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The King’s Speech (2010 Movie)

The reign of Great Britain’s King George VI, who was on the throne during World War II, is illustrated beautifully by the 2010 film, The King’s Speech.  In this Oscar-winning movie, directed by Tom Hooper, a speech therapist named Lionel Logue helps George VI to overcome a speech impediment.  Colin Firth stars as George VI and Geoffrey Rush co-stars as Lionel Logue.

LINCCWeb online catalog – Search Terms

  • George VI   (Books – Exact Phrase – East Campus)
  • King’s Speech (Audio/Visual Material – Exact Phrase – East Campus)

Call Numbers for Browsing the Shelves

  • DA584 .H68 1987
  • DVD PN1995.9 .B55 K56 2011  *(Audio-Visual Department)

Circulating Books and Materials – A Selected List

  • Hooper, Tom (Director).  The King’s Speech. 2011.

                             Call Number: DVD PN1995.9 .B55 K56 2011 *(Audio-Visual Department – no check-out)

  • Howarth, Patrick.  Goerge VI: A New Biography. 1987.    

                              Call Number:  DA584 .H68 1987   *(Page 67 and page 100 are especially helpful.)

Reference Material

  • Leonard Maltin’s 2012 Movie Guide. Call Number:  REF PN1992.8 .F5 L36 2012

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Research Databases

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  • Academic Search Complete
  • Film & Television Literature Index
  • Literature Resources from Gale
  • NewsBank
  • OmniFile Full Text Mega

This Research Guide is designed to help users find information on a particular topic within the Valencia College East Campus Library.  This is by no means a comprehensive list of resources and other resources may be available on this topic.  Please check the LINCCWeb, Valencia East’s online catalog, to verify the availability of circulating books within the library.  Feel free to ask a librarian for help if you need further assistance.

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