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Summary: Set in San Francisco's Chinatown in the late 1950's. Pretty Mei Li has stowed away on a Chinese steamer with her professor father to become a mail-order bride for nightclub owner Sammy Fong. Sammy, however, is completely infatuated with saucy showgirl Linda Low, who is intent on making him jealous enough to propose to her. As Sammy sets out to assign his marriage contract (and Mei Li) to Wang...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures 2006

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

Summary: A sophisticated romantic comedy about a rich, spoiled socialite who learns some things about who she is and what she really wants on the eve of her second marriage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment 2000

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

Summary: A young bride joins her new husband's rich, eccentric family in a time-honored tradition that turns into a lethal game with everyone fighting for their survival.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

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

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

Summary: When the new bride of a roughneck Oregon pioneer finds she has to keep house for her husband's six rowdy brothers, she decides to groom them so that they can find brides of their own.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2000

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Seven 2000

Summary: Alfred Hitchcock weaves a terrifying web of suspicion around a fragile young English bride and captures a classic suspense thriller. Joan Fontaine is the bride, a gently-reared heiress who fears she has married a murderer. Cary Grant is the husband, a dashing ne'er-do-well with a penchant for the high life--and a bank account that's strictly low-life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

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

Summary: "Sarah, Plain and Tall:" A mail-order bride from Maine travels to Kansas in 1910 to join a widower, John Witting, and his two children. "Skylark:" The Witting family is tested first by drought and then by separation, as Sarah and the children are forced to leave their Kansas farm to join Sarah's aunts in Maine while Jacob remains behind to try to save their livelihood. "Sarah Plain and Tall:...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Artisan Home Entertainment 2002

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Summary: When the world's media descend on the remote Scottish Island where a Hollywood actress is attempting to get married, a local girl is hired as a decoy bride to put the paparazzi off the scent.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IFC Films 2012

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

Summary: Victor has messed up his vows during a wedding rehearsal, and is traveling through the woods, reciting his vows. He stops to rest in the woods, and while practicing, he finally gets them right and ceremoniously puts the wedding ring on a finger-shaped stick in the ground and says his wedding vows. The stick turns out to be a rotted finger belonging to a murdered girl who has returned as a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2006

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2 available in Fantasy DVDs, Call number: DVD FANTASY COR

Summary: Adam, the eldest of seven brothers, goes to town to get a wife. He convinces Milly to marry him that same day. They return to his backwoods home. Only then does Milly discover that Adam has six other brothers all living with him in his cabin. Milly sets out to reform the uncouth siblings, who are anxious to get wives of their own. Then, after reading a story, Adam develops an idea that will...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2004

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

Summary: A sophisticated romantic comedy about a rich, spoiled socialite who learns some things about who she is and what she really wants on the eve of her second marriage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment 2005

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

Summary: Inge is a feisty German mail-order bride who has come to Minnesota to marry Olaf, a young Norwegian immigrant farmer of few words. But in a post-WWI, anti-German climate, the local minister openly forbids the marriage. Inge and Olaf fall in love despite the town's disapproval. But when the town banker attempts to foreclose on the farm of his friend Frandsen, Olaf takes a stand.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: A French officer falls in love with a woman lieutenant and must cross dress in order to get into the United States.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2003

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

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Summary: Text and photographs look at how to build bridges in Minecraft.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2019

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Summary: Hit men Ray and Ken have been ordered to cool their heels in the storybook city of Bruges (it's in Belgium) after finishing a big job. But since hit men make the worst tourists, they soon find themselves in a life-and-death struggle of comic proportions against one very angry crime boss.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2008

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

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: When a rancher is deserted by his regular cattle drivers for the gold mines, he (Wayne) is forced to take on a collection of young boys as his drivers in order to cross the 400 treacherous miles to get his herd to market in time to avoid financial disaster. The boys learn to do a man's job under his tutelage, however, neither he nor the boys are aware that a gang of cattle thieves is stalking...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2007

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

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1 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN COW

Summary: On Coney Island in the 1950s, a lifeguard tells the story of a middle-aged carousel operator and his beleaguered wife.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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

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

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