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Evans, Peter

Summary: A self-portrait of the late film legend's golden-era Hollywood life traces her impoverished childhood in North Carolina through the heights of her career, sharing details of her relationships with such figures as Mickey Rooney, Frank Sinatra, and George C. Scott.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GARDNER, AVA EVA

Evans, Peter

Summary: A self-portrait of the late film legend's golden-era Hollywood life traces her impoverished childhood in North Carolina through the heights of her career, sharing details of her relationships with such figures as Mickey Rooney, Frank Sinatra, and George C. Scott.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton, Simon and Schuster 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 GARDNER, AVA EVA

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 Gardner 2013

Summary: Anna Karenina: When the young wife of a statesman runs off with a young officer, she is outcast and forbidden to see her son. Desperate, the woman comes to believe that life is no longer worth living -- A farewell to arms: When an injured American ambulance driver and English nurse desert to Switzerland, the danger they've struggled to escape is replaced by a more serious threat. -- Les...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2010

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

Summary: Melodramatic thriller based on the Hemingway story about two hit men who become curious about the life and death of the man they were hired to kill.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2003

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

Summary: Splendor in the grass: Two 1920s Kansas teenagers find their intense sexual feelings for each other are putting them at odds with their families and the rigid respectability of the town they live in.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2009

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1 available in Romance DVDs, Call number: DVD ROMANCE GRE

Summary: Show Boat: When Julie La Verne and her husband Steve Baker are forced to leave the showboat Cotton Blossom, they are replaced by the Captain's daughter, Magnolia, and Gaylord Ravenal, a notorious gambler. Magnolia and Ravenal fall in love, marry, leave the boat and move to Chicago. They live off Ravenal's earnings from gambling. After they go broke, Gaylord feels guilty and leaves Magnolia, not...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2009

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Summary: A defrocked, alcoholic, American minister becomes a tour guide, and while travelling in Mexico with a bus-load of school teachers and their 18-year old charge, becomes entangled with the girl, with a woman of eloquence and wisdom, and with an earthy and beautiful former love.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment 2006

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

Summary: Musical extravaganza which celebrates the loves and heartbreaks of a Mississippi riverboat troupe, starting with a young girl whose heart is stolen by a dashing gambler.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2000

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

Summary: With extraordinary beauty, talent and grace, Spanish dancer Maria Vargas (Ava Gardner) was born to be a star. Aided by American movie director Harry Dawes (Humphrey Bogart), she attains great success and fortune in Hollywood's land of dreams. But, though she gives her all for stardom, there is one thing Maria will never compromise - her soul.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by MGM/UA Home Entertainment 2001

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

Summary: "It happens with startling swiftness and violence. An armed cadre seizes state control. Fortunately, a coup d'etat can't happen here. Or can it? ... At odds are a popular general and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman and an unpopular President with a pacifist agenda. At stake is the survival of the Republic. A vigilant colonel uncovers the scheme. But are the seven fateful days ahead enough time...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2000

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

Summary: Radioactive fallout from a nuclear war has wiped out the entire northern hemisphere. Australia is the only civilized area spared from destruction. With fallout expected momentarily, the Australians review their lives, establish new relationships and prepare for their tragic demise.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM/UA Home Video 1996

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2 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI ON

Summary: All men seem hopelessly obsessed with Pandora, a nightclub singer on vacation in Spain, but she has eyes only for Hendrick, who has been cursed to sail the seven seas for all eternity in search of a woman who will sacrifice her life for him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino International 2010

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1 available in Romance DVDs, Call number: DVD ROMANCE PAN

Bean, Kendra

Summary: A celebration of the life and achievements of the iconic Hollywood star offers authoritative discussions of such topics as the creation and maintenance of her glamorous image, her marriages, and her celebrity friendships.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Running Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GARDNER, AVA BEA

Kern, Jerome

Contents: Title music -- Cotton blossom -- Frank & Ellie -- Where's the mate for me? -- Make believe -- Can't help lovin' dat man -- Can't help lovin' dat man (reprise) -- I might fall back on you -- Ol' man river -- Ol' man river (reprise) -- You are love -- Why do I love you? -- Bill -- Life upon the wicked stage -- After the ball -- Kim -- Buck & wing -- Make believe (reprise) -- Ol' man river...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: CBS Special Products 1990

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SHOW MUSIC SHO

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