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Summary: Taking place largely over the course of one tense night, Carol Reed's psychological noir, set in an unnamed Belfast, stars James Mason as Johnny McQueen, a revolutionary ex-con leading a robbery that goes horribly wrong. Injured and hunted by the police, he seeks refuge throughout the city, while the woman he loves (Kathleen Ryan) searches for him among the shadows.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: World War I veteran William Wilson has everything: loving wife, good health, Wall Street career --and a "drinking problem." Penniless overnight when the stock market crashes, Bill quickly descends into a stormy sea of booze. Then he meets Bob Smith, an Ohio surgeon with the same "problem." Together they discover a way to stay sober --one day at a time, and their mutual triumph would soon become...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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Summary: A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often having a wicked sense of humor and filled with unexpected twists.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: CBS DVD 2006

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2 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV TWI

Contents: Disc 1. Freight train boogie (Captain Luke) -- A living past (Guitar Gabriel) -- Railroad Bill (Etta Baker) -- Going away (John Lee Ziegler) -- High yellow (Cootie Stark) -- Chapel Hill boogie (John Dee Holeman) -- Shortnin' bread (Neal Pattman) -- Old rugged cross (Carl Rutherford) -- No hidin' place (Cool John Ferguson) -- Feel like my time ain't long (Essie Mae Brooks) -- Old time religion...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD BLUES WE

Summary: The Master of Suspense is back with more twists, turns, and things that go bump in the night.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV ALF

Summary: An ex-GI loves Paris and loves even more an alluring, but engaged, perfume-shop clerk.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 1999

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1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS AME

Summary: "A young F.B.I. agent is assigned watchdog duty over a fellow agent, but finds herself drawn into his investigations of paranormal and unexplained phenomena."

Format: moving image

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

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV X

Boston Pops Orchestra

Contents: American patrol / F.W. Meacham ; arr. Don Sebesky (3:50) -- Riverdance / Bill Whelan ; arr. Patrick Hollenbeck (6:30) -- Mississippi suite. Mardi Gras / Ferde Grofé (4:53) -- Song of the Volga boatmen / traditional ; arr. Richard Hayman (3:26) -- Magh Scola [i.e. Magh Seola] = The level plain / Gerard Fahy ; arr. Patrick Hollenbeck (4:21) -- L'Arlésienne. Farandole / Georges Bizet (3:33) --...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: RCA Victor 2000

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD PM Boston 2000

Summary: "Set in the impoverished back alleys of Victorian London, The threepenny opera follows underworld antihero Mackie Messer (a.k.a. Mack the Knife) as he tries to woo Polly Peachum and elude the authorities. With a palpable evocation of corruption and dread, set to Weill's irresistible score, The threepenny opera remains a benchmark of early sound cinema." -- container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2007

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1 available in Opera DVDs, Call number: DVD OPERA THR

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Summary: Among the most fascinating chapters of film history is that of the so-called "race films" that flourished in the 1920s -'40s. Unlike the "black cast" films produced within the Hollywood studio system, these films not only starred African Americans but were funded, written, produced, edited, distributed, and often exhibited by people of color. Entrepreneurial filmmakers built an industry apart...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC PIO
1 available in Sight & Sound Print Material, Call number: SSC DVD DOC PIO

Summary: Takes the viewer behind the walls of government, as CIA, Pentagon and foreign service experts speak out detailing the lies, misstatements and exaggerations that served as the reasons for fighting a "preemptive" war against Iraq that wasn't necessary. Includes interviews with more than 20 experts in opposition to the U.S. war in Iraq.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disinformation Co. 2004

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

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

Summary: The fictionalized biography of composer Cole Porter from his days at Yale in the 1910s through the height of his success to the 1940s.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2004

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1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS NIG

Paul, Les.

Contents: Disc 1. Lover / R. Rodgers ; L. Hart (2:46) -- Brazil / A. Barroso ; S. Russell (2:35) -- Hip-Billy boogie / Les Paul (2:29) -- What is this thing called love? / Cole Porter (2:37) -- Caravan / Ellington ; Tizol ; Mills (2:55) -- Nola / F. Arndt ; J. Burns (2:35) -- Cryin' / Les Paul (2:47) -- Dry my tears / Les Paul (2:11) -- Goofus / Harold ; King ; Kahn (2:36) -- Tennessee waltz / R. Stewart...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Capitol Records 1991

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JAZZ PAU

Summary: An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV ROO

Summary: An ex-con teams up with federal agents to take down a moonshine ring.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Metro Goldwyn Mayer Home Entertainment 2003

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

Summary: In the early 1930's, before Hollywood began enforcing a self-imposed Production Code, many films allowed for extraordinary frankness including nudity, adultery and prostitution. In this restored and remastered three-movie collection, three daring young actresses are featured in racy, riveting star vehicles.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment 2006

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

Sebald, W. G. (Winfried Georg)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 700 Sebald

Contents: The hand that holds the bread / George F. Root (1:25) -- The anti-monopoly war song / R.J. Harrison? (2:15) -- The Pacific railroad / George F. Root (2:15) -- The song of the red man / Henry C. Work (2:54) -- The future America / trad. and H.C. Dodge (1:37) -- Drill, ye tarriers, drill / Thomas F. Casey? (2:53) -- A laborer you see, and I love liberty / George W. Loyd (1:03) -- Out of work /...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: New World Records 1997

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD FOLK HAN

Summary: Follows several generations in the lives of a slave family. The saga begins with Kunta Kinte, a West African youth captured by slave raiders and shipped to America in the 1700s. The family is depicted up until the Civil War, when Kunte Kinte's grandson gains his emancipation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Roots 1997

George, Bill (William W.)

Summary: "In Authentic Leadership Bill George makes the case that we need new leaders, not just new laws, to bring us out of the current corporate crisis. He persuasively demonstrates that authentic leaders of mission-driven companies will create far greater shareholder value than financially oriented companies. George candidly recounts many of the toughest challenges he encountered--from ethical...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jossey-Bass 2003

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 658.4092 GEO

Summary: Originally produced as individual silent motion pictures in France, the Netherlands, Germany, and the United States, these twenty-five short films epitomize the avant garde movement of the 1920's and 1930's. The films are drawn from the collection assembled by Raymond Rohauer, one of the nation's foremost proponents of experimental cinema, founder of the Hollywood Film Society, and longtime...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino International 2005

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Contents: Jubilee (Keaton Sextette) (2:25) -- Ship of glory (Price Family Sacred Singers) (2:52)-- When God made me he didn't make a monkey man (Brantley & Williams with Their Versatile Four) (2:47) -- I'll play my harp in Beulah Land (Brothers Wright & Williams) (3:11) -- Now is the needy time (Sister Clara Hudman) (3:19) -- Moan, you moaners (Bessie Smith) (3:12) -- Church, I'm fully saved today (Blind...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 1991

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RELIGIOUS GOS

Marshall, George W. (George William)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Genealogical Pub. Co. 1967

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1 available in Reference, Call number: GEN 929.341 Marsh