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Summary: Based on the life stories Edith "Big Edie" Bouvier Beale and her daughter, Edith "Little Edie" Bouvier Beale who are the eccentric aunt and first cousin of Jackie Onassis. They were raised as Park Avenue débutantes, but withdrew from New York society. They took shelter at their Long Island summer home called 'Grey Gardens.' As their wealth and contact with the outside world dwindled, so did...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DRAMA GRE

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: East Hampton, the mid-1970's: documentary filmmakers Albert and David Maysles set up camp in a decrepit mansion known as Grey Gardens, where the eccentric Edith "Big Edie" Ewing Bouvier Beale and her daughter Edith "Little Edie" Bouvier Beale live amid piles of trash and mounds of cats. The film becomes an instant cult classic. Fast forward to the present day: "Grey Gardens" has inspired a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2006

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Summary: Portrait of the relationship between Edith Bouvier Beale and her grown daughter, Little Edie, once and aspiring actress in New York who left her career to care for her aging mother in their East Hampton home, and never left again. The aunt and cousin of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis feed their cats and raccoons and rehash their pasts behind the walls of their decaying mansion, Grey Gardens.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Vision Entertainment 2001

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Weintraub, Aileen

Summary: "Meet 50 super-inspiring kids! It's never too early--and you're never too young-- to make a difference in the world! The amazing musicians, writers, scientists, athletes, activists, and other fascinating kids in this book accomplished great feats by the age of eighteen. They impacted people's lives by coming up with new inventions, making art and music, competing in sports, and speaking out...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 WEI

Summary: Morning glory: A small-town community-theatre actress comes to New York dreaming of theatrical stardom. She amuses a producer and a playwright with her naiviete. Partly out of sympathy, the playwright arranges for her to understudy a troublesome theatrical star. When the star walks out on opening night, the young actress goes on to triumphant success. She is warned not to let it go to her...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA KAT

Summary: The story of New York Times reporter Sydney Schanberg's friendship with a Cambodian interpreter, Dith Pran, during the time of the 1975 Khmer Rouge revolution.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA KIL
1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DRAMA KIL

Summary: Documentary of the life and the career of jazz musician Louis Prima, with never-before-released interviews, performances by Prima (in part with Keely Smith), and vintage clips of the music scene in New Orleans, New York, and Las Vegas.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2001

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC LOU

Summary: Explore the relationships between the writers Anaïs Nin and Henry Miller, and his wife June in Paris 1931.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Home Video 1999

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA HEN

Summary: Major Sinclair Yeates is a retired English army officer who becomes a Resident Magistrate in pre-independence West Ireland. Living in a ramshackle country house surrounded by the community's eccentric inhabitants, Major Yeates struggles to apply judicial logic in a country where the inevitable never happens, but the improbable frequently does.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2015

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV IRI

Tierney, Harry

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: Leo Feist 1919

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1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Summary: Henry Louis Gates, Jr. finds out who we are and where we come from.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2014

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O'Neill, Robert

Summary: Stirringly evocative, thought-provoking, and often jaw-dropping, The Operator ranges across SEAL Team Operator Robert O’Neill’s awe-inspiring four-hundred-mission career that included his involvement in attempts to rescue “Lone Survivor” Marcus Luttrell and abducted-by-Somali-pirates Captain Richard Phillips and culminated in those famous three shots that dispatched the world’s most wanted...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 O'NEILL, ROBERT ONE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B ONEILL ONE

Watts, Naomi

Summary: Tells the story of Princess Diana's secret love affair with Pakistani heart surgeon Hasnat Khan during the last two years of her life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: E1 Entertainment 2014

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DIA RATED PG-13

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE DIA

Summary: Walter Keane became a worldwide celebrity and talk show fixture in the 1950s after he pioneered the mass production of prints of big-eyed kids, and used his marketing savvy to sell them cheaply. Unfortunately, he claimed to be the artist. That role was played by Margaret, his shy wife. The ruse broke up their marriage and led to a divorce and a dramatic courtroom battle to prove authorship of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2015

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD BIG RATED PG-13

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Bi

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA BIG

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE BIG

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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Summary: The Fellowship divides to conquer, as Frodo and Sam, with the help and hindrance of Gollum, continue on their way to Mount Doom. Gandalf and Pippin ride to Minas Tirith to help defend Gondor, while Merry remains with Eowyn and the other Rohan fighters. Aragorn, Legolas, and Gimli seek aid from those that live in the Cursed Mountains. All these battles have one ultimate goal in mind: to distract...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2004

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1 available in Fantasy DVDs, Call number: DVD FANTASY LOR

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Lord 2004

Summary: 2010 represents the centennial celebration of the birth of Louie Prima. He and his stellar supporting group appeared in film shorts, on television and was a Las Vegas headliner for many years. A retrospective of rare performances highlighting the many phases of Louis Prima's remarkable 50+ year career. Pulled from the basements and shelves of television and motion picture archives, this film...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: S'more Entertainment 2010

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC LOU

Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS
Call number: DVD 709 HIS

Summary: A fictional account of what might have happened in April 1963, when John Lennon and Beatles manager Brian Epstein traveled to Barcelona for an extended weekend getaway. In the four days spend together, the suave Epstein and the provocative Lennon reflect on their lives, both private and professional; as they explore the unique bond they share. Munch's sparse and intimate narrative, captured...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA HOU

Elish, Dan

Summary: On-point historical photographs combined with strong narration bring the story of the raid that captured bin Laden to life. Kids will feel as though they are in the room with President Barack Obama, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and the others in the cabinet who called for and monitored the raid. Primary source quotations make the event feel immediate, and photographs by the White House...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Compass Point Books 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 958.104 ELI

Summary: "A ravishing romance about three wealthy New Yorkers caught in a tragic love triangle, the ironically-titled story chronicles the grandeur and hypocrisy of high society in the 1870's"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Video 2001

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA AGE

Summary: Chronicles the decade-long search for Osama bin Laden following the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of Navy SEAL Team 6.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2013

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE ZER

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD ZER RATED R

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Ze

Summary: In 1980, Richard Boyle, a veteran war photographer whose career needs a boost, heads for El Salvador to cover the civil war there. He forms an uneasy alliance with both guerrillas in the countryside who want him to get pictures out to the US press, and the right-wing military, who want him to bring them photographs of the rebels. After the murder of Archbishop Romero, the rape and murder of an...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2001

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE SAL

Keith, Thomas H.

Summary: During the Vietnam era, many of the U.S. Navy SEALs never filed for a Purple Heart unless they were severly wounded. Thomas H. Keith, Master Chief, SEAL Team 2, is living proof. He carries a piece of shrapnel behind one lung, a reminder of the day he called in 40 mm mortar fire on the enemy that was trying to catch up to his crew as the crew hauled ass out of the bush. Not only did he never...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 959.704 KEITH, THOMAS H KEI

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