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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...

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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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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

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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.

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

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2003

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

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

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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2018

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

Summary: "Ernest Hemingway's simple but gripping short tale "The Killers" is a model of economical storytelling. Two directors adapted it into unforgettably virile features: Robert Siodmak, in a 1946 film that helped define the noir style; and Don Siegel, in a brutal 1964 version that was intended for television but deemed too violent for home audiences and released theatrically instead. The first is...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: Abandoned: Newspaperman helps girl find her sister's illegitimate baby, gets mixed up in baby-adoption racket.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Timeless Media Group 2012

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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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2001

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Summary: Stigmatized from infancy by the fate of his criminal father, young Danny is bruised and bullied until one night, in a fit of rage, he kills his most persistent tormenter. As the police close in around him, Danny makes a desperate bid for the love of the dead man's fiancé, a schoolteacher who sees the wounded soul behind his aggression. A small-town fable about violence and redemption, it is the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Summary: Calcutta: Neale and Pedro fly cargo between Chungking and Calcutta. When their buddy Bill is murdered they investigate. Neale meets Bill's fiancée Virginia and becomes suspicious of a deeper plot while also falling for her charms.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Summary: The lives of five people are intertwined by romance, friendship and rivalry. Victor has fallen for a woman, Elena. Elena wants nothing to do with Victor and she calls the cops when he shows up at her apartment. The two cops that show up are David and Sancho. Sancho is a chronic, abusive drunk and believes his wife, Clara may be having an affair with his partner, David.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2001

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

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2017

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

Summary: From out of the shadows comes this final collection of hard-to-find noir classics: The Crimson Kimono (1959); The Lineup (1958); The Shadow in the Window (1956); The Long Haul (1957); Pickup Alley (1957); The Tijuana Story (1957); She Played with Fire (1957); The Case Against Brooklyn (1958); and Man on a String (1960).

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Entertainment 2010

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

Summary: A gangster story about a hitman who lost his last target, and now another hitman is after him.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2011

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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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: Bait: A tale of deception and seduction, directed by and starring Hugo Haas features three people searching for a lost gold mine: the dangerous Marko, young miner Ray and the comely Peggy. As Marko and Ray search for the mine, Peggy arrives, stirring Ray's passion and igniting Marko's suspicion. As months pass, the three find themselves closing in on the mine, but the tension between them is...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: A hired killer in a state of virtual living death goes about his business in a muted Paris, a city of shadows, only to fatally admit emotion (the love of a woman) into his life. His actions are analogous to hara-kiri committed by the solitary samurai. Melville takes the mythology of the gangster and removes all overt social comment in favour of romantic stylisation. Melville commented that his...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Filmel 2005

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

Summary: Singapore (1947): In pre-war Singapore, Matt Gordon falls in love with the beautiful Linda Grahame, but loses contact with her when the Japanese attack. Five years later, he returns to Singapore to retrieve a fortune in smuggled pearls and accidentally reconnects with Linda, now married to a rich planter Van Leyden and suffering from amnesia. Meanwhile, the sinister Mauibus schemes to steal...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lorber Films 2012

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

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

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