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Summary: Sixteen-year-old Cassie Sullivan is trying to survive a world devastated by the waves of an alien invasion, while trying to save her five-year-old brother Sam from a training camp that was created by the Others (the aliens).

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

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

Summary: Presents archeological scholarship from the Holy Land to explore the beginnings of modern religion and the origins of the Hebrew Bible, also known as the Old Testament. This archeological detective story tackles some of the biggest questions in biblical studies: Where did the ancient Israelites come from? Who wrote the Bible, when, and why? How did the worship of one God--the foundation of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2009

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

Summary: For years, the passion they shared for winning made Earvin 'Magic' Johnson and Larry Bird the most bitter of rivals. It also made theirs the most compelling rivalry in sports, driving the NBA to new heights of popularity in the 1980s. This all-new documentary tells the riveting story of two superstars who couldn't have been more different, until they forged an unlikely friendship from the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2010

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

Summary: Ray Donovan, Boston bouncer turned Hollywood crisis fixer, can protect just about anything except the unity of his family. As his estranged ex-con father dodges the law, Ray's lonely wife Abby finds herself drawn to a cop. Son Conor may be too close to home while daughter Bridget is slipping away. Can he hold the pieces of his family together while going to bat for celebrities in crisis? In...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2014

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

Summary: The tragedy and horror of the 9/11 attacks triggered a host of changes in America, including a reassessment of the role of sports and its accompanying hero-worship. Batting averages and home run totals were no longer paramount, particularly in New York, but in the Fall of 2001 baseball played a significant role in the city's recovery efforts. Revisits that remarkable and inspiring phenomenon.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2005

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

Summary: Set against the backdrop of the changing seasons, Paul, a short-fused ex-con, finds unlikely comfort, stability, and camaraderie when he takes an odd job in park maintenance. On his first day, he's teamed with Murph, a groundskeeping veteran who manages to defuse an outburst between Paul and their snide supervisor. Paul sticks with the job, and, as the months pass, he and Murph work their way...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2002

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

Summary: CIA agent Jack Ryan finds himself in a race against time to stop terrorists who plan to ignite a war between the U.S. and Russia by detonating a nuclear bomb at the Super Bowl game.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Pictures 2002

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Sum 2002

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

Summary: Somewhere in the wilds of northwest Canada in the early 1800s, Logan and Victor, two half-brothers with special powers grow up amid violence. Eventually they will become the near-indestructible warriors known as Wolverine and Sabretooth. William Stryker is a sinister government operative whose Weapon X program experiments keep pulling Wolverine back in. Kayla Silverfox shares a peaceful...

Format: moving image

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

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

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

Kerouac, Jack

Summary: The novella, set in Galloway, a fictionalized version of Kerouac's hometown of Lowell, Massachusetts, the coming-of-age story of Peter Martin-a character based on the author's recently departed friend Sebastian Sampas-tackles the pressing issues of the day. At home in the working-class town the summer before his sophomore year at Boston College, Peter finds himself conflicted. Like many...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Summary: "A riveting adventure of how America was invented. 'America the story of us' focuses on the people, ideas and events that built our nation, covering 400 years of America history in the most extensive and in-depth television series ever produced by History. Sharing their thoughts on the building of America, and what it means to be an American, are a world-class group of individuals including Tom...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2010

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

Summary: Ned is a loving husband and devoted father dealing with life's curveballs. He's got a stressed-out wife, an independent teenage son, and an embittered father-in-law who's turning his home upside down. Ned's job writing a scandalous TV series for a demanding boss is unfulfilling, and late night rewrites with a sexy co-worker might just push him over the deep end.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2011

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

Summary: A young American man, with the help of a local who speaks weirdly broken English, journeys to find the woman who saved his grandfather during World War II in a Ukrainian village that was ultimately razed by the Nazis.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2006

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

Summary: Every year thousands of athletes from across the globe flock to Boston to run the city's marathon, known worldwide as the ultimate test of stamina and endurance. But how do you run 26 miles if you have trouble making it around the block? With good coaching, discipline, and lots of support. Follows 13 sedentary people through a nine-month regimen designed to prepare them for the grueling Boston...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2008

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

Summary: Journey 80 million years back in time to an age when an astonishing assortment of creatures swam the prehistoric oceans. Computer animation, interwoven with ground-breaking fossil finds, recreates the lives of marine reptiles and predators.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 560.45 DVD Sea 2008

Summary: The draught of 1931 brought financial and emotional ruin to thousands of families in the Southern Plains. Dust Bowl was America's worst ecological disaster.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2007

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

Summary: "In the spring of 1789, a ship left port in London bound for the Botany Bay penal colony in Australia. The ship carried precious cargo - women, sent to keep the desperate male colonists from engaging in what their governor called 'gross irregularities.' But these women were hardly quiet homemakers - they were a hardy raucous lot rounded up from London's notorious Newgate prison and other jails...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2005

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

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Summary: Examines the development and launch of the first man-made object to orbit the Earth, and how it escalated tensions between America and Russia.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2008

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

Summary: In 1969, Elliot Tiber, an interior designer living in Greenwich Village, New York, has to move back upstate to help his parents run their dilapidated Catskills motel, The El Monaco. Upon hearing that a planned music and arts festival has lost its permit from the neighboring town of Wallkill, NY, Elliot calls producer Michael Lang at Woodstock Ventures to offer his family's motel to the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2009

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Summary: Survey the history of art, from antiquity to the present, on a global scale. The nine-part series reveals the role art and creative imagination have played in forging humanity, and introduces viewers to works of beauty, ingenuity, and illumination across cultures. Narrated by Liev Schreiber.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2018

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Summary: Murray talks his friend Fioravante into becoming a gigolo as a way of making some much needed cash after an out-of-the-blue request from his dermatologist. With Murray acting as Fioravante's 'manager,' the duo quickly finds themselves caught up in the crosscurrents of love and money.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: Chronicles over three centuries of Jewish life in America; with interviews and archival footage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2008

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

Summary: Shows how filmmakers Jamie and Jim Dutcher spent six years in a tented camp in the wilderness of Idaho's Sawtooth Mountains, living with the Sawtooth wolf pack, listening to them, and earning their trust. Reveals details of pack life, including its unique social structure, how wolf cubs are raised within the group, and how the wolves interact with man. Shows how these intelligent predators...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Discovery Channel 2006

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

Summary: Astronomers are closing in on the proof they've sought for years, that one of the most destructive objects in the universe - a supermassive black hole - is lurking right in the center of our own galaxy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2007

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

Summary: Set in the 1920s. A young English couple, Walter, a middle class doctor and Kitty, an upper-class woman, get married for all the wrong reasons and relocate to Shanghai. Kitty falls in love with someone else. When Walter discovers her infidelity, in an act of vengeance, he accepts a job in a remote village in China that is being ravaged by a deadly epidemic. He takes his wife along and their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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

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