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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 gracious society matron decides to give her husband one last chance, but soon his ex-mistress shows up, brewing trouble and murder.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2007

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

Summary: Norah Larkin is a working girl who wakes up a murderess after passing out in the apartment of brutish playboy Harry Prebble. Branded "The Blue Gardenia" by a sensational columnist, Norah dodges dragnets, informants and the cruel hand of fate as she struggles to conceal her involvement with Prebble, and to remember the details of her ill-fated night. As her hopes for justice fade, she decides to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2000

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Summary: Dixon Steele is an alcoholic screenwriter who has some success but is now in the midst of a long dry spell. One of his neighbors is Laurel Gray, a would-be actress and a smart cookie. Steele is a bitter, angry man who succeeds in insulting everyone he sees while drinking at noon in his usual hangout. Dix has taken a job adapting a trashy novel for the screen--but he doesn't want to read the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia Pictures Industries 2003

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

Summary: Ex-G.I Rip Murdock tries to find out who framed his pal Johnny and then killed him. While tracking his war buddy's shadowy past, Rip becomes involved with the mysterious night club singer who had once been his friend's sweetheart.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2002

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

Summary: A World War II veteran is accused of killing his unfaithful wife and races against time to find the real murderer with the help of a sympathetic stranger.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2012

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

Summary: "Joel and Ethan Coen's career-long darkly comic road trip through misfit America began with this razor-sharp, hard-boiled neonoir set somewhere in Texas, where a sleazy bar owner releases a torrent of violence with one murderous thought ... Blood Simple reinvented the film noir for a new generation, marking the arrival of a filmmaking ensemble that would transform the American independent...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: BLU-RAY CRIME/MYSTERY BLO

Summary: John Forbes is a family man who's tired of the 9 to 5 humdrum of his job an insurance company executive. Life gets a little more exciting for him when he calls upon femme fatale Mona Stevens. Her boyfriend has robbed a store insured by Forbes' company and has showered her with gifts using the loot. Forbes comes to collect the ill-gotten gifts, but the boyfriend is in jail, and Forbes falls hard...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Film Chest 2012

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

Summary: Contains 14 motion pictures directed by Alfred Hitchcock, originally released between 1942 and 1976.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2005

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: BLU-RAY THRILLER ALF
1 available in Sight & Sound Print Material, Call number: SSC DVD THRILLER ALF

Summary: During a campaign for reelection, the crooked politician Paul Madvig decides to clean up his past, refusing the support of the gangster Nick Varna and associates with the respectable reformist politician Ralph Henry. When Ralph's son, Taylor Henry, a gambler and the lover of Paul's sister Opal, is murdered, Paul's right arm, Ed Beaumont, finds his body on the street. Nick uses the financial...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Classic Movies 2012

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

Summary: When a man murders his nagging wife because his affections have turned to her far-more-pleasant younger sister, it appears he has executed the perfect crime--until a minor slip-up arouses the suspicions of a family friend.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2010

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

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: Set within the vibrant dancehalls and historic crime corridors of 1940s Paris, a singer with "stars in her eyes" ignores the protest of her covetous husband and pursues a meeting with a lecherous movie financier. When her husband attempts to crash the rendevous, murder ensues. Enter the detective, whose seasoned instincts lead him down a circuitous path of alibis.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2003

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN QUA

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 Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD BIG

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1 available in Video Discs, Call number: DVD BIG

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

Summary: A meek and mild bank teller suffering from a strange nightmare discovers he has been hypnotized into committing a murder.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Summary: A down on his luck screenwriter reluctantly agrees to adapt a trashy bestseller to the silver screen. Rather than read the book himself, Steele convinces a star-struck hatcheck girl, Mildred Atkinson, to accompany him home and tell him the story in her own words. Later the night, Mildred is found murdered and Steele, who has a history of violent behavior, becomes the prime suspect. A neighbor...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: BLU-RAY DRAMA IN

Summary: A stockbroker in a small southern town who gets involved in an insurance scam with a next-door neighbor that leads to multiple murders.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2022

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

Summary: A lawyer whose connection to a ruthless racketeer has nearly destroyed his sense of morality. His participation in a rigged numbers racket could prove disastrous for his high-strung brother whose small-time policy bank stands to go broke when the rigged numbers pay off.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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

Summary: A robust collection of classic film noir (black film), a genre that became a cinematic staple for American audiences during the mid 1940s through the late 1950s

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: Rocky is an innocent man released from prison. He's on the hunt for the people who framed him. Delong is a disabled veteran who produced the evidence that led to Rocky's release. He now wants part of the $100,000 in exchange for his help. However, after serving five years of a life-sentence for a crime he didn't commit, Rocky has a different plan. He wants to bring the real crooks to justice...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Olive Films 2013

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

Summary: A hired-gun seeks revenge from a client that betrayed him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2004

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

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

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