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Summary: Daisy Kenyon is a lovelorn commercial artist caught in a romantic triangle with two men-- one she loves but cannot have and one whose love she cannot return. While in an emotionally draining love affair with married attorney Dan O'Mara, who refuses to leave his wife, she meets returning Army sergeant Peter Lapham-- a decent and gentle man who instantly falls in love with her. Although she...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2008

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

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: An aging criminal is released from prison and decides to assemble the old gang to go on one last perfect heist.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2004

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

Summary: Private detective Philip Marlowe is hired by a rich family. Before the complex case is over, he's seen murder, blackmail, and what might be love.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2005

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

Summary: Two men plan to rob a bank but then are discovered by an undercover police officer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: Julien is a former paratrooper, who now works for millionaire arms dealer Simon Carala. He is in love with Florence, Carala's wife. They plan to murder him and make it look like a suicide, but Julien forgets a rather important detail. Leaving the engine of his sports car running, he races up to the office to retrieve it, but fate intervenes, and Julien misses his rendezvous with Florence. She...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2018

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

Summary: A rising young follower of Mussolini must assassinate his former professor, now in political exile, to demonstrate his loyalty to the Fascist state.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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

Summary: "Whirlpool" (98 min.) : A woman secretly suffering from kleptomania is hypnotized in an effort to cure her condition. Soon afterwards, she is found at the scene of a murder with no memory of how she got there and seemingly no way to prove her innocence.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Timeless Media Group 2012

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

Summary: A detective gives a ride to a half-naked girl, who is abruptly killed by thugs. Almost killed himself, the detective tries to solve the murder.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2001

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

Summary: "Michael Curtiz brings a master skipper's hand to the helm of this thriller, Hollywood's second crack at Ernest Hemingway's To Have And Have Not. John Garfield stars as Harry Morgan, an honest charter-boat captain who, facing hard times, take on dangerous cargo to save his boat, support his family, and preserve his dignity. Left in the lurch by a freeloading passenger, Harry starts to entertain...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2017

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

Summary: Reservoir dogs: After a simple jewelery heist goes terribly wrong, the surviving criminals begin to suspect that one of them is a police informant.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax 2012

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY QUE

Summary: Steamy tale of a drifter offered a job at a roadside diner by the owner, an easy-going older man. When the drifter and the owner's voluptuous wife fall in love, they plot to kill her husband and run away together.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Entertainment 2010

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

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: Paola is the beautiful and jealously guarded younger wife of a shady factory owner, Enrico Fontana. In order to investigate her romantic history he hires a private detective, which ironically brings Paola back into contact with former lover Guido, with whom she resurrects a lost passion. Dogged by the suspicions of their respective mates, they are drawn closer to each other in the face of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lorber Films 2012

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

Summary: Walter Neff is a smooth talking insurance salesman who meets the very attractive Phyllis Dietrichson when he calls to renew her husband's automobile policy. The couple are immediately drawn to each other and have an affair. They scheme together to murder Phyllis' husband for life insurance money with a double indemnity clause. Unfortunately, all does not go as planned. Barton Keyes is the wily...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures 2006

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

Summary: Detective Sam Spade goes in search of a priceless statuette after the death of his partner.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2010

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Maltese 2010

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: The true story of Manny Balestrero, a musician unjustly accused of armed robbery. Balestrero vehemently protests his innocence but acts thoroughly guilty, leading a host of policemen and witnesses to finger him as the thief. The trial goes badly for Manny, but life is worse for his wife, Rose, who falls apart under the strain of his ordeal.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

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

Summary: "Victoria Kowelska has lived through World War II bombings and relocation camps, and has finally emigrated to San Francisco Bay. Now she should be blissfully happy with her devoted husband in their mansion overlooking the San Francisco Bay. But Victoria is not who she seems, her child belongs to someone else, and her husband and housekeeper are frightening her half to death."--Container.

Format: moving image

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

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

Summary: One hundred and fifty thousand dollars, ready for the taking. It's too much to resist for Earl Slater, a bigoted ex-con slumming through life with a patronizing girlfriend, an obliging neighbor and zero expectations. He agrees to be part of a bank job planned by former cop Burke. Until, that is, he finds out one of his partners will be a black man. Earl's desperate need for cash, however, leads...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Olive Films 2018

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

Mackendrick, Alexander

Summary: A New York City public relations agent, dependent on the good publicity his clients get from an influential newspaper columnist, grudgingly agrees to help him destroy the romance between a musician and the columnist's overprotected sister.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2011

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

Summary: Tommy habitually tells tall tales and nobody believes him when he witnesses a murder through a tenement window.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2010

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

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

Summary: A police captain methodically unravels the truth behind the brutal murder of an innocent Jewish man by a World War II soldier with a rabid hatred of Jews.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

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