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Summary: A rare glimpse of early Japanese anime and prewar Japanese culture, The roots of Japanese anime features the masterworks of such pioneers of Japanese animation as Noburo Ofuji, Yasuji Murata, and Kenzo Masaoka, in addition to Mitsuyo Seo's Momotaro's sea eagle, the notorious war cartoon billed as Japan's first feature anime.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zakka Films 2008

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Summary: Among the most fascinating chapters of film history is that of the so-called "race films" that flourished in the 1920s -'40s. Unlike the "black cast" films produced within the Hollywood studio system, these films not only starred African Americans but were funded, written, produced, edited, distributed, and often exhibited by people of color. Entrepreneurial filmmakers built an industry apart...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC PIO
1 available in Sight & Sound Print Material, Call number: SSC DVD DOC PIO

Summary: Horton is a the lovable elephant who tries to protect tiny creatures on a speck of dust. It seems that he is the only one who can hear the tiny people of the tiny planet.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2008

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD HOR RATED G

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV HOR

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1 available in Children's videos, Call number: J DVD Movie Horton 2008

Summary: Free Cinema consisted of a group of young film-makers who decided to rebel against the stifling conformity of British cinema in the late fifties and to make their own films outside the confines of 'the system'. This 50th-anniversary compilation of short films about British working class life shows directors expressing personal viewpoints without obligation to subscribe to the technical or...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Facets Multimedia 2007

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

Summary: Complilation of 7 films with introduction to the work of designers Charles and Ray Eames. 'Toccata for toy trains' is a trip through a world of antique toys, and toy trains. 'House : after five years of living' illustrates the home and studio designed and built by Charles Eames on a hill in California overlooking the ocean. 'Lucia chase vignette' follows a sister chasing her brother through the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Pyramid Film & Video 2000

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

Summary: An extraordinary look at motion pictures as seen through the eyes of the reknowned filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard, who transformed the face of cinema with his prolific, influential, and revolutionary body of work, which includes such classics as Breathless, Weekend, and Contempt. Consisting of eight episodes made over a period of ten years, the series covers a wide range of topics, from the birth of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Olive Films 2011

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

Summary: Celebrate the talents and zaniness of Warner Bros.' Terminte Terrace. Whoop it up with an all-star array of 'toons featuring Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck and more immortal Looneytics. Then see our heroes in wartime readiness. Legends Bosko and Buddy get their own long-overdue Warner compilation. Out of the mailbag comes a much-requested line-up of previously unavailable favorites.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2008

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Summary: Introduces 6 main characters of the American Revolution. Promotes interest in reading of biography with comedy, tragedy, error, foolishness, courage and persistence that is relevant to life today.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weston Woods 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV JEA

Summary: A collection of Christmas stories.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Echo Bridge Acquisition Corp. LLC 2016

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

Summary: "An hour of nostaligia and family fun with 7 timeless holiday cartoons. Packed with classic animation and unforgettable stories, this is the one Christmas cartoon collection you'll cherish throughout the years!"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: LaserLight DVD 2002

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in KBL Holiday Storage, Call number: DVD Holiday C

Summary: A collection of Roscoe Arbuckle comedy motion pictures featuring Buster Keaton and Al St. John.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2002

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

Summary: A compilation of archival footage set to a classical score showing the experiences of England's coal miners.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Icarus Films 2011

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Summary: World War II saw the first full-scale aerial battles, as well as an unprecedented degree of air attacks against civilians. This program looks at both the Royal Air Force's attacks on Berlin, and the Luftwaffe's retaliatory bombing of London. Along with footage of dogfights, the program also looks at Germany's formidable anti-aircraft guns. At the behest of the Nazi party, the German military...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Pen & Sword 2012

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

Summary: Arnie the Doughnut is shocked when he finds he is about to be eaten by Mr. Bing! Arnie realizes his carefree days are about to end ... unless he can persuade Mr. Bing that a doughnut can be more than a sweet snack! Roberto the termite dreams of designing big buildings everywhere--including the moon! Hondo & Fabian spend a day sleeping in the sun, and playing inside and outside. A duo of dogs...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weston Woods 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV ARN

Summary: In the early decades of cinema, some of the most innovative and celebrated filmmakers in America were women. Alice Guy-Blaché helped establish the basics of cinematic language, while others boldly continued its development: slapstick queen Mabel Normand (who taught Charlie Chaplin the craft of directing), action star Grace Cunard, and LGBTQ icon Alla Nazimova. Unafraid of controversy,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Classics 2018

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Summary: The story of the five Bennet sisters living in early 19th century England. Their mother is scheming to make prestigious marriages for them. Focuses on Elizabeth Bennet, who mistakenly finds the rich Mr. Darcy an oaf, even as he sets all the other fair maidens' hearts aflutter.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2006

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Pride 2006

Summary: It's time for crazy tricks and treats with everyone's favorite wacky red-headed bird! Includes seven spooky cartoon adventures featuring Woody Woodpecker and his friends Chilly Willy, Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, Wally Walrus, Buzz Buzzard and more.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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2 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY WOO

Summary: The deluxe two-disc DVD set includes a new 2K restoration of Ghost Town (1935) an astonishing and haunting amateur documentary about post-cinema Fort Lee. Disc One also features five films made at Champion Studios, recovered thanks to the efforts of the Library of Congress and the Fort Lee Film Commission. Disc Two includes exciting NJ film rediscoveries, a slapstick comedy from director Mack...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Milestone Film & Video 2017

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

Summary: Documentary on the avant-garde music and video collective, the Residents, based on the group's archival materials and their recent 40th anniversary world tour.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Have an outrageous g'day with Mickey and Pluto when their adventure Down Under goes way over the top thanks to a wayward boomerang and a humongous ostrich. Kick up your heels with Donald as his fireside hula dance 'heats up' hilariously. Then, ride a tide of laughs with Goofy as he tries to catch a wave and, BLAM!, gets clobbered by his surfboard. Features a mash-up music video of crazy cartoon...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment 2011

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Summary: "Down in the big construction site, tough trucks work with all their might. But now it's time to say goodnight! Little truck drivers will drift off to sleep to this soothing good-bye to the day"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weston Woods Studios 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV GOO

Weatherford, Carole Boston

Summary: The story of Fannie Lou Hamer, who was a champion of civil rights; despite fierce prejudice and abuse, from the 1950s until her death in 1977.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV VOI

Summary: Japan's first feature-length animated film set the stage for the rise of anime. A notable accomplishment for its time, the project was funded by the Navy Ministry of Japan during World War II. Along with another early masterpiece, Spider and Tulip (Kumo to chûrippu), these films are preserved as milestones of the industry and historical artifacts of the war.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: FUNimation 2017

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

Summary: Tad and Lilly need the perfect collection of things to take to school for their math assignment. After they finally decide on moon rocks, they must figure out how to get them. With some magical help from their firefly friend, Edison, they soon board a rocket ship. Watch as they use their skills in counting, sorting, skip counting, and recognizing patterns to overcome obstacles, find new...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: LeapFrog 2009

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1 available in Juvenile DVD, Call number: J DVD 510 Leap 2009