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Joiner, Thomas E.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard University Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.858445 JOI

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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: The gripping story is told through four generations, from the capture of Kunta Kinte in Africa to his transport to Colonial America in brutal conditions through successive generations fighting to win their freedom in the Civil War.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV ROO

Summary: Play Misty for me: A radio disc jockey becomes the victim of psychotic obsession when he tries to end a torrid love affair with a fan.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2009

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

Toner, Thomas

Summary: "It is the 147th century; the turning of the Amaranthine new year. In the provinces of the Old World, the giant Elatine's war of liberation has come to an impasse, leaving the wicked monarchy of the First in possession of the throne. In the Vaulted Lands of the Firmament, acolytes have risen up to execute their immortal masters. The opportunistic races of the Prism, intoxicated with greed, have...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Night Shade Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TON

Rainer, Thomas

Summary: An "alternative to traditional horticulture: designed plantings that function like naturally occurring plant communities. Thomas Rainer and Claudia West, two leading voices in ecological landscape design, reveal how plants fit together in nature and how to use this knowledge to create landscapes that are resilient, beautiful, and diverse."--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Timber Press 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 712 RAI

Wagner, Richard

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Opus Arte 2006

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

Wagner, Richard

Summary: "Glyndebourne's celebrated production of Nikolaus Lehnhoff's Tristan und Isolde is a supremely intelligent achievement; gravely beautiful, haunting and meditative, it is deeply reflective rather than visceral, fortified by Roland Aeschlimann's stunningly effective set, a womb-like space through which the protagonists move like gods."--Container.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Opus Arte 2008

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

Summary: Fierce, funny, and cathartic, John Osborne's classic 'kitchen sink' drama as directed by Academy Award winner Judi Dench is a masterpiece of ensemble acting.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A&E Home Video 2005

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

Summary: When a trio of witches prophesy Macbeth's ascension to the throne, Lady Macbeth pushes her husband into a murderous spree. But once crowned king of Scotland, Macbeth sees ghastly visions, fueled by guilt and a new prophecy, that ensure his ultimate downfall.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2004

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Summary: In National Lampoon's Animal house, the members of Delta Tau Chi fraternity offend the straight-arrow and up-tight people on campus in a comedy film which irreverently mocks college traditions. In The Blues Brothers, Jake Blues, recently released from prison, and his brother Elwood reassemble their blues band and stage a concert to raise money for the orphanage where they grew up. The jerk is...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2012

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

Rainer, Thom S.

Summary: Rainer takes you on a journey to discover-- or rediscover-- the privilege and the joy of church membership. He shows you how to make a real commitment to your church, and make a positive impact on its community and the world.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: christianaudio.com 2013

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Summary: "When a mysterious virus turns people into mindless, flesh-eating zombies, a handful of survivors wage a desperate, last-stand battle to stay alive ... and human."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

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

Contents: v. 1. (1934-1945) The continental / Fred Astaire -- Lullaby of Broadway / Dick Powell -- The way you look to-night / Fred Astaire -- Sweet Leilani / Bing Crosby -- Thanks for the memory / Bob Hope & Shirley Ross -- Over the rainbow / Judy Garland -- When you wish upon a star / Cliff Edwards -- The last time I saw Paris / Kate Smith -- White Christmas / Bing Crosby -- You'll never know / Dick...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 1995

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SM ENV

Summary: Fistful of dollars: an anonymous but deadly sharpshooter rides into a lawless Mexican border town torn by war between two factions, the Baxters and the Rojos. Instead of fleeing or dying, as most other would do, the man schemes to play the two sides off each other, getting rich in the bargain.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Summary: Spookley isn't like the other pumpkins, he happens to be square! Shunned by the other pumpkins because of his shape, Spookley is befriended by three spiders named Edgar, Allan, and Poe. They convince him that square or not, every pumpkin has the right to be the "Pick of the Patch" on Halloween. One night a terrible storm threatens to destroy the entire pumpkin patch. Can Spookley save the day?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate 2004

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Juv S

Rilke, Rainer Maria

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 831.912 RIL

Miner, Jeremy T.

Contents: Introduction to persuasive proposal writing -- Analyzing request for proposals -- The complete grant application -- The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation : stage one, letter of intent; stage two, full proposal; stage three, site visit -- US Department of Education, Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education : stage one, preliminary proposal; stage two, final proposal -- The Emory T. Clark...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Praeger 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.1522 MIN

Summary: The experienced geologist Kristian Eikfjord has accepted a job offer out of town. He is getting ready to move from the city of Geiranger with his family, when he and his colleagues measure small geological changes in the underground. Kristian gets worried and his worst nightmare is about to come true, when the alarm goes off and the disaster is inevitable. With less than 10 minutes to react, it...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: One of the earliest and best-loved films of this period in his career, which balances a realistic depiction of tormented romance with staging that remains true to the director's roots in experimental theater. This unforgettable, unforgiving dissection of the imbalanced relationship between a haughty fashion designer and a beautiful but icy ingenue, based, in a sly gender reversal, on the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: Volume 1 begins with a look at two of the many crises faced by George Washington during his term as America's first president. At a time when any conflict had the potential to dissolve the fragile union, Washington surrounded himself with brilliant men who were bound by their undying devotion to America, but who were often bitterly divided about how best to serve their common cause. Volume 2...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2002

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV FOU

Kida, Thomas E. (Thomas Edward)

Summary: Reveals six basic mistakes people make while thinking and explains how, by avoiding these mistakes, people can make better choices in all aspects of their life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Prometheus Books 2006

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 153.4 Kida,

Summary: The film brings Hollywood's elite composers together to give viewers a privileged look inside the musical challenges and creative secrecy of the world's most international music genre: the film score. A film composer is a musical scientist of sorts, and the influence they have to complement a film and garner powerful reactions from global audiences can be a daunting task to take on. Includes...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Ricks, Thomas E.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 359.96 RIC