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Summary: When U.S. fighter pilot Dieter Dengler escapes death after being shot down over one of the most intense front lines in the Vietnam War, his troubles were just beginning. He is taken captive by the Vietnamese Army and is forced to endure a harrowing stint in a Vietnamese prison camp. Dengler and a small band of his fellow captives stage a death-defying escape. Based on a true story.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment [distributor] 2007

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

Summary: "Growing up in rural Laos, Ahlo ... is a mischievous 10-year-old who lives without a care in the world. After a family tragedy, his grandmother declares that Ahlo is cursed, and as they are forcibly moved from their land and fall deeper into poverty, he starts to believe it. Only the friendship of an orphaned girl and her eccentric James Brown-loving uncle restore joy in his life. Traveling...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: distributed by Kino Lorber 2014

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN ROC

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD ROC RATED NR

Summary: When one of their own, Reuben Tishkoff, partners and builds a casino and hotel with known casino owner Willy Bank in Las Vegas, the last thing he ever wanted was to get cut out of the deal by the loathsome Bank. Bank even goes so far as to find amusement in Tishkoff's misfortune when the double crossing lands Reuben in the hospital because of a heart attack. However, Danny and his crew won't...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Ocean's 2007

Summary: If he hadn't been a gangster, he might have been honored on a postage stamp, as the Father of Las Vegas. When Benjamin 'Bugsy' Siegel ventured west with some of the Eastern mob's investment funds in the early 1940s, he fell in love with the movies, and a feisty moll named Virginia Hill. Siegel had a vision, which gave rise to an historic plan to transform Las Vegas from a sleepy, sand-choked...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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Summary: Follows the adventures of an elite surveillance team at the Montecito Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2008

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

Summary: Ed Deline and his top-notch surveillance team are back, making sure that all is well in the Montecito Resort & Casino.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2007

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

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Summary: The biggest cases demand the best cops, so when a little girl goes missing or a Homeland Security official takes a long drive off a short cliff or a '90s serial killer revives his career in the 21st century, the LAPD knows to call Brenda Johnson and her crack team from the Priority Homicide Division.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2008

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Summary: Ed Deline and his crack surveillance team of the Montecito Resort and Casino in Las Vegas take on high-stakes swindlers, card sharks, and hostile takeovers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2006

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV LAS

Summary: Ben Campbell is a young, highly intelligent student at M.I.T. Wanting to transfer to the Harvard School of Medicine, he learns that he cannot afford the $300,000 for the tuition. Then Ben is introduced into a small but secretive club by his math professor, Micky Rosa. The club has four other students: Jill, Choi, Kianna, and Jimmy; and they are being trained by Mickey in the skill of blackjack...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2008

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

Summary: Changing the course of rivers has changed the course of history. Award-winning author/illustrator, and captivating storyteller, David Macaulay goes to extremes to bring you an unprecedented look at the power of dams. From the banks of the Nile to the top of the Hoover Dam, you'll meet the courageous and ambitious builders, relive the deadly disasters, and discover the little-known personal...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBS Boston Video 2000

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

Kondo, Robert

Summary: Life in Sunrise Valley is tranquil, but beyond its borders lies certain death. A dangerous black fog looms outside the village, but its inhabitants are kept safe by an ingenious machine known as the dam. Pig's father built the dam and taught him how to maintain it. And then this brilliant inventor did the unthinkable: he walked into the fog and was never seen again. Now Pig is the dam keeper....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second, an imprint of Roaring Brook Press 2017

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Summary: Disc 1. The son of a murdered criminal is enlisted to steal a valuable serum for an AIDS-like disease.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD FOREIGN MAU

Summary: When one of their own, Reuben Tishkoff, partners and builds a casino and hotel in Las Vegas with casino owner Willy Banks, the last thing Tishkoff wants is to get cut out of the deal by Banks. Banks' even goes so far as to find amusement in Tishkoff's misfortune when Tishkoff lands in the hospital with a heart attack. Danny Ocean and his crew won't stand for Banks has done to a friend. Uniting...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2007

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

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY OCE

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

Summary: His picture is on magazine covers, his name in lights. Ex-con artist and gangster Dan Quigley is "doing all right in this movie racket," a big man in Hollywood. But if his criminal past resurfaces, he could end up in the big house.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2008

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

Ringstad, Arnold

Summary: Gives readers a behind-the-scenes look at the building of the Hoover Dam. Additional features include a table of contents, a Fast Facts spread, critical-thinking questions, primary source quotes and accompanying source notes, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World, Inc. 2017

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1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 609 RIN

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J609 MOM

Chertoff, Michael

Summary: "Chertoff [posits] that our laws and policies surrounding the protection of personal information, written for an earlier time, need to be ... overhauled in the Internet era. On the one hand, the collection of data--more widespread by business than by government, and impossible to stop--should be facilitated as an ultimate protection for society. On the other, standards under which information...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 343 CHE

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Summary: A tough, CIA-trained detective with Southern charm has been brought from Atlanta to Los Angeles to head up the Priority Murder Squad, a special unit of the LAPD that handles sensitive, high-profile murder cases. With her offbeat personality, a tough-as-nails approach and a track record as one of the country's leading investigators, Deputy Chief Brenda Johnson is a force to reckon with.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2007

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Summary: A group of lesbian and bisexual women experience life in Los Angeles.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Showtime Entertainment 2004

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

Summary: Lucky Jackson arrives in town with his car literally in tow ready for the first Las Vegas Grand Prix. At least, he will be ready to race once he has the money to buy an engine. He gets the cash easily enough, but loses it when a pretty swimming pool manager takes his mind off things. It seems he will lose both the race and the girl. His problems don't get any easier when rival Elmo Mancini, a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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

Summary: Undercover Las Vegas police officer Vincent Downs thrives in the high-stakes web of corrupt cops and the mob-controlled casino underground of Las Vegas. But when a heist goes wrong, a crew of homicidal gangsters kidnaps Downs' teenage son. In one sleepless night he will have to rescue his son, evade an internal affairs investigation and bring the kidnappers to justice.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Sleepless 2017

Summary: Years after the Raccoon City disaster, Alice is on her own. She is aware that she has become a liability and could endanger those around her and she struggles to survive and bring down the Umbrella Corporation led by the sinister Albert Wesker and head researcher Dr. Isaacs. Meanwhile, traveling through the Nevada Desert and the ruins of Las Vegas, Carlos Olivera, L.J., and new survivors...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2008

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

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