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Summary: Post-WWII, Germany. Michael Berg is a teenager who becomes ill and is helped home by Hanna, a stranger twice his age. Michael recovers from scarlet fever and seeks out Hanna to thank her. The two are quickly drawn into a passionate but secretive affair. Michael discovers that Hanna loves being read to and their physical relationship deepens. Hanna is enthralled as Michael reads to her from...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Weinstein Company Home Entertainment 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Summary: Midwesterner James Hart struggles to survive an Ivy League law school and to meet the expectations of imperious Prof. Charles Kingsfield.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

Houseman, John

Summary: Midwesterner James Hart struggles to survive an Ivy League law school and to meet the expectations of imperious Prof. Charles Kingsfield.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shout! Factory 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Houseman, John

Summary: Midwesterner James Hart struggles to survive an Ivy League law school and to meet the expectations of imperious Prof. Charles Kingsfield.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shout! Factory 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: "Glenn Close ... commands the courtroom and the screen as win-at-all-costs attourney Patty Hewes, staking out her turf against an ambitious ex-protégée Ellen Parsons ... The former legal allies battle each other in high stakes cases involving ruthless billionaires, government conspiracies, economic crises, multinational corporations and military scandals"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: German artist Kurt Barnert has escaped East Germany and now lives in West Germany, but is tormented by his childhood under the Nazis and the GDR-regime.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Summary: Serious and hard-working Harvard Law School student Hart finds he must survive much more than the pressures, all-night cramming and insecurities he expected. He becomes the fearful adversary of Kingsfield, the school's most imperious, witheringly sarcastic yet brilliant professor. Terrorizing some, inspiring others, the professor easily separates the men from the boys by the time the term is...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Follows the war crimes hearings from accusation to sentencing, offering insight into the cases of such defendants as Rudolf Hess and Hermann Goering.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: College freshman Michaela suffers a breakdown that looks less like her diagnosed condition of epilepsy than a form of demonic possession. Seeking a priest's aid, Michaela enters a very personal hell while her family watches in horror.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IFC Films 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: School is back in session, law school that is. Based on the 1973 film The Paper Chase, the TV series. Professor Charles W. Kingsfield, Jr. is the almighty voice of law and order on the Ivy League campus. He presides over second year student James T. Hart and a class of driven, intelligent, and morally challenged students who always seem to rise through the pressures of life and law in the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shout! Factory 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Set in a dreary, unforgiving mid-nineteenth century German village in Hunsruck, it captures the plight of hundreds of thousands of Europeans who immigrated to faraway South America to escape the famine, poverty and despotism that ruled at home. Edgar Reitz's film is a heart-wrenching drama and love story set against the backdrop of this forgotten tragedy. Jakob, our protagonist, tries to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: A waggish, free-wheeling bachelor and a bookish law student take a madcap trip from Rome to Tuscany. This unpredictable journey careers from slapstick to tragedy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Germany, 1936. Salomon "Sally" Sorowitsch is the king of counterfeiters. He lives a life of cards, booze, and women. Suddenly his luck runs dry when he is arrested by Superintendent Friedrich Herzog. He is immediately thrown into the Mauthausen concentration camp. There, Salomon exhibits exceptional skills and is soon transferred to the upgraded camp of Sachsenhausen. Upon his arrival, he once...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: This French drama chronicles the impact of World War II German occupation on a small village in central France. As the residents come under the pressures of war, they make choices that are inspiring and heartbreaking.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Tetra Media Fiction 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Schlink, Bernhard.

Summary: A German teenager has an affair with an emotionally remote older woman and only years later, when he is a law student and she is on trial, does he discover that she was involved in the Holocaust. She refuses to defend herself when she is accused of a hideous crime. The young law student gradually realizes that the woman may be guarding a secret she considers more shameful than murder.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 1999

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Schlink 1999

Whitman, James Q.

Summary: Nazism triumphed in Germany during the high era of Jim Crow laws in the United States. Did the American regime of racial oppression in any way inspire the Nazis? The unsettling answer is yes. In Hitler's American Model, James Whitman presents a detailed investigation of the American impact on the notorious Nuremberg Laws, the centerpiece anti-Jewish legislation of the Nazi regime. Contrary to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 342 WHI

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: The German occupation changes the life of the village of Villeneuve forever, and as its residents come under the pressures of war, they make choices that are inspiring and heartbreaking. In this gripping drama, ordinary citizens become patriots, traitors, Nazi employees or activists. Beginning with the Germans' arrival in June 1940, they endure five years of rationing, fighting and betrayals,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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