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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: When P.L. Travers travels from London to Hollywood in 1961 to finally discuss Walt Disney's desire to bring her beloved character, Mary Poppins to the motion picture screen (a quest he began in the 1940s as a promise to his two daughters), Disney meets a prim, uncompromising sexagenarian not only suspect of the impresario's concept for the film, but a woman struggling with her own past. During...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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3 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA SAV

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

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: DVD SAV

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD SAV RATED PG-13

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

2 holds on 13 copies

Summary: From 1958 to 1963, American actor Rick Dalton knew the height of fame and fortune as the lead in the television series Bounty Law. Yet, Rick wasn't satisfied with the work and used his popularity to try to become a movie star. By 1969, Rick's career has stalled so much that he takes jobs as a guest star on various shows. He even starts wondering if the only way he can make a comeback is by...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

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

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

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

Summary: The true story of how Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa allowed a Hollywood crew to film him in battle, altering the course of film and military history in the process. Early movie giants D.W. Griffin and Harry Aiken send Frank Thayer to Mexico to persuade the cash-strapped, publicity-hungry Villa to let them film his revolution. Stepping into the literal cross fire, Thayer's crew risk their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2004

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

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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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

Summary: Francesca and Calvin are actors performing in a motion picture directed by David Fincher and co-starring Brad Pitt (who play themselves). Woven in and out of the film production story thread are several other subplots including one about a lovelorn woman, Linda; the self-absorbed Gus; and a husband, Carl, whose wife is falling for Calvin.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2003

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

Summary: Gwen and Eddie are the countries favorite on-screen couple. Having to promote their latest movie, the couple, whose public romance had turned into a private breakup, have to count on their veteran press agent and Gwen's assistant-sister, Kiki, to keep the press from knowing about the real story. Can true love, happily ever after and other Hollywood endings really happen?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2002

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

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

Summary: "As child actors, Mel and Fred were beaten and whipped by an imperious screenwriter, Fritz Frobisher. Now the elderly Fritz is to appear at a tee-shirt signing ceremony in Monument Valley, AZ, where his great films were made. Still living in LA and seeking work as actors, Mel and Fred decide to go to Monument Valley and give Fritz a drubbing."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Microcinema International 2010

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

Summary: Pursued by creditors, Joe swerves into a driveway of a seemingly abandoned Sunset Boulevard mansion. He finds Norma, an ex-screen queen dreaming of a dramatic comeback and her husband/servant living there. She takes a fancy to Joe and, learning that he is a scriptwriter, persuades him to help her with her comeback screenplay. Being broke he accepts. He falls in love with young script reader,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Pictures 2002

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

Summary: Frictions and personality clashes beset the making of a romantic film in Nice.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2003

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

Summary: His picture is on magazine covers, his name in lights. Ex-con artist and gangster Dan Quigley is "doing all right in this movie racket," a big man in Hollywood. But if his criminal past resurfaces, he could end up in the big house.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2008

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

Summary: "After a disastrous screening of the movie Medellin at the Cannes Film Festival, Vince Chase must find a way to rejuvenate his career. His best friend and manager Eric is determined to get Vince back to the top, while struggling with his expanding management company. Ari, meanwhile, is having a few career conflicts of his own, and fights to deliver for Vince. Drama continues his successful...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2009

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

Summary: The story revolves around Alice Palmer a well known actress who has decided to direct her first film of her own script. She is approached by a fan, Kaz Naiman. She finds out after talking to him that he produces movies and before she knows it, he's out collecting money for her film, 3 million dollars to be exact. But, here's the hitch, the only way they can get the 3 million dollars is if they...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Films 2002

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Summary: Sammy Glick is a Jewish boy born in New York's Lower East Side. He decides to climb the ladder of success by any mean necessary. Through backstabbing and double-crossing, Sammy fights to become the motion picture industry's top screenwriter. A rags to riches story about the world of 1930s Hollywood.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Koch Vision 2009

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

Summary: A Brooklyn couple has always known that their four-year-old son is more interested in fairy tale princesses than toy cars. But when his preschool director points out that his gender-nonconforming play may be more than a phase, the couple is forced to rethink their roles as parents and spouses as they apply for him to go to a private kindergarten in New York City.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

McCarthy, Cormac

Summary: On the eve of his marriage, the Counselor makes a risky decision to dealve into the cocaine trade along the Texas-Mexico border. His hope is that this one-time deal will set him and his fiancée on a path to financial freedom, but instead he ends up in a brutal game that threatens to destroy everything and everyone he loves.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2013

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC MCC

1 hold on 6 copies

Summary: One day in the life of Jane, a recent college graduate and aspiring film producer, who has recently landed her dream job as a junior assistant to a powerful entertainment mogul. As Jane follows her daily routine, she, and viewers, grow increasingly aware of the abuse that insidiously colors every aspect of her workday, an accumulation of degradations against which Jane decides to take a stand,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Summary: When callous movie studio executive Griffin Mill starts receiving anonymous death threats from a rejected screenwriter, his already shaky career begins to crumble. Finally, his desperation drives him to kill--but did he rub out the wrong writer? Relentlessly hounded by a street-wise detective, Griffin falls recklessly in love with the dead man's girlfriend. Then the mysterious threats begin again.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Video 1997

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Summary: Three girls come to New York City and later, Hollywood, to chase their dreams of stardom: there's Anne, the innocent secretary type who becomes an assistant to a large theatrical agent; Neely, an aspiring chorus girl with pluck who dreams of being a singer; and the beautiful blonde Jennifer, who longs to be a real actress, but is destined to be regarded as a sex object. Life has a lot to give...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Stoner icons Jay and Silent Bob embark on a cross-country mission to stop a Hollywood reboot of an old movie based on them.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Turturro, John

Summary: A 1940s-era New York playwright is lured to Hollywood to work as a screenwriter, but when he becomes stuck in his writing he finds his life going out of control.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2003

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

Grenier, Adrian

Summary: Explores the life of a young Los Angeles actor, his close group of friends, and his agent.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 2012

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

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