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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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W.C. Fields: 6 Short Films

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This compilation of films pays tribute to America's cantankerous comedy genius, W. C. Fields. Legendary one-liners and slapstick routines are preserved in these early shorts that chronicle the development of Fields' irascible screen persona.
DVD
2000; 1915
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The Ultimate Film Noir Collection: Darkest Betrayal

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Too late for tears: A man finds $60,000 and his wife insists that he keep it rather than turn it in to the cops. Wanting the money for herself, she kills her husband, then reports him missing.; The man who cheated himself: A homicide detective helps his girlfriend cover up the fact she has murdered her husband. His brother eventually solves the case, and the fugitives hide out in long-abandoned Fort Point.; The stranger: An investigator from the War Crimes Commission travels to Connecticut to find an infamous Nazi.; The strange love of Martha Ivers: A gambler with a dark past returns to his hometown to find that his wealthy ex-fiancee is now married to the district attorney. The D.A. tries to use the gambler's new friend to get rid of him.; The hitch-hiker: Two army buddies pick up [...]
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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W. C. Fields

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A collection of the most famous W.C. Fields shorts of all time.
DVD
1999; 1915
Clemons (Stacks)
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Book
1997
Ivy (By Request)
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Thunder Road

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A Kentucky moonshiner, trying to keep one step ahead of the Feds, is further threatened by a big-city gangster trying to muscle in on the bootleg business.
VHS
1988; 1958
Ivy (By Request)
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W.C. Fields: 6 Short Films

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Includes all five of Fields' talking shorts released from 1930 to 1933 and his first film ever, a silent released in 1915, Pool sharks. Six short films that feature the comedic genius at his peak.
Laserdisc
1995; 1915
Ivy (By Request)
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Harry Langdon: The Forgotten Clown

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At the height of his film career, Harry Langdon was considered one of the four best comics of the silent film era. His screen character was that of a wide-eyed, childlike man with a feeble smile, an owlish blink, and an innocent's understanding of the world and the people in it. This video collects the three silent feature films widely acknowledged as his best. Strong man: After a tour of duty in WWI, a witless young Belgian comes to America and seeks out his dedicated pen pal, but his quest for Mary Brown leads him from mishap to comic disaster. Tramp, tramp, tramp: When a destitute shoemaker's son enters a cross-country foot race with hopes of winning the $25,000 prize, spectacular comedy and destruction follow. Long pants: A sheepish young man springs into adulthood and is immedia [...]
DVD
2000; 1926
Clemons (Stacks)