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Summary: George Stevens' stunning adaptation of Theodore Dreiser's An American tragedy garnered six Academy Awards and guaranteed immortality for screen lovers Montgomery Clift and Elizabeth Taylor. Clift is a poor young man determined to win a place in respectable society and the heart of beautiful socialite Elizabeth Taylor. Shelley Winters plays the factory girl whose dark secret threatens Clift's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Video 2001

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

Summary: Philadelphia story (1940, 112 min.):A sophisticated romantic comedy about a rich, spoiled socialite who learns some things about who she is and what she really wants on the eve of her second marriage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2009

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Summary: Gunga Din: Cheeky British soldiers combat a murderous sect in colonial India.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2010

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

Summary: Bick Benedict, his society-gilded wife and three generations of land-rich Texas sons and daughters love, swagger, connive and clash in a monumental drama of family strife, racial bigotry and conflict between cattle barons and newly-rich oil tycoons.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2003

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

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

Summary: To help the war effort, a patriotic young woman rents half of her apartment to a well-to-do, retired millionaire, who decides to play cupid by renting half of his half to a high-type, clean-cut nice young man.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2004

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

Summary: In this hilarious excursion into the battle of the sexes, Tracy plays Sam Craig, the down-to-earth sportswriter of the New York Chronicle. As Tess Harding, the paper's bright international columnist, Hepburn makes his life miserable. As soon as they start taking swipes at each other in their columns, there is little peace between them. In the office and in the bedroom the squabbling...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. and Warner Home Video 2000

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

Hastings, Max.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 1985

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.542 HAS

Summary: Three British Army veterans find adventure on India's North-West frontier, helped by a young Indian water boy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2004

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

Summary: Portrays the struggles of a Norwegian immigrant family at the turn of the century in San Francisco.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home video 2004

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

Summary: Fred Astaire plays a gambler intent on raising $25,000 in New York in order to marry his fiance back home. Romantic complications occur when he meets dancing teacher, Ginger Rogers. Memorable songs include "The Way you look tonight".

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2005

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1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS SWI

Summary: A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often having a wicked sense of humor and filled with unexpected twists.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: CBS DVD 2006

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