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Welles, Orson

Summary: A plain, independent-minded governess finds romance and a terrifying secret working at the home of the mysterious Mr. Rochester.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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

(WELLES, ORSON, PERF.)

Summary: Historical drama about the opposition of Sir Thomas More to the divorce of King Henry VIII and the events which led to More's execution.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 1998

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

Summary: Citizen Kane: The story of Charles Foster Kane, a newspaper tycoon whose life is investigated by a magazine reporter trying to discover the meaning of Kane's dying word: "Rosebud".

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2001

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3 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA CIT

Jaglom, Henry

Summary: "Based on long-lost recordings, a set of riveting and revealing conversations with America's great cultural provocateurThere have long been rumors of a lost cache of tapes containing private conversations between Orson Welles and his friend the director Henry Jaglom, recorded over regular lunches in the years before Welles died. The tapes, gathering dust in a garage, did indeed exist, and this...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt & Co 2013

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Summary: Looks at the remarkable genius of Orson Welles on the eve of his centenary - the enigma of his career as a Hollywood star, a Hollywood director (for some a Hollywood failure), and a crucially important independent filmmaker. Orson Welles's life was magical: a musical prodigy at age ten, a director of Shakespeare at fourteen, a painter at sixteen, a star of stage and radio at twenty, romances...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: On the brink of Civil War, King Henry IV (John Gielgud) attempts to consolidate his reign while fretting with unease over his son's seeming neglect of his royal duties. Hal (Keith Baxter), the young Prince, openly consorts with Sir John Falstaff (Orson Welles) and his company of "Diana's foresters, Gentlemen of the shade, Minions of the moon". Hal's friendship with the fat knight substitutes...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF CHI

Alan Parsons Project (Musical group)

Contents: A dream within a dream (Instrumental) -- The raven -- The tell-tale heart -- The cask of Amontillado -- (The system of) Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether -- The fall of the House of Usher (Instrumental): I Prelude; II Arrival; II Intermezzo; IV Pavane; V Fall -- To one in paradise.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 0000

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

Dickens, Charles

Summary: The story of skinflint Ebenezer Scrooge who learns the true meaning of Christmas when he is visited by three taunting ghosts.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Radio Spirits 2001

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SA DIC

Summary: A wealthy merchant in nineteenth century Macao becomes obsessed with bringing to life an oft-related anecdote about a rich man who gives a poor sailor a small sum of money to impregnate his wife.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN IMM

Summary: Ben Quick, an industrious con artist who's known throughout the country as a barn burner, gets run out of a Mississippi town. He meets up with Clara Varner, whose father is pressuring her to get married and provide him with grandchildren. It isn't long before he decides Ben and Clara should marry, and when she resists, it sets up a dramatically escalating clash of wills.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2003

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

Summary: Narrated by Orson Welles, Rikki Tikki Tavi is the story of a mongoose adopted by a British family. DVD includes Bonus Episode: Yankee Doodle Cricket.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Family Home Entertainment 2005

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

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1 available in Children's videos, Call number: DVD R

Summary: Claudette Colbert, Orson Welles, George Brent, and Natalie Wood star in a moving, romantic drama about a soldier, previously thought lost in action, who returns years later to find his wife remarried.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Metro Goldwyn Mayer 2011

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Summary: Portrays the experiences of a young man who is mysteriously arrested by agents of the police for an unspecific crime and is prepared for questioning and trial.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainent, Inc. 1999

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY TRI

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks MediaFusion 2001

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 823.912 Complete

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

Summary: Chicago, 1924. Two young men, one bossy and intimidating, the other sensitive and introverted, thought their superior intellect would enable them to pull off "The perfect crime." The result is a sensational case with defense attorney Jonathan Wilk putting capital punishment itself on trial.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2006

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

Summary: Trickery. Deceit. Magic. In this free-form documentary, the legendary filmmaker gleefully engages the central preoccupation of his career: the tenuous line between truth and illusion, art and lies.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion collection 2005

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2 available in Avant-Garde DVDs, Call number: DVD AVANT-GARDE F

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Summary: A brilliant, moving portrayal of an aristocratic American family in what many critics consider a masterpiece equal to Citizen Kane. Based on a novel by Booth Tarkington, the drama begins in the 1870s when the Amberson family is at the height of its wealth and prestige. But the day arrives when all the Ambersons are stunned by the truth of their financial ruin.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Summary: Set in post-war Vienna, an American western-adventure writer searches for a friend who turns out to be the king-pin of the Austrian black market.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 1999

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Summary: Originally produced as individual silent motion pictures in France, the Netherlands, Germany, and the United States, these twenty-five short films epitomize the avant garde movement of the 1920's and 1930's. The films are drawn from the collection assembled by Raymond Rohauer, one of the nation's foremost proponents of experimental cinema, founder of the Hollywood Film Society, and longtime...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino International 2005

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

Summary: John Blackthorne is a ship-wrecked English navigator who becomes both an observer and a participant in historic changes in Japan during the Tokugawa, or, Edo period. Toranaga is a feuding warlord vying to become the supreme military dictator, or shōgun. Blackthorne is drawn into the turmoil and becomes determined to be the first foreigner to become a samurai warrior.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Video 2003

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

Summary: Chancellor of England, Sir Thomas More, is placed in a difficult position when Henry VIII breaks with the Catholic Church over its refusal to annul his marriage to Katherine of Aragon so he can marry Anne Boleyn. Henry demands More's endorsement of this act. Torn between his conscience and duty to the crown, Sir Thomas chooses to say nothing.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: Consumed by an insane rage, Captain Ahab has but one purpose in life-- revenge on the great white whale who maimed and disfigured him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2001

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Moby 2001

Summary: In this dark comedy first released during WWII, Henri Vedoux, played by Charlie Chaplin, supports his family by first marrying, and then killing wealthy widows. On another level the film is an indictment of war in which mass murder is legalized, celebrated and paraded. "Killing is the enterprise by which your system prospers," Verdoux says. "As a mass killer, I am an amateur by comparison."

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: CBS/FoxVideo 2000

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