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Summary: "Mabel and Rosenthal are the two stars of a pretentious art-horror film directed by an unhinged tyrant who may or may not be German (he goes by 'Herr Director'). Mabel is playing a blind woman while Rosenthal, who has facial tumors caused by neurofibromatosis, is essentially playing a version of himself. Both their characters are part of a mad doctor's plot to 'cure' disabilities. But while...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Summary: In his unique fiction/documentary hybrid, the pioneering William Greaves presides over a beleaguered film crew in New York's Central Park, leaving them to try to figure out what kind of movie they're making. This wildly innovative sixties counterculture landmark is expanded 35 years later by its unconventional follow-up, Take 2 1/2. The sequel sees the actors reunited in a more personal,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Summary: After years of living abroad, former actress Sangok is back in Seoul, staying with her sister Jeongok in her high-rise apartment. The siblings sleep late, have breakfast in a caf̌, and visit a restaurant owned by Jeongok's son. But as the details of Sangok's day accrue (a spill on her blouse, an encounter at her childhood home), it becomes clear that there is much she is not revealing. And...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD FOREIGN IN

Summary: More than two decades after catapulting to stardom with The Princess Bride, an aging actress decides to take her final job: preserving her digital likeness for a future Hollywood. Through a deal brokered by her loyal, longtime agent and the head of Miramount Studios, her alias will be controlled by the studio, and will star in any film they want with no restrictions.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: Society matron Norma Carlisle volunteers to accompany future Jazz Age star and free spirit Louise Brooks for a summer in New York. But why does she want to go? It's a story full of surprises, about who these women really are, and who they eventually become.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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4 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV CHA

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Chaperone 2019

Summary: Jeff Goldblum may have starred in some of the biggest movies in history, but to secure a green card for his young Canadian fiancée, he's agreed to do a two-week regional theater production of "The music man" in his Pennsylvania hometown. Now he's faced with grueling rehearsals, a furious agent, good friends with their own troubles whom he's convinced to co-star, and the very real prospect of a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Starz Home Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: A fading star meets an aspiring actress, falls in love with and marries her. Her career skyrockets, while his continues to fade with tragic results.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: VCI Entertainment 2012

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

Summary: A Cantonese actress copes with a demented director and eccentric crew on a Parisian film shoot. This is the remastered version.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Video 2008

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

Summary: Fading movie musical star Tony Hunter, down and out in Hollywood, decides to try his luck on the Broadway stage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2005

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2 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS BAN

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Summary: An aging film star retreats to the Scottish countryside with her nurse to recover from surgery. While there, mysterious forces of revenge emerge from the land where witches were burned.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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Summary: A Hong Kong action-movie star arrives in Paris to play the latex-clad lead in a remake of Louis Feuillade's classic silent crime serial Les vampires. What she finds is a behind-the-scenes tangle of barely controlled chaos as egos clash, romantic attractions simmer, and an obsessive director drives himself to the brink to realize his vision.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

Kelly, Gene

Summary: A Hollywood actor who has risen from vaudeville to become a silent film star must make the difficult transition to sound films.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2012

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

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3 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS SIN

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD SIN RATED PG

Elliott, Sam

1 hold on 5 copies

Summary: After he receives a diagnosis of terminal pancreatic cancer, a former Western film star re-evaluates his life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate 2017

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

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD HER RATED R

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

Summary: Nanni Moretti recounts three entries from his 'diary' in the hilarious and intimate self-reflective comedy which follows the filmmaker's musing on cinema atop a Vespa, a trip to the Aeolian Islands to work on his new screenplay, and his search for health and wellness after breaking out in a nagging skin rash.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Summary: Watch John 'Four Leaf' Tayback as he fights a gruesome battle during the Vietnam War. But, this is actually a scene from 'Tropic Thunder, ' a big-budget adaptation of Tayback's wartime memoir. Starring as the central platoon are Speedman, Lazarus, Chino and Portnoy, as well as young character actor Kevin Sandusky. To play the character of African American Sgt. Osiris, Lazarus dyes his skin dark...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: DreamWorks/Paramount Home Entertainment 2008

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

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

Summary: A down-and-out film producer agrees to make his nephew's film about the 19th century English statesman Benjamin Disraeli. They can only get financing if he can cast a well-known action star. However, production is halted when the lead actor is kidnapped from the European film set. The producer hatches a scheme with a struggling creative executive to save the star and the movie.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Peace Arch Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Deal 2007

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

Summary: For Vince, Eric, Drama and Turtle, life in Hollywood's fast lane can be an intoxicating ride. This season, after an accident during the filming of his latest action flick, Vince develops a new lease on life that makes him even more difficult to manage, while each of the guys must decide which steps to take to map out their own futures, both personally and professionally.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Brothers Home Video 2011

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

Summary: Michael Steele is ten days from the biggest night of his life. He has been nominated for Best Actor at the Academy Awards. Achieving the height of career success, Michael is quickly cast in the role of a lifetime as the lead character in a classic struggle between good and evil when rumors about his morality and faith run rampant. Will he buckle with temptation or stay true to his beliefs?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Genius Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD WAG1

Summary: Chaplin's entire life is covered in the biographical film. From his upbringings in the slums of England to his Honorary Oscar in 1972.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate Films 2008

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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: Eric, Turtle, and Johnny Drama are dedicated to helping their film-star buddy, Vincent Chase, navigate the absurdities and pitfalls of modern-day Hollywood.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2005

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Summary: What is the scariest movie idea anyone can think of? How about a guy with a bag on his head staring into a window? So, four struggling actors retreat to a cabin in Big Bear, California in order to write a screenplay that will make them all stars. They want to make a funny film that may be a little bit scary too. But what happens when their story idea starts to come true?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2008

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

Summary: After three months shooting an indie film in NYC, the boys are back in La-la-land.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2006

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

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

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