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Summary: As the title screens proclaim, "This film is based on a true story. The incidents and facts are documented. Some of the names have been changed to protect the innocent and also to protect the film." In a Latin American country in the throes of a military coup, Charles Horman, an American journalist and filmmaker living there with his wife Joyce, disappears--never to be seen again. His father Ed...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2008

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

Summary: Story of a doctor touring Morocco with his wife and child who accidentally becomes involved in an anarchist plot to assassinate a foreign diplomat in London.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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

Summary: A secluded school for magicians faces danger from a fantastical flying creature outside and sinister forces inside. While visiting Velma's sister Madelyn, who's enrolled at the Whirlen Merlin Magic Academy, the gang gets lots more than rabbit emerging from a hat. A greedy ice-cream mogul wants to close the place, a screaming banshee gives everyone the creeps and a mythological half-dragon,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2010

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

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

Summary: Daisy Fuller Williams is on her deathbed in a New Orleans hospital the day that Hurricane Katrina hits. At her side is her adult daughter, Caroline. Daisy asks Caroline to read to her aloud from the diary of Daisy's lifelong friend, Benjamin Button. Benjamin's diary recounts his entire extraordinary life. The unusual aspect of his life is that he is ages backwards, being born an old man. He is...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2009

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

Summary: The epic story of Henri Charrière, a safecracker from the Parisian underworld who is framed for murder and condemned to life in the notorious penal colony on Devil's Island. Determined to regain his freedom, Papillon forms an unlikely alliance with convicted counterfeiter Louis Dega, who, in exchange for protection, agrees to finance Papillon's escape.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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

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

Summary: A businessman becomes the subject of a criminal investigation when a story about him is purposely "leaked" to an investigative reporter.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia Tristar Home Video 1997

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DRAMA ABS

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 KIT

Summary: When a shrewish stage star is found strangled at a posh island resort, detective Hercule Poirot is called in to investigate.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2009

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

Summary: Tony Rome, a tough Miami PI living on a houseboat, is hired by a local millionaire to find jewelry stolen from his daughter, and in the process has several encounters with local hoods as well as the Miami Beach PD.

Format: moving image

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

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

Summary: A veteran New York City detective is given only a few hours to track down a vicious killer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Home Video 1999

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

Summary: Based on the novel of the same name, this film follows the sudden disappearance of Anna Lou, a sixteen-year-old girl from a small mountain village in the Italian Alps. Called to investigate the mystery is Detective Vogel, who soon realizes that this case is far from simple. Working against the clock and amidst an unprecedented media frenzy, Vogel must make use of his unconventional methods to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN GIR

Summary: Contains 14 motion pictures directed by Alfred Hitchcock, originally released between 1942 and 1976.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2005

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1 available in Sight & Sound Print Material, Call number: SSC DVD THRILLER ALF

Summary: Steven, a charismatic surgeon, is forced to make an unthinkable sacrifice after his life starts to fall apart, when the behavior of a teenage boy he has taken under his wing turns sinister.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2018

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

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1 available in Video Discs, Call number: DVD KIL

Summary: When a female college student goes missing, a popular professor is the prime suspect. Suddenly, the questions he faces aren't merely academic, they're a matter of life and death.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2018

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

Summary: A robust collection of classic film noir (black film), a genre that became a cinematic staple for American audiences during the mid 1940s through the late 1950s

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: A gracious society matron decides to give her husband one last chance, but soon his ex-mistress shows up, brewing trouble and murder.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2007

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

Summary: A priest hears a murderer's confession and then becomes the murder suspect himself.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

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

Summary: Scooby-Doo! and the legend of the vampire: While on vacation in Australia, Scooby and the gang attend a music festival at Vampire Rock. When a legendary creature called Yowie Yahoo begins kidnapping the acts and turning them into vampires Scooby and crew help crack the mystery.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Summary: "This haunting silent thriller tells the tale of a mysterious young man (matinee idol Ivor Novello) who takes up residence at a London boardinghouse just as a killer known as the Avenger descends upon the city, preying on blonde women. The film is animated by the palpable energy of a young stylist at play, decisively establishing the director's formal and thematic obsessions."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: Basil Rathbone portrays the deductive genius, Sherlock Holmes and Nigel Bruce his mystified colleague, Dr. Watson in these fourteen classic films.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: BLU-RAY CRIME/MYSTERY COM

Summary: A gallery of high-living lowlifes will stop at nothing to get their sweaty hands on a jewel-encrusted falcon. Detective Sam Spade wants to find out why, and who'll take the fall for his partner's murder.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2010

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: BLU-RAY CRIME/MYSTERY MAL

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Summary: Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot's Egyptian vacation aboard a glamorous river steamer turns into a terrifying search for a murderer when a picture-perfect couple's idyllic honeymoon is tragically cut short. Set against an epic landscape of sweeping desert vistas and the majestic Giza pyramids, this tale of unbridled passion and incapacitating jealousy features a cosmopolitan group of impeccably...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Studios 2022

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

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

Summary: Jakob Eklund stars as tough Gothenburg cop, Johan Falk, in three films that introduced the character to audiences around the world --Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Svensk Filmindustri, Sonet Film, MHz Networks 2013

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Summary: Krzysztof Kieślowski's trilogy of the human condition in contemporary French society, with each film drawing its theme from a color in the French flag: liberty (Bleu), equality (Blanc) and fraternity (Rouge).

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Buena Vista Home Entertainment 2001

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

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