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Summary: Six beloved stories about adventure and science.. Stories include I'm Dirty, find out just how dirty a backhoe can get while doing its' job. Other stories include Burt Dow: Deep-Water Man, The Paper Boy, Stars! Stars! Stars!, Fletcher and the Falling Leaves, and Johnny Appleseed. Also included are author interviews from Kate & Jim McMullan and celebrity narration from Steve Buscemi and Forest...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV I'M

Summary: After leaving his LAPD narcotics post, Sheriff Ray Owens moved and settled into a life fighting what little crime takes place in sleepy border town Sommerton Junction. That peaceful existence is shattered when Gabriel Cortez, one of the most notorious drug kingpins, makes an escape from the FBI. Cortez begins racing towards the US-Mexico border, straight through Sommerton Junction.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2013

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2 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE LAS

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD LAS RATED R

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

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

Summary: The gripping story is told through four generations, from the capture of Kunta Kinte in Africa to his transport to Colonial America in brutal conditions through successive generations fighting to win their freedom in the Civil War.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Melvin B. Tolson is a professor at Wiley College in Texas. Wiley is a small African-American college. In 1935, Tolson inspired students to form the school's first debate team. Tolson turns a group of underdog students into a historically elite debate team which goes on to challenge Harvard in the national championship. Inspired by a true story.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weinstein Co. 2008

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Great 2008

Summary: Oscar Grant III, a 22-year-old Bay Area resident, crosses paths with friends, enemies, family, and strangers on the last day of 2008. Then he encounters police officers in a transit station. They kill him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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2 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF FRU

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Summary: Russell Baz leads a dead-end life- he works a meaningless steel mill job all day, and cares for his terminally ill father at night. When Russell's brother Rodney returns home from Iraq, he is lured into one of the Northeast's most ruthless crime rings and mysteriously disappears. When the police fail to solve the case, Russell puts his life at risk in order to seek justice for his brother.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: Trapped in their New York brownstone's panic room, a hidden chamber built as a sanctuary in the event of break-ins, newly divorced Meg and her daughter Sarah play a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with three intruders during a brutal home invasion. But the room itself is the focal point because what the intruders really want is inside it.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2002

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

Summary: "A self-centered New York City publicist suddenly finds himself on the deadly end of a high-powered rifle scope. Now it's a real-time race against the clock as [he] must outwit a psychotic sniper in a frantic scramble from phone booth to freedom"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2003

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER PHO

Summary: Amer Atrash is on the brink of success. With time running out, he is undergoing a crisis in his business and in his marriage. He attributes his misfortune to bad karma from a wrongdoing committed fifteen years ago and sets out to right this wrong.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Monterey Video 2008

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Summary: The head of an elite Strike Team (a successful, but corrupt cop) uses dubious but effective crime fighting methods. The other detectives and cops on the force disapprove of the team's methods, while the precinct head is also corrupt. Another detective who understands both sides of the game, provides a much needed balance and rationality to the mix.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV SHI

Summary: Inspired by a true story about Cecil Gaines, a devoted husband, father, and White House butler who served eight Presidential administrations during the turbulent politics and civil rights battles of twentieth century America.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD BUT RATED PG-13

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA BUT

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Butler 2013

Summary: A haunting, humorous and shocking romantic thriller about Irish terrorists, their hostage and the hostage's exotic girlfriend.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Artisan Home Entertainment 1999

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

Summary: Chronicles Idi Amin's rise and fall. Amin's despotic reign of terror is viewed through the eyes of Nicholas Garrigan, a Scottish doctor who arrives in Uganda in the early 1970s to serve as Amin's personal physician. His perspective as an outsider causes him to be initially impressed by Amin's calculated rise to power and he grows increasingly monstrous. A pointed examination of how independent...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA LAS

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Last 2007

Summary: Max has an active imagination, who will throw a fit if others don't go along with what he wants. Following an incident with his sister Claire and her friends, Max throws a tantrum when his mother pays more attention to her boyfriend than to him - runs away from home. Wearing his wolf costume at the time, Max not only runs away physically, but runs toward a world in his imagination. This world,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2010

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY WHE

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

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

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1 available in Children's videos, Call number: J DVD Movie Where 2010

Summary: A powerful true story of one small group of workers overcoming corporate greed to end slavery and abuse in America's fields.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: King T'Challa returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to serve as new leader. However, T'Challa soon finds that he is challenged for the throne from divisions within his own country. When two enemies conspire to destroy Wakanda, the hero known as Black Panther must join forces with C.I.A. agent Everett K. Ross and members of the Wakandan Special Forces,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Buena Vista Home Entertainment 2018

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

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

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Black 2018

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Summary: East meets West in this hip-hop infused samurai-gangster story in which a professional killer goes by the name of Ghost Dog and who lives by the age-old code of the samurai. When Ghost Dog's code is dangerously betrayed by the dysfunctional mafia family that occasionally employs him, he must find a way to defend himself without breaking the code of the Samurai.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Artisan Home Entertainment 2000

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

Summary: Imported by the Army for an early morning radio show in Vietnam, disc jockey Adrian Cronauer blasts the formerly staid, sanitized airwaves with a constant barrage of rapid-fire humor and the hottest hits from back home. The G.I.'s love him, but the brass is up in arms.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone Home Video 2000

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA GOO

Summary: Good night, gorilla: The zookeeper makes his nightly rounds but never suspects that someone is making mischief along the way. How do dinosaurs say good night: Even dinosaurs make a fuss before bedtime. Happy birthday, moon: Little Bear and the moon wish each other happy birthday. Napping house: Granny and all her critters pile on her bed for a nap.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weston Woods 2002

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

Summary: In 1975, refugee camps were set up across the deserts of the United States to house an exodus of over 100,000 Vietnamese immigrants before and immediately after the fall of Saigon. When Tai arrives at Camp Pendleton, he is confronted by a camp filled with despair. A Marine is in charge of housing the refugees until sponsors can be found to help them assimilate into American life. Tai, who...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2002

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA GRE

Summary: Viewers experience events that unfold too slowly for human perception. They see the beauty, drama, and even humor of phenomena that occur in the flash of a microsecond.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Virgil Films 2015

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

Summary: A simple, small town garage mechanic who suddenly develops amazing mental abilities must face governmental investigation, scientific scrutiny, and ostracism by even his closest friends. But with the love and support of a young single mother, he is finally able to accept his lot in life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone Home Video 1998

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

Summary: U.S. president Ashton is in Salamanca, Spain to announce plans for a major global summit on terrorism. As he stands behind the podium in front of a loudly cheering crowd, he is shot twice. This is followed minutes later by a small explosion and then a massive blast. Secret Service agents Barnes, Taylor, and Holden immediately jump into action, trying to find the terrorists responsible amid all...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Vantage 2008

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER VAN

Summary: When mysterious spacecraft touch down around the world, a team, including linguist Louise Banks, is brought together to investigate. As mankind teeters on the verge of global war, Banks and the team race against time for answers, and to find them, she will take a chance that could threaten her life, and quite possibly humanity.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2017

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD ARR RATED PG13

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Arrival 2017

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3 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI ARR