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Summary: Welcome to Emerald City, an experimental unit of the Oswald Maximum Security Prison or OZ. As run by Tim McManus and overseen by Warden Leo Glenn, Em City is about prisoner rehabilitation over public retribution. No matter how hardened a criminal or killer, whether you're in for a few years or in for life, you have a role to play. Once inside, choose your friends carefully.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 2002

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

Holing, Dwight

Summary: A mysterious Native American pleads with Nick Drake to find her missing six-year-old twins. At the same time, an arsonist goes on a rampage. As Nick mounts a desperate search for the children, he is forced to fight fire with fire when the pyromaniac targets the people and land he loves.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jackdaw Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOL

Summary: Based on the true story of a reform warden who risks his life to replace brutality and corruption with humanity and integrity in a state prison farm.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2003

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

Summary: James Gregory is a racist South African guard whose certainties of life are shaken to the core. During a twenty year span, James spent his time as Nelson Mandela's prison warden. Shows the daily application of a major historic abonimation, known as Apartheid, as seen through the eyes of the average White South African. These are 'ordinary' people who are neither heroes nor villains, but obtuse...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2008

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

Summary: For Life is a fictional serialised legal and family drama inspired by the life of Isaac Wright, Jr. about a prisoner who becomes a lawyer, litigating cases for other inmates while fighting to overturn his own life sentence for a crime he didn't commit. His quest for freedom is driven by his desperate desire to get back to the family he loves and reclaim the life that was stolen from him....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

Summary: Jude is a dock worker from Liverpool who travels to the United States in the 1960s to find his estranged father. There, he falls in love with sheltered American teenager Lucy. When her brother, Max, is drafted to fight in the Vietnam War, they become involved in peace activism.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2008

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Summary: From out of the shadows comes this final collection of hard-to-find noir classics: The Crimson Kimono (1959); The Lineup (1958); The Shadow in the Window (1956); The Long Haul (1957); Pickup Alley (1957); The Tijuana Story (1957); She Played with Fire (1957); The Case Against Brooklyn (1958); and Man on a String (1960).

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: BLU-RAY CRIME/MYSTERY NOI

Summary: Chris Gardner is an intelligent, energetic guy who can't catch a break. In the sluggish Bay Area economy of 1981, he's losing ground, by investing all his family's money in high cost bone-density scanners. His wife leaves him, he loses his apartment, and with his 5-year-old son in tow joins the ranks of the homeless, if not the hopeless. Bounced from shelter to shelter, he finds himself a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Pursuit 2007

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

Summary: This summer, The Warden is back and the death toll at Superjail continues to rise at a ridiculous rate in the all-new Adult Swim DVD release. Includes all 10 episodes from the animated comedy's third season, complete with fist fights, baffling love triangles and psychedelic animation that will melt your face off. Series creators and executive producers also created a collection of bonus...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2013

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

Summary: An eccentric warden runs a maximum security prison free from the constraints of space, time, or sanity.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2012

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

Summary: The prison renovations following the fire are complete: the walls are cleaner, the cafeteria is bigger, and everything seems fresher ... from the outside that is. Inside the hearts and minds of the prisoners, Oz is just as dark and raw as it ever was.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2004

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

Summary: Seventeen teenage lawbreakers spend a day inside Rahway State Prison (later East Jersey State Prison) with some of New Jersey's most dangerous criminals. A selected group of convicts ("The Lifers") give the youth an in-your-face, no-holds-barred account about life in prison, in hopes of "scaring them straight". Twenty years later, filmmaker Arnold Shapiro catches up with both the kids and the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2003

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

Forrest, Frederic

Summary: After being captured in Georgia, Union soldiers must learn to survive in a Confederate prisoner-of-war camp during the Civil War.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2012

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

Summary: Michael Scofield and his brother Lincoln Burrows have escaped prison and are on the run. Michael and Lincoln, along with several other escaped convicts, are not just running from the law and the FBI, they are devoting their time to uncovering a vast government plot that takes them around the world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: Fox Mulder and Dana Scully track suspicious cases that may be attributed to the supernatural or involve interplanetary activity. Memorable moments from this season include Mulder's appearance on Jerry Springer's talk show and Scully working with her partner to fake Mulder's death.

Format: moving image

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

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

Summary: A trio of British Muslims, known as the Tipton Three, were held in Guantánamo Bay for two years until they were released without charge.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2006

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF ROA

Yomtov, Nelson

Summary: "Story of men who tunneled to escape a German prisoner-of-war camp. Learn about the planners, task leaders, and key players of the escape from Stalag Luft III"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a capstone imprint 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.54 YOM

Bates, Laura.

Summary: Just as Larry Newton, one of the most notorious inmates at Indiana Federal Prison, was trying to break out of jail, Dr. Laura Bates was trying to break in. Now, a decade later, her Shakespeare in Shackles program has been lauded by academics and prison communities alike. In this profound illustration of the enduring lessons of Shakespeare through the ten-year relationship of Bates and Newton,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Audio 2015

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 921 BATES, LAURA BAT

Summary: Where eagles dare: Commandos charged with freeing a U.S. general from an Alpine fortress should trust nothing -- including their own search-and-rescue orders.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2010

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

Summary: One is more likely to go to prison in the USA than any other country in the world. Follow the stories of two innocent men who spent decades behind bars for murders they did not commit. With gripping testimony from inmates, guards, staff, cops, analysts, lawyers, and reformers, it exposes the failed "punishment model" and examines the dramatic programs proven to work.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Gravitas Ventures 2018

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

Summary: A death row inmate in a Southern prison possesses the unusual gift of healing. A guard discovers the inmate's miraculous power and begins to question the man's guilt.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2007

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Green 2007

Summary: Play Misty for me: A radio disc jockey becomes the victim of psychotic obsession when he tries to end a torrid love affair with a fan.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2009

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

Summary: "Superjail is the largest and most brutal prison in the world. Built in an active volcano, this complex routinely has riots and murders, though nobody is ever able to escape. The Warden, who is in charge of the prison, has gone insane over the years and has decided to make his prison unlike any other in the world. Superjail! will focus on the crazy antics that occur inside the prison"

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Brothers 2010

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

Summary: Miracles happen in unexpected places, even on death row at Cold Mountain Penitentiary. There John Coffey, a prisoner with supernatural powers, brings a sense of spirit and humanity to his guards and fellow inmates.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2006

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

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