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Summary: In the late 1980s, 61-year-old former pathologist Dr. Jack Kevorkian launched a crusade to provide what he considered a humane and dignified option for the terminally ill--assisted suicide. Aided by his loyal friend Neal Nicol, and his older sister Margo Janus, Kevorkian begins offering his "death counseling" services to a grateful and burgeoning clientele. He earns the support of Hemlock...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Films 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie You 2010

Summary: All dogs go to heaven: Set in 1939 New Orleans, the story centers on Charles B. Barkin, a roguish German shepherd with the charm of a con man and the heart of a marshmallow. Out for revenge against his double-crossing former partner, a cigar-chomping pit bull known as Carface, Charlie finds himself guardian to a lonely little orphan named Anne-Marie. Her astounding ability to talk to animals...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

1 hold on 5 copies

Summary: A group of friends who meet regularly for game nights find themselves trying to solve a murder mystery.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Home Entertainment 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Summary: Senate investigation into the President's newly nominated Secretary of State, gives light to a secret from the past, which may not only ruin the candidate, but the President's character as well.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: A group of friends who meet regularly for game nights find themselves trying to solve a murder mystery.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Home Entertainment 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Summary: A group of seemingly "perfect" high-school buddies lead double lives. They fly high in a world of petty crime and material excess - a free-wheeling lifestyle that soon takes a downward spiral, leading to an unexpected, violent end.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: The Hollow crown: "New adaptations of Shakespeare's tetralogy of history plays comprising the 'Henriad' for the BBC's 2012 Cultural Olympiad: King Richard II; King Henry IV, Part 1; King Henry IV, Part 2; King Henry V. The plays chronicle a continuous period in British history from the end of the 14th century to the aftermath of the Battle of Agincourt in 1415. Together, the plays comprise a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: Complete second season, 1960-1961, of Rod Serling's classic, groundbreaking series exploring the fantastic and frightening.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: CBS DVD 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV TWI

Berry, Julie

Summary: In mid-thirteenth century Provence, Dolssa de Stigata is a fervently religious girl who feels the call to preach, condemned by the Inquisition as an "unnatural woman," and hunted by the Dominican Friar Lucien who fears a resurgence of the Albigensian heresy; Botille is a matchmaker trying to protect her sisters from being branded as gypsies or witches--but when she finds the hunted Dolssa dying...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2016

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1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Berry 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC BER

Berry, Julie

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: The Greek goddess Aphrodite recounts two tales of tragic love during WWI to her husband, Hephaestus, and her lover, Ares, in a luxe Manhattan hotel room at the height of World War II. She seeks to answer the age-old question: "Why are Love and War eternally drawn to one another?" but her quest for a conclusion that will satisfy her jealous husband uncovers a multi-threaded tale of prejudice,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2019

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Berry 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC BER

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC BER

Wilde

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Pub. Co. 1991

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 398 WIL

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: When the President is caught in a sex scandal less than 2 weeks before the election, "Mr. Fix-it" decides they need a war to distract the public's attention and he calls on Hollywood's top producer to create it.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Video 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Tells of a pair of half sisters whose lives end up caught in a grand conspiracy revolving around a mentally ill woman dressed in white. As the story unfolds, murder, love, marriage, and greed stand between the two women and happy lives. Their only hope is the secret the woman in white waits to tell them.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Wo 1

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV WOM

Summary: A contemporary take on the Oscar Wilde fable, thirteen year old Arbor and Swifty are best friends for whom the joys of boyhood are almost nonexistent. They seek their fortune by getting involved with a local scrap dealer and criminal, leading to tragic consequences.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Berry, Julie

Summary: "Judith can't speak. But when her close-knit community of Roswell Station is attacked by enemies, Judith is forced to choose: continue to live in silence, or recover her voice"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2013

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC BER

Summary: Set in a rural community heavy with a dark past and dangerous present, the film follows a rebellious young man, Travis, as he struggles to decide between the dark path he is on and the chance at a new life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Harris, Julie

Summary: A one-woman show featuring the life and works of Emily Dickinson, set against the backdrop of her Amherst, Mass. home.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino International 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Harris, Julie

Summary: Fighting loneliness, an orphan and an elderly woman join a traveling circus.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Questar 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Harry, Debbie

Summary: Harry recounts her path from glorious commercial success to heroin addiction, the near-death of partner Chris Stein, a heart-wrenching bankruptcy, and Blondie's breakup as a band to her multifaceted acting career in more than thirty films, a stunning solo career and the triumphant return of her band, and her tireless advocacy for the environment and LGBTQ rights.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dey St., an imprint of William Morrow 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HARRY, DEBBIE HAR

Summary: Another comical compilation of the longest-running scripted show in television history has arrived. Season seventeen contains all 22 outrageous episodes, a vast repertoire of Springfieldian special features, plus a mind-blowing list of celebrity guest voices.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: In February 1972, celebrated jazz musician Lee Morgan was shot dead by his common-law wife Helen during a gig at a club in New York City. The murder sent shockwaves through the jazz community, and the memory of the event still haunts those who knew the Morgans. This feature documentary by filmmaker Kasper Collin is a love letter to two unique personalities and the music that brought them together.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Fisher Klingenstein Ventures, LLC 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Follows Arizona Senator Barry Goldwater's tumultuous election year, as well as other years in a career that encompassed numerous political and ideological triumphs. Though he never achieved the ultimate prize, the election of Ronald Reagan in 1980 vindicated the conservative agenda Goldwater had long championed. Ironically, in later years, Goldwater's support of issues like abortion and gay...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MR.

Summary: An extremely possessive woman will do whatever it takes to keep her husband all to herself, even murder.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: A splashy, colorful look at life under the big top that weaves the personal stories of the performers in with the spectacle and color of the circus. Includes an incredible train wreck.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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