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Summary: A "docu-fantasia" about the city of Winnipeg, the hometown of the director, Guy Maddin.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Genius Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Avant-Garde DVDs, Call number: DVD AVANT-GARDE MY

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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

Contents: Daffy Duck's rhapsody (Mel Blanc) -- Yoda ("Weird Al" Yankovic) -- The elements (Tom Lehrer) -- Deteriorata (National Lampoon) -- Charlie Brown (the Coasters) -- Dungeons and dragons (the Dead Alewives) -- Eskimo (Corky & the Juice Pigs) -- The ballad of Bilbo Baggins (Leonard Nimoy) -- Kill the wabbit (Ozzy Fudd) -- Stress (Jim's Big Ego) -- On the shoulders of freaks (Henry Phillips) -- Bars...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Rhino 2000

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Summary: The legendary life of Fidel Castro, from exiled revolutionary to the world's most controversial and longest serving head of state. As seen through the eyes of his wife, mistress and female cohort, this film reveals the untold story of Fidel's rise to become one of the world's most powerful leaders.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Artisan Home Entertainment 2002

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

Summary: An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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

Summary: A contemporary re-imagining of Marvel's original and longest-running superhero team, centers on four young outsiders who teleport to an alternate and dangerous universe, which alters their physical form in shocking ways. Their lives irrevocably upended, the team must learn to harness their daunting new abilities and work together to save Earth from a former friend turned enemy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2015

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

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

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

Dolese, George.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.5 DOL

Summary: The extraordinary experiences of three men and their fellow Marines take them from the first clash with the Japanese in the haunted jungles of Guadalcanal, through the impenetrable rain forests of Cape Gloucester, across the blasted coral strongholds of Peleliu, up the black sand terraces of Iwo Jima, through the killing fields of Okinawa, to the triumphant, yet uneasy, return home after V-J Day.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Entertainment 2010

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

Summary: Follows several generations in the lives of a slave family. The saga begins with Kunta Kinte, a West African youth captured by slave raiders and shipped to America in the 1700s. The family is depicted up until the Civil War, when Kunte Kinte's grandson gains his emancipation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Roots 1997

Contents: I feel better all over (Ferlin Husky) (2:34) -- My walking' shoes (Dusty Payne) (2:29) -- Yer fer me (Fuzzy Owen) (1:46) -- Rhythm and booze (Buck Owens as Corky Jones) (2:13) -- What's good for the goose (Terry Fell) (1:56) -- Somehow, someway, someday (The Farmer Boys) (2:16) -- Stop the clock (Bob Ehret) (1:52) -- Phone me baby (Bill Woods) (2:00) -- Teenage tears (Cliff Crofford) (2:33) --...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Summary: A star witness in a controversial court case is murdered and the police detective assigned to guard him goes after the killers himself.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2005

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

Brown, George E. (George Ernest)

Summary: Pruning is one of the most important and least understood horticultural skills. Knowledge of proper technique and the needs of individual plants makes it possible to develop a strong framework and correct awkward, dangerous, or unattractive growth. Pruning can also help maintain or improve flower display and fruit production and ensure that your trees and shrubs will look their best...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Timber Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 635.9 BRO

Holmes, George

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.21 HOL

Summary: A collection of short stories explore what it is like to be young and black, centering on the experiences of black teenagers and emphasizing that one person's experiences, reality, and personal identity are different than someone else.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC BLA

Contents: disc 1. Casey Jones (Billy Murray) -- Casey Jones (Fiddlin' John Carson) -- Southern Casey Jones (Jesse James) -- Steamboat Bill (Arthur Collins) -- Casey and Bill (Earl McDonald's Original Louisville Jug Band) -- Steamboat Bill boogie (Delmore Bros.) -- Red wing (Frank C. Stanley & Henry Burr) -- Red wing (Doc Williams & the Border Riders) -- Just break the news to mother (George J. Gaskin) --...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Boles, Jennifer

Summary: A medley of 100 furnishing and decorative elements from A-Z.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 747 BOL

Summary: Based on George Simenon's classic detective novels and starring Michael Gambon, is equipped with rigorous logic, uncanny judgment of character, and, of course, his signature pipe and fedora. Inspector Maigret relishes the challenge of solving any mystery. Filled with dangerous crimes and elusive characters from the villages of rural France to the alleyways of Montmarte. Brings the most...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2013

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV MAI

F Wulschner E Cowles

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: Oliver Ditson Co. 1922

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1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Summary: Takes the viewer behind the walls of government, as CIA, Pentagon and foreign service experts speak out detailing the lies, misstatements and exaggerations that served as the reasons for fighting a "preemptive" war against Iraq that wasn't necessary. Includes interviews with more than 20 experts in opposition to the U.S. war in Iraq.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disinformation Co. 2004

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

Contents: Rock & roll cowboy (Eddie Dean with The Cletro Combo) -- The wild and woolly west (Jenks Tex Carman) -- Nothing but the night (Sterling Blythe) -- Mailman (Tex Atchison) -- What do you do with a memory (Goldie Fields) -- Doggone longgone blues (Bobby Bobo) -- Everybody likes a little lovin' (Doye O'Dell) -- Could you, would you (Okie Jones and The Lazy Ranch Boys) -- No time for love (Goldie...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Bear Family Records 2011

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD COUNTRY GON

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cooper Square Press 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 919.804 TYS

Summary: This eerie excursion into the Gothic recesses of Maddin's mad, imaginary childhood is a nightmare set in a lighthouse on grim Notch Island, where fictional protagonist Maddin was raised by an ironfisted, puritanical mother.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2008

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1 available in Avant-Garde DVDs, Call number: DVD AVANT-GARDE BRA

Summary: "When a mysterious virus turns people into mindless, flesh-eating zombies, a handful of survivors wage a desperate, last-stand battle to stay alive ... and human."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

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

Dolen, Carolyn E.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Idyll Arbor 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 617.4 DOL