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Summary: [Head] An exciting kaleidoscope of surreal vignettes set to music, this fast-paced film takes a psychedelic look at the pop phenomenon called the Monkees as they shatter their pre-fab image. A technically innovative rock musical.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2010

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA AME
1 available in Sight & Sound Print Material, Call number: SSC DVD DRAMA AME

Summary: Season 5 begins in 1931, a full six years after the end of Season 4. In stark contrast with the Roaring '20s, the country is in the throes of the Great Depression, and with the end of Prohibition in sight, Nucky is looking to legitimize himself by forging alliances with liquor producers. This season also includes flashback scenes of Nucky, Eli, the Commodore, Gillian and others from 1884-1900...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: Atlantic City, February 1924: Picking up 8 months after the events of Season 3, Nucky Thompson is laying low at the end of the Boardwalk after barely surviving an overthrow by gangster Gyp Rosetti. But the calm will be short-lived, as Nucky faces new challenges, including a clash with a violent Harlem power broker, a battle with his brother Eli over Eli's college-age son, and the irresistible...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: Beginning six years after season four, the country is in the throes of the Great Depression--a stark contrast with the Roaring Twenties. With the end of Prohibition in sight, Nucky is looking to legitimize himself by forging alliances with liquor producers, including Bacardi in Cuba.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Summary: Chronicles the life and times of Enoch 'Nucky' Thompson, Atlantic City's undisputed czar at a time when Prohibition proved to be a major catalyst in the rise of organized crime in America. Season three begins on New Year's Eve 1922-23. The roaring '20s are about to start; though the economy is booming, alcohol has become scarce, competition is fierce, and gangster violence is heating up.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BOA RATED R

Summary: Based on real events that occurred in between 1980 and 1982. Dan Mahowny is a quiet, unassuming assistant manager at a bank in Toronto. He is a compulsive gambler and runs up a massive debt with his bookie. Dan's bank responsibilities include approving loans. Needing to cover his debts, Dan starts approving loans to non-existent clients and adding hundreds of thousands of dollars to other...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2003

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

Summary: A lavish period drama set in Atlantic City, following the life and times of Nucky Thompson, the undisputed political and criminal mastermind whose grip on power and control of the city's liquor supply is under constant threat.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BOA RATED R

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

Summary: In 1940, the merchant ship Glencairn rolls and shivers in the black North Atlantic. On board, her anxious crewmen search the sky for German planes and hope they'll survive "The long voyage home."

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2007

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

Summary: A smalltime, aging Mafia hood falls in love with a clam bar waitress, and they share the spoils of the big score against the backdrop of a changing Atlantic City.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Video 2002

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

Summary: Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, in the prime of his boxing career, finds himself wrongfully convicted of murder. Sentenced to life in prison, Carter's published memoir, The Sixteenth Round, inspires a teenager from Brooklyn and three Canadian activists who believe in the truth, to join forces with Carter to prove his innocence.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios 2000

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

Summary: Seventeen teenage lawbreakers spend a day inside Rahway State Prison (later East Jersey State Prison) with some of New Jersey's most dangerous criminals. A selected group of convicts ("The Lifers") give the youth an in-your-face, no-holds-barred account about life in prison, in hopes of "scaring them straight". Twenty years later, filmmaker Arnold Shapiro catches up with both the kids and the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2003

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC SCA

Swain, James.

Summary: When his ex-partner, Doyle Flanagan, is blown up by a car bomb, Tony Valentine joins the investigation to find his friend's killers and becomes embroiled in the multimillion-dollar blackjack scam that Flanagan had been trying to solve.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SWA

Swain, James.

Summary: Hard-boiled ex-cop Tony Valentine has a new profession: spotting casino cheats and exposing a casino's flaws to the owners. Now, he must unravel the mystery of an amateur player impossibly raking in the dough on blackjack. However, his investigation stirs up a hornet's nest worth of problems. First of all, the suspect bears a distinct resemblance to Valentine's late wife; second, she's captured...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SWA

Evanovich, Janet.

Summary: Bounty hunter Stephanie Plum finds herself in over her head with a caper involving stolen money, a racehorse, a car chase, and a bad case of hives--not to mention her grandmother playing the slots in Atlantic City unknowingly using the stolen money! Meanwhile, the mysterious Diesel returns to once again turn Stephanie's world upside down.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2008

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC Eva

Summary: Paul Blart is a mild-mannered, dutiful family man who works as a security guard in a New Jersey mall. He has applied to become a cop for years, but he always fails the physical exam because he is overweight. One day, a gang of organized criminals put the mall under siege and take hostages. Blart becomes trapped inside and because of he feels that it is his sense of duty, refuses to leave. He...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2009

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Grabenstein, Chris.

Summary: Learning that a former crush, Katie, is happily employed as a magician's assistant, Sea Haven police officer Danny Boyle is shocked by Katie's subsequent murder and teams up with partner John Ceepak in a race against time to find the killer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRA

Mullen, Caitlin

Summary: Summer has come to Atlantic City but the boardwalk is empty of tourists, the casino lights have dimmed, and two Jane Does are laid out in the marshland behind the Sunset Motel, just west of town. Only one person even knows they're there. Meanwhile, Clara, a young boardwalk psychic, struggles to attract clients for the tarot readings that pay her rent. When she begins to experience very real and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Hobbs, Roger.

Summary: When a casino robbery in Atlantic City goes horribly awry, the man who orchestrated it is obliged to call in a favor from someone who's occasionally called Jack. While it's doubtful that anyone knows his actual name or anything at all about his true identity, or even if he's still alive, he's in his mid-thirties and lives completely off the grid, a criminal's criminal who does entirely as he...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOB

Hobbs, Roger.

Summary: When a casino robbery in Atlantic City goes horribly awry the man who orchestrated it is obliged to call in a favor from "Jack". Only thirty or so people are sure this man exists, some believe he's dead, and none know anything at all about his true identity. Those are closely guarded trade secrets, to say the least, for an exceptionally trained, experienced, and talented criminal. But as he...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2013

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC HOB

Summary: Sometimes what's in your head isn't as crazy as you think ... that's certainly true for Craig, a stressed-out teenager who checks himself into a mental health clinic for some time out. What he finds instead is an unlikely mentor, a potential new romance and an opportunity to begin anew. Charming, witty and smart, it's a coming-of-age story that's kind of a funny story.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2011

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY ITS

Summary: The complications of love and friendship among three New Jersey comic book artists: Holden, his partner Banky, and Alyssa, the woman Holden falls in love with only to be thwarted by her sexuality.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Buena Vista Home Entertainment 2000

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

Summary: It is a timely tale of what can happen when engaged citizens fight the power for the sake of a better world. Arguably, no one did more to shape our understanding of the modern American city than Jane Jacobs, the visionary activist and writer who fought to preserve urban communities in the face of destructive development projects. The film vividly brings to life Jacobs' 1960s showdown with...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MPI Media Group 2017

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC CIT

Summary: Follows the 2002 race for Mayor of Newark, N.J. between 32-year-old Cory Booker and four-term incumbent Sharpe James. Fought in Newark's neighborhoods and housing projects, the election pits the young challenger against an old style political machine.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Genius Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC STR

Summary: Master Shake (a milkshake that enjoys slacking off), Frylock (a pack of fries who is the teams voice of reason), and Meatwad (an infantile, shape-shifting meatball who is always curious) are fast food items that live New Jersey. One day, Shake buys an exercising machine called the Insane-O-Flex that, in actuality, is a piece of equipment that could pose a threat to the world. When their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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

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