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Summary: Documentary about Theodore Roosevelt. Explores the influence of Roosevelt's childhood, his rise to the U.S. Presidency, and the years after he left office.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2009

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV TR

Summary: Story of radio from 1906-1955 and the three men who made it happen: Lee de Forest, Edwin Howard Armstrong, and David Sarnoff. Combines archival photographs, newsreels of the period, interviews, and radio soundtrack.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS DVD Video 2002

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV EMP

Summary: Magnolia is a mosaic of American life woven through a series of comic and poignant vignettes. Nine people will weave and warp through each other's lives on a day that builds to an unforgettable climax.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Video 2000

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Summary: Originally based on a short story from science fiction writer Harlan Ellison, this is an epic tale of a boy, Vic, and his telepathic dog, Blood, as they trudge through a post-apocalyptic world. The pair travels together on a search for food and other pleasures that leads them to an underground society where life has been preserved! While Vic finds that he has escaped the devastation of the war,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI BOY

Summary: Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid (1973): One of Billy The Kid's oldest friends is now a sheriff and has vowed to hunt him down.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2010

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

Summary: Based on Eugene O'Neill's 1956 autobiograpy, this film depicts a day in the life of a family deteriorating under drug addiction, alcoholism, and imminent death.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Republic Pictures 2004

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

Summary: Two competing lawyer join forces to sue a prestigious law firm for AIDS discrimination. As their unlikely friendship develops, their courage overcomes the prejudice and corruption of their powerful adversaries.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2004

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Philadelphia 2004

Summary: The life and work of artist Thomas Hart Benton as shown through his paintings, through old newsreels, and through interviews with people who knew him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS DVD Video 2002

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV THO

Summary: Little big league: An inspiring family comedy adventure about a boy's determination to put the fun back into baseball after inheriting the Minnesota Twins.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2011

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

Summary: Born to great wealth, the firecely independent Julia devotes her life to political causes, fighting fascism in the 1930's. While traveling in Europe, a friend of Julia's is swept into a dangerous world, smuggling money across hostile borders.

Format: moving image

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

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Summary: For three years, the Driftwood, a 60-foot motor yacht, and its modern-day band of explorers traveled along 25,000 miles of North American waterways rediscovering the sites and sounds of a continent that has fascinated and challenged adventurers for hundreds of years. Join the crew of sailors and young filmmakers in this 13-part series as they sample the substance, the spirit and the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MPI Home Video 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.304 ON

Summary: The classic story of the flight of Huck Finn and the slave Jim down the Mississippi, and their encounters with the world at large.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Video 2002

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

Summary: Walter Herzog's film Fitzcarraldo is the story of one man's attempt to build an opera house in the Amazon jungle. Filmmaker Les Blank captured the production, made perilous by Herzog's determination not to use models or special effects.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2005

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

Summary: A young Nebraskan girl named Addie wants nothing more for the holidays than a Christmas tree. Her bitter, widowed father refuses, but slowly learns the spirit of the season.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family House

Summary: After a shell leaves his body mangled on the final day of World War I, young Joe Bonham lies trapped in a hospital bed. He is a fully conscious quadruple amputee who cannot speak, hear or see. He is left to wander within his own mind and goes between his harsh reality and memories of a happier life long gone. Delve into the mind of a man lost somewhere on the edges of sanity and insanity, life...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shout! Factory 2009

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

Summary: The true story of how Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncovered the White House involvement in the Watergate break in.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2010

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

Summary: An epic documentary bringing life to America's most destructive - and defining - conflict. Here is the saga of celebrated generals and the ordinary soldiers. A heroic and transcendent president and a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one again.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2002

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV CIV

Summary: Ken Burns's Emmy Award-winning documentary brings to life America's most destructive and defining conflict. The Civil War is the saga of celebrated generals and ordinary soldiers, a heroic and transcendent president and a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2011

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV CIV

Summary: An epic documentary bringing life to America's most destructive - and defining - conflict. Here is the saga of celebrated generals and the ordinary soldiers. A heroic and transcendent president and a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one again.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2004

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Doc C

Summary: Eugene O'Neill was one of the greatest playwrights in American history. Through his experimental and emotionally probing dramas, he addressed the difficulties of human society with a deep psychological complexity. The program traces his life from his early days in New York to his last years in Boston when he suffered from tremors which kept him from his writing.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2006

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV EUG

Summary: A mythic tale of the coming of the railroad to the West and the exacting of revenge upon a ruthless psychopath who murders a man, along with his entire family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2003

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

Summary: Story of two competing lawyers who join together to sue a prestigious Philadelphia law firm when the firm fires one of them because he has AIDS.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Video 1997

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE PHI

Summary: A dramatization which chronicles the bombing of Pearl Harbor from both the Japanese and American points of view.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2001

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