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Summary: The famed lunch scene at the Algonquin Hotel's Round Table. Home to a circle of mutually supportive young artists that defined New York sophistication and a literate era of wit and intellect.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA MRS.

Summary: Dramatizes the true story of William Douglas "Chameleon" Street, a quick-witted, self-tutored young man from Detroit who barely managed to earn a high school diploma, yet in the 70's managed to pull off a series of high-profile hoaxes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Vision Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: In an aristocratic English family the young lord finds to his horror, while painting his wife's portrait, that as the work progresses life drains from his lady. In this poetic horror film, called by some the most outstanding achievement of this genre, an absolute mastery of editing and rhythm is employed with lighting and Gothic sets combining to impart an unearthly sense of mystery.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Allday Entertainment 2001

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

Summary: A comedy feature about two lowlifes, a small time pimp and an unemployed disc jockey, framed for crimes they didn't commit, who escape from jail with an eccentric Italian tourist. Set in New Orleans and the swamps of Louisiana.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Story about the search for a girl lost on an island; the searchers gradually become preoccupied with their own problems.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2001

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

Summary: They were known simply as "The Lost Boys." Orphaned by the brutal civil war in Sudan that began in 1983, these young victims traveled as many as a thousand miles on foot in search of safety. Fifteen years later, a humanitarian effort would bring 3,600 lost boys and girls to America.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Alcon Entertainment 2014

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

Summary: James Gregory is a racist South African guard whose certainties of life are shaken to the core. During a twenty year span, James spent his time as Nelson Mandela's prison warden. Shows the daily application of a major historic abonimation, known as Apartheid, as seen through the eyes of the average White South African. These are 'ordinary' people who are neither heroes nor villains, but obtuse...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2008

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

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Summary: In the treacherous frontier city of Samurai Town, a ruthless bank robber is sprung from jail by a wealthy warlord, The Governor, whose adopted granddaughter Bernice has run away. Strapped into a leather suit that will self-destruct within five days if he doesn't find the missing girl, the bandit sets off on a journey to find the young woman, and his own path to redemption.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Summary: This epic story of the Civil War as seen through the lives of two families is a controversial classic of film history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackhawk 1998

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA BIR

Summary: Inspired by an incredible true story beginning in 1940 when seven prisoners attempt the impossible: escape from a brutal Siberian gulag. Thus begins a treacherous 4,500-mile trek to freedom across the world's most merciless landscapes. They have little food and few supplies. They don't know or trust each other. But together, they must withstand nature at its most extreme. Their humanity is...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2011

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA WAY

Summary: A young man's spiritual odyssey, filmed on location in Rishikesh and Bharatpur, and based on Hesse's novella.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Milestone Film & Video 2002

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

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

Summary: A comical satire which charts the rise and fall of a Madison Avenue ad agency previously controlled by Whites and is taken over by Blacks who are dedicated to the downfall of the White Establishment. The picture is mostly a parade of vignettes, dealing with people and campaigns of the advertising world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: P.S. Company 2006

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

Summary: Clark Terry, an internationally renowned trumpeter, began his career in the 1940's. He has worked with legendary greats such as Count Basie and Duke Ellington. His love of music even crossed over into the education field and is a noted author of books on trumpet techniques.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC CLA

Summary: "Set in a fishing village off the Dalmatian coast of Italy. Tells the story of Squarcio, a fisherman who uses dynamite instead of nets. Gillo Pontecorvo's debut as a film director."

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2003

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Summary: The last thing washed up jazz musician, Nate Pool, wanted to do was betray sinister gangster, Happy Shannon. But it may be the last thing he does unless he can deliver Lily, a beautiful and mysterious carnival sideshow attraction.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Summary: When his boss demands more speed and efficiency, Chaplin goes crazy from his repetitious assembly line job.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2010

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD COMEDY MOD

Summary: "Meet Martin Ellingham, an eminent physician with a nasty disposition. Forced to give up his career as a London surgeon after developing a fear of blood, he takes a job as GP in the sleepy Cornish village of Portwenn. His irascible manner and permanent scowl soon have the town in an uproar; he insults each patient he sees and offends nearly everyone else. The only person who's glad to see...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2004

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV DOC

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Do 1

Summary: "Idealistic filmmaker Sebastian ... and his cynical producer Costa ... arrive in Bolivia to make a revisionist film about Christopher Columbus' conquest of the Americas. But as filming commences, the local citizens begin to riot in protest against a multi-national corporation that is taking control of their water supply. With the film shoot in jeopardy, both men find their convictions shaken....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2012

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF EVE

Summary: Silent film reenactment detailing the events leading up to the Russian Revolution. The film was commissioned to Sergei Eisenstein to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Russian Revolution. Eisenstein chose to capture the spirit of the era by focusing on one place at one point in time: Petrograd between February and October 1917, and using a political perspective. The original version was...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Corinth Films 1998

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

Summary: "A riveting behind-the-scenes look at women's boxing, focusing on the inspirational rise of undefeated boxing sensation Lucia Rijker."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Swerve Films 2002

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Summary: Interwoven stories that take place on Christmas Eve, as told by one festive radio host: A family brings home more than a Christmas tree, a student documentary becomes a living nightmare, a Christmas spirit terrorizes, and Santa slays evil.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Horror DVDs, Call number: DVD HORROR CHR

Summary: "Where did Anthony 'Zorba the Greek' Quinn actually grow up? What happened to Shirley Temple after the 'Good Ship Lollipop' of child superstardom sailed? Was Grace Kelly always destined to be a princess? You'll find the answers to these and many other questions in this collection!"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image/Madacy Entertainment 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV LEG
1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD TV LEG

Summary: Journey to the world's most unforgettable places in this dazzling series based on the bestselling books. Newlyweds Albin and Melanie soak up all the world has to offer on a dream honeymoon, experiencing Brazil, Austraila, and more.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment [distributor] 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910.202 THO

Summary: In an open-air dance hall, the members of Leca's gang are relaxing with their ladies. One of the ladies, Marie, meets Manda, who is a carpenter by trade. Marie's man Roland is a jealous sort and does not like the idea of Marie and Manda becoming friendly, and Leca himself has his eye on Marie. What follows is a story of love, death, friendship and jealousy during the Belle Epoque.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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