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Olivier, Reginald L.

Summary: Short biographies of French-Canadian settlers in Canada from 1618 to 1700.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Everton Publishers 1972

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2 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.371 OLI

Summary: A look at the life of Reinaldo Arenas, from childhood in Cuba to his death in New York City. His writings and homosexuality get him in trouble with Castro's Cuba and he spends two years in prison before leaving for the United States.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2001

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

Summary: Presents the Franco Zeffirelli production of Shakespeare's tragedy about two teenagers who fall in love, encounter opposition from their families, and take their lives.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2000

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1 available in Romance DVDs, Call number: DVD ROMANCE ROM

Summary: Few film stars are genuinely loved by their audiences, but back in the days of the silent movie, a comedy duo enjoyed that from the very beginning. Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy, brought laughter to millions through the 20th Century.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cobra Entertainment 2005

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Summary: D-Day looms, and two soldiers are prepared to sacrifice their own lives to the noble cause of bringing down the Nazis. They have a secret mission to perform when they sneak into a Nazi-occupied town, but they do not realize what kind of a time they are in for. Not only is their mission dangerous by conventional means, but it has a supernatural element to it that makes their blood run cold. Can...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2019

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

Summary: Baron Frankenstein is blackmailed by Dr. Praetorious into reviving his monster and building a mate for it.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios 1999

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1 available in Horror DVDs, Call number: DVD HORROR BRI

Summary: Ziegfeld is a theatrical impresario, whose show business empire begins when he stage-manages a tour for a strongman. With almost no money in the bank, he charms European stage star Anna Held to headline his "Follies". From 1907, Ziegfeld stages annual editions of Broadway's most fabulous revue. Eventually, Ziegfeld abandons Anna in favor of other beauties. Ziegfeld comes to realize that his new...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2004

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Phoenix Pub. 1974

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.8 MUI

Summary: Basil Rathbone portrays the deductive genius, Sherlock Holmes and Nigel Bruce his mystified colleague, Dr. Watson in these fourteen classic films.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MPI Home Video 2010

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Summary: In Die hard, John McClane, a New York City detective newly arrived in Los Angeles, rescues office workers held hostage by terrorists in their office building. In Die hard 2, off-duty cop McClane must battle terrorists holding an airport hostage. In Die hard with a vengeance, McClane is the personal target of a terrorist determined to blow up the entire city of New York if he does not get what...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2001

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Summary: LeRoy Robert Ripley rose to fame during the Great Depression, transforming himself into an entertainer who mesmerized the nation with his razzle-dazzle blend of homespun Americana and freakish oddities. Over three decades, his franchise grew into an entertainment empire. This is the story of the man who popularized the iconic phrase, and proof of why we still can't resist his challenge to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV RIP

Summary: Django, a former slave turned hired gun, heads back to the plantation to free his wife, Broomhilda, from the tyrannical plantation owner Calvin Candie, with the help of a German bounty hunter, Dr. King Shultz.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2013

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DJA RATED R

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

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2 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN DJA

Summary: Wealthy mystery novelist Andrew Wyke invites lower-class hairdresser Milo Tindle to his elegant English mansion to discuss Milo's affair with Wyke's wife. But when Andrew proposes that Milo participate in a robbery scheme to benefit them all, the two rivals find themselves locked in an increasingly devious duel of wits and deceptions.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2002

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

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Summary: Set in the year 2033, this one-of-a-kind blend of scripted drama and fascinating documentary sequences centers on twin female astronauts who courageously embark on an epic adventure: humanity's awe-inspiring quest to colonize Mars. The world's most brilliant minds in space exploration, including visionary thinkers Elon Musk, Neil deGrasse Tyson, NASA astronauts and more, share what the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV MAR

Jackson, Samuel L.

3 holds on 6 copies

Summary: With the help of his family, JJ Shaft tries to unveil the truth behind his friend's unexpected death.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: When things get too tough for the cops, the cops call on the Special Weapons and Tactics unit-- better known as S.W.A.T. Two wisecracking, battle-hardened veterans team up with a pair of street smart rookies to form the most free-wheeling, but effective, S.W.A.T. team ever. Their first assignment: transport an international drug kingpin to federal custody, after he's offered $100 million to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2003

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie S.W.A.T. 2003

Summary: A modern re-imagining of the classic romantic comedy. Bernie and Joan are two fiery flirters who are passionate about everything from hookups to breakups. When he sets up his best friend, Danny, with her roommate, Debbie, the sparks soon fly as they try to navigate the relationship minefields from the bar to the bedroom.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: When four lifelong friends travel to New Orleans for the annual Essence Festival, sisterhoods are rekindled, wild sides are rediscovered, and there₂s enough dancing, drinking, brawling and romancing to make the Big Easy blush.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD GIR RATED R

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

Summary: A fifteen-foot-tall Central African gorilla is brought to America to save him from poachers. But his notoriety makes him a target for an enemy from his past.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Video 1999

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Summary: It's been more than ten years since our last appointment at Calvin's Barbershop. Calvin and his longtime crew are still there, but the shop has undergone some major changes. Most noticeably, our once male-dominated sanctuary is now co-ed. The ladies bring their own flavor, drama and gossip to the shop challenging the fellas at every turn. Despite the good times and camaraderie within the shop,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

2 holds on 6 copies

Summary: Jordan is a take-no-prisoners mogul who torments her long-suffering assistant and employees daily. She soon faces an unexpected threat to her personal life and career when she magically transforms into a thirteen-year-old version of herself after the pressures of adulthood become too much to bear.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: A joyous cinematic exploration of music's capacity to reawaken our souls and uncover the deepest parts of our humanity. Filmmaker Michael Rossato-Bennett chronicles the astonishing experiences of individuals around the country who have been revitalized through the simple experience of listening to music.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MVD Visual 2014

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC ALI

Hill, Reginald.

Summary: In England, an unemployed black lathe operator tries his hand at detective work, using knowledge gained from the movies. No shortage of work here. In no time he's got half a dozen cases, from dope trafficking to murder. By the author of Pictures of Perfection.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 1994

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HIL

Hill, Reginald.

Summary: When Yorkshire policeman Andy Dalziel is rendered dependent on a life-support machine after an explosion, Detective Chief Inspector Peter Pascoe pursues growing suspicions about a dangerous group, unaware that the policeman's spirit is watching over his investigation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HIL