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Summary: George and Serena Pemberton (Academy Award nominee Bradley Cooper and Academy Award winner Jennifer Lawrence), love-struck newlyweds, begin to build a timber empire. Serena soon proves herself to be equal to any man: overseeing loggers, hunting rattlesnakes, even saving a man's life in the wilderness. With power and influence now in their hands, the Pembertons refuse to let anyone stand in the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Pictures 2015

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Summary: The Little Tramp is an oppressed assembly-line factory worker who is used as a guinea pig for his employer's test of a new "Automatic Feeding Machine". He battles it out with technology, unemployment, jail, burglars, demanding customers and bosses. In the midst of his tribulations, he meets up with the girl of his dreams, "The Gamin". They win some and lose more but, at the end, they walk...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: CBS-Fox Video 1992

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

Summary: A smooth-talking con man and a nine-year-old orphan are up to tricks in depression-era Kansas. Also includes a prologue by Peter Bogdanovich in which he shares insights about being a director and goes behind the scenes of Paper Moon.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Pictures 2003

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

Summary: Canadian family drama set in the small mining town of New Bedford during the Great Depression of the 1930s. Follows the lives of the members of the Bailey family as they live through a period marked by hardship and uncertainty.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sullivan Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Wi 1

Summary: Against all odds, a veterinary student and a beautiful circus performer from a bygone era meet and fall in love through their shared compassion for a special elephant. But their secret romance incurs the wrath of her dangerously volatile husband.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2011

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Water 2011

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

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

Summary: Through another hard year of the Depression, season three details the Walton family's discovery that the true richness in life comes from the joy they bring each other, while fans also relive John-Boy's first year at college. Includes all 25 episodes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2012

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

Summary: Red Stovall is a Depression-era rascal whose fire-in-the-belly passion comes from the whiskey he slugs and the dream he chases, singing at the Grand Ole Opry. He takes off on a drive from Oklahoma to audition in Nashville with nephew Whit along to help keep the car on the road and Red on the straight and narrow.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2010

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

Summary: An intimate portrait of a uniquely independent woman who finds herself newly divorced during the Depression years and struggles to carve out a new life for herself and her family. The story explores Mildred's unreasonable devotion to her insatiable daughter Veda, as well as the complex relationship she shares with the indolent men in her life, including her polo-playing lover Monty Beragon and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2012

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

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

Summary: After her father leaves to find work during the Great Depression, Kit's mother takes in boarders, and when the lockbox with the family money disappears, Kit sets out to solve the mystery.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2008

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

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

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Kit 2008

Salenger, Meredith

Summary: A young girl has many adventures with a wolf in Depression-era America as she runs away from her guardian in Chicago to join her father, who has gone to look for work in Washington.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Buena Vista Home Video 2002

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2 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY JOU

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

Summary: 1933. It is the fourth year of the Great Depression. For John Dillinger, Alvin Karpis and Baby Face Nelson, it is the golden age of bank robbery. After serving a ten-year prison sentence, John Dillinger embarks on a cross-country bank-robbing spree with help from his associates: faithful driver Red Hamilton, cocky lookout Homer Van Meter, and murderous hothead Baby Face Nelson. He relocates to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures 2009

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Winfield, Paul

Summary: Tells the story of an African American boy, his dog, and his family overcoming adversity in Depression-era Louisiana.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Koch Vision 2008

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

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

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2008

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Summary: Chronicles the life of a family living in rural Virginia during the Depression.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Entertainment 2012

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV WAL

Summary: A dark comedy set in Winnipeg during the Great Depression, where a beer baroness organizes a contest to find the saddest music in the world. Musicians from around the world descend on the city to try and win first place--a $25,000 prize.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by MGM Home Entertainment 2004

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

Summary: Richard Thomas plays the key role of John-Boy Walton, a youth on the verge of manhood during the Great Depression and a fledgling writer whose observations are filled with the growing-up lessons and love he receives from his family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2012

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3 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV WAL

Summary: It's the 1930's in Waxahachie, Texas. Against this Depression-torn background unforgettable characters meet and collide. Its emotionally gripping story centers around Edna Spalding and her unending struggle against extraordinary hardships.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2001

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Cooper, Bradley

Summary: In Depression-era North Carolina, a man struggles to maintain control of his timber empire, which becomes more complicated when he discovers his wife cannot have children.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2015

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

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

Summary: Set during the Great Depression in Canada, and follows the continuing struggles of the Bailey family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sullivan Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Wi 4

Summary: After a year of heartache and hardship, Honey plans a new life for herself setting up a new beauty shop and finding a new husband. They rally to face the the difficulties of the Great Depression with humor and love.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sullivan Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Wi 2

Summary: Set during the Great Depression in Canada, and follows the continuing struggles of the Bailey family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sullivan Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Wi 5

Summary: The migration of the Joad family to California from their dust-bowl farm in Oklahoma during the Great Depression.

Format: moving image

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

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

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

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

Summary: FDR appoints a Secretary of Amusement in order to cheer up the American public. But when greedy industrialists who are profiting from the Depression thwart his every move, the Secretary begins to lose hope. That is, until he learns that some of the performances he has organized, including one by little Shirley Dugan, are lifting the nation out of its misery.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2006

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Sh 15

Odets, Clifford

Summary: A portrait of a Jewish family in a Bronx tenement perfectly captures the spirit of the Depression years.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: L.A. Theatre Works 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 812.52 ODE