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Summary: Ramón Sampedro wants to end his life because a diving accident 28 years before that turned him into a quadriplegic. For most of those years he made the most of it: writing, developing a close relationships with his family, who all help to care for him. While grateful to his family and friends for their help, Ramón was always an active person. He has come to see his life as frustrating and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2005

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

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

Urlocker, M. Z.

Summary: 1950. The Cold War simmers, and ex-GI Jack Waters is called in to investigate a fatal accident at a research lab in California. When Waters recognizes the victim, he realizes he must revisit his hidden past in World War II to solve a murder and prevent Nazi scientists from creating a terrible, new weapon in America. Blending noir detective fiction with post-WWII history, The Man from Mittelwerk...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Inkshares, Inc. 2022

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Summary: Angela is a university student in Madrid writing her thesis about violence in the media. During her research, she comes across a shocking 'snuff' film (a film where a murder is actually committed for the camera) that has apparently been shot on the campus. Investigating further, she uncovers clues that the university's administrators may be involved in an unexplained series of student...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

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

Summary: The legend of the most infamous bandit in the history of the West. Jesse James is the bold bandit whose name became synonymous with train hold-ups, daylight bank heists and every other daredevil crime associated with the lawless West of the 1800s.

Format: moving image

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

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

Rimmer, Kelly

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Summary: "Berlin, Germany, 1930--When the Nazis rise to power, Jürgen Rhodes is offered a high-level position in their burgeoning rocket program. Jürgen and his wife Sofie fiercely oppose Hitler's radical views, and joining his ranks is unthinkable. Yet it soon becomes clear that if Jürgen does not accept the job, their income would be put on the line, and so would their lives. Huntsville, Alabama,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graydon House 2022

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RIM

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC RIM

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Rimmer

Jacobsen, Annie.

Summary: Details how the U.S. government embarked on a covert operation to recruit and employ Nazi scientists in the years following World War II in an effort to prevent their knowledge and expertise from falling into the hands of the Soviet Union.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Brown & Co 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5486 JAC

Summary: In Barcelona, Spain during the last decade of the Cold War, Ted Boynton, the Spanish representative for a Chicago electric engine firm, plays host to his cousin, Fred Boynton, a lieutenant in the Navy. Ted is earnest and ambitious, but not a typical American salesman. Fred is an advance man for the Sixth Fleet's upcoming shore leave. They are smart but somewhat naive white-collar workers, who...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Pictures 2002

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

Summary: "Xavier is a strait-laced French college senior who moves to Barcelona as part of a student exchange program, much to the dismay of his beautiful girlfriend. But sharing cramped quarters with students from all over Europe quickly leads to multi-cultural chaos as Xavier gets an eye-opening lesson on how to live, love, laugh-- and party!"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2003

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN L'AU

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Summary: Toby is a disillusioned director, currently heading commericals, who becomes pulled into a world of fantasy and memory when he's reunited with a Spanish cobbler he cast as Don Quixote in a student film years earlier. The old man now believes himself to be the legendary character, and Toby to be Sancho Panza, who must play along with the delusion as he also attempts to fulfill his professional...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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3 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE MAN

Summary: Raimunda lives in Madrid with her daughter Paula and her drunk husband Paco. Her sister, Sole, is separated and works clandestinely as a hairstylist for women. Years ago, in the sisters birth village, they lost their parents in a fire in La Mancha. Their aunt, Paula, still lives in the village and continues to speak about her sister Irene, mother of the two sisters, as if she were still alive....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: Paris, 1930. The infamous surrealist filmmaker Luis Buñuel is left penniless after the scandalous release of L'Age d'Or leads to a falling out with collaborator Salvador Dalí. On a whim, Buñuel's good friend, sculptor Ramón Acín, buys a lottery ticket and promises to devote his winnings to fund Buñuel's next film. Incredibly, Ramón wins the 20,000-pesos jackpot, sending the two friends to the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD + BLU-RAY FOREIGN BUN

Summary: A shy young boy is brought out of his cocoon by a wise teacher who shows him the wonder of the natural world around him, amidst the growing tensions and chaos of the Spanish Civil War in Galicia.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2000

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

Summary: Horror of Dracula (1958): "Christopher Lee as the centuries-old vampire Dracula and Peter Cushing as his implacable foe Van Helsing battle for the souls of Londoners in this retelling of Bram Stoker's novel."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2010

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

Summary: Sam Spade is a partner in a private-eye firm who finds himself hounded by police when his partner is killed while tailing a man. The woman who asked his partner to follow the man turns out to be someone who is not what she says she is, and is really involved in something to do with the 'Maltese Falcon', a gold-encrusted life-sized statue of a falcon, the only one of its kind.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2006

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY MAL

Wistrich, Robert S.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Routledge 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 WIS

Summary: Features many different cities in Europe, including: Barcelona and Costa Brava, Madrid, London, Amsterdam, Brussels, and Paris.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Questar 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 914.3 EUR

Summary: Errol Flynn's farewell to big-budget swashbuckling has him playing the legenday Don Juan, the Spanish lover who fights to save the Queen Margaret and her King from the treacherous machinations of her minister, Duke de Lorca.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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

Summary: A charismatic spin-doctor for Big Tobacco struggles with the twin demands of being successful at his job and acting as a good role model for his son.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2006

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY THA

Summary: I am legend: Immune to an incurable virus, Robert Neville believes he is the last human on Earth and tries to find a cure to stop the mutant creatures that still roam New York City.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Summary: Spin is a political thriller that takes us deep into the heart of an all-or-nothing campaign. Amid maneuverings of power, treason, love, and hate, these shadow men will stop at nothing to see their candidate victorious. The French president has been assassinated, sparking a tense campaign to elect a new leader. With the election only 25 days away a war begins between the country's top...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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Summary: When a woman's lover leaves her, she discovers that the police are looking for her because of his criminal activities. After talking to a female lawyer, she discovers that her lawyer is her old lover's new girlfriend.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: BLU-RAY FOREIGN WOM

Summary: U.S. president Ashton is in Salamanca, Spain to announce plans for a major global summit on terrorism. As he stands behind the podium in front of a loudly cheering crowd, he is shot twice. This is followed minutes later by a small explosion and then a massive blast. Secret Service agents Barnes, Taylor, and Holden immediately jump into action, trying to find the terrorists responsible amid all...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY VAN

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

Summary: A recently paroled ex-convict, Dell, strikes up an unusual and unlikely friendship with a quadriplegic billionaire, Philip Lacasse, in this funny and warm-hearted buddy comedy. From worlds apart, Dell and Philip form an unlikely bond, bridging their differences and gaining invaluable wisdom in the process, giving each man a renewed sense of passion for all of life's possibilities.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD+Blu Movie Upside

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Summary: Comedy film about a woman who has been jilted by the love of her life, her friend who discovers her lover is a a Shiite terrorist, and her ex-lover's crazed wife.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment Inc. 2001

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

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