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Summary: In the Battle of Thermopylae of 480 BC, an alliance of Greek city-states fought the invading Persian army in the mountain pass of Thermopylae. Vastly outnumbered, the Greeks held back the enemy in one of the most famous last stands of history. Persian King Xerxes lead an Army of well over 100,000 men to Greece and was confronted by 300 Spartans, 700 Thespians and other Slave soldiers. Xerxes...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2007

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

Summary: In 1787, the HMS Bounty sets out on a journey that will take it through perilous seas to a tropical paradise -- and into history as one of the most ill-fated vessels ever to sail for King and country.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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

Summary: Based on James A. Michener's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel about a New England farm boy who has decided that the Lord has commanded him to go to Hawaii in order to Christianize its inhabitants.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Metro Goldwyn Mayer Home Entertainment 2005

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

Summary: A handful of dedicated young soldiers must rise to the challenge of intergalactic warfare with a species of terrifying alien insects that threaten to eliminate the human race.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: In the Battle of Thermopylae of 480 BC, an alliance of Greek city-states fought the invading Persian army in the mountain pass of Thermopylae. Vastly outnumbered, the Greeks held back the enemy in one of the most famous last stands of history. Persian King Xerxes lead an Army of well over 100,000 men to Greece and was confronted by 300 Spartans, 700 Thespians and other Slave soldiers. Xerxes...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD 300

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2 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE THR

Summary: Cardinal Mazarin dies in 1661. The young Louis asserts his intention to govern as well as rule. Mazarin's fiscal advisor, Colbert, warns against Fouquet, who wants to be prime minister and is looting the treasury. Fouquet believes Louis will soon tire of exercizing power and overplays his hand. Louis' mistress reports this to the king who arrests Fouquet. Louis and Colbert design a brilliant...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2008

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

Summary: To escape the edict that condemned all first-born Hebrew males by Egypt's Pharoah, Rameses I, the infant Moses is set adrift on the Nile in a reed basket. Saved by the pharaoh's daughter Bithiah, he is adopted by her and brought up in the court of her brother, Pharaoh Seti. Moses gains Seti's favor and the love of the throne princess Nefertiri. He also gains the hatred of Seti's son, Rameses....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount DVD 2006

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

Summary: A sweeping saga of the legendary seventeenth-century samurai, Musashi Miyamoto, set against the turmoil of a devastating civil war. Follows Musashi's odyssey from his unruly youth to his enlightened years as a warrior.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2012

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

Summary: Tells of the journey of the well-intentioned yet naive Kaji from labor camp supervisor to Imperial Army soldier to Soviet POW. Constantly trying to rise above a corrupt system, Kaji time and again finds his morals an impediment rather than an advantage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Summary: Marcus Aurelius Antonius is philosopher-emperor of Rome who summons his empire's governors and princes to his German war headquarters for a Pax Romanus. He confides to his daughter, Lucilla, that his adopted son, Livius, will succeed him instead of his more unstable heir, Commodus. Overhearing this, Cleander, a blind prophet loyal to Commodus, presents Marcus with a poisoned apple. After the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weinstein Company 2008

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

Zhao, Wenzhuo

Summary: In the sixteenth century in China, a commander and his newly promoted general devise a plan to rid the country's coastline of pirates.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Well Go USA Inc 2017

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

Satayev, Akan

Summary: Follows several generations of a Kazakh family as they live through some of the most dramatic periods of Kazakhstan's history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino International 2020

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

Summary: At an Army base in 1941 Hawaii, the lives of enlisted men and officers are troubled by spiteful commanders, sadistic military police, and forbidden love. Includes actual scenes of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2001

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie From 2001

Summary: As the Mayan kingdom faces its decline, the rulers insist the key to prosperity is to build more temples and offer human sacrifices. Jaguar Paw is a young man who is captured for sacrifice, but flees to avoid his fate. He is taken on a perilous journey to a world that is ruled by fear and oppression, where a harrowing end awaits him. Through a twist of fate and spurred by the power of his love...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone Home Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: The story of Alexander the Great, who in 4th century BC conquered ninety percent of the known world of the time by defeating Greece, Persia, Afghanistan, and India in just eight years.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2005

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

Summary: Lavish Biblical epic that tells the life story of Moses, who turned his back on a privileged life to lead his people to freedom outside Egypt.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2004

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

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

Summary: Commander Agamemnon stands ready to launch his infamous thousand ships to retrieve the beautiful Helen of Troy. As the wind refuses to blow, a priest condemns him for sacrilege, and the powerful general is pressured to sacrific his daughter to save the states. Threatened and tormented, Agamemnon is faced with sending his child like a lamb to the slaugher and betraying his wife.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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Summary: Discover the life and memories of one man in one village during the whole 20th century.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: "This meditation on cinema's past from Decasia director Bill Morrison pieces together the bizarre true history of a long-lost collection of 533 nitrate film prints from the early 1900s. Located just south of the Arctic Circle, Dawson City was settled in 1896 and became the center of the Canadian Gold Rush that brough 100,000 prospectors to the area. It was also the final stop for a distribution...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber 2017

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC DAW

Summary: Ethan Hunt has retired from active duty as a super-spy in order to train new IMF agents. He is called back into action to confront the toughest villain he has ever faced - Owen Davian, an international weapons and information provider with no remorse and no conscience. Hunt assembles his team - his old friend Luther Strickell, transportation expert Declan, and background operative Zhen, in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Pictures 2006

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2 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE MIS

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

Summary: This performance-based music documentary shares intimate discussions with various iconic contemporary New Orleans musicians, highlighting their history and upbringing, while demonstrating how a musical tradition has shaped their identity, community, and learning environment for the youth of the Crescent City. Comprised of four years of interviews, cityscape cinematography, studio performances,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC TRA

Summary: Austin Powers, international man of mystery: Secret agent Austin Powers is thawed back into action after being frozen for thirty years. The time-warped swinger has to battle again with his archenemy Dr. Evil and stop his plot to control the world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2011

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

Summary: Predator: Recruited by the CIA to rescue hostages held by guerrilla fighters in a Central American country, Schwarzenegger and his men encounter an enemy more deadly than any on earth--because the Predator is not of this earth.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: For three days in the summer of 1969, a rock concert was held on an upstate New York farm, and 400,000 people attended -- far more than were anticipated, far more than paid, far more than could be fed or sheltered or cared for after injuries or drug overdoses. It rained, there was mud, all traffic in and out was gridlocked, and the music continued, night and day. "Woodstock Nation" existed for...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Pictures 2009

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF WOO

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1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD WOO

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