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O'Brien, Perry Edmond

Summary: "While overseas fighting in the Afghan war, U.S. Army soldier Coop--a man haunted by the things he has seen and done in the war--is told that his wife has been killed back home in the States. The ticking of the clock begins as Coop is given a brief leave to attend to his wife's affairs. But while back in New York City, Coop discovers his wife's death was far more suspicious than anyone told...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Summary: Jeremiah Johnson: Jeremiah is an American soldier who goes west to escape the Mexican War and becomes a mountain man. He is taken in by an old trapper who teaches him how to survive. After unavoidably violating an Indian burial ground, he loses his new Indian wife and their adopted child to vengeance. A vendetta between him and the Crows ruins his idyllic life as a fur trapper.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2009

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1 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN GRE

Summary: The portrayal of an actor who finds his on stage role of Othello is affecting his off stage life as murderous revenge begins to seem reasonable.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Republic Pictures 2003

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

Summary: An adaptation of the classic Shakespeare play, chronicling the events around the assassination of Julius Caesar.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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

Contents: Disc one. Address unknown (75 min.) ; Escape in the fog (65 min.) ; The guilt of Janet Ames (83 min.) -- Disc two. The black book (89 min.) ; Johnny Allegro (81 min.) ; The killer that stalked New York (79 min.) -- Disc three. 711 Ocean Drive (102 min.) ; Assignment Paris (85 min.) ; The Miami story (75 min.).

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: Not wanted : Hollywood legend Ida Lupino makes her directorial debut in this ahead-of-its-time shocker! Naive teenager Sally Kelton falls for womanizing jazz pianist Steve Ryan. When the struggling musician suddenly leaves town for another gig, the lovestruck girl runs away from home to find him. But Steve rejects her, leaving Sally to fend for herself on the street. She is taken in by kindly...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DRAMA IDA

Summary: Voyage to the bottom of the sea: Admiral Nelson takes scientists in his futuristic atomic submarine to explode a belt of radiation. Fantastic voyage: Follows the treacherous voyage of five scientists who are reduced to microscopic size and injected into the bloodstream of an injured Czechoslovak scientist to remove a cerebral blood clot which must be repaired from inside the brain.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2000

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1 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI VOY

Summary: The brutal story of violent men who lived during the Mexican revolution in the year 1913. It portrays a band of magnificent losers in a dying lawless West.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 1996

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1 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN WIL

Summary: The only true 'film noir' ever directed by a woman, this tour de force thriller ... is a classic, tension-packed, three-way dance of death about two middle-class American homebodies (Edmond O'Brien and Frank Lovejoy) on vacation in Mexico on a long-awaited fishing trip. Suddenly their car and their very lives are commandeered by [a] psychopathic serial killer ... [A] fascinating character-study.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino International Corp. 1998

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER Hit

Summary: "It happens with startling swiftness and violence. An armed cadre seizes state control. Fortunately, a coup d'etat can't happen here. Or can it? ... At odds are a popular general and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman and an unpopular President with a pacifist agenda. At stake is the survival of the Republic. A vigilant colonel uncovers the scheme. But are the seven fateful days ahead enough time...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2000

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

Summary: With extraordinary beauty, talent and grace, Spanish dancer Maria Vargas (Ava Gardner) was born to be a star. Aided by American movie director Harry Dawes (Humphrey Bogart), she attains great success and fortune in Hollywood's land of dreams. But, though she gives her all for stardom, there is one thing Maria will never compromise - her soul.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by MGM/UA Home Entertainment 2001

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

Summary: The true story of a convicted killer who avoids the depths of despair by becoming a world-renowned authority on birds during his imprisonment.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment Inc. 2001

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

Summary: A gangster escapes from prison to take revenge on the people that murdered his mother.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2005

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY WHI

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