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Lumet, Sidney

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A.A. Knopf 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 791.43 LUM

Summary: "Film legend Sidney Lumet (1924-2011) tells his own story in a never-before-seen interview shot in 2008. With candor, humor and grace, Lumet reveals what matters to him as an artist and as a human being" -- Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF BY

Summary: An alcoholic, failed attorney is reduced to ambulance chasing. A friend gives him a supposedly easy malpractice case which becomes a last chance to redeem himself and his career.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2006

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

Summary: "This unnerving procedural thriller painstakingly details an all-too-plausible nightmare scenario in which a mechanical failure jams the United States military's chain of command and sends the country hurtling toward nuclear war with the Soviet Union. Working from a contemporary best seller, screenwriter Walter Bernstein and director Sidney Lumet wrench harrowing suspense from the doomsday...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Summary: Hercule Poirot is a dapper detective, aboard the Orient Express, for whom murder-solving is a precise, intellectual exercise. When murder occurs, Poirot agrees to interview all aboard the famous train's Calais coach, hoping to find the killer of an American millionarie before the local police arrive.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2004

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

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

Summary: A famed mystery playwright with a recent string of flops may be planning to murder a talented former student in order to steal his work.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 1999

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

Summary: The story of a botched bank robbery that occurred August 22, 1972 in Brooklyn, New York and turned into a bizarre hostage situation lasting all day. The lead robber wishes to obtain funding for a sex-change operation for his gay lover.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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

Summary: A television newscaster's mental breakdown turns him into a celebrity when the network tries to profit from his illness.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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

Summary: A satirical look at the politics and power struggles of television executives as a network news anchorman turns the tables on the "ratings".

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: distributed by MGM Home Entertainment 2006

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

Summary: Adaptation of a true story where a young New York police officer refuses to extort money from criminals as the other officers do. His fellow police officers turn against him when he seeks to expose the situation during a grand jury investigation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2002

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

Summary: The conquest of Mexico: November 11th, 1519. Hernan Cortes must decide whether to risk attempting to conquer Mexico by defeating Montezuma. He confers with and receives valuable advice from his slave Donna Marina and his captains before coming to a critical decision.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: CBS News 2000

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

Summary: Newly released from prison, an ex-con assembles his professional pals and plans a multi-million dollar robbery of an entire luxury apartment house. He is unaware that a hoard of lawmen are recording their activities.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2008

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

Summary: Ever since antiwar activists Arthur and Annie Pope blew up a napalm lab in 1971, the Popes and their children have been on the run from the law. Now elder son Danny is 17 and he wants to stop running from a past he had nothing to do with.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 1999

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

Summary: A stock broker, who is having financial troubles and in need of extra cash, and his younger brother conspire to pull off the perfect, victimless crime. No guns, no violence, no problem. The only problem is that the owners of the jewelry store are their own parents. But when an accomplice ignores the rules and crosses the line, his actions trigger a series of events in which no one is left...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2008

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

Summary: Alcoholic lawyer finds a chance to redeem himself by accepting an unwinnable case.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: CBS/Fox Video 2002

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

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

Summary: Based on actual events that took place one hot August afternoon in 1972, the movie recreates the incredible circumstances surrounding an ill-fated Brooklyn bank robbery attempt.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 1997

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

Summary: A computer malfunction causes nuclear-equipped American bombers to destroy Moscow and the president of the United States has to take terrible measures to appease the Soviets and prevent all-out nuclear war.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Video 2000

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER FAI

Summary: Set in the Libyan Desert during World War II, British soldiers on the brink of collapse push beyond endurance to struggle up "The Hill," a manmade instrument of torture--a tower of sand seared by a white-hot sun. They are in this military prison because they once defied, rebelled and talked back to their superiors.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: Sol Nazerman is a survivor of a WWII Nazi death camp where his wife, parents and children were murdered. His soul robbed of hope, he takes refuge in misery and a bitter condemnation of humanity while managing a Harlem pawnshop. Working with Sol in the pawn shop is an ambitious man named Ortiz, whose own views and aspirations differ greatly from those of his embittered boss.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: New York cop Daniel Ciello (inspired by real-life undercover narcotics cop Robert Leuci) is involved in some questionable police practices. He is approached by Internal Affairs and in exchange for him potentially being let off the hook, he is instructed to begin to expose the inner workings of police corruption.

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 PRI

Summary: An aging warlord decides to split his kingdom between his three sons, who will live in three separate castles. The two eldest sons are quite happy, but the youngest thinks his father has gone mad, and predicts that it won't be long until the two older brothers are fighting with each other.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2005

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

Summary: A middle-aged psychiatrist tries to find out why a young man has blinded six horses entrusted to his care.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2003

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

Summary: Depicts a jury of men who must decide the fate of a teenage boy who has murdered his abusive father. The jurors are from all walks of life, and bring with them their own opinions, prejudices, fears, and personal demons.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment Inc. 2001

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

Summary: Based on Eugene O'Neill's 1956 autobiograpy, this film depicts a day in the life of a family deteriorating under drug addiction, alcoholism, and imminent death.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Republic Pictures 2004

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

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

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