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Summary: As if the result of some strange mass-media fluke, the popular radio program "A Prairie Home Companion" somehow managed to survive the television age to entertain its audience every Saturday night from the stage of the historic Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul, Minn. Week after week, hangdog host G.K. serves as unflappable emcee to an amiable hodgepodge of radio-friendly acts that include the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2006

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

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

Summary: Fading movie musical star Tony Hunter, down and out in Hollywood, decides to try his luck on the Broadway stage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2005

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2 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS BAN

Summary: On September 29, 1981, Peter Turner received a phone call that would change his life. His former lover, Hollywood actress Gloria Grahame, had collapsed in a Lancaster hotel and was refusing medical attention. He took her into his chaotic and eccentric home in Liverpool to see her through her last days. Though their affair had ended years before, it was to him that she turned in her final hour...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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

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

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: 2006

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVd Movie Thank 2006

Summary: With Vince's star expected to rise even higher in the Hollywood firmament as a result of his starring role in a potential blockbuster titled "Aquaman," Eric, Drama, Turtle and Ari must find a way to keep stroking their golden goose while making sound decisions for a long-lasting career in a world of fleeting fame.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2007

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

Slate, Jenny

10 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "To see the world through Jenny Slate's eyes is to see it as though for the first time, shimmering with strangeness and possibility. As she will remind you, we live on an ancient ball that rotates around a bigger ball made up of lights and gasses that are science gasses, not farts (don't be immature). Heartbreak, confusion, and misogyny stalk this blue-green sphere, yes, but it is also a place...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: Watch John 'Four Leaf' Tayback as he fights a gruesome battle during the Vietnam War. But, this is actually a scene from 'Tropic Thunder, ' a big-budget adaptation of Tayback's wartime memoir. Starring as the central platoon are Speedman, Lazarus, Chino and Portnoy, as well as young character actor Kevin Sandusky. To play the character of African American Sgt. Osiris, Lazarus dyes his skin dark...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: DreamWorks/Paramount Home Entertainment 2008

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

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

Summary: Show Boat: When Julie La Verne and her husband Steve Baker are forced to leave the showboat Cotton Blossom, they are replaced by the Captain's daughter, Magnolia, and Gaylord Ravenal, a notorious gambler. Magnolia and Ravenal fall in love, marry, leave the boat and move to Chicago. They live off Ravenal's earnings from gambling. After they go broke, Gaylord feels guilty and leaves Magnolia, not...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2009

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1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS GRE

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 Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD

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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 P

Summary: Candy Darling, the transgendered "superstar" of Andy Warhol movies (Women in Revolt; Flesh; and Small Craft Warnings) was Born James Slattery. She inspired Lou Reed's song "A Walk on the Wild Side" and earned good notices in a Tennessee Williams play. Candy became a prominent personality in Warhol's circles. Documentarian James Rasin uses a series of interviews, archival footage, and images...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed exclusively by Corinth Films 2011

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

Marin, Cheech

Summary: "A memoir by the counterculture legend discusses how he formed one of the most successful comedy duos of all time, became a representative of the recreational drug movement, forged a successful solo career, and amassed a collection of renowned Chicano art,"--NoveList.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MARIN, CHEECH MAR

Summary: When a respected jujitsu master eschews a lucrative prizefighting career in favor of opening a self-defense dojo, it appears that he has chosen a peaceful path in life. The dedicated master's fate takes an unanticipated turn, however, when he is manipulated into participating in ultimate fighting championships by a group of unscrupulous actors and fight promoters. Later, as the master is being...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2008

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Dalton, David

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 1984

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 791.43 DEAN, JAMES DAL

4 holds on 4 copies

Summary: Society matron Norma Carlisle volunteers to accompany future Jazz Age star and free spirit Louise Brooks for a summer in New York. But why does she want to go? It's a story full of surprises, about who these women really are, and who they eventually become.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: Ethically-challenged attorney Alan Shore settles in at a wealthy and powerful legal firm that focuses primarily on civil cases. With some help from veteran attorney Denny Crane, Shore quickly makes his mark winning cases no one would take. In doing so, he develops a rival in his colleague Brad Chase, who has been assigned to the office partly to keep an eye on the increasingly eccentric (and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2009

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

Summary: For Vince, Eric, Drama and Turtle, life in Hollywood's fast lane can be an intoxicating ride. This season, after an accident during the filming of his latest action flick, Vince develops a new lease on life that makes him even more difficult to manage, while each of the guys must decide which steps to take to map out their own futures, both personally and professionally.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Brothers Home Video 2011

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

Summary: A down-and-out film producer agrees to make his nephew's film about the 19th century English statesman Benjamin Disraeli. They can only get financing if he can cast a well-known action star. However, production is halted when the lead actor is kidnapped from the European film set. The producer hatches a scheme with a struggling creative executive to save the star and the movie.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Peace Arch Entertainment 2009

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

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

Summary: A rousing musical depicting the life of George M. Cohan--playwright, entertainer, and composer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2003

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Yankee 2003

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1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS YAN

Field, Sally

Summary: One of the most celebrated, beloved, and enduring actors of our time, Sally Field has an infectious charm that has captivated the nation for more than five decades, beginning with her first TV role at the age of seventeen. From Gidget's sweet-faced "girl next door" to the dazzling complexity of Sybil to the Academy Award-worthy ferocity and depth of Norma Rae and Mary Todd Lincoln, Field has...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2018

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2 available in Adult, Call number: 921 FIE

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FIELD, SALLY FIE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Field 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B FIELD FIE

Metz, Chrissy

Summary: As Kate Pearson on the television show This Is Us, Metz presents a character that viewers see themselves in, no matter what they look like or where they come from. Now she shares her story, and shows how she has applied the lessons she learned from both setbacks and successes. She offers practical applications of her insights, blending love and experience. Metz encourages us all to claim our...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dey St., an imprint of William Morrow 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MET

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

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

Greene, Jacqueline Dembar.

Summary: Ten-year-old Rebecca Rubin is injured during a strike at the sweatshop where her uncle and cousin work when she tries to give a speech, while keeping a big secret from her family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl Pub. 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC GRE

Manzano, Sonia.

Summary: "Pura Belpre Honor winner for The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano and one of America's most influential Hispanics--'Maria' on Sesame Street--delivers a beautifully wrought coming-of-age memoir. Set in the 1950s in the Bronx, this is the story of a girl with a dream. Emmy award-winning actress and writer Sonia Manzano plunges us into the daily lives of a Latino family that is loving--and troubled....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 MAN
1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 921 MAN

Summary: "After a disastrous screening of the movie Medellin at the Cannes Film Festival, Vince Chase must find a way to rejuvenate his career. His best friend and manager Eric is determined to get Vince back to the top, while struggling with his expanding management company. Ari, meanwhile, is having a few career conflicts of his own, and fights to deliver for Vince. Drama continues his successful...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2009

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