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Keene, Carolyn

Summary: School is out for summer and the timing is great because a movie is filming in River Heights, and Nancy, Bess, and George--along with a bunch of their classmates--get to be extras in a scene shot at the playground! Help Nancy and her friends find a prop that's gone missing from the superhero movie set in this interactive Nancy Drew chapter book mystery series.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED NDCB 5

Bergstrom, Signe

Summary: "Newt, Tina, Queenie, and Jacob, the beloved heroes of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, are back! In The Archive of Magic, an exciting full-color companion volume to Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, readers are transported behind the scenes of J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World for an enchanting, close-up look at Newt Scamander and his colorful trove of cohorts--beasts and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Design, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2018

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Mass, Wendy

Summary: After her twelfth birthday, Rory checks off a list of things she is finally allowed to do, but unexpected consequences interfere with her involvement in the movie being shot at her school, while a weird prediction starts to make sense.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2011

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Rusu, Meredith

Summary: When Lippy Lips decides to direct her own film, all the Shopkins are excited to audition. But who will get the lead role? Read along to find out!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE RUS

Grabenstein, Chris

Summary: From Chris Grabenstein, the bestselling author of Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library and coauthor with James Patterson of I Funny, House of Robots, and Treasure Hunters, comes the second hilarious, fun-in-the-sun adventure in his new illustrated series about all the wacky things that happen when you live in a motel! There's always something wacky happening when you live in a motel, and P.T....

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Brashear, Amy

Summary: In 1984, while grappling with her parents' divorce and her mother's remarriage to an African-American man, sixteen-year-old Laura wins a walk-on role in the nuclear holocaust movie being filmed in her Arkansas town, but when the scripted nuclear explosion occurs, nobody seems to know if a real nuclear bomb has detonated or not. Inspired by a real event.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Teen 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC BRA

Katschke, Judy

Summary: Popette wants to make a popumentary movie about Shopville. The rest of the shoppies have different ideas about what kind of movie will be the sweetest success.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2017

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE KAT

Mass, Wendy

Summary: After her twelfth birthday, Rory checks off a list of things she is finally allowed to do, but unexpected consequences interfere with her involvement in the movie being shot at her school, while a weird prediction starts to make sense.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Audiobooks 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD MAS

Summary: Explores the making and meaning of Film, a 1965 short film starring Buster Keaton, that was written by Samuel Beckett, directed by Alan Schneider, and produced by Barney Rosset. Topics covered include the circumstances leading to the film's production, the production process itself, and the film's critical reception. Includes outtakes, never-before-heard audio recordings of production meetings,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC NOT

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: Set in 1940 London, the story is an ode to how women played a major role in boosting national morale during the Blitz of London in the second World War.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

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

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

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

McCarthy, Cori

Summary: In Ireland with her brother during the filming of a movie based on her grandmother's wildly popular Elementia trilogy, Iris, seventeen, decides to shut down production and end the annoying craze.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Fire 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC MCC

Summary: A retired Hollywood crew-member becomes an unlikely mentor to an ambitious but troubled teen interested in attending film school.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IFC in Theaters 2008

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

Summary: Federico Fellini's look at the many layers of Rome-- ancient, his own past, and the present day. A semi-autobiographical, poetic comedy-drama film.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2001

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

Summary: A Hollywood movie crew is in the midst of making a western in a remote Peruvian village. When production wraps, the baleful stuntman Kansas remains, attempting to find redemption in the isolation of Peru and the arms of a former prostitute. Meanwhile, the local Indians have taken over the abandoned set and begun to stage a ritualistic re-enactment of the production with Kansas as their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: The three film collection contains: Scooby-Doo Goes Hollywood; Aloha Scooby-Doo!; and Scooby-Doo! Stage Fright.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV SCO

Mass, Wendy

Summary: After her twelfth birthday, Rory checks off a list of things she is finally allowed to do, but unexpected consequences interfere with her involvement in the movie being shot at her school, while a weird prediction starts to make sense.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2010

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8 holds on 3 copies

Summary: Toby is a disillusioned director, currently heading commericals, who becomes pulled into a world of fantasy and memory when he's reunited with a Spanish cobbler he cast as Don Quixote in a student film years earlier. The old man now believes himself to be the legendary character, and Toby to be Sancho Panza, who must play along with the delusion as he also attempts to fulfill his professional...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Evansley, Alex

Summary: While filming a movie based on a bestselling book series, teen hearthrob Teddy Sharpe, twenty, falls in love with the books' author, eighteen-year-old Bennett Caldwell.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Swoon Reads 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC EVA

Ackroyd, Peter

Summary: "Alfred Hitchcock was a strange child. Fat, lonely, burning with fear and ambition, his childhood was an isolated one, scented with fish from his father's shop. Afraid to leave his bedroom, he would plan great voyages, using railway timetables to plot an exact imaginary route across Europe. So how did this fearful figure become the one of the most respected film directors of the twentieth...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

1 available in Adult, Call number: B HITCHCOCK ACK

Gibbons, Gail.

Summary: A step-by-step description of how a movie is made, including writing the script, casting, rehearsing, creating the scenery and costumes, editing the film, and attending the premier.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crowell 1985

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 791.43 GIB

Blofield, Robert

Summary: Presents a guide to movie making for young readers, detailing how to write a script, light a set, and edit a film.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walter Foster Jr. 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J791.4 BLO

Farrell, Dan

Summary: Presents a guide to movie making for young readers, detailing how to write a script, use cinematography to convey emotion, and edit a film.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicago Review Press 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 791.43 FAR

Glassbourg, Michael.

Summary: Presents a guide to the basics of movie making, offering guidance on cinematography, visual storytelling, filming with a crew, post-production, and promoting the final product.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 791.43 GLA