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Summary: When Waring Hudsucker, head of a successful company commits suicide, the board of directors has a plan to make a lot of money, so they decide to appoint a moron to run the company. Mailroom clerk Norville Barnes is exactly what Hudsucker is looking for to be president. They hope that as soon as the stock falls low enough, the director and his friends will buy them up cheaply, take over the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 1999

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

Summary: Based on actual events that took place one hot August afternoon in 1972, the movie recreates the incredible circumstances surrounding an ill-fated Brooklyn bank robbery attempt.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 1997

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Summary: When an electrical storm transports the nuclear-powered U.S.S. Nimitz back in time, hours before the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the crew must decide between allowing the attack to take place and preventing it, which would forever change history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Underground, Inc. 2004

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

Summary: A 1940s Los Angeles detective hounds his monsignor brother about a pious pimp's tie to grisly murder.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: G-man Dick Tracy battles top crime figure The Lame One in San Francisco.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone Home Video 2002

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

Summary: Kermit and Fozzie travel to Hollywood to hit it big as stars. They're joined on the way by Miss Piggy and numerous other familiar faces.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Entertainment 2005

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

Summary: A former United States Air Force general and three other convicts escape from a military prison. The four men take over a nuclear base and proceed to hold America hostage, threatening to launch the base's missiles if they don't receive ten million dollars and if the president fails to release a top-secret document on the Vietnam War.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Olive Films 2012

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

Summary: Danielle is a beautiful model separated from her Siamese twin, Dominique. When a hotshot reporter suspects Dominique of a brutal murder, she becomes dangerously ensnared in the sisters' insidious sibling bond. A scary and stylish paean to female destructiveness, Brian De Palma's first foray into horror voyeurism is a stunning amalgam of split-screen effects, bloody birthday cakes, and a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2018

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Summary: In order to save money on production costs, a movie production crew moves into a small town in Vermont. The crew soon discovers that their much needed "prop" has burned down, the star can't keep his pants zipped, the starlet won't take off her top and the locals want a piece of the action.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2001

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

Summary: Set in 1930's Chicago, this story deals with two con men who seek revenge on a big-time gangster who was responsible for the murder of their friend.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Home Video 1998

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Summary: "Michael Dorsey is a talented actor, but his demanding nature and stubborn temperament have antagonized every producer in New York. Now his agent insists no one will hire him. But Michael needs money - eight thousand dollars to be exact - and to earn it, he's willing to play the role of a lifetime"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2008

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

Summary: Benji off the leash: Benji is joined by fourteen-year-old Colby in trying to save his mom from a backyard puppy mill run by Colby's abusive father, while at the same time managing to avoid a pair of bumbling dogcatchers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Gaiam Americas 2009

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

Summary: Claudia Larson is a divorced single mom who just lost her job and now has to fly home for the traditional family Thanksgiving in Baltimore. From the plane, she calls for reinforcements--and her brother Tommy makes it down from Boston with a little surprise: a handsome friend named Leo. Between dropping the turkey in their sister's lap and a few fist fights on the front lawn, Claudia and Tommy...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2009

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

Summary: A grad student lands a summer job on a Great Lake steel freighter, short on experience, until he learns more than he bargained for about life, love and lost potential through the stories of his fellow shipmates.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Artist View Entertainment 2002

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

Summary: Tom Sharky, an undercover cop, is on a tough narcotics assignment and finds the game is rigged against him. He blows his cover by blowing away a drug dealer on a crowded bus, and buys himself a one-way ticket to Vice Squad duty.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 1998

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE SHA

Summary: Ichabod Crane, the superstitious new schoolmaster, finds himself competing for the heart of Katrina and comes face-to-face with Sleepy Hollow's most famous resident, the Headless Horseman.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Koch Entertainment 2005

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

Summary: At the turn of the century, a time when women had few choices, Bess Steed Garner inherits a legacy - not only of wealth but of determination and desire, making her truly a woman of independent means. Adapted from the epistolary novel, this film follow the life of Bess Steed Garner from her childhood in 1899 to her death in 1977. Bess endures life's trials and triumphs of life with unfailing...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2008

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV WOM

Contents: Disc one, The stringband era. Pan American blues -- Muscle Shoals blues (DeFord Bailey) -- Gray Eagle (Taylor's Kentucky Boys) -- G rag (Georgia Yellow Hammers, with Andrew Baxter) -- K.C. railroad blues (Andrew and Jim Baxter) -- Dallas rag (Dallas String Band) -- Bill Cheatem (James Cole String Band) -- Turkey buzzard blues (Peg Leg Howell and Eddie Anthony) -- Corinne Corinna (Charlie McCoy...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Records 1998

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2 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD COUNTRY FRO