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Sermak, Kathryn

Summary: Miss D and Me is a story of two powerful women, one at the end of her life and the other at the beginning. As Bette Davis aged she was looking for an assistant, but she found something more than that in Kathryn: a loyal and loving buddy, a co-conspirator in her jokes and schemes, and a competent assistant whom she trained never to miss a detail. Miss D had strict rules for Kathryn about...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 SER

Summary: Splendor in the grass: Two 1920s Kansas teenagers find their intense sexual feelings for each other are putting them at odds with their families and the rigid respectability of the town they live in.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2009

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1 available in Romance DVDs, Call number: DVD ROMANCE GRE

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Summary: It's August. Like they have most summers, elderly widowed sisters Libby Strong and Sarah Webber, who live in Philadelphia, are staying together in the family's summer cottage on an island off the coast of Maine. There are a few people who have been half-century friends or acquaintances on the island, including Tisha Doughty and Joshua Brackett.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber 2017

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

Contents: Yankee Doodle Dandy / Warner Bros. Pictures Inc. presents ; screen play by, Robert Buckner and Edmund Joseph ; original story by, Robert Buckner ; lyrics and music by, George M. Cohan ; directed by, Michael Curtiz -- This is the Army / Warner Bros. Pictures Inc. presents ; screen play by, Casey Robinson and Claude Binyon ; music and lyrics by, Irving Berlin ; produced by, Jack L. Warner and Hal...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2014

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

Summary: Two partners discover their real feelings for one another when one is bitten by a poisonous snake; A young boy witnesses an escaped mental patient and can't tell anyone about it; It's hard to tell who's the bigger cheater when a wife and her husband's jealous mistress sit down for some lethal negotiating; When two old men need a miracle in order to keep their home the answer arrives in the form...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2009

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

Summary: A southern belle finds out the truth about her husband's murder when her cousin reopens the case.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER HUS

Summary: Nervous spinster Charlotte Vale is stunted from growing up under the heel of her puritanical Boston Brahmin mother and remains convinced of her own unworthiness until a kindly psychiatrist gives her the confidence to venture out into the world on a South American cruise. Onboard, she finds her footing with the help of an unhappily married man. Their thwarted love affair may help Charlotte break...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: An aging ex-vaudeville child star initiates a psychotic reign of terror over her crippled sister, a former movie-queen of the 1930's.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 1997

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER WHA

Summary: A rundown diner bakes in the Arizona heat. Inside, fugitive killer Duke Mantee sweats out a manhunt, holding disillusioned writer Alan Squier, young waitress Gabby Maple, and a handful of others hostage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2005

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

Summary: In the early 1930's, before Hollywood began enforcing a self-imposed Production Code, many films allowed for extraordinary frankness including nudity, adultery and prostitution. In this restored and remastered three-movie collection, three daring young actresses are featured in racy, riveting star vehicles.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment 2006

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Summary: Set amidst the Egyptian landscape, Hercule Poirot must unravel the web of treachery and guilt woven by the murderer of a beautiful young heiress.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2009

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

Summary: From the moment she glimpses her idol at the stage door, Eve Harrington moves relentlessly towards her goal: taking the reins of power from the great actress Margo Channing. The cunning Eve maneuvers her way into Margo's Broadway role, becomes a sensation and even causes turmoil in the lives of Margo's director boyfriend, her playwright and his wife. Only the cynical drama critics see through...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 1997

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

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

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Summary: The life of a fast moving Long Island socialite skids to a stop when she discovers that she has less than a year to live.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2005

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Summary: "The public enemy": A young hoodlum rises up through the ranks of the Chicago underworld, even as a gangster's accidental death threatens to spark a bloody mob war. "White heat": A psychopathic criminal with a mother complex makes a daring break from prison and leads his old gang in a chemical plant payroll heist. Shortly after the plan takes place, events take a crazy turn. "Angels with dirty...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment/Warner Bros. Entertainment 2016

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

Summary: Regina Giddens is a woman who will stop at nothing to outwit her brothers in running the family business, even if it means sacrificing the health of her husband or the love of her young daughter.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 1998

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

Summary: Sam Spade is a partner in a private-eye firm who finds himself hounded by police when his partner is killed while tailing a man. The woman who asked his partner to follow the man turns out to be someone who is not what she says she is, and is really involved in something to do with the 'Maltese Falcon', a gold-encrusted life-sized statue of a falcon, the only one of its kind.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2006

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

Summary: With the aid of a friendly widower, brother and sister orphans with psychic powers flee an evil millionaire determined to use their powers for his benefit; Tia and Tony use their psychic ability to prevent a ruthless scientist from taking over the world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Entertainment 2006

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

Summary: Five classic films that offer a rare glimpse at a lost era of provocative filmmaking.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2008

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Summary: Set on a rubber plantation in Malaya, this story centers on a woman's reasons for killing a man who was a close family friend.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2005

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

Ford, Glenn

Summary: An aging apple-seller pretends to be rich in order to help her daughter marry into a wealthy family, assisted by an assortment of gangsters in her comic charade.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino International 2014

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

Summary: Senate investigation into the President's newly nominated Secretary of State, gives light to a secret from the past, which may not only ruin the candidate, but the President's character as well.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2005

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

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