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Summary: [Head] An exciting kaleidoscope of surreal vignettes set to music, this fast-paced film takes a psychedelic look at the pop phenomenon called the Monkees as they shatter their pre-fab image. A technically innovative rock musical.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2010

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1 available in Sight & Sound Print Material, Call number: SSC DVD DRAMA AME

Summary: Character study of a talented pianist who has given up a promising career and now works on oil rigs. After 20 years he returns home to his father's deathbed, perhaps to reconcile himself with his fear of failure and desire for greatness.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia Tristar Home Video 1998

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Five 1998

Summary: Presently working in an oil field, talented pianist Robert Dupea spends most of his free time downing beers, playing poker and being noncommittal with his sexy but witless girlfriend Rayette. But when he is summoned to his father's deathbed, Dupea returns home with Rayette, where he meets and falls for a sophisticated woman. Now caught between his conflicting lifestyles, the gifted but troubled...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE FIV

1 hold on 8 copies

Summary: A jazz pianist falls for an aspiring actress in Los Angeles. This original musical about everyday life explores the joy and pain of pursuing dreams.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Summit Entertainment 2017

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

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3 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS LA

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie La La 2017

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TCFF La

Summary: In this remake of Fingers, Tom, a ne'er-do-well, works with two scheming real estate men who have little or no morals. He decides to return to the piano, practicing Bachs' Toccata in E Minor for an important audition that could be a life-changing event.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Wellsprihg Media 2005

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN BEA

Summary: Tells the tale of an extraordinary man who lives a remarkable life without setting foot on land. Abandoned atop a piano and raised by a lowly crew member in the bowels of a luxurious cruise ship, the boy is dubbed 1900 for the year he was born. As he grows up, he is drawn to the piano and discovers he has an amazing gift for creating music. His reputation spreads, but he refuses to leave the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2002

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

Summary: Thirty-two vignettes, spanning pianist Glenn Gould's life from age four until his death at fifty, give an impressionistic depiction of his life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Classical 2012

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

Summary: The story of Australian pianist David Helfgott. He experiences a nervous breakdown and is hospitalized, but later returns to the concert hall.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Video 1997

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

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2 holds on 12 copies

Summary: During the nineteen sixties, a bouncer, whose nightclub closes for renovations, finds a temporary employment as a driver for black pianist Don Shirley going on a tour into the Deep South states.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entert. 2018

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

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2 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD GRE

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Green 2018

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

Summary: Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Steven Soderbergh and executive produced by Jerry Weintraub, this HBO Films drama recreates the glittering private world of Liberace, the flamboyant, phenomenally successful entertainer whose extravagant costumes, trademark candelabra, and elaborate stage shows made him the most bankable entertainer of his time.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Entertainment 2013

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

Summary: Melanie is a young woman whose ambitions as a concert pianist were dashed as a child by the thoughtless behavior of the jury chairwoman, the famous pianist Madame Fouchecourt, during her exam. Ten years later Melanie sets up an elaborate plan for revenge and soon begins to ingratiate herself into the family. Unrecognized by Madame, Melanie becomes her trusted "page turner" as both women...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Tartan Video USA 2007

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN PAG

Summary: This film dramatizes part of the Israeli independence moment, dealing with various factions involved in the internecine struggle between the moderate Haganah and the radical terrorist Irgun Zvai Leumi. Interspersed throughout are segments showing the migration of European Jews to the new land, paying special attention to the ragged survivors of Nazi death camps on board the vessel Exodus,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2002

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

Summary: A true story of a trailblazing woman who found freedom in the faraway world of the Middle East. Gertrude Bell chafes against the stifling rigidity of life in turn-of-the-century England, leaving it behind for a chance to travel to Tehran. So begins her lifelong adventure across the Arab world, a journey marked by danger, a passionate affair with a British officer, and an encounter with the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shout Factory 2017

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