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Summary: On September 29, 1981, Peter Turner received a phone call that would change his life. His former lover, Hollywood actress Gloria Grahame, had collapsed in a Lancaster hotel and was refusing medical attention. He took her into his chaotic and eccentric home in Liverpool to see her through her last days. Though their affair had ended years before, it was to him that she turned in her final hour...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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

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

Marin, Cheech

Summary: "A memoir by the counterculture legend discusses how he formed one of the most successful comedy duos of all time, became a representative of the recreational drug movement, forged a successful solo career, and amassed a collection of renowned Chicano art,"--NoveList.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MARIN, CHEECH MAR

McGregor, Ewan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 1953

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910.4 MCG

Summary: Outlines Flynn's life from his beginnings in Australia to his fame in Hollywood and his life behind the silver screen.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2005

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

Hart, Kevin

Summary: It begins in North Philadelphia. He was born an accident, unwanted by his parents. His father was a drug addict who was in and out of jail. His brother was a crack dealer and petty thief. And his mother was overwhelmingly strict, beating him with belts, frying pans, and his own toys. The odds, in short, were stacked against our young hero, just like the odds that are stacked against the release...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 37 Ink, Atria 2017

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HAR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B HART HAR

Surendra, Rajiv

Summary: The author recalls how, after reading Life of Pi and learning that it was going to be adapted into a major motion picture, he threw himself into extensive preparations to try to land the lead role that led him around the world, and discovered himself in the face of failure.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Regan Arts 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SURENDRA, RAJIV SUR

Summary: The adventure of a lifetime begins when two longtime pals, Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman, set off on their motorcycles taking the 'long way round' the world, covering 20,000 miles before completing their journey in New York City.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Goldhil Entertainment 2005

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

Summary: Maria Schell enjoyed an unparalleled career for a German speaking actress. An acting career with over seventy feature films, alongside legends like Oskar Werner, Gary Cooper and more.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Rainbow Releasing 2006

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

Matzen, Robert D.

Summary: Near the end of 1939, ten-year-old Audrey Hepburn flew from boarding school in England into the Netherlands, which would soon become a war zone. What she experienced in five years of Nazi occupation has never been explored until now. Dutch Girl sets the story straight, revealing the Nazi past of Audrey's parents and how their daughter dealt with this information. The book examines her career as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: GoodKnight Books 2019

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Goldman, Michael R.

Summary: John Wayne: The Genuine Article provides readers a rare glimpse into the life of one of the most iconic movie stars of all time through a treasure trove of memorabilia, stories, and interviews. This definitive book includes John Wayne Enterprises' collection of never-before-seen letters and telegrams as well as incredibly compelling text from Wayne's unfinished memoir. Important milestones in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 791.43 WAYNE, JOHN GOL

Field, Sally

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Summary: One of the most celebrated, beloved, and enduring actors of our time, Sally Field has an infectious charm that has captivated the nation for more than five decades, beginning with her first TV role at the age of seventeen. From Gidget's sweet-faced "girl next door" to the dazzling complexity of Sybil to the Academy Award-worthy ferocity and depth of Norma Rae and Mary Todd Lincoln, Field has...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2018

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2 available in Adult, Call number: 921 FIE

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FIELD, SALLY FIE
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Field 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B FIELD FIE

Summary: The documentary provides an intimate look at Heath Ledger through the lens of his own camera as he films and often performs in his own personal journey. It was his creative energy and unshakable willingness to take risks that instilled such an extraordinary deep love and affection in the people that entered his life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC I

Summary: Drawing from historical records about Andre's life as well as a wealth of anecdotes from his colleagues in the wrestling world, including Hulk Hogan, and his film co-stars (Billy Crystal, Robin Wright, Mandy Patinkin, etc), Brown has created in Andre the Giant, the first substantive biography of one of the twentieth century's most recognizable figures.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second, an imprint of Roaring Brook Press 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ANDRE THE GIANT BRO

Summary: A look at the life and career of professional wrestler André Roussimoff, who gained notoriety in the 1980s as Andre the Giant.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Krugman, Michael.

Summary: A portrait of the seven-foot-five wrestling star's life and career describes his childhood in a small French village, the progression of the medical condition that caused his gigantism, and his memorable television and film appearances.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pocket Books 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ANDRE THE GIANT KRU

Chopra, Anupama.

Summary: Here is a true story of Bollywood, a sweeping portrait of a country finding its identity, a movie industry that changed the face of India, and one man's struggle to become a star. Shah Rukh Khan's larger-than-life tale takes us through the colorful and idiosyncratic Bollywood movie industry, where fantastic dreams and outrageous obsessions share the spotlight with extortion, murder, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KHAN, SHAH RUKH CHO

Loren, Sophia

Summary: "In her first memoir, the Academy Award-winning actress Sophia Loren tells her incredible life story from the struggles of her childhood in war-torn Naples to her life as a screen legend, icon of elegance, and devoted mother. In her acting career spanning more than six decades, Sophia Loren became known for her striking beauty and dramatic roles with famed costars Cary Grant, Frank Sinatra,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LOREN, SOPHIA LOR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Loren 2014

Myers, Mike

Summary: Mike Myers presents his heartfelt and hilarious view of the country's past, present, and future as he sets out to define the Canadian mystique. A true patriot who happens to be an expatriate, Myers is in a unique position to explore Canada from within and without. He will show what makes Canada Canada, Canadians Canadians, and what being Canadian has always meant to him. Fully illustrated...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Spoto, Donald

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BERGMAN, INGRID SPO

Wagner, Robert

Summary: The legendary actor and best-selling author of Pieces of My Heart offers a nostalgic look at Hollywood's golden age, touring favorite hotspots and exploring period business practices before the advent of paparazzi culture and high-powered agents.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 Wagner 2014

Summary: What do the most ravishingly beautiful actress of the 1930s and '40s and the inventor whose concepts were the basis of cell phone and Bluetooth technology have in common? They are both Hedy Lamarr, the glamour icon whose ravishing visage was the inspiration for Snow White and Cat Woman and a technological trailblazer who perfected a radio system to throw Nazi torpedoes off course during WWII.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber 2018

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

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC BOM

Summary: In the 1950s, Tab Hunter was America's boy next door. Nothing, it seemed, could damage his skyrocketing career. Nothing, that is, but the fact that Tab Hunter was secretly gay. Now, Tab Hunter's secret is out. In this documentary we will meet for the first time, the real Tab Hunter as he shares with us the whole story of a happy and healthy survivor of Hollywood's roller coaster.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Eyman, Scott

Summary: Henry Fonda and James Stewart were two of the biggest stars in Hollywood for forty years. They became friends and then roommates as stage actors in New York, and when they began making films in Hollywood, they roomed together again. Between them they made such memorable films as The Grapes of Wrath, Mister Roberts, Twelve Angry Men, and On Golden Pond; and Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, Destry...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 EYM

Spitz, Bob

Summary: "From New York Times bestselling biographer Bob Spitz, a full and rich biography of an epic American life, capturing what made Ronald Reagan both so beloved and so transformational. More than five years in the making, based on hundreds of interviews and access to previously unavailable documents, and infused with irresistible storytelling charm, Bob Spitz's REAGAN stands fair to be the first...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 REAGAN, RONALD SPI