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Summary: Chess Records was located on the south side of Chicago. In 1947, it began recording blues music with Muddy Waters and Little Walter. This eventually gave birth to rock and roll in 1955 with Chuck Berry. Record producer, Leonard Chess has an ear for this different type of music and believes he can cash in by signing up new talent such as songwriter, Willie Dixon, Howlin' Wolf, and Etta James....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2009

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

Summary: Seeking revenge for the death of his love, secret agent James Bond sets out to stop an environmentalist from taking control of a country's water supply.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2009

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

Summary: A look at the life of the 43rd president of the United States. Rising from a privileged alcoholic to a born-again Christian whose belief in religious destiny helped move him to the top ranks of political power. How he used Christianity to turn his life around, met and married his wife, and the days before his decision to declare war on Iraq.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2009

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

Summary: Welcome back to Westworld, where the puppet show is over and the newly liberated 'hosts' are coming for humankind. In Season Two, Dolores takes charge, Maeve is on a mission and the Man in Black is back. Chaos takes control in this dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness, the birth of a new form of life, and the evolution of sin.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Entertainment 2018

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Summary: As a career CIA operative, Bob Barnes begins to uncover the disturbing truth about the work he has devoted his life to. An up-and-coming oil broker, Bryan Woodman faces an unimaginable family tragedy and finds redemption in his partnership with idealistic Gulf Prince Nasir al-Subaai. Corporate lawyer, Bennett Holiday faces a moral dilemma as he finesses the questionable merger of two powerful...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2006

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Syriana 2006

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Summary: Beginning six years after season four, the country is in the throes of the Great Depression--a stark contrast with the Roaring Twenties. With the end of Prohibition in sight, Nucky is looking to legitimize himself by forging alliances with liquor producers, including Bacardi in Cuba.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 2015

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

Contents: In 'da beginning. Bring in 'da noise, bring in 'da funk (3:48) ; The door to Isle GorGee (1:00) ; Slave ships (3:19) ; Som'thin' from nuthin'/Circle stomp (4:04) ; The pan handlers (1:17) -- Urbanization. The lynching blues (3:01) ; Chicago bound (4:12) ; Shifting sounds (1:03) ; Industrialization (3:44) ; Quittin' time/The Chicago riot rag (6:17) ; I got the beat/Dark tower (3:28) ; The...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: RCA Victor 0000

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SM BRI

Contents: I'm a man (Jeffrey Wright) -- At last (Beyonc)̌ -- No particular place to go (Mos Def) -- I'm your hoochie coochie man (Jeffrey Wright) -- Once in a lifetime (Beyonc)̌ -- Let's take a walk (Raphael Saadiq) -- 6 o'clock blues (Solange) -- Nadine (Mos Def) -- The sound (Mary Mary) -- Last night (Little Walter) -- I'd rather go blind (Beyonc)̌ -- My babe (Columbus Short) -- Bridging the gap (Nas...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Music World Music/Columbia 2008

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SM CAD

Summary: After Columbus discovered America came the men to make a conquest. From all corners of the world, explorers reached the shores of the New World to reap untold riches, seek new routes to the Far East, and gain the most elusive glory of all--a place in history. A sweeping saga of bravery, cruelty and pure folly, these are the stories of adventurers who stopped at nothing to conquer an unknown...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A&E Television Network 2005

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

Summary: What if the asteroid that forever changed life on Earth missed and giant dinosaurs never became extinct? In this epic journey into the world of dinosaurs, an Apatosaurus named Arlo makes an unlikely human friend. While traveling through a harsh and mysterious landscape, Arlo learns the power of confronting his fears and discovers what he is truly capable of.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

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

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

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Summary: When a brutal blast of cold hits Cincinnati, the public library transforms from a safe haven for the homeless into a potential war zone. Those who have no place of retreat to evade the cold stage a sit-in in the library where they are tended by members of the library's staff. Soon the police arrive and a stand-off threatens to bring tragedy to the homeless individuals and those who care about...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: When Captain Colter Stevens wakes up in the body of an unknown man, he discovers he's part of an experimental government program called the 'Source Code' that enables him to cross over into another man's identity in the last eight minutes of his life. Armed with the task of identifying the bomber of a Chicago commuter train, Colter must relive the incident over and over again, gathering clues...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Summit Entertainment 2011

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD

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

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Summary: Season 5 begins in 1931, a full six years after the end of Season 4. In stark contrast with the Roaring '20s, the country is in the throes of the Great Depression, and with the end of Prohibition in sight, Nucky is looking to legitimize himself by forging alliances with liquor producers. This season also includes flashback scenes of Nucky, Eli, the Commodore, Gillian and others from 1884-1900...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: With two professional assassinations in quick succession, James Bond is quickly elevated to '00' status. Bond's first 007 mission takes him to Uganda where he is to spy on a terrorist, Mollaka. Not everything goes to plan and Bond decides to investigate, independently of MI6, in order to track down the rest of the terrorist cell. Following a lead to the Bahamas, he encounters Dimitrios and his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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

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

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

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

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Summary: Katniss realizes the stakes are no longer just for survival; they are for the future. With the nation of Panem in a full scale war, Katniss confronts President Snow in the final showdown. Teamed with a group of her closest friends; including Gale, Finnick and Peeta; Katniss goes off on a mission with the unit from District 13 as they risk their lives to liberate the citizens of Panem, and stage...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

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Summary: A profile of the city of New Orleans, focusing especially on its pre-Katrina history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Educational Foundation 2007

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

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Summary: A dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the evolution of sin -- exploring a world in which every human appetite, not matter how noble or depraved, can be indulged. Exploring what it means to be human through the eyes of the lifelike AI "hosts" in the park, the series investigates the boundaries of an exotic world set at the intersection of the near future and the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: Set in 1985. Revolves around two very different men with AIDS, one fictional, one fictionalized. Roy Cohn personifies all the hypocrisy, delusion and callousness of the official response to the plague. Nothing shakes Roy's lack of empathy: even on his death bed, he's fighting with his gay nurse and taunting the woman he helped put to death, Ethel Rosenberg. The other patient is Prior Walter,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2004

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

Summary: Based on the life of Jean-Michel Basquiat, a young American unknown graffiti artist who lived on the streets of New York City in a cardboard box. Jean-Michel was "discovered" by Andy Warhol's art world and became a star. But his success came at a high price, and Basquiat paid with friendship, love, drugs and eventually, his life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Echo Bridge Home Entertainment 1996

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Summary: Atlantic City, February 1924: Picking up 8 months after the events of Season 3, Nucky Thompson is laying low at the end of the Boardwalk after barely surviving an overthrow by gangster Gyp Rosetti. But the calm will be short-lived, as Nucky faces new challenges, including a clash with a violent Harlem power broker, a battle with his brother Eli over Eli's college-age son, and the irresistible...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Summary: On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat in a "whites only" section of a public bus, thus starting a boycott of the city buses. This single act is considered the beginning of the civil rights movement in the United States.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 2001

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

Summary: Confirmed bachelor Don has just been dumped by his latest lover, Sherry. Don begins to resign himself to being alone and left to his own devices. However, he becomes compelled to reflect on his past when he receives a mysterious pink letter by mail. It is from an anonymous former lover and informs him that he has a 19-year-old son who may be looking for his father. Don is urged to investigate...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2005

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

Summary: Deep below snowy, cobblestone streets, tucked away in networks of winding subterranean tunnels, lives a civilization of hardworking mice, terrified of the bears who live above ground. Unlike her fellow mice, Celestine is an artist and a dreamer, and when she nearly ends up as breakfast for ursine troubadour Ernest, the two form an unlikely bond.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Summary: Katniss Everdeen has returned home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark. Winning means that they must turn around and leave their family and close friends, embarking on a Victor's Tour of the districts. Along the way Katniss senses that a rebellion is simmering, but the Capitol is still very much in control as President Snow prepares the 75th...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Catching 2014

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