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Summary: While researching his book "In cold blood", writer Truman Capote develops a relationship with convicted murderers Dick Hickock and, in particular Perry Smith, while both men waited for their date of execution on death row.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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Summary: Nora Wilder is a thirty-something Manhattanite plugging away at her job, but her quest for love consistently results in falling flat on her face. After a series of disastrous first dates, she meets Julien, a quirky Frenchman with an unabashed passion for living. Inevitably, Nora discovers she must look inward before finding a new outlook on life and love.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2007

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Broken 2007

Summary: A travelling theater group has so much going on behind the curtain, they almost ruin their performance in front of the curtain.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone Home Entertainment 2003

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

Summary: Includes 2 pamphlets in pocket: pam. 1: 24 pages featuring writings by Jean Renoir, Francois Truffaut, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Bertrand Tavernier, and an essay by Alexander Sesonske; pam. 2: List of films in the Criterion Collection with issue nos.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2004

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

Stapleton, Alex

Summary: Profiles the independent motion picture writer, director, and producer Roger Corman, featuring archival and contemporary footage and interviews with Hollywood icons.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2012

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC COR

Summary: What do the most ravishingly beautiful actress of the 1930s and '40s and the inventor whose concepts were the basis of cell phone and Bluetooth technology have in common? They are both Hedy Lamarr, the glamour icon whose ravishing visage was the inspiration for Snow White and Cat Woman and a technological trailblazer who perfected a radio system to throw Nazi torpedoes off course during WWII.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber 2018

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

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC BOM

Summary: A retelling of one of the most notorious Tinseltown legends to circulate at the height of the studio era. In November 1924, a mysterious Hollywood death occurred aboard media mogul William Randolph Hearst's yacht. Included among the famous guests that weekend were Charlie Chaplin, starlet Marion Davies, the studio system creator and producer Thomas Ince, and feared gossip columnist, Louella...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Trimark Home Video 2002

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

Petty, Tom & The Heartbrekers

Summary: This documentary chronicles the life and career of American rock musician Tom Petty and his band covering a 30 year history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Reprise 2008

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

Streisand, Barbra

Summary: A free-spirited woman picks up a befuddled musicologist who has a red plaid traveling bag like hers. Two other hotel guests also own identical bags, one holding jewelry, and the other, top secret government documents. When the bags get mixed up, the result is hilarious chaos.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2003

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

Summary: Presently working in an oil field, talented pianist Robert Dupea spends most of his free time downing beers, playing poker and being noncommittal with his sexy but witless girlfriend Rayette. But when he is summoned to his father's deathbed, Dupea returns home with Rayette, where he meets and falls for a sophisticated woman. Now caught between his conflicting lifestyles, the gifted but troubled...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

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

Summary: Dramatization of William Shakespeare's play in which the evil Iago plants the seeds of doubt in Othello's mind about Desdemona's fidelity.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: A smooth-talking con man and a nine-year-old orphan are up to tricks in depression-era Kansas. Also includes a prologue by Peter Bogdanovich in which he shares insights about being a director and goes behind the scenes of Paper Moon.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Pictures 2003

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

Summary: A married Broadway director falls for a prostitute-turned-actress and works to help her advance her career.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Red Granite 2015

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

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD SHE

Summary: [Head] An exciting kaleidoscope of surreal vignettes set to music, this fast-paced film takes a psychedelic look at the pop phenomenon called the Monkees as they shatter their pre-fab image. A technically innovative rock musical.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2010

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1 available in Sight & Sound Print Material, Call number: SSC DVD DRAMA AME

Summary: Citizen Kane: The story of Charles Foster Kane, a newspaper tycoon whose life is investigated by a magazine reporter trying to discover the meaning of Kane's dying word: "Rosebud".

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2001

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3 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA CIT

Summary: Trickery. Deceit. Magic. In this free-form documentary, the legendary filmmaker gleefully engages the central preoccupation of his career: the tenuous line between truth and illusion, art and lies.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion collection 2005

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2 available in Avant-Garde DVDs, Call number: DVD AVANT-GARDE F

Summary: Greta Gerwig is radiant as a woman in her late twenties in contemporary New York, trying to sort out her ambitions, her finances, and, above all, her tight but changing bond with her best friend, Sophie (Mickey Sumner). Meticulously directed by Noah Baumbach (Kicking and Screaming) with a free-and-easy vibe reminiscent of the French New Wave's most spirited films, and written by Baumbach and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Summary: The film celebrates the life and career of one of America's most influential and celebrated filmmakers and comedians, Buster Keaton, whose singular style and fertile output during the silent era created his legacy as a true cinematic visionary. Filled with stunningly restored archival Keaton films from the Cohen Film Classics library, it is directed by Peter Bogdanovich, a filmmaker and cinema...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC GRE

Summary: A bittersweet drama of the social and sexual mores in small-town 1950s Texas.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Video 1999

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

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

Summary: The wild no-holds barred independent American filmmakers of the '50s and '60s tell their own story in this critically acclaimed survey of exploitation and sexploitation filmmaking.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Pathfinder Home Entertainment 2003

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC SCH