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Summary: A kindly grandfather sits down with his grandson and reads him a bedtime story. As the grandfather reads the story, the action comes alive in a classic tale of love and adventure. The beautiful Buttercup is kidnapped and held against her will in order to marry the nasty Prince Humperdinck, while Westley (her childhood beau, now returned as the Dread Pirate Roberts) attempts to save her. Along...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2001

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD

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2 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY PRI

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Princess 2001

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

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Summary: Among the most fascinating chapters of film history is that of the so-called "race films" that flourished in the 1920s -'40s. Unlike the "black cast" films produced within the Hollywood studio system, these films not only starred African Americans but were funded, written, produced, edited, distributed, and often exhibited by people of color. Entrepreneurial filmmakers built an industry apart...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Sight & Sound Print Material, Call number: SSC DVD DOC PIO

Summary: There's precious little sweetness in Liam's life in the weeks before his 16th birthday: his mother is in prison, and his stepfather Stan is a bullying small-time drug dealer. Liam wants a normal life with mom, his older sister and her baby boy, in a caravan he picked out himself. Naïve, driven Liam comes to the attention of a local crime lord, who offers him employment--but with conditions that...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sixteen Films 2003

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

Summary: Set in a former mining village in Wales, an inspirational true story of a group of friends from a working men's club who decide to take on the elite 'sport of kings' and breed themselves a racehorse.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Rebecca, a young translator, lives with her boyfriend ski instructor Marco in a mountain villa owned by her friend, nurse Laura. RenGe, local cinema projectionist, steals Marco's car and gets into a car crash with local farmer Theo, whose daughter is almost killed. RenGe suffers amnesia as a result of a crash and starts a relationship with Laura. Meanwhile Marco is looking for the man who...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Fox Lorber Films 2000

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

Summary: Tharlo is a Tibetan shepherd, used to living with little human contact. Visiting a Tibetan town in Qinghai province to obtain a proper ID card from the local police station, Tharlo surprises Police Chief Dorje by reciting from memory a lengthy excerpt from one of Chairman Mao's essays. But things develop in a romantic rather than a political direction. To prepare for his ID photo, Tharlo needs...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: At the turn of the 20th century, two brothers fall in love with the same woman. When she chooses the younger of the two, the embittered older brother travels to Europe where he becomes a ruthless mercenary. But a revolution takes a personal twist with one brother hanging on the edge of life and death.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Trimark Home Video 2003

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

Summary: In the sacred world of Crystania, amidst a civil war, Pirotesse searches for her beloved King Ashram. She and Redon, a young prince, confront Ashram's captor, the bloodthirsty Barbas, who aspires to rule Crystania.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: ADV Films 2004

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1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME LEG

Summary: "A close-knit team of six young men sailed away from Ireland in 1977 with dreams of a better life. Thirty years later, they reunite at the wake after one of them suddenly dies. Hardened by years of disappointment and drink, they quickly realize that their bonds of friendship have weakened, provoking regret, jealousy and tension. As they reveal their guilty feelings about their dead friend and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BFS Entertainment & Multimedia Ltd. 2008

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

Summary: Asa is a young Russian naval service dreamer who returns to his sister's nomadic brood on the desloate Hunger Steppe to begin a hardscrabble career as a shepherd. But before he can tend a flock of his own, Asa must win the hand of the only eligible bachelorette for miles, his alluringly mysterious neighbor Tulpan. Accompanied by his girlie magazine-reading sidekick, Asa will stop at nothing to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2009

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

Contents: disc 1. Casey Jones (Billy Murray) -- Casey Jones (Fiddlin' John Carson) -- Southern Casey Jones (Jesse James) -- Steamboat Bill (Arthur Collins) -- Casey and Bill (Earl McDonald's Original Louisville Jug Band) -- Steamboat Bill boogie (Delmore Bros.) -- Red wing (Frank C. Stanley & Henry Burr) -- Red wing (Doc Williams & the Border Riders) -- Just break the news to mother (George J. Gaskin) --...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: FUTURE SHOCK! The Story of 2000 AD charts how the multi-award winning comic came to be, how it has survived for 37 years, and how it continues to be an innovator and game-changer in both comics and the wider cultural world beyond.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Well Go USA Entertainment 2010

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

Summary: Wonderwoman, Thief Catcher, and Invisible Girl team up to battle the baby stealing Demon-Lord of the Underworld.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2002

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

Summary: While Batya, a struggling waitress, cares for a mysterious child that appeared to her out of the sea. Newlywed Keren nurses a broken leg and a ruined honeymoon. Filipino migrant worker Joy tries to support her son back home. A reflection on making connections and confronting destiny in a deconstructed urban landscape.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2008

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

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

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Summary: Former U.S. soldier John Rambo has settled into a peaceful retirement on his father's ranch after years of fighting and facing his PTSD. But the desire for revenge urges him to travel to Mexico, where he confronts a drug cartel. He quickly finds that his past has caught up with him. As the cartel chases him down, Rambo must use all his deadly combat skills to enact vengeance. With his trusty...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: During a blackout, three train passengers arrive at Chillingbourne in Kent. Londoner Alison Smith is feisty representative of the Women's Land Army (aka the "land girls"). Bob Johnson is an American soldier whose intended destination was Canterbury. Peter Gibbs is a classical music student who worked in peacetime as a cinema organist. As they make their way through the village, Alison has...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2006

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

Summary: A modern fable and political satire on the Thatcher years in Britain set at Le Hollandais, a gourmet restaurant. The wife of a barbaric crime boss engages in a secretive romance with a gentle bookseller between meals at her husband's restaurant, all observed by the cook. This nightly display of opulence, decadence and gluttony leads to murder, torture and revenge.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment Inc. 2001

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY COO

Summary: Episode I: In this first episode of the "Star Wars" saga young Anakin Skywalker, a slave with a gift for pod-racing, gains his freedom with help from Queen Amidala's Jedi Knights and then, in turn, helps the Queen defend her planet Naboo from the evil Sith Lords.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lucasfilm 2013

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1 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI STA

Summary: A story that goes beyond the boundaries of the Supernatural to the half-world of the living dead. Where a woman's soul inhabits the body of a fly, where Vengeance is only a voice and where vampires suck only the blood of those they love dearest. Not Since 'FRANKENSTEIN' Have You Seen Such Horror!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Various Artists

Contents: Little Richard -- Long Tall Sally / Garnet Mimms -- As long as I have you / Robert Johnson -- Travelling riverside blues / Bukka White -- Shake 'em on down / Santo & Johnny -- Summertime / Bert Jansch -- Blackwater side / John Renbourn -- Nobody's fault but mine / Spirit -- Fresh garbage / Muddy Waters -- You need love / Howlin' Wolf -- Killing floor / Blind Willie Johnson -- In my time of...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Mojo 2004

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2 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK MOJ

Summary: Episode I: In this first episode of the "Star Wars" saga young Anakin Skywalker, a slave with a gift for pod-racing, gains his freedom with help from Queen Amidala's Jedi Knights and then, in turn, helps the Queen defend her planet Naboo from the evil Sith Lords.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2008

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Summary: Rock star John Norman Howard has noticed that his career has begun to decline. Too many years of concerts, bad managers and life on the road have made him cynical. Then he meets the innocent, pure and very talented singer Esther Hoffman. John shows Esther the way to stardom while forsaking his own career. As they fall in love, her success only makes his decline even more apparent.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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