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Creed

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Adonis Johnson never knew his famous father, world heavyweight champion Apollo Creed, who died before he was born. Still, there's no denying that boxing is in his blood, so Adonis heads to Philadelphia, the site of Apollo Creed's legendary match with a tough upstart named Rocky Balboa.
DVD
2016; 2015
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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America at Its Centennial

As America celebrates its centennial, 5 million people descend on Philadelphia to celebrate America's technological achievements, but some of the early principles of the Republic remain unrealized. Professor Miller and his team of historians examine where America is in 1876 and discuss the question of race.
Online
2015; 2000
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Twice Born Part 2 [electronic resource]: Stories From the Special Delivery Unit

This three-part miniseries steps inside the groundbreaking medical frontier of fetal surgery with an intimate look at the Special Delivery Unit at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. With exclusive access to this elite unit, the film captures rarely-seen, real-time footage of fetal operations. Meet expecting parents as they face difficult decisions. Should they take a leap of faith to repair birth defects with prenatal surgery, even if it means they might lose their child?
Online
2015
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Twice Born Part 1 [electronic resource]: Stories From the Special Delivery Unit

This three-part miniseries steps inside the groundbreaking medical frontier of fetal surgery with an intimate look at the Special Delivery Unit at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. With exclusive access to this elite unit, this film captures rarely-seen, real-time footage of fetal operations. Meet expecting parents as they face difficult decisions. Should they take a leap of faith to repair birth defects with prenatal surgery, even if it means they might lose their child?
Online
2015
5.

Twice Born Part 3 [electronic resource]: Stories From the Special Delivery Unit

This three-part miniseries steps inside the groundbreaking medical frontier of fetal surgery with an intimate look at the Special Delivery Unit at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. With exclusive access to this elite unit, the film captures rarely-seen, real-time footage of fetal operations. Meet expecting parents as they face difficult decisions. Should they take a leap of faith to repair birth defects with prenatal surgery, even if it means they might lose their child?
Online
2015
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Mr. Philadelphia [electronic resource]: The Story of Albert M. Greenfield

This documentary recounts the life and career of one of Philadelphia's great 20th-century leaders, The film features Albert Greenfield's realization of the "American Dream," as he worked his way up from humble beginnings to become a real estate mogul, university trustee, and philanthropist as well as an adviser to church leaders, educators, mayors, governors, four presidents of the United States, and world leaders.
Online
2014; 2009
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Body of Proof: The Complete Third Season

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Medical examiner Megan Hunt returns to work after Inspector Peter Dunlop's death to find her new partner is an old flame. Will her history with Detective Tommy Sullivan make working side by side impossible? Their search for justice becomes even more personal when a serial killer takes Megan's daughter hostage.
DVD
2013
Clemons (Stacks)
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Body of Proof: The Complete Second Season

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It's a season filled with unique medical mysteries and shocking twists and turns. The team pulls together when a 6-year-old child is kidnapped, a lottery winner's luck takes an unfortunate turn and one of Philadelphia's most despised citizens turns up dead, leaving an entire city of suspects. Meanwhile, Megan must also navigate the complicated new dynamic with her ex-husband and boss, Kate, while continuing to re-build her once-strained relationship with Lacey. Includes bonus features.
DVD
2012; 2011
Clemons (Stacks)
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Fast Times at West Philly High: Also Includes Middle School Moment

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In Fast times at West Philly High, can a group of inner-city high school students beat the odds and build the next great super-hybrid car? In Middle school moment, statistics show that middle school is a critical period for dropout rates, retention, and success of students.
DVD
2012
Clemons (Stacks)
10.

The Big Picture: Religious Emphasis Day in Philadelphia

This classic episode of the U.S. Army's The Big Picture television series focuses on Philadelphia's 1958 Religious Emphasis Day in which the city, in cooperation with the USO and 40 churches and synagogues, invited 6,000 servicemen and women to worship. Armed Forces personnel from surrounding military installations came to Philadelphia for religious services, church and home hospitality, sightseeing, and staged entertainment at Convention Hall during the evening. This video from the National Archives and Records Administration presents the American spirit of friendship and faith through the City of Brotherly Love's demonstration of brotherhood and hospitality.
Online
2012; 2008
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It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: The Complete Season 6

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Step up to the bar with Mac, Dennis, Charlie, Dee and Frank, the outrageously inappropriate gang at Paddy's Pub, as they work together for a common cause, themselves! It's every man for himself as the gang tackles gay marriage, fights the class war, enjoys the high life on the high seas and does whatever it takes to figure out who knocked up Dee.
DVD
2011; 2010
Clemons (Stacks)
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Law Abiding Citizen

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Clyde Shelton is a brilliant planner and inventor. One night two robbers invade his Philadelphia home and brutally kill his wife and daughter, almost killing him. When the killers are caught, Assistant DA Nick Rice is assigned the case. Nick makes a deal with one of the killers to testify against his partner for a 10 year plea bargain prison sentence. Clyde doesn't want Nick to make the deal, but Nick says the deal is done. The other killer gets the death penalty. After 10 years, the other killer is released from prison, and he soon ends up dead. Clyde is arrested and vaguely admits to Nick that he did it. Clyde is put in jail, and he warns Nick that he must fix the broken justice system that failed him and his family or else anyone connected to his case will soon die. Even from jail [...]
DVD
2010
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The Art of the Steal

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It's been called the greatest theft of art since the Second World War. Reveals how a private collection of paintings became the envy of the Louvre, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and other major institutions, and the prize in a battle between one man's vision and the forces of commerce and politics. Founded in 1922 by wealthy American drug developer and art collector Albert C. Barnes, the Barnes Foundation became the finest collection of paintings by Renoir, Cezanne, Matisse, and Van Gogh.
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
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It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: The Complete Season 5

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The series follows the exploits of 'the gang, ' a group of self-centered friends who run Paddy's Pub, a relatively unsuccessful Irish bar in South Philadelphia.
DVD
2010; 2009
Clemons (Stacks)
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It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: The Complete 4th Season

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Step up to the bar at Paddy's Pub and get into the crazy world of Dee, Charlie, Frank and Mac as they pursue even more outrageous subjects like cannibalism, glory-hole fixations, or Dennis's over-the-top sexual memoirs.
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
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Concrete Steel & Paint

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"Concrete, Steel, and Paint" offers a comprehensive view of crime and its victims, punishment, and the importance of dialogue for bringing disparate, resentful groups of people together to affirm their common humanity. The film chronicles the complications that occurred when two Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, artists tried to bring together inmates of Graterford maximum-security prison and residents of Fairhill, a poor, violent neighborhood from which many of the inmates hail, to create a mural. The film emphasizes power of creativity and the ability of art to offer a channel of communication for people who desperately need it.
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
17.

Marley & Me

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John and Jen are journalists who are a newly married couple. Marley is the adopted puppy that no one wants, a high-strung lab who is virtually untrainable. Marley shreds cushions, destroys floors and walls and most everything in between. Instead of taking him to the pound, they love their dog and he faithfully loves them in return. John and Jen eventually have three children and Jen gives up her career to be a mom. John's career continues to advance as he carves a niche as a local columnist. The family moves from Florida to Pennsylvania. John struggles with his own career direction, but Marley remains the constant. A memoir of Philadelphia Inquirer columnist John Grogan's life with his yellow Labrador retriever.
DVD
2009
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It's a Very Sunny Christmas

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Christmas is upon us and the Paddy's gang has got the spirit. Well, not really. For them, the holidays have always been a time of trickery, backstabbing, and disappointment. But this year things are going to be different as they are determined to rediscover the joy in Christmas.
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
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Thirtysomething: The Complete First Season

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Living in Philadelphia, married thirtysomething couple, Hope and Michael are struggling with everyday adult angst. Michael runs an ad agency with his friend Elliot. Elliot's marriage to Nancy is beginning to show the cracks of age, as is the friendship between Hope and her best friend Ellyn. Michael's best friend, Gary, on the other hand, is trying to get on with his womanising life, and get over the mutually-destructive affair he had with Michael's cousin, Melissa. The domestic and professional lives of a group of young urban professionals living at the height of the Reagan years.
DVD
2009; 1987
Clemons (Stacks)
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Baby Mama

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Kate is a successful and single businesswoman who has long put her career ahead of a personal life. At 37, she's finally determined to have a child on her own. Unable to get pregnant, a driven Kate allows South Philly working girl Angie Ostrowiski to become her unlikely surrogate. After learning that Angie is pregnant, Kate goes into precision nesting mode. She reads childcare books, baby-proofs the apartment and researches top pre-schools. But, Kate's well-organized strategy is turned upside down when her Baby Mama shows up at her doorstep with no place to live. Structured Kate tries to turn vibrant Angie into the perfect expectant mom. In a battle of wills, they prepare for the baby's arrival. They soon discover that there are two kinds of family: the one you're born to and the one [...]
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)