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Summary: History tells us that Napoleon died in exile on the Island of St. Helena. Or did he? In 1821, a secret network of Napoleonic loyalists hatch an ingenious plot: the Emperor will return to Paris and a double will take his place in exile.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2002

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

Summary: Computer hackers demand ransom when they break into a computer system with a powerful and apparently unstoppable virus. A mysterious young woman quickly saves the business. She requests a meeting with the company's CEO and he ends up getting more than he bargained for. Lynn turns out to be a highly skilled assassin, who knocks off the CEO with the help of her younger sister Sue. Hong, a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2003

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

Summary: "The Benedetti family has been haunted by a curse for generations. On a long drive to visit their reclusive grandfather in Tuscany, Luigi Benedetti tells his children the mysterious story of their ancestors -- a tragic tale filled with forbidden love, passion, vengeance and betrayal"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Koch Entertainment 2008

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

Bird, Kai.

Summary: Pulitzer Prize-winner Kai Bird's vivid memoir of an American childhood spent in the midst of the Arab-Israeli conflict in Jerusalem and Saudia Arabia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.94 BIRD, KAI BIR

Bird, Kai.

Summary: Drawing on extensive interviews with Ames' widow and quotes from his private letters, a Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer presents a brilliant narrative of the making of America's most influential and effective intelligence officer in the Middle East.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 AMES, ROBERT BIR

Summary: Four young men mistake their lives for a movie and attempt one of the most audacious heists in U.S. history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate Entertainment 2018

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

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

Summary: Defense attorney Richard Ramsay takes on a personal case when he swears to his widowed friend, Loretta Lassiter that he will keep her son Mike out of prison. Charged with murdering his father, Mike initially confesses to the crime. But as the trial proceeds, chilling evidence about the kind of man that Boone Lassiter really was comes to light. While Ramsay uses the evidence to get his client...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

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

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

Summary: "Sing (Chow) is a small-time crook desperate to join the evil Axe Gang. When he stumbles into a local slum, his cocky behavior sparks an epic kung fu showdown between the town's landlords and the all-powerful Axe Gang. As the battle erupts, an unlikely hero transforms into the greatest kung fu master of all."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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

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

Summary: The wealthy Recchi family has undergone sweeping changes. Eduardo Sr. has named a successor to the reins of his company, and surprised everyone by splitting power between his son Tancredi and grandson Edo. But Edo had always dreamed of opening a restaurant with his friend Antonio. To make matters worse, the very foundation of the entire family may be totally shattered after Tancredi's wife Emma...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2010

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

Bird, Kai.

Summary: On April 18, 1983, a bomb exploded outside the American Embassy in Beirut, killing 63 people. The attack was a geopolitical turning point. It marked the beginning of Hezbollah as a political force, but even more important, it eliminated America's most influential and effective intelligence officer in the Middle East -- CIA operative Robert Ames. What set Ames apart from his peers was his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, A part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LARGE PRINT 327.127 BIR

Summary: In the year 44 B.C., Julius Caesar has been assassinated and civil war threatens to destroy the Republic. In the void left by Caesar's demise, egos clash and numerous players jockey for position. The brutally ambitious Mark Antony attempts to solidify his power, aligning himself with Atia, but coming to blows with her cunning son Octavian, who has been anointed in Caesar's will as his only son...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 2007

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

Summary: The story of two lonely people who discover in each other the intimacy they have lost in their marriages.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2002

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Summary: In Ammritsar, the determined Mrs. Bakshi sets out to find matches for her four daughters. Second sister, Lalita, meets American Will Darcy - is it love? A classic story told with a Bollywood twist.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2005

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

Summary: The story of defiant Southern farmer, Newt Knight, and his extraordinary armed rebellion against the Confederacy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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2 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE FRE

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD FRE RATED R

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

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

Summary: When a harried housewife is accidentally left behind while on vacation with her family, she decides to take a holiday of her own in Venice. She becomes charmed by the city and her newfound freedom. She decides to extend her stay, finding a job in a flower shop, renting a room from a wistful waiter, and rediscovers her love for playing the accordion. But her solo journey does not sit well with...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate Home Entertainment 2001

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Summary: Story of a contemporary Japanese family torn apart after its patriarch unexpectedly loses his job. Ashamed, he keeps this a secret, but as he grows more despondent, his family resorts to drastic measures to break away from their fractured lives.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: E1 Entertainment 2010

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

Summary: Samuele is twelve years old and lives on an island in the middle of the sea. He goes to school, and loves shooting his slingshot and going hunting. He likes land games, even though everything around him speaks of the sea and the men, women, and children who try to cross it to get to his island. But his is not an island like the others, its name is Lampedusa and it is the most symbolic border of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber 2017

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC FIR

Summary: Wonderwoman, Thief Catcher, and Invisible Girl team up to battle the baby stealing Demon-Lord of the Underworld.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2002

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

Summary: Rich and pampered sisters Sawmya and Meenakshi want for nothing except the true love their hearts crave. While Sowmya grudginly places family responsibilities ahead of romance, Meenakshi years for a white knight. Manohar, an aspiring filmmaker, falls for Sowmya but will wed her only after directing his first film. Commando Major Bala woos Meenakshi despite physical and emotional war wounds and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino on Video 2005

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

Summary: Chronicles the lives and careers of Harold Michelson, a storyboard artist and production designer, and his wife Lillian, a film researcher, who eloped to Hollywood in 1947 and worked for six decades, their combined filmography totaling hundreds of movies for which their contributions went mostly uncredited.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber 2017

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

Summary: Don Ciro is a timid middleman, who distributes money to the families of imprisoned clan members. One day he is ambushed by two angry clan members with an obvious grudge against their fellows. He later offers to defect to their side and leads them to the location where he is given the money for distribution. Tot ịs a 13-year-old grocery delivery boy who observes some drug dealers ditching some...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2009

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

Summary: When Victor's family moves into his grand-uncle's mansion filled with African masks, taxidermy crocodile mounts - and a dark secret: forty years ago a girl, at the same age that he is now, mysteriously disappeared. With his detective instinct kindled, Victor makes it his mission to solve the case. But after he finds the girl's diary, filled with mysterious drawings showing that the mansion may...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: A concentration camp survivor discovers her former torturer and lover working as a porter at a hotel in postwar Vienna. When the couple attempts to re-create their sadomasochistic relationship, his former SS comrades begin to stalk them. Operatic and disturbing, it deftly examines the lasting social and psychological effects of the Nazi regime.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN NIG