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Mamet, David.

Summary: Playwright and screenwriter Mamet gives us a subversive inside look at Hollywood from the perspective of a filmmaker who has always played the game his own way. Who really reads the scripts at the film studios? How is a screenplay like a personals ad? Whose opinion matters when revising a screenplay? Why are there so many producers listed in movie credits? And what do those producers do,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 384.80973 MAM

Mamet, David

Summary: Exposing how oppressive cultural codes-encapsulated in buzzwords such as inclusion, diversity, social justice, appropriation-are constricting the vibrant intellectual life of the world's freest country, a renowned author and playwright examines how politics and cultural attitudes about rebellion have shifted in the U.S. throughout history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadside Books 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.5 MAM

Mamet, David.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press, c1976. 1977

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 812 MAM

Mamet, David

Summary: "Award-winning playwright, screenwriter, and director David Mamet shares scandalous and laugh-out-loud tales from his four decades in Hollywood where he worked with some of the biggest names in movies. David Mamet went to Hollywood on top--a super successful playwright summoned west in 1980 to write a vehicle for Jack Nicholson. He arrived just in time to meet the luminaries of old Hollywood...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon and Schuster 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MAMET, DAVID MAM

Mamet, David.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press, c1977. 1978

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 812 MAM

Mamet, David.

Summary: For the past thirty years, David Mamet has been a controversial and defining force in theater and film, championing the most cherished liberal values along the way. His characters have explored the ethics of the business world, embodied the struggles of the oppressed, and faced the flaws of the capitalist system. But in recent years Mamet has had a change of heart. He realized that the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sentinel 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.51 MAM

Mamet, David.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press : distributed by Random House 1978

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 812 MAM

Summary: Times are tough at the real estate firm of Premiere Properties. Shelley "the machine" Levene (Lemmon) and Dave Moss (Harris) are veteran salesmen, but only Ricky Roma (Pacino) is on a hot streak. The new Glengarry sales leads could turn everything around, but the front office is holding them back until these "losers" prove themselves. Then someone decides to take matters into his own hands,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Artisan Home Entertainment 2002

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

Summary: The Unit is a covert Special Forces team that operates outside the military chain of command. They are on the front lines, protecting U.S. citizens and foreigners alike, risking their lives daily in the process.

Format: moving image

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

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

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: Eliot Ness and his band of prohibition-era law enforcement agents try to destroy Al Capone's criminal empire.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2004

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

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

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Summary: Traces Jimmy Hoffa's turbulent career from 1935, when he first solicits truck drivers to join the fledgling International Brotherhood of Teamsters, to his disappearance in 1975.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2003

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Summary: A modern re-imagining of the classic romantic comedy. Bernie and Joan are two fiery flirters who are passionate about everything from hookups to breakups. When he sets up his best friend, Danny, with her roommate, Debbie, the sparks soon fly as they try to navigate the relationship minefields from the bar to the bedroom.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: A sly, merciless thriller where a best-selling author and therapist wants to help a client by making restitution for the money he owes to a gambler. After she meets the attractive cardsharp, her own compulsions take hold as he lures her into his world of high-stakes deception. Starring Lindsay Crouse and Joe Mantegna, this film is a rich character study told with the cold calculation of a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: BLU-RAY CRIME/MYSTERY HOU

Summary: In order to save money on production costs, a movie production crew moves into a small town in Vermont. The crew soon discovers that their much needed "prop" has burned down, the star can't keep his pants zipped, the starlet won't take off her top and the locals want a piece of the action.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2001

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

Summary: An accomplished thief has his career jeopardized after he's caught on security cameras during a job. Broke, he and his associates are blackmailed by their longtime fence into jacking Swiss gold bars from an airplane. As they plot the complicated score, he and his crew become suspicious of the relationship between his young wife and the fence's nephew, who has been planted on the crew to keep an...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2002

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

Summary: An inner-city detective is investigating the murder of an elderly candy shop owner and finds odd clues along the way, while at the same time trying to find out who he has become.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2009

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

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: "They are The Unit, a covert Special Forces team operating outside the usual military chain of command, risking their lives on undercover missions at home and abroad. Their identities are highly classified, a secret that's also fiercely guarded by their wives. But despite the men's determination to protect their families from the dangers of the job, they've learned that the enemy they have...

Format: moving image

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

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

Summary: A grad student lands a summer job on a Great Lake steel freighter, short on experience, until he learns more than he bargained for about life, love and lost potential through the stories of his fellow shipmates.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Artist View Entertainment 2002

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

Summary: Steamy tale of a drifter offered a job at a roadside diner by the owner, an easy-going older man. When the drifter and the owner's voluptuous wife fall in love, they plot to kill her husband and run away together.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Entertainment 2010

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

Summary: Complete broadway and off-broadway programs, directories of cross-country, off-off broadway theater, 1983-84 statistics, articles, photos.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dodd, Mead & Co. 1984

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 812.5 BES

Summary: When a respected jujitsu master eschews a lucrative prizefighting career in favor of opening a self-defense dojo, it appears that he has chosen a peaceful path in life. The dedicated master's fate takes an unanticipated turn, however, when he is manipulated into participating in ultimate fighting championships by a group of unscrupulous actors and fight promoters. Later, as the master is being...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2008

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

Summary: A model has her rich, much older husband come with her to a photo shoot. But when their plane crashes in the middle of nowhere, a strong mind game erupts between the jealous husband and the younger photographer as they try to get back to civilization.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 1997

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

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

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