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Summary: Based on the Starkweather-Fugate killing spree of 1958, in which a fifteen-year-old girl and her twenty-five-year-old boyfriend slaughtered her entire family and several others in the Dakota badlands.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2013

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: BLU-RAY CRIME/MYSTERY BAD

Summary: Coal miner's daughter: The story of country singer Loretta Lynn.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2012

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

Summary: Mississippi during the 1960s: Skeeter, a southern society girl, returns from college determined to become a writer, but turns her friends' lives, and a small Mississippi town, upside down when she decides to interview the black women who have spent their lives taking care of prominent southern families. Aibileen, Skeeter's best friend's housekeeper, is the first to open up, to the dismay of her...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone Home Entertainment 2011

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD + BLU-RAY DRAMA HEL

Summary: Larry McMurtry's Lonesome Dove: Two former Texas Rangers leave the South Texas town of Lonesome Dove on an epic 2500-mile cattle drive to the lush ranch country of Montana.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2001

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE Lon

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

Summary: When happily unmarried San Francisco couple Kate and Brad find themselves socked in by fog on Christmas morning, their exotic vacation plans morph into the family-centric holiday they had, until now, gleefully avoided. Out of obligation, and unable to escape, they trudge to not one, not two, but four relative-choked festivities.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Video 2009

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD FOU RATED PG-13

Summary: It's the early 1900s, and weather-beaten cowhand Hewey Calloway rides in from the vast Texas range after learning his brother's farm is in danger of foreclosure. Arriving in a nearby town, what the middle-aged roughrider finds amazes yet threatens him - automobiles and civilized society.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Pictures Worldwide 2012

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Good 2012

Summary: When Odessa Cotter, a quietly dignified woman who works as a housekeeper for Miriam Thompson honors the 1955 Montgomery, Alabama, bus boycott by walking an exhausting nine miles to and from work, Miriam offers her a ride. Defying both Miriam's racist husband and the powerful White Citizen's Council, Miriam and Odessa put their lives in danger for civil rights. Their shared experiences draw them...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Platinum Disc Corp. 2002

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

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

Summary: Critically acclaimed political drama about a father's search for his missing son in Latin America.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2004

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA MIS
1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DRAMA MIS

Summary: Based on a true story about 73-year-old Alvin Straight who embarks on a dangerous and emotional journey to make amends with his 75-year-old brother Lyle before his brother dies. Alvin can no longer drive a car because of his eyesight and has to walk with 2 canes, but he climbs aboard his 1966 John Deere lawnmower and drives the 260-mile course from Laurens, Iowa to Mt. Zion, Wis.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Video 1999

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Summary: The story of Loretta Lynn, who rose from the poverty-stricken Appalachian area to become one of the biggest country singers of all time.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2005

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

Summary: Good intentions. Erratic bosses. Mounting paranoia. Unforeseen consequences spiralling out of control. Heidi (Julia Roberts) works at Homecoming, a facility helping soldiers transition to civilian life. Years later she has started a new life, when the Department of Defense questions why she left Homecoming. Heidi soon realises there's a whole other story behind the one she's been telling herself.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV HOM

Summary: Director Oliver Stone seamlessly blends archival film with acted sequences in his version of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, which alleges that there was a massive plot and cover-up surrounding JFK's death.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2010

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

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

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

King, Stephen

Summary: In one way or another, everybody abused Carrie. This sixteen-year-old misfit was forbidden everything that was young and fun by her fanatical mother. She was teased and taunted by her classmates, misunderstood by her teachers, and given up as hopeless by almost everyone. But Carrie had a secret: She possessed terrifying telekinetic powers that could make inanimate objects move, a lighted candle...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2013

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC KIN

Summary: In a dusty, under populated California resort town, naive southern waif Pinky Rose idolizes and befriends her fellow nurse, the would-be sophisticate "thoroughly modern" Millie Lammoreaux. When Millie takes Pinky in as her roommate, Pinky's hero worship evolves into something far stranger and more sinister than either could have anticipated. This dreamlike masterpiece careens from the humorous...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2011

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Summary: Set in South Dakota in 1959, this is the story of Kit and his girlfriend Holly, two people alienated from everyday life, who go on a killing spree. Based loosely on the '50s killing spree of Charles Starkweather and his girlfriend, Caril Ann Fugate.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 1999

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1 available in Video Discs, Call number: DVD BAD

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY BAD

Summary: "Carrie White is a shy young girl who doesn't make friends easily. After her class mates taunt her about her horrified reaction to her totally unexpected first period one of them takes pity on her and gets Tommy Ross, her boyfriend and class hunk to invite Carrie to the senior prom. Meanwhile another girl who has been banned from the prom for her continued aggressive behaviour is not as...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2001

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1 available in Horror DVDs, Call number: DVD HORROR CAR

Summary: As the title screens proclaim, "This film is based on a true story. The incidents and facts are documented. Some of the names have been changed to protect the innocent and also to protect the film." In a Latin American country in the throes of a military coup, Charles Horman, an American journalist and filmmaker living there with his wife Joyce, disappears--never to be seen again. His father Ed...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2008

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DRAMA MIS

Summary: This sequel to Lonesome Dove pits legendary Texas Ranger Woodrow Call against his deadliest adversary ever.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Hallmark Entertainment 2001

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

King, Stephen

Summary: A sixteen-year-old misfit, denied everything by her fanatical mother and abused by her classmates, unleashes her terrifying telekinetic powers on an entire town.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2005

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA FICTION KIN

Lee, Harper.

Summary: Scout Finch, daughter of the town lawyer Atticus, has just started school; but her carefree days come to an end when a black man in town is accused of raping a white woman, and her father is the only man willing to defend him.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers/Caedmon 2006

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3 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC LEE

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD Fiction Lee 2006

Summary: Felix Bush, a Tennessee hermit, is either feared or hated by most of the people that live in the town. One day, he gets the idea to throw one big bash before he kicks the bucket. While he is still alive and kickin' he plans his very own rollicking funeral party.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2011

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

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Get 2011

Summary: The Fowlers are a normal family in Maine. Matt is the town doctor and loves to fish, his wife, Ruth, is the school's choir leader, and their son, Frank, is home from his first year of college. Frank is in love with Natalie, a young mother who isn't quite divorced yet from her ex-husband, Richard Strout, whose family runs the local cannery. It makes Richard's blood run cold to see his wife...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2002

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

Summary: Oliver Stone's chronicle of the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy and the mystery enshrouding it.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2008

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: BLU-RAY THRILLER JFK

Summary: Josey Aimes needs a job and goes to work at a Minnesota iron mine after splitting with her violent husband. But the job proves to be almost as harrowing as her marriage. The male miners are resentful of women taking their jobs, so the men verbally abuse and play humiliating pranks on the female miners. After being physically assaulted by a coworker, Josey tries to fight against the harassment,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2006

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA NOR

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD NOR RATED R

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