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Summary: The Thing: In the winter of 1982, a 12-man research team, at a remote Antarctic research station, discovers an alien buried in the snow for over 100,000 years. Soon unfrozen, the form-changing alien wreaks havoc, creates terror and takes on the appearance of those it kills.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2009

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

Summary: Two brothers grow up together in the same Brooklyn housing projects, but they are as opposite as good and evil. Victor Dunham has a family, works two jobs and leads a respectable life. His 19-year-old brother, Strike, hangs out with his friends on a bench and sells crack cocaine. Strike agrees to kill a rival dealer as a favor to Rodney, the neighborhood drug kingpin, but when the man is...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Home Video 1999

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

Summary: After winning a lottery worth $370 million, Kevin Carson, a young man living in the projects, suddenly has the sexy girl who wouldn't give him the time of day wanting to hook up, a local gang boss willing to take him under his wing, and a surly thug just looking to pummel him and take the ticket.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2010

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

Summary: Recounts Mark Twain's life told primarily through his own words. Includes interviews with Hal Holbrook, Arthur Miller, William Styron and many others.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS DVD Gold 2001

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3 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV MAR

Summary: Tells the story of ordinary people in four quintessentially American towns - Waterbury, Connecticut; Mobile, Alabama; Sacramento, California; and Luverne, Minnesota - and examines the ways in which the Second World War touched the lives of every family on every street in every town in America.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2007

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD WAR RATED NR

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV WAR

Patterson, James.

Summary: Detective Alex Cross's pursuit of the killer involved in a series of chilling murders in Washington, D.C. produces a suspect--a British diplomat who engages in a brilliant series of countermoves, both in and out of the courtroom.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2006

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD M PAT

Summary: An exploration of how the actions of individual lives impact one another in the past, present and future, as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero, and an act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution. The story is a time-shifting weave of six interlinking narratives, with diverse settings from the savagery of a Pacific Island in the 1850s to a dystopian Korea of the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2013

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

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

Summary: "After years of outrunning ruthless bounty hunters, escaped convict Riddick suddenly finds himself caught between opposing forces in a fight for the future of the human race. Now, waging incredible battles on fantastic and deadly worlds, this lone, reluctant hero will emerge as humanity's champion - and the last hope for a universe on the edge of annihilation"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2004

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Chronicles 2004

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

Summary: A prosperous dentist has his well-ordered existence thrown into turmoil when an alluring new patient draws him into the seedy underworld of sex, drugs and murder.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Artisan Home Entertainment 2002

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

Summary: The game of baseball continues to reflect the complicated country that created it. Players and owners wage a battle over money and power; Cal Ripken becomes the game's new Iron Man; sluggers Mark McGwire, Sammy Sosa, and Barry Bonds do things that have never been done before; the Yankees build a dynasty, while their arch rivals, the Red Sox, stage the greatest comeback in history. In September...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2010

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV BAS

Summary: Tells of the story of Jack Roosevelt Robinson, a sharecropper's son who elevated an entire race and country when he broke Major League Baseball's color barrier in 1947. The film illuminates Robinson's place as a leader and icon of the civil rights movement whose exemplary life and aspirational message of equality continues to inspire generations of Americans. Includes interviews with family...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV JAC

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JAC NOT RATED

Summary: Whitney Brown, a spoiled pre-teen from Philadelphia, is forced to move to the country when her parents feel the squeeze of economic hard times. A fish out of water, far from her comfort zone, she befriends an amazing horse, and undertakes a misguided journey back to her old life, only to discover that her family is her home.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: ARC Entertainment 2012

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

Summary: In 1970s Los Angeles, down-on-his-luck private eye Holland March and hired enforcer Jackson Healy must work together to solve the case of a missing girl and the seemingly unrelated death of a porn star. During their investigation, they uncover a shocking conspiracy that reaches up to the highest circles of power.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD NIC RATED R

Summary: In 1985, teen-nerd Ted challenges a high-schooler who's bullying retarded Warren. His concern prompts Warren's sister, the dazzling and desirable Mary to choose Ted as her senior prom date, but the date never happens. 13 years later Ted hires Pat to locate Mary, and the private investigator finds her in Miami. Pat claims to be a Harvard-educated architect and Mary falls in love with him....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2004

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

Contents: Disc One -Episode one: A necessary war -- Disc Two -Episode two and three: When things get tough; Deadly calling -- Disc three -Episode four: Pride of our nation -- Disc four -Episode five: Fubar -- Disc six-Episode seven: World without war.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2007

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Patterson, James

Summary: A brilliant criminal know only as the Mastermind orchestrates a series of bank robberies that are notable for their very precise demands -- and their explosive violence when the demands go unmet.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Time Warner Audio Books 2000

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD M PAT

Summary: A young girl walks through a secret door that she has found in her new home and discovers an alternate version of her life. On the surface this parallel reality is eerily similar to her real life, but much better. When her adventure turns dangerous, and her counterfeit parents, including the Other Mother, try to keep her forever, Coraline must count on her resourcefulness, dermination, and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2009

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

Summary: One man discovers that aliens are masquerading as humans while they lull the public into submission through subliminal advertising messages. Only specially made sunglasses make the deadly truth visible.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios 2003

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

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Summary: A team of scientists find a space creature in the Antarctic that has the ability to take the shape of anything it touches.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2004

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Summary: Calvin never wanted to take over the family business, a barbershop on the south side of Chicago. One morning he decides to sell the shop to Lester. Calvin spends the day cutting heads at the shop, and starts to understand the importance of the legacy left to him. Calvin learns to appreciate his barber friends, and discovers that the place where they work is more than just a place to get a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2003

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Barber 2002

Summary: Horatio Nelson Jackson, an eccentric Vermont doctor, drove from San Francisco to New York City, in 1903 to became the first person to drive an automobile across the continent - a feat never before accomplished. It would mark the beginning of a new era in America and the end of another. It took Lewis & Clark over two years to go from the Atlantic to the Pacific - Horatio went the opposite...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2003

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV HOR

Summary: Episode 1. Jazz is born in New Orleans at the turn of the century emerging from several forms of music including ragtime, marching bands, work songs, spirituals, creole music, funeral parade music and above all, the blues. Musicians profiled here who advanced early jazz are Buddy Bolden, Jelly Roll Morton, Sidney Bechet, Freddie Keppard, and musicians of the Original Dixieland Jazz Band.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2004

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV JAZ

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Jazz 2004

Summary: New Orleans. Arrogant, carefree Prince Naveen and hardworking waitress Tiana cross paths. Prince Naveen is transformed into a frog by a conniving voodoo magician. Tiana follows suit when she decides to kiss the amphibian royalty. With the help of a trumpet-playing alligator, a Cajun firefly, and an old blind lady who lives in a boat in a tree, Naveen and Tiana must race to break the spell and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment 2010

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

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

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

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1 available in Children's videos, Call number: DVD PRI

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

Summary: The in-depth and intimate story of one of the most important African Americans to live in the first half of the 20th century. Tells the story of Jack Johnson, who was the first African American boxer to win the most coveted title in all of sports - Heavyweight Campion of the World. Includes his struggles in and out of the ring and his desire to live his life as a free man.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2005

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV UNF