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Summary: Complilation of 7 films with introduction to the work of designers Charles and Ray Eames. 'Toccata for toy trains' is a trip through a world of antique toys, and toy trains. 'House : after five years of living' illustrates the home and studio designed and built by Charles Eames on a hill in California overlooking the ocean. 'Lucia chase vignette' follows a sister chasing her brother through the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Pyramid Film & Video 2000

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

Summary: Powers of ten ... illustrates a picnic in Chicago and then begins moving ten times farther out every ten seconds, until our own galaxy is visible only as a speck of light. Then, we move inward into the hand of a sleeping picnicker with ten times more magnification every ten seconds. A rough sketch ... is an earlier version of the same concept illustrated in Powers of ten. 901, after 45 years of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Pyramid Film & Video 2000

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

Summary: A modern-day princess rebels against her royal obligations and explores Rome on her own. She meets an American newspaperman who, seeking an exclusive story, pretends ignorance of her identity. But his plan falters as they fall in love.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Video 2002

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Family Roman 2002

Summary: In a racially divided Alabama town in the 1930s, widowed lawyer Atticus Finch agrees to defend a young black man accused of raping a white woman, teaching his children valuable lessons about prejudice and empathy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2012

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TO NOT RATED

Summary: An ex-con is determined to wreak bloody revenge on the small-town lawyer who helped send him to jail.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Home Video 2001

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

Summary: Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid (1973): One of Billy The Kid's oldest friends is now a sheriff and has vowed to hunt him down.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2010

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Summary: A specialized commando team is assembled to destroy the German Army's mighty guns of Navarone, because they control a strategic channel in the Aegean Sea.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Video 2000

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Guns 1961

Summary: During World War II, the commander of an Eighth Air Force bomber group in England drives his men to the point of breaking until he himself cracks under the strain.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 1997

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

Summary: Gregory Peck plays a southern lawyer who defends a black man accused of rape in this film version of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. The way in which it captures a time, a place, and above all, a mood, makes this film a masterpiece.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2005

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

Summary: A woman taken into the home of a wealthy rancher becomes the subject of a tug-of-war between his two sons.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Metro Goldwyn Mayer Home Entertainment 2004

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

Summary: A journalist assigned to write a series of articles on anti-semitism decides to pose as a Jew and finds out first-hand what it is like to be the victim of intolerance.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Home Entertainment 2002

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

Summary: Based on the novel by Sloan Wilson, The Man In The Gray Flannel Suit stars Gregory Peck as a haunted New York executive who defies convention and decides his family is more important than his career in this post-war melodrama.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2005

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

Summary: A chilling suspense mystery, this riveting tale of the supernatural explores the Biblical prophecy of the warning which will foretell the coming of Armageddon. The final confrontation between the forces of good and evil will begin with the birth of the son of Satan -- in human form.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox 2000

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

Summary: The gunfighter: In this noir-influenced Western, Gregory Peck stars as an aging gunslinger, sick of killing but haunted by punks wanting to make a name for themselves by slaying a legend. After being warned by his old friend the Sheriff, Peck decides to return East to see his estranged wife and the child he left behind. Knowing his death is an inevitability if he stays, Peck leaves but before...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2008

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

Summary: A retired ship captain moves west to marry and start life over as a rancher. He finds himself between two families at war over cattle watering rights, unaccepted by the local people, and in a deteriorating relationship.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment, Inc. 2001

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Summary: A band of Nazi leaders, escaped from postwar Germany, scheme to return to power. Their plans to dominate the world are based on a bizarre biological experiment undertaken by Josef Mengele.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Artisan 1978

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

Summary: Salty saga of the bravest skipper ever to sail the seas- Captain Horatio Hornblower. The English Captain sailed during the Napoleonic era, and out thought, outmaneuvered and outfought his rivals, but was more than a little at sea when faced with a beautiful woman!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2007

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Summary: An English nurse and an American soldier have an affair on the Italian front during World War I; Hemingway's semi-autobiographical Nick Adams stories are dramatized; a writer lies feverish and delirious from an African hunting accident wound and feels like a failure as he reflects upon his life; a group of expatriates lives in Paris pursuing love, sex, and alcohol but happiness eludes them; a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: Charles and Ray Eames are American designers of the 20th century, best known for their groundbreaking contributions to architecture, furniture design, industrial design and manufacturing, and the photographic arts. They were also prolific filmmakers. The legacy of the husband and wife team includes more than 100 short films that reflect the breadth and depth of interests and the integrity of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2005

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

Summary: Generations of a family face adventure as they move West with dreams of land, gold and glory.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2008

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie How 2008

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV HOW

Summary: A western adventure spanning three generations, the breadth of a wild, unsettled country, and fifty of the most excitingly turbulent years of this nation's history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment 1999

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

Summary: Consumed by an insane rage, Captain Ahab has but one purpose in life-- revenge on the great white whale who maimed and disfigured him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2001

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Moby 2001

Summary: After his wife is killed during the Blitz, neurotic and suicidal Squadron Leader Bill Forrester (Gregory Peck) is bent on achieving one thing in the war: his own death. Fellow airmen see him as hostile, incommunicative and prone to nightmares and anxiety attacks. But when Forrester's plane crash-lands in enemy territory, he realizes that he must save himself in order to guide his two injured...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Metro Goldwyn Mayer Home Entertainment 2005

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Summary: The setting is a dusty Southern town during the Depression. A white woman accuses a black man of rape. Though he is obviously innocent, the outcome of his trial is such a foregone conclusion that no lawyer will step forward to defend him--except the town's most distinguished citizen. His compassionate defense costs him many friendships but earns him the respect and admiration of his two...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 1998

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

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TO NOT RATED