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Thomson, David

Summary: A history of the Hollywood film industry explores the ways in which movies, both shape and are shaped by American culture, discusses the contributions of film pioneers, and profiles Hollywood's leading citizens. A magnificent history of Hollywood from the invention of film to the present day, by the everywhere acclaimed David Thomson, who has established himself as the greatest living film...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 791.43 THO

Thomson, David

Summary: Does acting matter? David Thomson, one of our most respected and insightful writers on movies and theater, answers this question with intelligence and wit. In this fresh and thought-provoking essay, Thomson tackles this most elusive of subjects, examining the allure of the performing arts for both the artist and the audience member while addressing the paradoxes inherent in acting itself. He...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 792 THO

Summary: Presently working in an oil field, talented pianist Robert Dupea spends most of his free time downing beers, playing poker and being noncommittal with his sexy but witless girlfriend Rayette. But when he is summoned to his father's deathbed, Dupea returns home with Rayette, where he meets and falls for a sophisticated woman. Now caught between his conflicting lifestyles, the gifted but troubled...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

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

Summary: Nazi Panzer forces stage a last-ditch Belgian front offensive that could turn the tide of WWII. A spectacular recreation of a crucial campaign.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2005

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

Gonzales, Chilly

Contents: Room 29 (3:35) -- Marmont overture (2:42) -- Tearjerker (3:04) -- Interlude 1: Hotel stationery (1:22) -- Clara (2:59) -- Bombshell (4:36) -- Belle boy (3:03) -- Howard hughes under the microscope (3:20) -- Salomé (2:55) -- Interlude 2: 5 hours a day (1:14) -- Daddy, you're not watching me (2:10) -- The other side (3:44) -- The tearjerker returns (3:33) -- A trick of the light (7:22) -- Room 29...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK GON

Thomson, Mike

Summary: "Daraya lies on the fringe of Damascus, just southwest of the Syrian capital. Yet for four years it lived in another world. Besieged by government forces early in the Syrian Civil War, its people were deprived of food, bombarded by heavy artillery, and under the constant fire of snipers. But deep beneath this scene of frightening devastation lay a hidden library. While the streets above echoed...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: On the Jurassic Coast of England, a remarkable 200-million-year-old fossil is discovered - the bones of an Ichthyosaur, a giant sea dragon. David Attenborough joins the hunt to bring this ancient creature's story to life. Using state-of-the-art scanning and CGI, the team reconstructs the skeleton, creates the most detailed animation of an Ichthyosaur, and unravels an age-old murder mystery.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

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