera man introduces us to a young filmmaker who sets out to expose his alcoholic step-father, but instead creates a portrait of a flawed family; and animator Christopher Ward creates a piece about the perils of watching life explode from the safe distance of a camera lens. God's close up reveals stories where the faithful and not-so-faithful cross paths, trying to closer to God through pictures. My way explores the cost of stubbornness among four subjects. Pandora's box brings three stories of the unexpected consequences of trying new things.
The L word. Season one ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 403 libraries worldwide
A group of lesbian and bisexual women experience life in Los Angeles.
Finding Buck McHenry ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 402 libraries worldwide
When 11-year-old Jason Ross is cut from his little league team, he creates an expansion team. In searching for a new coach, Jason comes to believe that Mack Henry, the school custodian, is really Buck McHenry, a legendary pitcher from the old Negro Baseball Leagues. While Mack begins to coach this rag-tag team, Jason and his friends set out to prove his true identity.
Follies in concert ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 392 libraries worldwide
This documentary follows the preparations for a concert performance of composer-lyricist Stephen Sondheim's 1971 musical "Follies." Ranging from the rehearsal rooms to backstage and including interviews with the composer and cast, it concludes with musical excerpts from the concert.
Get a clue ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 377 libraries worldwide
Turtle Wexler's family just moved to a new neighborhood, right next to the haunted Westing Mansion. On a dare from her new friends, Turtle sneaks into the mansion only to find the scene of a crime. It's the biggest mystery in the city's history. With a handful of clues and house full of suspects, Turtle gathers the evidence with her brainy partner Chris to cash in on a $20 million dollar reward.
Gift of love the Daniel Huffman story ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 374 libraries worldwide
Daniel is 15 years old and has a passion for football, with hopes for a college football scholarship. Raised by his grandmother since he was four, he is very close to her. Then he must make a life-altering decision, sacrificing one of his loves.
Californication. The first season ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 368 libraries worldwide
Author Hank Moody's life is spinning out of control as he juggles his sex and drug addictions while raising a daughter and trying to win back the love of his life.
Roman spring of Mrs. Stone ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 352 libraries worldwide
American actress Karen Stone flees to Italy after a failed Broadway performance. Adding to her distress, her husband dies suddenly. Desperate and alone, Karen is introduced to Paolo, an incredibly handsome gigolo. Before long, their casual fling becomes an obsession that spirals Karen's life out of control.
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