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LC Purchase Collection (Library of Congress)

Overview
Works: 5,707 works in 5,897 publications in 1 language and 26,749 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television programs  Film adaptations  Fiction  Television adaptations  Television comedies  Television series 
Classifications: DVD4331 (VIEWING COPY), 791.4575
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Publications about LC Purchase Collection (Library of Congress)
Publications by LC Purchase Collection (Library of Congress)
Most widely held works about LC Purchase Collection (Library of Congress)
 
Most widely held works by LC Purchase Collection (Library of Congress)
The Waltons ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 678 libraries worldwide
Five-disc set contains all 24 year-one episodes of the series about John-Boy Walton, a youth on the verge of manhood during the Great Depression
The Waltons ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 552 libraries worldwide
Richard Thomas plays the key role of John-Boy Walton, a youth on the verge of manhood during the Great Depression and a fledgling writer whose observations are filled with the growing-up lessons and love he receives from his family
The golden girls ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 485 libraries worldwide
Four not-so-old seniors have moved in together in a Florida home. They share the house, their dreams, and a whole lot of cheesecake. Dorothy's main goal is to find a companion she can relate to, while her mother, Sophia loves to tell "Picture this" type of stories. Rose is a little corny, but lovable never-the-less, and Blanche spends her time courting every man she can lay her hands on. All these fiesty seniors have either been divorced or widowed in the past and are having fun living life in the Sunshine State
Boston legal ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 474 libraries worldwide
Follows the personal and professional exploits of a group of attorneys working at the law firm of Crane, Poole & Schmidt. They tackle some of today's most inflammatory, and sometimes irreverent, social and moral issues, from teen pregnancy and the death penalty to sex surrogates and Alzheimer's. Now, the firm faces financial ruin and its brilliant attorneys face chaotic caseloads filled with malpractice, murder, love and lust
The Waltons ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 439 libraries worldwide
Five-disc set contains all 24 year-three episodes of the series about John-Boy Walton, a youth on the verge of manhood during the Great Depression
Northern exposure ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 433 libraries worldwide
Reunite with Dr. Joel Fleischman, Maggie, Chris, and the rest of the quirky residents of Cicely, Alaska, as the gang take on evil spirits, cannibalistic ancestors and the birth of a new resident
Dallas ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 432 libraries worldwide
Power, wealth, sex, glorious extravagance. One place has them all, Dallas. This saga chronicles the exploits of the Ewing family, the wealthy Texas oil millionaires
Cheers ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 419 libraries worldwide
"The regulars of the Boston bar Cheers share their experiences and lives with each other while drinking or working at the bar where everybody knows your name"--Internet movie database WWW site, May 13, 2013
Columbo ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 412 libraries worldwide
Columbo, a disheveled, cigar-chomping, trench coat-wearing police lieutenant, who appears to be an incompetent bumbler. Despite his appearance, Columbo is the shrewdest, most resourceful detective in the LAPD
The Mary Tyler Moore show ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 408 libraries worldwide
No longer the new girl in town, Mary has come to think of the newsroom staff as family. But along with the good times and close friendships come the often trying--and ultimately hilarious--situations every family faces
The Waltons ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 404 libraries worldwide
Through tests, tears, and triumphs as a fire drives the Waltons from their home, John-Boy becomes a scriptwriter, Mary Ellen applies to nursing school, and Jim-Bob discovers a fact about his birth, all while Hitler and Mussolini threaten the world
The Waltons by Michael Learned( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 377 libraries worldwide
Television series about the Walton family living on Walton's Mountain in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. This season is a big year for welcomes-- welcome back to John-Boy, visiting from New York, and to Grandma, finally home from the hospital. And welcome to the family for Mary Ellen and Curt's baby boy, John Curtis. But all that joy is set against the tragedy of events in the outside world. As the fall of 1939 turns into the spring of 1940, war rages in Europe-- and the Waltons are soon caught in its chilling grasp. Curt is called up for duty, soldiers train on Walton property, the first local enlistee dies, and British children flee the Blitz for the safety of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The Depression is ending-- but even tougher times lie ahead
The Waltons ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 363 libraries worldwide
Television series about the Walton family living on Walton's Mountain in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. In this season, the Waltons plunge into the chaos and heroism of World War II. John-Boy reports from London for "Stars and Stripes," Mary Ellen nurses the war wounded, Jason, Ben and even Jim-Bob debate joining up, and John and Olivia expand their lumber business to aid in the war effort. But the personal events are almost as dramatic: still reeling from Grandpa's death, the family experiences the sorrow of losing another family member-- and the surprise of gaining a new Walton
Ghost whisperer ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 351 libraries worldwide
Melinda Gordon has the ability to communicate with the earthbound spirits of people who have died, providing deeply moving and important closure for them and their loved ones. This season, Melinda and her husband, Jim Clancy, are joined by new friend and employee Delia Banks, as Melinda battles a dark force taking over her beloved town of Grandview
The golden girls ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 351 libraries worldwide
The girls return for another side-splitting season of this Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning comedy. Season four guest stars include Quentin Tarantino, Bob Hope, and Julio Iglesias
Magnum P.I ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 349 libraries worldwide
Vietnam veteran turned private investigator Thomas Magnum works as head of security on the luxurious Hawaiian estate of wealthy, but absentee owner Robin Masters. With the mansion and its amenities, including a 308 GTS Ferrari, at his disposal, Magnum investigates his cases while clashing with the estates strict caretaker, Jonathan Higgins, an ex-British Army soldier
Medium ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 330 libraries worldwide
Research medium Allison Dubois is a young wife and mother who uses her visions to help the Phoenix District Attorney's office. Other forces threaten her husband Joe and oldest daughters Ariel and Bridgette. She cannot refuse to listen to the dead when they call out to her in her dreams
The Mary Tyler Moore show ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 329 libraries worldwide
Join Mary and the rest of the crew from the WJM-TV newsroom for another season of the classic sitcom. This time around Mary deals with more adventures, both in the newsroom and with her romantic life
Three's company ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 321 libraries worldwide
Features the original six episodes, including the pilot, of the television series that starred John Ritter as a bachelor who shares an apartment with two women
Dallas ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 319 libraries worldwide
"Villain extraordinaire J.R. Ewing (Larry Hagman) pokes a poisoned finger in every pie, stirring up trouble in the family and bringing Ewing Oil to the brink of financial ruin. When someone finally decides J.R. is too bad to live, suspects are as plentiful as tumbleweeds on the Texas plain"--Container
 
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Library of Congress. Purchase Collection
PL 480 Collection (Library of Congress)
Purchase Collection (Library of Congress)
Special Foreign Currency Program Collection (Library of Congress)
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