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Summary: Among the legends of Hollywood George Pal takes his place as a true visionary, innovator and showman who profoundly shaped the art of motion pictures. A pioneer in stop motion animation he went on to invent the modern science fiction and fantasy film genres. This documentary explores Pal's life and work with rare interviews with Pal and reminiscences from his contemporaries. Also included are...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2000

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

Summary: Greek fisherman Demetrios guides a lost princess home to Atlantis, but is imprisoned there and must fight for his life, before rescuing the princess again as they flee the doomed realm.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2010

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1 available in Fantasy DVDs, Call number: DVD FANTASY ATL

Summary: Taken in by a kindly couple, a six-inch-tall boy takes on a pair of comical crooks in this adaption of a classic Grimm fairy tale. Showcases Academy Award winning special effects that combine live actors, animation, and puppets.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2011

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2 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY TOM

Summary: In 1899, a young scientist invents a time machine that takes him into the future of the 20th century and beyond.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2000

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

Summary: An elderly Chinese man routs evil in a Western frontier town by setting up his circus for the townspeople. The various performers affect each of the circus' visitors in a different way, and in the end the unscrupulous citizen who dominates the town repents.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video [distributor] 2011

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1 available in Fantasy DVDs, Call number: DVD FANTASY SEV

Summary: As a spaceship is bound for Mars, the commander questions the mission, calls it blasphemy, and threatens to destroy it. An adventure rooted in 1950's understanding of space exploration.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2004

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

Summary: Earth is destroyed by a runaway star, but not before a few privately financed individuals can escape to start anew on another planet.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2006

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