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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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2020

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

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: A boy named Kevin escapes his gadget-obsessed parents to join a band of time-traveling dwarves. Armed with a map stolen from the Supreme Being, they plunder treasure from Napoleon and Agamemnon; but Evil is watching their every move. A giddy fairy tale, a revisionist history lesson, and a satire on technology gone awry.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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3 available in Fantasy DVDs, Call number: DVD FANTASY TIM

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: The hugely popular live American television plays of the 1950s have become the stuff of legend. Combining elements of theater, radio, and filmmaking, they were produced at a moment when TV technology was growing more mobile and art was being made accessible to a newly suburban postwar demographic. These astonishingly choreographed, brilliantly acted, and socially progressive "teleplays"...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2009

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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: Morning glory: A small-town community-theatre actress comes to New York dreaming of theatrical stardom. She amuses a producer and a playwright with her naiviete. Partly out of sympathy, the playwright arranges for her to understudy a troublesome theatrical star. When the star walks out on opening night, the young actress goes on to triumphant success. She is warned not to let it go to her...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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

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 Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA IDA

Emmons, Henry.

Summary: A practical guidebook for maintaining a sharp and healthy mind combines the latest neuroscience research with Eastern holistic mindfulness practices to outline a drug-free program for resilient mental aging.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 612.8 EMM

Contents: Take the "A" train (2:38) -- Medley 1. I got it bad (2:16) ; Chelsea Bridge (2:07) ; Satin doll (2:42) ; Sophisticated lady (1:51) ; Just squeeze me (3:18) ; I let a song go out of my heart (1:01) ; Do nothing till you hear from me (:55) ; Don't get around much anymore (:55) ; In a mellotone (7:04) -- In a sentimental mood (1:54) -- Prelude to a kiss (3:55) -- Ring dem bells (2:13) -- Medley 2....

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Note 2002

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JAZZ ELLIN

McRae, Carmen.

Contents: Last night when we were young (2:38) -- Midnight sun (3:45) -- Yesterdays (2:35) -- Good morning heartache (3:21) -- Mr. Meadowlark (2:42) -- Skylark (3:00) -- Bye bye blackbird (3:25) -- Flamingo (3:43) -- A nightingale sang in Berkeley Square (4:56) -- When the swallows come back to Capistrano (2:33) -- His eye is on the sparrow (3:19) -- The eagle and me (2:45) -- When the red, red robin...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Lone Hill Jazz 2004

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD VOCAL MCR

Summary: En route to London after being released from a mental institution, Stephen Neale stops at a seemingly innocent village fair, after which he finds himself caught in the web of a sinister underworld with possible Nazi connections.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2013

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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

Emmons, Henry.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 150 EMM

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.852 EMM

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

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: Complete second season, 1960-1961, of Rod Serling's classic, groundbreaking series exploring the fantastic and frightening.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: CBS DVD 2006

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3 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV TWI

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 public enemy": A young hoodlum rises up through the ranks of the Chicago underworld, even as a gangster's accidental death threatens to spark a bloody mob war. "White heat": A psychopathic criminal with a mother complex makes a daring break from prison and leads his old gang in a chemical plant payroll heist. Shortly after the plan takes place, events take a crazy turn. "Angels with dirty...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment/Warner Bros. Entertainment 2016

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Summary: Professor Challenger, the man of vision who persuades his skeptical colleagues to return with him to a remote South American plateau where he has discovered living dinosaurs. Resisting danger and death, Challenger's party return to London in triumph with a captive Brontosaurus. But the beast excapes, turning the city into a shambles and standing the 20th century on it's head.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2001

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE Los

Summary: A high-powered consultant in love with her upscale Miami lifestyle is sent to a small Minnesota town, in the middle of nowhere, to oversee the restructuring of a blue collar manufacturing plant. She endures a frosty reception from the locals, along with the icy roads and freezing weather. She warms up to the small town's charm, and eventually finds herself being accepted by the community. When...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2009

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

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

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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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

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