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Summary: Comedy about a witch who was burned at the stake 300 years ago. She plans to take revenge by marrying the descendent of her persecutors and ruining his political aspirations, but doesn't count on falling in love!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: BLU-RAY COMEDY I

Summary: Errol Flynn's farewell to big-budget swashbuckling has him playing the legenday Don Juan, the Spanish lover who fights to save the Queen Margaret and her King from the treacherous machinations of her minister, Duke de Lorca.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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

Summary: A successful Hollywood director disguises himself as a bum and sets off to see America from the bottom up. In the midst of the brutality and despair, he makes a valuable discovery-- that what the downtrodden need most is laughter.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2001

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

Summary: In 1862 Paris, Emile Zola is barely scratching out a living writing muckraking articles about the poverty of the French people and the corruption of their leaders. Until "Nana," about the life of a prostitute, becomes a smash hit and turns Zola into a celebrity, champion of the people. As he churns out a string of similar books that make him quite rich, his old friend Paul Cezanne tells him "An...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2005

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

Summary: A down on his luck screenwriter reluctantly agrees to adapt a trashy bestseller to the silver screen. Rather than read the book himself, Steele convinces a star-struck hatcheck girl, Mildred Atkinson, to accompany him home and tell him the story in her own words. Later the night, Mildred is found murdered and Steele, who has a history of violent behavior, becomes the prime suspect. A neighbor...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: BLU-RAY DRAMA IN

Summary: Dixon Steele is an alcoholic screenwriter who has some success but is now in the midst of a long dry spell. One of his neighbors is Laurel Gray, a would-be actress and a smart cookie. Steele is a bitter, angry man who succeeds in insulting everyone he sees while drinking at noon in his usual hangout. Dix has taken a job adapting a trashy novel for the screen--but he doesn't want to read the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia Pictures Industries 2003

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

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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Summary: Presents the Franco Zeffirelli production of Shakespeare's tragedy about two teenagers who fall in love, encounter opposition from their families, and take their lives.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2000

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1 available in Romance DVDs, Call number: DVD ROMANCE ROM

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