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Summary: This documentary explores Egypt's awe-inspiring engineering accomplishments through the prism of its pharaohs' indomitable personalities. As Egypt's pharaohs alternately conquered and ceded vast expanses of land, they pushed their royal architects to stretch the boundaries of imagination and human potential, in effect inventing the science of structural engineering. Follow the empire's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: History Channel 2006

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV EGY

Summary: Robocop is created to stop a crimewave which is spreading all across America. All goes well at first and Robocop stops every sleaze ball he encounters, but there are forces which will stop at nothing to see him eliminated.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 1998

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1 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI Rob

Summary: An overbearing king learns that being overprotective of his daughters is as unwise as being too permissive.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Starmaker II, LCC 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV DAN

Summary: William Burroughs: the Beats éminence grise, "literary outlaw," culture hero to generations of poets, musicians, artists, and filmmakers who had their minds blown by his 1959 classic, banned-in-America "Naked Lunch." This film covers his life in a straightforward manner, but the portrait drawn is at odds with the character who wrote in outlandish graphic detail about then-forbidden sexuality in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Yonilizer Productions 2011

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC WIL

Summary: "Circles the globe to re-examine history's most magnificent civilizations by surveying the architectural and engineering triumphs they left behind" -- Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: History Channel 2007

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV ENG

Summary: Part-time pest-control man and full-time drug addict Bill Lee (Weller) seeks escape from his troubled existence in 1953 New York and flees to Interzone (a hallucinatory version of Tangiers) where reality and fantasy have merged. It's a strange, surreal landscape inhabited by mugwumps, half-alien, half-insect creatures, man-sized centipedes, carnivorous typewriters and bizarre humans. Compelled...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2003

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

Summary: [Head] An exciting kaleidoscope of surreal vignettes set to music, this fast-paced film takes a psychedelic look at the pop phenomenon called the Monkees as they shatter their pre-fab image. A technically innovative rock musical.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2010

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1 available in Sight & Sound Print Material, Call number: SSC DVD DRAMA AME