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Summary: When 11-year-old Jason Ross is cut from his little league team his undefeatable spirit leads him to try and create an expansion team. In searching for a new coach, Jason comes to believe that Mack Henry is really Buck McHenry, the legendary pitcher from the old Negro Baseball Leagues. While Mack begins to coach this rag-tag team, Jason and his friends set out to prove his true identity.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Feature Films for Familes 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY FIN

Summary: Mixing fictional storytelling and documentary footage of blues legends tells the tale of a young boy, in 1956 Mississippi, who is torn between an uncle who loved the blues and a mother who thought that the blues was the devil's music.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia Music Video 2003

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC BLU V4

Summary: Includes Killer of Sheep (a masterpiece of African American filmmaking and one of the finest debuts in history) and My Brother's Wedding (a young man working at his parents' store tries to find himself). Bonus features are included.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Milestone Film & Video 2007

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

Glover, Danny

Summary: When a charismatic drifter arrives in Los Angeles to visit an old friend, his presence creates turmoil in the otherwise peaceful household.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection Inc 2019

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

Summary: "The Exiles" of the title are displaced Native Americans, living in late 1950s Los Angeles on Bunker Hill, a depressed area connected to the rest of the city by the Angels Flight trolley. The Indians were already exiles, from the moment they lost their ancestral lands and were confined to reservations. Starting on Friday afternoon and closing Saturday morning, the film follows pregnant Yvonne,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Milestone Film & Video 2009

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

Burnett, Frances Hodgson

Summary: Ten-year-old Mary comes to live in a lonely house on the Yorkshire moors and discovers an invalid cousin and the mysteries of a locked garden.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1993

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Featured Reads, Call number: J Fiction Bur

Contents: Disc one, The stringband era. Pan American blues -- Muscle Shoals blues (DeFord Bailey) -- Gray Eagle (Taylor's Kentucky Boys) -- G rag (Georgia Yellow Hammers, with Andrew Baxter) -- K.C. railroad blues (Andrew and Jim Baxter) -- Dallas rag (Dallas String Band) -- Bill Cheatem (James Cole String Band) -- Turkey buzzard blues (Peg Leg Howell and Eddie Anthony) -- Corinne Corinna (Charlie McCoy...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Records 1998

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2 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD COUNTRY FRO

Barnet, Charlie.

Contents: Evergreens (2:47) / Charlie Barnet -- Stardust (3:22) / Mitchell Parish, Hoagy Carmichael -- Take the "A" train (2:40) / Billy Strayhorn -- Goodbye (3:18) / Gordon Jenkins -- Early autumn (3:34) / Woody Herman, Johnny Mercer, Ralph Burns -- Flying home (3:16) / Benny Goodman, Lionel Hampton -- I can't get started (3:30) / Vernon Duke, Ira Gershwin -- Begin the beguine (2:53) / Cole Porter --...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Evidence Music 1995

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JAZZ BAR

Barnet, Charlie.

Contents: Cherokee/Redskin Rhumba -- Serenade to May (Wings over Manhatten) -- Moten Swing -- Pompton Turnpike -- East Side, West Side -- Charleston Alley -- Skyliner -- Blue Juice -- Wild Mab of the Fishpond -- Southern Fried -- Smiles -- Evergreens -- Stardust -- Take the "A" Train -- Goodbye -- Early Autumn -- Flying Home -- I Can't Get Started -- Begin the Beguine -- Darn That Dream -- Midnight Sun...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Empire Musicwerks 2005

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JAZZ BAR