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Summary: His picture is on magazine covers, his name in lights. Ex-con artist and gangster Dan Quigley is "doing all right in this movie racket," a big man in Hollywood. But if his criminal past resurfaces, he could end up in the big house.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2008

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

Summary: More than two decades after catapulting to stardom with The Princess Bride, an aging actress decides to take her final job: preserving her digital likeness for a future Hollywood. Through a deal brokered by her loyal, longtime agent and the head of Miramount Studios, her alias will be controlled by the studio, and will star in any film they want with no restrictions.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: Stoner icons Jay and Silent Bob embark on a cross-country mission to stop a Hollywood reboot of an old movie based on them.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Summary: Michael Almereyda blazes a wild path through mid-20th-century Hollywood via the experiences of Hampton Fancher, a flamenco dancer, actor, and the unlikely producer and screenwriter of the landmark sci-fi classic Blade Runner. A consummate raconteur, Fancher recounts episodes from his remarkable life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Grasshopper Film 2018

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

Kinsella, Sophie.

Summary: "Becky Brandon (née Bloomwood) newly arrived in Hollywood and starry-eyed. She and her two-year-old daughter, Minnie, have relocated to L.A. to join Becky's husband, Luke, who is there to handle PR for famous actress Sage Seymour. Becky can't wait to start living the A-list lifestyle, complete with celebrity sightings, yoga retreats, and shopping trips to Rodeo Drive. But she really hopes to...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC KIN

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC KIN

Connelly, Michael

Summary: There's chaos in Hollywood at the end of the New Year's Eve countdown. Working her graveyard shift, LAPD detective Renée Ballard is called to a scene where a hardworking auto shop owner has been fatally hit by a bullet in the middle of a crowded street party. Ballard quickly concludes that the bullet is linked to another unsolved murder--a case at one time worked by Detective Harry Bosch. At...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC CON

Summary: "Where did Anthony 'Zorba the Greek' Quinn actually grow up? What happened to Shirley Temple after the 'Good Ship Lollipop' of child superstardom sailed? Was Grace Kelly always destined to be a princess? You'll find the answers to these and many other questions in this collection!"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image/Madacy Entertainment 2011

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV LEG
1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD TV LEG

Summary: Errol Flynn is one of Hollywood's greatest leading men: a lusty and vivacious actor who lived a swashbuckling life of glamour and scandal on and off the screen. Btu few remember the icon's last May-December romance that shocked a nation. It's a sensational, unforgettable look at Hollywood's golden age and the desire for fame and acceptance.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios 2015

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

Snyder, Scott.

Summary: "A new vampire for a new century. Cunning, ruthless, and rattlesnake mean, Skinner Sweet has a reputation for cussedness as long as he is ornery. As the first vampire conceived on American soil, however, he's not your usual creature of the night. Stronger, fiercer and powered by the sun, Sweet is the first of a new breed of bloodsucker: the American Vampire. Forty-five years after rising from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DC Comics 2010

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 SNY

Rifkind, Donna

Summary: "The little-known story of screenwriter Salka Viertel, whose salons in 1930s and 40s Hollywood created a refuge for a multitude of famous figures who had escaped the horrors of World War ll. Hollywood was created by its "others"; that is, by women, Jews, and immigrants. Salka Viertel was all three and so much more. She was the screenwriter for five of Greta Garbo's movies and also her most...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Other Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 VIERTEL, SALKA RIF

Summary: As a band singer is discovered and guided to heights of show-business success by an alcoholic ex-matinee idol, she performs one superb song after another in a production that exhilarates with its craft and style even as its story moves toward a heartbreaking finale.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2010

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Star 2010

Connelly, Michael

Summary: "Renée Ballard works the night shift in Hollywood, beginning many investigations but finishing none as each morning she turns her cases over to day shift detectives. A once up-and-coming detective, she's been given this beat as punishment after filing a sexual harassment complaint against a supervisor. But one night she catches two cases she doesn't want to part with: the brutal beating of a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CON

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CON

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Connelly 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: M CON

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: MYSTERY CON

Summary: Blonde Betty Elms has only just arrived in Hollywood to become a movie star when she meets an enigmatic brunette with amnesia. Meanwhile, as the two set off to solve the second woman's identity, filmmaker Adam Kesher runs into ominous trouble while casting his latest project.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Avant-Garde DVDs, Call number: DVD AVANT-GARDE MUL MUL

Basinger, Jeanine

Summary: "The real story of Hollywood--as told by such luminaries as Steven Spielberg, Frank Capra, Katharine Hepburn, Alfred Hitchcock, Harold Lloyd, Jordan Peele, and nearly four hundred others--reveals a fresh history of the American movie industry from its beginnings to today"--Dust jacket flap.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2022

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

Farrow, Ronan

Summary: In 2017, a routine network television investigation led Ronan Farrow to a story only whispered about: one of Hollywood's most powerful producers was a predator, protected by fear, wealth, and a conspiracy of silence. As Farrow drew closer to the truth, shadowy operatives, from high-priced lawyers to elite war-hardened spies, mounted a secret campaign of intimidation, threatening his career,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 331.4 FAR

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 331.4 FAR

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Summary: A jazz pianist falls for an aspiring actress in Los Angeles. This original musical about everyday life explores the joy and pain of pursuing dreams.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Summit Entertainment 2017

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

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1 available in Video Discs, Call number: DVD LAL

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie La La 2017

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TCFF La

Connelly, Michael

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Summary: Renée Ballard returns to Hollywood Station from working the night beat. She finds a stranger rifling through old file cabinets-- retired detective Harry Bosch, working a cold case that has gotten under his skin. Ballard kicks him out, but then checks into the case herself. Bosch is investigating the death of fifteen-year-old Daisy Clayton, a runaway on the streets of Hollywood who was brutally...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CON

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Connelly 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: M CON

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: MYSTERY CON

Crane, David

Summary: When a British husband-and-wife writing team gets the opportunity to bring their successful TV series across the pond, they soon discover that making it big in America means changing nearly everything about the show. As their star actor, Matt, wreaks havoc on their script and their marriage, the duo tries to keep it all under control as they deal with awkward Hollywood funerals, falling...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Summary: The true-story of aspiring filmmaker and infamous Hollywood outsider Tommy Wiseau and a celebration of friendship and dreams pursued against insurmountable odds. When Greg Sestero, an aspiring film actor, meets the weird and mysterious Tommy Wiseau in an acting class, they form a unique friendship and travel to Hollywood to make their dreams come true. Based on the best-selling tell-all about...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate Entertainment 2018

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

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Summary: From 1958 to 1963, American actor Rick Dalton knew the height of fame and fortune as the lead in the television series Bounty Law. Yet, Rick wasn't satisfied with the work and used his popularity to try to become a movie star. By 1969, Rick's career has stalled so much that he takes jobs as a guest star on various shows. He even starts wondering if the only way he can make a comeback is by...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

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

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

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

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

Benjamin, Melanie

Summary: A fascinating novel of the friendship and creative partnership between two of Hollywood's earliest female legends--screenwriter Frances Marion and superstar Mary Pickford--from the New York Times bestselling author of The Swans of Fifth Avenue and The Aviator's Wife. It is 1914, and twenty-five-year-old Frances Marion has left her (second) husband and her Northern California home for the lure...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC BEN

Benjamin, Melanie

Summary: A fascinating novel of the friendship and creative partnership between two of Hollywood's earliest female legends, screenwriter Frances Marion and superstar Mary Pickford.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC BEN

Cushman, Kathryn

Summary: "When a fashion intern is blackballed in Hollywood, she is approached by a reporter offering to fix her problem if she will help uncover the secrets of a reclusive former Hollywood ingénue who lives in a nearby mansion in this tale of unexpected friendship and Old Hollywood glamour"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2016

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC CUS

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