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Bailey, Mark

Summary: From the frontier days of silent film up to the wild auteur period of the 1970s, Mark Bailey has pillaged the vaults of Hollywood history and lore to dig up the true--and often surprising--stories of seventy of our most beloved actors, directors, and screenwriters at their most soused

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979 BAI

Van Landingham, Andrea

Summary: "Features known and lesser-known stories from Hollywood such as the Black Dahlia murder, Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle's trial for the murder of Virginia Rappe, Johnny Stompanato's murder, and more"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lyons Press 2022

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2 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 384 VAN

Lieberman, Paul

Summary: Describes how the Los Angeles Police Department formed an eight-man special unit to go after LA's gangsters in 1946, and relates the efforts of two of the squad--Jack O'Mara and Jerry Wooters--to take down mob boss Mickey Cohen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Griffin 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.106 LIE

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Summary: The biggest cases demand the best cops, so when a little girl goes missing or a Homeland Security official takes a long drive off a short cliff or a '90s serial killer revives his career in the 21st century, the LAPD knows to call Brenda Johnson and her crack team from the Priority Homicide Division.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2008

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Summary: If he hadn't been a gangster, he might have been honored on a postage stamp, as the Father of Las Vegas. When Benjamin 'Bugsy' Siegel ventured west with some of the Eastern mob's investment funds in the early 1940s, he fell in love with the movies, and a feisty moll named Virginia Hill. Siegel had a vision, which gave rise to an historic plan to transform Las Vegas from a sleepy, sand-choked...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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Summary: A group of lesbian and bisexual women experience life in Los Angeles.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Showtime Entertainment 2004

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

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Summary: A tough, CIA-trained detective with Southern charm has been brought from Atlanta to Los Angeles to head up the Priority Murder Squad, a special unit of the LAPD that handles sensitive, high-profile murder cases. With her offbeat personality, a tough-as-nails approach and a track record as one of the country's leading investigators, Deputy Chief Brenda Johnson is a force to reckon with.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2007

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Orlean, Susan

Summary: Susan Orlean re-opens the unsolved mystery of the most catastrophic library fire in American history, and delivers a dazzling love letter to the beloved institution of libraries.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audioworks, imprint of Simon & Schuster Audio 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 027 ORL

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2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 027 ORL

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