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Gray, W. M. (William Melville)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Boston Mills Press 1997

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 623.8 GRA

Summary: Brings the world of Gilbert and Sullivan to life as a dramatization of the staging of the duo's legendary 1885 comic opera, The Mikado. The world-famous Victorian librettist and composer, along with their troupe of temperamental actors, must battle personal and professional demons while mounting this major production becomes an epic about the harsh realities of creative expression.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2011

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

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

Warren, William W. (William Whipple)

Summary: Overview: First Published in 1885 by the Minnesota Historical Society, William W. Warren's History of the Ojibway People has long been recognized as a classic source on Ojibwe history and culture. Warren, the son of an Ojibwe woman, wrote his history in the hope of saving traditional stories for posterity even as he presented to the American public a sympathetic view of a people he believed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minnesota Historical Society Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.004 WAR

Summary: "In 1915, African American newspaper editor and civil rights activist William Monroe Trotter waged a battle against D.W. Griffith's notoriously Ku Klux Klan-friendly blockbuster The Birth of a Nation, which unleashed a fight still raging today about race relations and representation, and the power and influence of Hollywood. Birth of a Movement features commentary from Spike Lee, Reginald...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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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 DVDs, Call number: DVD TV TWI

Summary: Tensions abound and the music swells in the story about the famous musical team of Gilbert and Sullivan. The two men who were extremely different in size and stature were even more different in temperament and style. Yet, they still managed to create memorable theater. This is the story of the making of one of their most famous collaborations, The Mikado.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: USA Home Entertainment 2000

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

Summary: Dr. Cyclops: A brilliant but deranged physicist shrinks his enemies to one-fifth of their normal size when they begin to challenge his unconventional experiments.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI CLA

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 DVDs, Call number: DVD TV ALF

Summary: Explores the last quarter century of the great if eccentric British painter J.M.W. Turner (1775-1851). Profoundly affected by the death of his father, loved by a housekeeper he takes for granted and occasionally exploits sexually, he forms a close relationship with a seaside landlady with whom he eventually lives incognito in Chelsea, where he dies.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA MR.

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Mr. 2015

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

Contents: Disc one, The stringband era. Pan American blues -- Muscle Shoals blues (DeFord Bailey) -- Gray Eagle (Taylor's Kentucky Boys) -- G rag (Georgia Yellow Hammers, with Andrew Baxter) -- K.C. railroad blues (Andrew and Jim Baxter) -- Dallas rag (Dallas String Band) -- Bill Cheatem (James Cole String Band) -- Turkey buzzard blues (Peg Leg Howell and Eddie Anthony) -- Corinne Corinna (Charlie McCoy...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Records 1998

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2 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD COUNTRY FRO

Summary: Five films and made-for-TV movies by director Alan Clarke, and a postumous documentary.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Underground 2004

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV ALA

Summary: Examines the life of Thomas Jefferson, third President of the United States and author of the Declaration of Independence.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV THO

Summary: The world famous thief, Carmen Sandiego, plays an intricate game of cat and mouse with teen ACME detectives, Zack and Ivy. Based on the award-winning line of educational computer games, the energizing series is rich in both excitement and education as Carmen Sandiego attempts to steal the most valuable objects in the world. It's up to the detectives and the audience to figure out where in the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cookie Jar 2012

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Melville, Herman

Summary: A classic of the sea, telling of the pursuit of Moby Dick, the white whale, who defied capture.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dalmatian Press 2005

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Melville 2005

Brown, David Blayney.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wellfleet Press 1990

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 759.4 BRO

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 DVDs, Call number: DVD TV ROO

Ginzburg Carignani, Silvia

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arch Cape Press 1990

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 759.2 GIN

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

Summary: Perseus goes on a quest to battle both Medusa and the Kraken monster to save the Princess Andromeda.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2002

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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