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Summary: In a searing parody of American television and racial attitudes a young African American network executive, under pressure from his white boss, creates a minstrel show, hoping that it will fail and that he will be released from his network contract -- but the TV show becomes both a hit and the subject of much controversy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2001

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY BAM

Summary: Pop singer Mima Kirigoe looks forward to a bright new career when she quits her chart-topping trio to become an actress. When she lands a role in a sexually charged murder mystery, Mima's life begins to fall apart. Reality and hallucinations merge into a terrifying netherworld where innocence is lost and dreams turn into nightmares. Quickly descending into a dangerous state of paranoid...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2000

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Summary: Dancing great Bill Williamson takes a look back on the beginnings of his career and his romance with fellow rising star Selina. Their romance is brief because Selina does not want to settle down.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS STO

Summary: Ben Campbell is a young, highly intelligent student at M.I.T. Wanting to transfer to the Harvard School of Medicine, he learns that he cannot afford the $300,000 for the tuition. Then Ben is introduced into a small but secretive club by his math professor, Micky Rosa. The club has four other students: Jill, Choi, Kianna, and Jimmy; and they are being trained by Mickey in the skill of blackjack...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2008

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

Summary: Three girls come to New York City and later, Hollywood, to chase their dreams of stardom: there's Anne, the innocent secretary type who becomes an assistant to a large theatrical agent; Neely, an aspiring chorus girl with pluck who dreams of being a singer; and the beautiful blonde Jennifer, who longs to be a real actress, but is destined to be regarded as a sex object. Life has a lot to give...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Farnworth, Cordelia

Summary: A struggling shoe factory owner and a drag queen form an unlikely partnership to create sturdy stiletto shoes for performers, helping to bring the shoe factory back from the brink of collapse.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Music Video Distributors 2021

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Summary: "Centers on a revolutionary machine that allows scientists to enter and record a subject's dream. After it is stolen, a fearless detective and a brilliant therapist join forces to recover the device before it falls into the hands of a 'dream terrorist'"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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2 available in Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME PAP

Summary: Fading movie musical star Tony Hunter, down and out in Hollywood, decides to try his luck on the Broadway stage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2005

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2 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS BAN

Summary: Paris' oldest bridge, the Pont Neuf, is home to one-eyed artist Michele and alcoholic street performer Alex. It is also their stage as they break up and get back together in increasingly explosive reunions.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN LOV

Summary: A traveling entertainer gets more than she bargained for during a stopover in a South American port town. There she meets a handsome yet aloof daredevil pilot, who runs an airmail company, staring down death while servicing towns in treacherous mountain terrain. Both attracted to and repelled by his romantic sense of danger, she decides to stay on, despite his protestations.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: BLU-RAY ACTION/ADVENTURE ONL

Summary: Teamed with his friends Mickey, Neutron and Pedro, high school student Jim Carroll seems headed for a bright basketball career. But when pressures from his coach, his mom, and school seem to mount, Jim finds solace in all the wrong places, and the dark streets of New York begin to tear him apart.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 1998

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

Summary: In her spectacular film debut, Houston plays Rachel Marron, a music/movie superstar at her peak. Fans want to see her, hear her, touch her. But one wants to kill her - and that's where security expert Frank Farmer (Costner) comes in. Farmer is a professional who never lets his guard down. Rachel's glamorous life often puts her at risk. Each expects to be in charge. What they don't expect is to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 1997

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1 available in Video Discs, Call number: DVD BOD

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

Summary: A 17th century entertainer exiled from England and shipped to America falls in love with a princess who is kidnapped by pirates.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Metro Goldwyn Mayer Home Entertainment 2005

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY PRI

Summary: "Set in the 1890s, West plays a brash barroom entertainer with a soft spot for men in trouble, especially the mission director, young Cary Grant. She unknowingly gets caught up in a murder, as well as a white slavery ring, and sets about clearing things up as only Mae can. In between rescues she manages to perform some of her heated, hip-swinging classics including a steamy belting of 'Frankie...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF SHE

Summary: In 1939 London, Miss Guinevere Pettigrew is a middle-aged governess who finds herself once again unfairly dismissed from her job. Now she must seize the day if she wants a job. She does this by intercepting an employment assignment outside of her comfort level as social secretary. Arriving at a penthouse apartment for the interview, Miss Pettigrew is catapulted into the glamorous world and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2008

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

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY MIS

Summary: Texas Ranger Samantha Payne reopens a fifteen-year-old missing person case, and uncovers evidence that suggests that the boy was likely murdered on a ranch belonging to wealthy family man, Scott Briggs. When Scott's estranged son unexpectedly returns home during the investigation, Samantha becomes even more convinced that the Briggs family was involved, and will stop at nothing to discover the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: A charismatic young Irish guitarist and a sheltered young cellist have a chance encounter one magical night above New York's Washington Square. They are soon torn apart, leaving in their wake an infant, August Rush, orphaned by circumstance. Now performing on the streets of New York City and cared for by a mysterious stranger, August uses his remarkable musical talent to seek the parents from...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2008

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

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1 available in Video Discs, Call number: DVD FIC AUG

Summary: Musical extravaganza which celebrates the loves and heartbreaks of a Mississippi riverboat troupe, starting with a young girl whose heart is stolen by a dashing gambler.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2000

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1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS Sho

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

Summary: The successful career of 1940s screenwriter Dalton Trumbo comes to a crushing end when he and other Hollywood figures are blacklisted for their political beliefs. It tells the story of his fight against the U.S. government and studio bosses in a war over words and freedom, which entangled everyone in Hollywood from Hedda Hopper and John Wayne to Kirk Douglas and Otto Preminger.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: The classic musical about two guys that become a popular song and dance team and play at a resort for charity.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2009

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2 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS WHI

Summary: Jude is a dock worker from Liverpool who travels to the United States in the 1960s to find his estranged father. There, he falls in love with sheltered American teenager Lucy. When her brother, Max, is drafted to fight in the Vietnam War, they become involved in peace activism.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2008

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1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS ACR

Clement, Jemaine

Summary: A folk music/comedy duo from New Zealand try to make it big in New York City.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 2009

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

Summary: Fox Mulder and Dana Scully track suspicious cases that may be attributed to the supernatural or involve interplanetary activity. Memorable moments from this season include Mulder's appearance on Jerry Springer's talk show and Scully working with her partner to fake Mulder's death.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2005

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Summary: An unemployed thirty-something woman, with no direction in her life falls for a street performer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by New Video 2012

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF GIA

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