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Coppola, Francis Ford

Summary: A guide to a visionary new form of filmmaking discusses how advances in digital technology have made it possible to create a "live" film that can be sent instantly via satellite for viewing around the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W. W. Norton & Company 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 791.43 COP

Summary: An in-depth and engrossing look into the making of Francis Ford Coppola's epic Apocalypse Now, as filmed by his wife Eleanor.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2007

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

Rooney, Mickey

Summary: When young Alec Ramsay and a wild stallion are cast adrift after a ship-wreck, they help each other survive on a desolate island.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM/UA Home Video 1998

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3 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY BLA

Summary: A United States Army officer/trained assassin is sent into the depths of a southeast Asian jungle to seek out a renegade colonel and terminate his command during the Vietnam War.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 1999

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

Summary: Koyaanisqatsi is a Hopi Indian word meaning variously: crazy life, life in turmoil, life disintegrating, life out of balance (the subtitle for this film), and a state of life that calls for another way of life. Presented by Francis Ford Coppola, this creation of director Godfrey Reggio, cinematographer Ron Fricke, and composer Philip Glass seems to flash by your eyes but lingers in your mind.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2002

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 303.44 DVD Koyaanisqatsi 2002

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

Summary: Story of General Patton in World War II whose military brilliance was balanced by his inability to deal with the social and political aspects of war, causing him difficulties in his dealings with the War Department.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2000

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

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

Summary: Coppola paints a chilling portrait of a Sicilian family's rise and fall from power in America, and the passage of rites from father to son. He masterfully balances the story between family life and the ugly business of crime in which they are engaged.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Pictures 2001

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

Summary: Chronicles the lives and careers of Harold Michelson, a storyboard artist and production designer, and his wife Lillian, a film researcher, who eloped to Hollywood in 1947 and worked for six decades, their combined filmography totaling hundreds of movies for which their contributions went mostly uncredited.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber 2017

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

Summary: Legendary Hollywood producer Robert Evans, the man behind such films as Rosemary's baby, Love story, Chinatown, and The Godfather - tells it like it is and was in Hollywood. Includes his appeal to the Board of Directors short film that saved Paramount Pictures in 1970. Also, includes archival interviews about Evans with stars and filmmakers. Includes an Evans gag reel.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2003

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

Summary: Tucker is an engineer and showman who has a vision of the car of the future. Against formidable odds he raises the money and builds a fleet of them, only to have his factory shut down by Detroit's Big Three auto manufacturers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2000

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

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Summary: The '20s never roared louder than in this sumptuously romantic retelling of F. Scott Fitzgerald's Jazz Age classic. Robert Redford stars as Jay Gatsby, who had once loved beautiful, spoiled Daisy Buchanan (Mia Farrow), then lost her to a rich boy. But now Gatsby is mysteriously wealthy...and ready to risk everything to woo Daisy back"--Container insert.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2012

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

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

Summary: A provoking mystery-suspense drama explores the morality of privacy in the story of Harry Caul, a surveillance expert, who conducts a routine wire-tapping job only to later become suspicious that he has become an unwitting player in a murder scheme.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2000

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2 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER CON

Summary: Peggy Sue, a mother of two who runs her own business & is coping with an impending divorce, attends her 25th high school reunion, where a freak mishap sends her decades back in time, giving her the power to create an entirely different future for herself.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia Tristar Home Video 1998

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Summary: A leprechaun tries to retrieve a crock of gold from an old wanderer who has taken it to America.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2005

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

Summary: "This film calls into question everything we think we know about contemporary society. By juxtaposing images of ancient cultures with those of modern life, Powaqqatsi masterfully portrays the human cost of progress."

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2002

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

Summary: An adaptation of Walter Farley's classic children's novel, in which an American boy is rescued after a shipwreck off the coast of North Africa by a seemingly untamable wild horse. After surviving together, they develop a bond and begin training to race once they are rescued.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: Four teenagers come of age on their last summer night before college in 1962.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 1998

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

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

Summary: The story of the life of Japan's most prolific modern author, who killed himself on the entranceway to the Japanese Eastern Army Headquarters after he was blocked in his bid to take it over.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2008

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

Summary: A street punk worships his older brother, who is the leader of a gang.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2005

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

Summary: The tortured journey of the devastatingly seductive Transylvanian Prince as he moves from Eastern Europe to 19th century London in search of his reincarnated long-lost love.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Video 1997

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1 available in Horror DVDs, Call number: DVD HORROR BRA

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Dracula 1997

Summary: Tells the story of Victor Frankenstein, a promising young doctor who, devastated by the death of his mother during child birth, becomes obsessed with bringing the dead back to life. His experiments lead to the creation of a creature which Frankenstein has put together from the remains of corpses. The creature turns into a monster when Dr. Frankenstein rejects him. Sticking close to the original...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

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

Summary: Rudy Baylor (Damon) is a jobless young attorney. However, he is also the only hope of an elderly couple whose insurance company will not pay for an operation that could save their son's life. In this judicial drama, Rudy learns to hate corporate America as he falls in love with a battered young married woman. Will he be up to the task?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Video 2000

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