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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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press, c1976. 1977

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

Format: text

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

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: 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: 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 Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE VER

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: 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: 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 Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD UNT

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 woman psychiatrist, trying to help a patient whose life has been threatened, is drawn into the dangerous but provocative underworld of a smooth-talking con man.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2000

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

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: Academy Award winners Al Pacino and Helen Mirren star in this production written and directed by Pulitzer Prize-winning and Oscar-nominated playwright David Mamet. An exploration of the client-attorney relationship between legendary music producer Phil Spector and defense attorney Linda Kenney Baden, who represented Spector during his first trial for murder.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Summary: A young inventor falls prey to an elaborate con-game full of twists, turns, and stunning surprises.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia Tristar Home Entertainment 1997

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

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

Summary: When the President is caught in a sex scandal less than 2 weeks before the election, "Mr. Fix-it" decides they need a war to distract the public's attention and he calls on Hollywood's top producer to create it.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Video 1998

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

Summary: A barrister defends a naval cadet accused of stealing a postal money-order.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Classics 1999

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

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

Daoud, Kamel.

Summary: "This response to Camus's The Stranger is at once a love story and a political manifesto about post-colonial Algeria, Islam, and the irrelevance of Arab lives. He was the brother of "the Arab" killed by the infamous Meursault, the antihero of Camus's classic novel. Seventy years after that event, Harun, who has lived since childhood in the shadow of his sibling's memory, refuses to let him...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Other Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DAO

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