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Summary: This musical rendering of Mark Twain's classic captures the genuine friendship between Huckleberry Finn and Jim. Strong-willed and self-raised, Huck decides to flee his hometown of Hannibal, Missouri, when his cruel absentee father tries to kidnap him. Accompanying him is the sharp-witted Jim, who fears he is about to be sold. As this unlikely pair journey north to freedom, they develop a bond...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Huckleberry 2005

Summary: The classic story of the flight of Huck Finn and the slave Jim down the Mississippi, and their encounters with the world at large.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Video 2002

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY ADV

Summary: Eager to flee from his drunken father and the confining life with Widow Douglass and Miss Watson, Huck sets off on a raft down the Mississippi with Jim, a runaway slave, in tow.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment 2009

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

Summary: This is the story of the growth and maturity of Magnolia, a showboat star, who falls for Gaylord Ravenal, a riverboat gambler.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS SHO

Dana, Juliette Starr

Contents: "Worth a Pilgrimage": July 15-July 20, New York State -- "The Mad Tumult": July 21-July 23, Niagara -- "Lost in the Distance": July 23-July 28, Lakes Erie and Huron, Detroit -- "A Fatiguing Scramble": July 28-July 31, Mackinac -- "Wild Looking Places": August 1-August 3, Sault Ste. Marie -- "Boundary of Civilization": August 4-August 15, Lake Superior -- "Very Rough": August 16-August 22, Lake...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.704 DAN

Summary: From land, boat, and sky. Above and below the water. From the point of view of the animals and people who are found there, we will show these rivers as they have never been seen before, highlighting each river's very own unique atmosphere and character so that each episode will have its own mood. This series will find new perspectives to cover these amazing waterways. Using the latest in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV RIV

Kelley, Tyler J.

Summary: A deeply human exploration of how our centuries-long dream of conquering and shaping this vast network of waterways squares with the reality of an indomitable natural world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avid Reader Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 627.12 KEL

Buck, Rinker

2 holds on 3 copies

Summary: "The eagerly awaited return of master American storyteller Rinker Buck, Life on the Mississippi is an epic, enchanting blend of history and adventure in which Buck builds a wooden flatboat from the grand 'flatboat era' of the 1800s and sails it down the Mississippi River, illuminating the forgotten past of America's first western frontier. Seven years ago, readers around the country fell in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avid Reader Press 2022

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Summary: Rebel without a cause (1955): The adolescent son of a well-to-do family gets into trouble with other kids and the police.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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