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Summary: Terror begins when the crew of a spaceship investigates a transmission from a desolate planet and discovers a life form that is perfectly evolved to annihilate mankind. Each crew member is slain until only Ripley is left.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 1999

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

Summary: Outlines Flynn's life from his beginnings in Australia to his fame in Hollywood and his life behind the silver screen.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2005

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC ADV

Summary: A boy named Kevin escapes his gadget-obsessed parents to join a band of time-traveling dwarves. Armed with a map stolen from the Supreme Being, they plunder treasure from Napoleon and Agamemnon; but Evil is watching their every move. A giddy fairy tale, a revisionist history lesson, and a satire on technology gone awry.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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2 available in Fantasy DVDs, Call number: DVD FANTASY TIM

Summary: A collection of plays by Chekhov originally produced for television by the BBC.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2008

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1 available in Opera DVDs, Call number: DVD OPERA ANT

Summary: The Royal Shakespeare Company presents one of the Bard's favorite tales, Supernatural beings, irresponsible lovers and entertaining comedy bring this romantic and frolicsome farce to life. Staring Diana Rigg, Ian Richardson, David Warner, and Ian Holm, this screen adaptation is indeed a departure from the norm, yet it is in every way true to the original. This video is a must for all theater fans!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Water Bearer Films 1968

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Summary: A rat named Remy dreams of becoming a great chef despite his family's wishes and the obvious problem of being a rat in a decidedly rodent-phobic profession. When fate places Remy in Paris, he finds himself ideally situated beneath a restaurant made famous by his culinary hero. Despite the apparent dangers of being an unwanted visitor in the kitchen of one of Paris' most exclusive restaurants,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD RAT RATED G

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2 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY RAT

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Ratatouille 2008

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE RAT

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE RAT

Summary: A daydreaming bureaucrat becomes involved with an underground superhero and a beautiful mysterious woman and becomes the tragic victim of his own romantic illusions.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion 1999

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Summary: A skeptical American scientist attempts to solve the mystery of the Loch Ness monster. He ruffles the feathers of the locals, but an innkeeper named Laura, and her young daughter, open his eyes and his heart.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Orion Pictures Corp. 2005

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Loch 2005

Summary: When global warming triggers the onset of a new Ice Age, tornadoes flatten Los Angeles, a tidal wave engulfs New York City and the entire Northern Hemisphere begins to freeze solid. Now, climatologist Jack Hall, his son Sam, and a small band of survivors must ride out the growing superstorm and stay alive in the face of an enemy more powerful and relentless than anything anyone has ever...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2004

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DAY RATED PG-13

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Day 2004

Summary: Tells the story of Victor Frankenstein, a promising young doctor who, devastated by the death of his mother during child birth, becomes obsessed with bringing the dead back to life. His experiments lead to the creation of a creature which Frankenstein has put together from the remains of corpses. The creature turns into a monster when Dr. Frankenstein rejects him. Sticking close to the original...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

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

Summary: The epic conclusion to the adventures of Bilbo Baggins. The dragon Smaug rains his fiery wrath down upon the defenseless men, women, and children of Lake-town. Obsessed above all else with his reclaimed treasure, Thorin sacrifices friendship and honor to hoard it as Bilbo attempts to make him see reason.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: In ancient times the Rings of Power were crafted by the Elven-smiths, and Sauron, the Dark Lord, forged the One Ring, filling it with his own power so that he could rule all others. But the One Ring was taken from him, and though he sought it throughout Middle-Earth still it remained lost to him. After many ages it fell, by chance, into the hands of the Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins. On his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2002

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD LOR RATED PG-13

Summary: This rendering of Orwell's classic is set in the beautiful Irish countryside and populated with a wide variety of barnyard animals. Chaos ensues when the animals take over the farm.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Hallmark Home Entertainment 1999

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

Summary: The story, told in flashback, of two young British sprinters competing for fame in the 1924 Olympics. Eric, a devout Scottish missionary runs because he knows it must please God. Harold, the son of a newly rich Jew runs to prove his place in Cambridge society. In a warmup 100 meter race, Eric defeats Harold, who hires a pro trainer to prepare him. Eric, whose qualifying heat is scheduled for a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2010

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

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

Summary: Jean Travers is a schoolteacher whose life changes completely when a young man breaks into her home, and then kills himself right in front of her for no apparent reason. As Jean's friends struggle to help her, Jean is drawn deeper and deeper into a web of memories and deceptions.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Vision Entertainment 2004

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

Summary: Based on the life of King George III, this is the story of royal intrigue, sexual indiscretions, backstairs plotting and a battle for power between Parliament and the throne, all occuring while the King is being treated for an unknown mental illness.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Video 2001

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

Summary: Young King Henry of England asserts a hereditary claim to the throne of France, gathering an army and embarking on a course that will lead to one of England's greatest battlefield triumphs and forever change the face of Europe.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2000

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE HEN

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Henry 2000

Summary: Joe Mitchell is a top writer at The New Yorker, specializing in profiles of urban eccentrics. But he's never met anyone as fascinating as Joe Gould, a cantankerous, unkempt, yet possibly brilliant street philosopher. When Mitchell decides to profile Gould, he has to decide whether Gould is a fraud or a genius.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: USA Home Entertainment 2000

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

Summary: Based on the 1997 Royal National Theatre production, widely considered the finest staging of King Lear in the past decade, Ian Holm 'touches greatness' (N.Y. Times) in Shakespeare's most sublime and difficult role.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH 2004

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

Summary: Part-time pest-control man and full-time drug addict Bill Lee (Weller) seeks escape from his troubled existence in 1953 New York and flees to Interzone (a hallucinatory version of Tangiers) where reality and fantasy have merged. It's a strange, surreal landscape inhabited by mugwumps, half-alien, half-insect creatures, man-sized centipedes, carnivorous typewriters and bizarre humans. Compelled...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2003

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1 available in Avant-Garde DVDs, Call number: DVD AVANT-GARDE NAK

Tolkien, J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel)

Summary: A dramatized radio production adapted from Tolkien's classic work.--

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Doubleday Dell Audio Pub. 1999

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Summary: In 1888 London's Whitechapel slums, poor women like Mary Kelly and her friends walk the streets for a living. When the streetwalkers begin to be murdered one by one, it attracts the attention of Inspector Abberline, who takes a personal interest in the case, and Mary Kelly. Now he must use his psychic abilities to stop the most notorious serial killer in history -- Jack the Ripper -- before...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2002

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Summary: Andrew is a moderately successful TV actor living in Los Angeles. He hasn't been home to the Garden State in nine years. Even the 3,000 miles has not seperated him from the domineering father Andrew left. Stunned to find himself home for his mother's funeral, "Large" finds old acquaintances around every corner, even as he does his best to avoid the inevitable confrontation with his father. By a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2004

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY GAR

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Garden 2004

Summary: History tells us that Napoleon died in exile on the Island of St. Helena. Or did he? In 1821, a secret network of Napoleonic loyalists hatch an ingenious plot: the Emperor will return to Paris and a double will take his place in exile.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2002

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY Emp