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Summary: Adaptation of A.E.W. Mason's classic 1902 adventure novel about the British Empires exploits in Africa, and a crowning achievement of Alexander Kordas legendary production company, London Films. Set at the end of the nineteenth century, follows the travails of a young officer accused of cowardice after he resigns his post on the eve of a major deployment to Khartoum; he must fight to redeem...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2011

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE FOU

Summary: In Amsterdam of 1642, master painter Rembrandt Van Rijn enjoys a full life until the sudden death of his wife. Bankrupt and bereft, he finds comfort in a pretty servant in his home. Can he summon the courage to overcome his demons or will tragedy continue to haunt him?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM/UA Home Video 2001

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

Summary: Set in post-war Vienna, an American western-adventure writer searches for a friend who turns out to be the king-pin of the Austrian black market.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 1999

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2 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY THI

Summary: Contains three films written by Marcel Pagnol. Marius is a young man torn between his love for his family and his desire to move away from his Marseilles harbor, while Fanny, his shy lover, doesn't know how to hold Marius back to keep him near her. Cesar, Marius' father, does not know his son's intentions. When Marius leaves, Fanny discovers she is pregnant with his son, and struggles with...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino on Video 2004

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

Summary: The Scarlet Pimpernel is set in late eighteenth century France during the darkest days of the French revolution. An Engllishman, called the Scarlet Pimpernel, and his followers adopt secret identities and outwit the French Republicans while saving the aristocrats from the bloodshed of the Reign of Terror.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Digiview Productions 2004

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

Summary: As nervy as it is hilarious, a masterpiece from Ernst Lubitsch, To Be Or Not To Be; is a Hollywood film of the boldest black humor, which went into production soon after the U.S. entered World War II. Lubitsch manages to brilliantly balance political satire, romance, slapstick, and urgent wartime suspense in a comic high-wire act that has never been equaled.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2013

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

Summary: An adaptation of the novel by Baroness Orczy in which a dashing dandy of the English court tries to defend innocent aristocrats from the violence of the French revolution.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Madacy 1999

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

Summary: After a 25 year war destroys civilization, a group of scientific supermen set out to build a new one in this science fiction film. Decades later, their progress is threatened by a reactionary who urges the masses to rise up in protest.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2001

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

Summary: In occupied Poland during WWII, a troupe of ham stage actors (led by Joseph Tura and his wife Maria) match wits with the Nazis. A spy has information which would be very damaging to the Polish resistance and they must prevent it's being delivered to the Germans.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

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