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Summary: Rock star John Norman Howard has noticed that his career has begun to decline. Too many years of concerts, bad managers and life on the road have made him cynical. Then he meets the innocent, pure and very talented singer Esther Hoffman. John shows Esther the way to stardom while forsaking his own career. As they fall in love, her success only makes his decline even more apparent.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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

Summary: Pierre is a ballroom-dance instructor with courtly manners whose pupils tend to be well-heeled teenagers. Partly as a dare and partly as a joke, he is offered the job of supervising a South Bronx high school detention class, where the students regard him as a visitor from the moon. They resist him, but he fascinates them, and before long, Pierre has talked them into learning a few steps. He...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2006

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Summary: Glamorous socialite Helen Wright takes what she wants - clothes, alcohol, men - and uses them up and tosses them aside. Then she meets a brilliant young violinist, Paul Boray. But this is one toy she can't break.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2005

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

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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Summary: A musical comedy film about an aspiring songwriter, four single actresses, and the staging of a new musical play on Broadway. Includes dances choreographed by Busby Berkeley.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2006

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

Summary: For Bumper, life is just a bowl of cherries. Living in New York City's Central Park, the happy-go-lucky hobo king spends his time singing and enjoying himself without a care in the world. But when he rescues a beautiful amnesiac from a park lake, his cares suddenly increase. Not only has he fallen in love with the pretty blonde, but he has also discovered she's the missing sweetheart of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2002

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

Summary: Dancing great Bill Williamson takes a look back on the beginnings of his career and his romance with fellow rising star Selina. Their romance is brief because Selina does not want to settle down.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2005

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

Summary: Josh and Dinah Barkley are a successful (though argumentative) musical-comedy team, yet Dinah chafes as Galatea to her husband's Pygmalion. When serious playwright Jacques Barredout envisions her as a great dramatic actress, Dinah is not hard to persuade.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2005

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

Summary: An ex-GI loves Paris and loves even more an alluring, but engaged, perfume-shop clerk.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 1999

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

Summary: When colleagues think she's an espionage agent, a Girl Friday at a top-secret aeronautics think-tank chaotically sets out to clear her name.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2005

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

Summary: Max Bialystock was once the king of Broadway, but now he only seems to be able to produce flops. Things turn around for Max when he's visited by the neurotic accountant Leo Bloom, who proposes a scheme tailor-made for producers who can only make flops: raise far more money than you need, then make sure the show is despised. No one will be interested in it, so you can pocket the surplus. With...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2006

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Summary: A cynical hard-luck musician finds happiness and a new outlook when he falls in love with a small-town girl.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Artisan Entertainment 2001

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Summary: The owner of Montmartre's most notorious nightspot, the Café Le Bal Du Paradis, Simone Pistache spends a great deal of her time in court, thanks to the banning of that "lewd and lascivious" dance, the Can-Can. So when her nightlife-loving lawyer and boyfriend, François Durnais, refuses to settle down and marry her, Simone decides to play up to his rival in romance, Parisian judge Philipe...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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Summary: Jack Martin is an American entertainer working cabarets on the French Riviera. An impersonation of philandering industrialist Henri Duran is so convincingly that even Duran's beautiful wife is fooled by it. When Duran's business interests compel him to be in London when he should be hosting a large soiree at his home, Martin is persuaded to impersonate Duran at the party. But matters threaten...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: 20 year old Sophie is preparing to marry at her mother's hotel on a Greek island. She has a carefree life, a loving fiancé, and great friends. She is only missing one thing: a father. By reading her mother's diary she discovers that she has three possible fathers. Sophie secretly invites all three men to the wedding in a desperate bid to discover which of them is her father. But not all goes...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2008

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

Summary: Lucky Jackson arrives in town with his car literally in tow ready for the first Las Vegas Grand Prix. At least, he will be ready to race once he has the money to buy an engine. He gets the cash easily enough, but loses it when a pretty swimming pool manager takes his mind off things. It seems he will lose both the race and the girl. His problems don't get any easier when rival Elmo Mancini, a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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

Summary: 1950, rural Alabama. It's a make-or-break weekend for the Honeydripper Lounge and its owner Tyrone "Pine Top" Purvis. Deep in debt, Tyrone is desperate to lure the young cotton pickers and local Army base recruits into his juke joint and away from the rival club across the way. He lays off his regular talent and hires the famous electric guitar player, Guitar Sam, for a one night only gig. When...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Screen Media Films 2008

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

Summary: At six, Vitus is both incredibly talented and wonderfully precocious. When it becomes evident that he has an exceptionally high IQ and can play piano like a young Mozart, expectations run high. His parents love him, his grandfather understands him, but no one knows the truth - that his real genius is in his heart.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: Romance blooms during the summer in New England when Jane Falbury's sister shows up with a theatrical troupe and convinces her to let them stage a musical in the barn.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: distributed by Warner Home Video 2006

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

Summary: When a cruise ship runs aground, an ocean liner executive is forced to offer a winsome passenger a free trip to Havana in this colorful, zesty musical.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2005

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

Summary: The beautiful and young Cinderella finds her life of drudgery at the hands of her stepmother and two wicked stepsisters changed forever in one evening, thanks to a fairy godmother and a handsome prince.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment [distributor 2004

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Summary: It's love when a greaser falls for a good girl in this classic musical depicting young life in the fifties.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Pictures 2006

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Summary: Includes 5 classical musical films with Bing Crosby. Waikiki wedding: A beauty contest winner of the "Miss Pineapple Princess" pageant takes part in a publicity scheme in Hawaii, and is pursued by an advertising executive for the agency doing the promotion. Double or nothing: A dying millionaire instructs his laywer to drop 25 purses on the streets of New York City. Four honest people find...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios 2006

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Bing 2006

Summary: "After narrowing down hundreds of Broadway hopefuls, Zach leads a select group of dancers on the tryout of their lives. In an audition twist, Zach asks each performer personal and intimate questions--with results that powerfully affect not only the young performers, but the hardened stage veteran as well"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

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