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Foolish Wives

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1st film: A rich woman and an adventurer posing as a nobleman meet & have an affair in the South of France.; 2nd film: Gives an exciting look at the bizarre career of Erich Von Stroheim. Director Patrick Montgomery gives life to the legend and excerpts for Blind Husbands, Foolish Wives and many others give a better understanding to von Stroheim's career. In addition, the program gives a detailed study of a creative genius whose perverse aberrations regarding women, art, and finances made him a Hollywood outcast.
DVD
2003; 1922
Clemons (Stacks)
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Brute Force

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Joe Collins, along with his fellow inmates, live under the heavy thumb of the sadistic, power-tripping guard Captain Munsey. Only Collins's dreams of escape keep him going, but how can he possibly bust out of Munsey's chains?
DVD
2007; 1947
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Naked City

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A squad of homicide detectives roam through the seamier parts of New York City as they solve a murder case. Gives viewers an unvarnished look at life in the city using the technique of neorealism.
DVD
2007; 1948
Clemons (Stacks)
4.

The Shop Around the Corner

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The setting is pre-World War II Budapest. Bickering co-workers in a gift shop don't realize they're lonelyhearts penpals.
DVD
2002; 1940
Clemons (Stacks)
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Grand Hotel

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Berlin's plushest, most expensive hotel is the setting where in the words of Dr. Otternschlag "People come, people go. Nothing ever happens.". The doctor is usually drunk so he misses the fact that Baron von Geigern is broke and trying to steal eccentric dancer Grusinskaya's pearls, but ends up stealing her heart instead. Powerful German businessman Preysing brow beats his lowly bookkeeper, Kringelein, but in the end it is Kringelein who holds all the cards. Meanwhile, the Baron also steals the heart of Preysing's mistress, Flaemmchen, but in the end, she doesn't end up with either one of them.
DVD
2004; 1932
Clemons (Stacks)
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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

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Brick, an alcoholic ex-football player, drinks his days away and resists the affections of his wife, Maggie. His reunion with his father, Big Daddy, who is dying of cancer, jogs a host of memories and revelations for both father and son.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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Shadow of the Thin Man

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A jockey who threw a race is murdered in the locker room. Nick & Nora Charles are off to the races on another case of murder, mirth and perfect martinis.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
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Another Thin Man

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Dum-Dum, Wacky, Creeps, Fingers: They're just a few of the hoodlums in the world of amateur sleuths and professional vivants Nick & Nora Charles. And now there's a new hood: parenthood.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Kiss

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A courtroom melodrama of a woman accused of murdering her jealous husband.
VHS
1991; 1929
Ivy (By Request)
10.

The Painted Veil

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Garbo plays the neglected wife of a busy doctor working in China. After she has an affair with a handsome diplomat, her jealous husband forces her to accompany him to an area where there is a cholera epidemic. While he hopes that both of them will die, instead they rebuild their marriage.
VHS
1990; 1934
Ivy (By Request)
11.

Foolish Wives

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A fake Russian count, with the aid of two female accomplices, attempts to seduce and swindle unsuspecting women and citizens of Monte Carlo.
Laserdisc
1990; 1922
Ivy (By Request)
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Dinner at Eight

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A Park Avenue snob gives a dinner party for a visiting English peer. Little does she realize that her shipping magnate husband is bankrupt and that her daughter is having an affair with an older man.
Laserdisc
1992; 1933
Ivy (By Request)
13.

Anna Christie

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Old sailor Chris Christofferson eagerly awaits the arrival of his grown daughter Anna, whom he sent at five years old to live with relatives in Minnesota. He has not seen her since, but believes her to be a decent and respectably employed young woman. When Anna arrives, however, it is clear that she has lived a hard life in the dregs of society, and that much of her spirit has been extinguished.
DVD
2005; 1930
Clemons (Stacks)
14.

The Benny Goodman Story

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The music of Benny Goodman comes to life in this musical biography of the famed King of Swing. Featuring all the outstanding songs and instrumentals made famous by the immortal clarinetist, the story follows the innovative musician from his childhood in Chicago to his historic concert at Carnegie Hall in 1938.
DVD
2003; 1955
Clemons (Stacks)
15.

Greed

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Three WWI-era Californias whose friendship is destroyed by avarice after one wins a lottery jackpot.
Laserdisc
1990; 1925
Clemons (Circulation Desk)
16.

Romeo and Juliet

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Romeo and Juliet: Film adapts the Shakespeare play about star- crossed lovers.; Annie Laurie : A tabloid musical about two young lovers in late eighteenth century, war-torn Scotland.
Laserdisc
1993; 1936
Ivy (By Request)
17.

1776

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1776 is a delightful musical celebration of the founding of The United States of America. The story centers around the familiar historical characters as they organize a movement for independence from Mother England. All events lead up to that most significant date, July 4, 1776, when the Declaration of Independence was signed.
Laserdisc
1992; 1972
Ivy (By Request)
18.

The Garbo Silents Collection

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Flesh and the devil: Best friends love the same woman and ultimately resort to a duel. The mysterious lady: Garbo plays an alluring Russian spy who falls in love with her "target." The temptress: An unhappy wife (Elena) falls in love with a Spanish engineer (Robledo). When it is revealed that Elena is not only married, but has also been the mistress of a banker (Fontenoy), Robledo returns to South America. Subsequently, Elena and her husband (the Marquis) also go to South America. Years later Robledo returns to Paris and runs into Elena who does not seem to recognize him. Elena has become a pathetic drunkard who is apparently beyond Robledo's help.
DVD
2005; 1926
Clemons (Stacks)