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Summary: Set in the Libyan Desert during World War II, British soldiers on the brink of collapse push beyond endurance to struggle up "The Hill," a manmade instrument of torture--a tower of sand seared by a white-hot sun. They are in this military prison because they once defied, rebelled and talked back to their superiors.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: The epic story of Henri Charrière, a safecracker from the Parisian underworld who is framed for murder and condemned to life in the notorious penal colony on Devil's Island. Determined to regain his freedom, Papillon forms an unlikely alliance with convicted counterfeiter Louis Dega, who, in exchange for protection, agrees to finance Papillon's escape.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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

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

Summary: Breaking out of maximum security at Fox River was the easy part. Now, Michael Scofield must fight to survive inside Sona, a hellish Panamanian prison where the only rule is brutal violence and the only way out is in a body bag. So, with time running out, Lincoln Burrows scrambles desperately to free his brother along with the only man who can deliver Lincoln's captive son from the sinister...

Format: moving image

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

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

Summary: Fact-based recounting of a group of women who are imprisoned on the island of Sumatra by the Japanese during World War II and used music as a relief to their misery.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2000

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

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

Summary: A former pro football quaterback suddenly lands in a maximum security prison. Using fellow inmates, he must put together a motley group of cons to play a no-holds-barred grudge game against the sadistic guards.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Longest 2005

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: General Irwin, a respected three-star tactician whose career ends in disgrace when he's court martialed and sent to a maximum security military prison, The Castle. Irwin quickly butts heads with the facility's autocratic warden, Colonel Winter, who runs his command with an iron fist, even killing prisoners when he deems it necessary. Irwin rallies his fellow convicts into a rag-tag army and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: DreamWorks Home Entertainment 2002

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

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Summary: A former boxer turned drug runner lands in a prison battleground after a deal gets deadly.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

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: When Bea Smith arrives at Wentworth Prison, arrested for the attempted murder of her abusive husband, she is thrown head-first into a hostile and unforgiving environment with rules of its own. Bea tries to stay out of trouble, but quickly becomes caught up in a brutal rivalry between celebrity inmate Franky and former mob boss Jacs. Wentworth proves to be a dangerous place for the officers as...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn 2016

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV WEN

Summary: Revenge, deceit and edge of your seat action lead to the most breathtaking, suspenseful series finale.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2009

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

Summary: Devoted wife Ruby drops out of medical school after her husband Derek receives an eight-year prison sentence, and struggles to find the courage to remain faithful and supportive as the demands of being a prison wife weigh heavily on her shoulders.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate Entertainment 2015

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

McTeer, Janet

Summary: Helen Hewitt becomes the first woman put in charge of Barfield, a maximum security prison, facing hostility from inmates and opposition from staff.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Rlj Entertainment 2018

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV GOV

Summary: In the small town where his father, a former pro football player, is in prison, Greg Cima experiences discrimination and taunts. When he is unfairly cut from the high school football team, a mysterious native American elder offers to coach him, teaching him to believe in himself and his dreams. Greg finds that to achieve his goals, he must also learn to accept and forgive his father's failings.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Questar 2003

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY WIN

Summary: In the small town where his father, a former pro football player, is in prison, Greg Cima experiences discrimination and taunts. When he is unfairly cut from the high school football team, a mysterious native American elder offers to coach him, teaching him to believe in himself and his dreams. Greg finds that to achieve his goals, he must also learn to accept and forgive his father's failings.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Feature Films For Families 2003

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY WIN

Summary: Welcome to Nanba, the world₂s largest, impenetrable prison that houses some of the most dangerous and heinous criminals. At least that is what they boast. Locked away in cellblock thirteen are four inmates out to prove that being in prison does not mean you cannot have fun! Follow the hijinks of Jyugo, Uno, Rock, and Nico as they find the most creative and colorful ways to pass time behind bars.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: BLU-RAY ANIME NAN

Summary: In this final season of Oz, Schillinger has revenge on his mind, Cyril is facing execution, Beecher is hoping for parole, and McManus is finding solace in a meditative maze. The Oz players rehearse for their presentation of Macbeth and the final act.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2006

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

Summary: When U.S. fighter pilot Dieter Dengler escapes death after being shot down over one of the most intense front lines in the Vietnam War, his troubles were just beginning. He is taken captive by the Vietnamese Army and is forced to endure a harrowing stint in a Vietnamese prison camp. Dengler and a small band of his fellow captives stage a death-defying escape. Based on a true story.

Format: moving image

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

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Summary: Untamed love: "The inspiring story of Caitlin, a lost child, Maggie, a dedicated teacher, and the unexpected miracles that happen when Caitlin is finally given the chance to shine"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Echo Bridge Home Entertainment 2010

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Summary: Twelve tough criminals will be offered absolution if they undertake a suicide mission into Nazi Germany. Based on E.M. Nathanson's book.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2005

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

Summary: Rain Murphy is a man serving a life sentence for killing his father. A man whose home is Folsom Prison, a place where only the toughest breed of criminals, murderers, rapists and armed robbers, are sent. His passion is running; he runs to escape the mean and hopeless life he must lead; to free himself from the inmate tensions and power struggles. Then he₂s given a chance, a chance to train for...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber 2018

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

Summary: The 47-year old Al Capone, after ten years in prison, suffering from syphilis and dementia, comes to be haunted by his violent past.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

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

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

Summary: When teens mysteriously develop powerful new abilities, they are declared a threat by the government and detained. Sixteen-year-old Ruby, one of the most powerful young people anyone has encountered, escapes her camp and joins a group of runaway teens seeking safe haven. Soon this newfound family realizes that, in a world in which the adults in power have betrayed them, running is not enough...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2018

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

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

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