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Farnsworth, Richard

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino International 2020

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1 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN GRE

Summary: Based on a true story about 73-year-old Alvin Straight who embarks on a dangerous and emotional journey to make amends with his 75-year-old brother Lyle before his brother dies. Alvin can no longer drive a car because of his eyesight and has to walk with 2 canes, but he climbs aboard his 1966 John Deere lawnmower and drives the 260-mile course from Laurens, Iowa to Mt. Zion, Wis.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Video 1999

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

Summary: An elderly bachelor and his spinster sister adopt an orphan and are mistakenly sent a girl instead of a boy. The orphan, Anne, remains with the couple, moves from one mishap to another, succeeds academically, and finds love.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sullivan Entertainment 2002

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Summary: After an almost fatal car crash, novelist Paul Sheldon finds himself being nursed by a deranged fan who holds him captive.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2000

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Summary: A once-promising baseball player on his way to stardom in the big leagues, finds his dreams shattered when a mysterious woman and a silver bullet end his career prematurely. Sixteen years later, armed with his childhood bat "Wonderboy," comes back to baseball, joins the roster of the lowly New York Knights to see if he can overcome physical pain and the nefarious forces around him and lead his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: In this sequel to Chinatown, it is 1948 Los Angeles and private investigator Jake Gittes must solve a case of suspected adultery-turned-murder that's tied to a grab for oil and to Jake's own past.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount DVD 2007

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

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

Summary: Nothing was going to stop Roy Hobbs from fulfilling his boyhood dream of baseball stardom. As a 14-year old he fashions a baseball bat from an oak tree. He soon impresses major league scouts with his ability. His talent also catches the eye of a sportswriter who eventually becomes instrumental in Hobbs' career. The appearance of a mysterious woman, however, shatters his dream. Years later Hobbs...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2001

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

Summary: When he rode into Wyoming in 1900, Tom Horn was already a legend. He was as successful at wiping out rustlers as he had been at everything else he'd tried. But the West was changing, and a free spirit like Horn was a liability to the men who had hired him. Based on the true story, Tom Horn presents a harsher, less romantic vision of the West, but one that remains true to the frontier's raging...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2005

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1 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN TOM

Ammon, Richard.

Summary: Explains how Conestoga wagons were built and driven as well as their historical significance and importance to the early American economy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2000

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 388.341 AMM

Ammon, Richard.

Summary: Valley Froge tells how inspriation, determination, and genius for organizating enabled Washington, his talented staff, and his courageous soldiers to overcome extreme hardships and remake the army.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.3341 AMM

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