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All the King's Men

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This is the story of working class hero Southern demagogue Willie Stark--rising from the mud of the back country--and his long climb to the top, followed by his longer drop to the bottom. Abetted by newspaper reporter Jack Burden, who becomes his chronicler, Stark's career begins with running for county treasurer and losing. Through law school, private practice, and finally as people's advocate against corruption, he moves up the political ladder. In his 2nd run for governor, Willie vows to give the people new hospitals, schools, roads -- and when he's elected, he delivers. But the more power he gets, the more corrupt he acts, until he's unrecognizable. He chases women, turns his family into photo-op props, and makes Burden his personal character assassin. Do the ends justify the mea [...]
DVD
2006; 1949
Law (Reserve Stacks) Map
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The Taming of the Shrew

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Petruchio is a poverty-stricken gentleman from Verona who journeys to Padua in search of a wealthy wife. There he meets Katharina, a self-willed shrew who leads Petruchio on a merry chase before he successfully circumvents her attempts to avoid marriage. After the honeymoon, Kate helps Petruchio win a wager that he has the most obedient wife. In reality, Kate has found a more effective way to dominate her mate.
DVD
1999; 1967
Clemons (Stacks)
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Frank Capra's Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

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An idealistic young statesman finds nothing but corruption when he takes his seat in the Senate.
DVD
1999; 1939
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Bell, Book and Candle

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Novak is a witch who casts a spell on a book publisher (Stewart) to make him fall in love with her. He is most unhappy when he finds out what happened.
DVD
1999; 1958
Clemons (Stacks)
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Lost Horizon

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Fleeing war-torn China, a small planeload of people are hijacked to an idyllic valley in the Himalayas where time has virtually stopped. There Conway, a British diplomat, falls in love with a beautiful woman, and is asked to remain in Shangri-La as its new leader.
DVD
1999; 1937
Clemons (Stacks)
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Bad Girls of Film Noir: Volume 2

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A couple having an illicit affair witness a murder while on a romantic rendezvous and can't report it without exposing their infidelities; a young waitress steals money from her boss who cheated her father years ago; women inmates suffer at the hands of a sadistic warden; a dancer-turned-photographer with a talent for illegal business heads for New York and gets in over her head.
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
7.

Bad Girls of Film Noir: Volume 1

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A diamond smuggler returns to New York from Cuba, unknowingly bringing small pox with her; a crooked lawyer's scheme to swindle money out of a wealthy old man goes wrong; upon returning from the Korean War, Dr. Tom Owen must choose between a lucrative but unchallenging practice or using his skills to help the poor; as he is about to be deported, Peter jumps ship in New York Harbor and searches for the man who can prove his right to legal entry into the United States.
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
8.

Picnic

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The story covers one Labor Day week-end in a small Kansas town, and tells about the impact a virile drifter has on the lives of several women in town.
DVD
2005; 1955
Clemons (Stacks)
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Gilda

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"Johnny Farrell goes to work for Ballin Mundson, the proprietor of an illegal gambling casino in a South American city and quickly rises to become Mundson's 'main man.' All is well until Mundson returns from a trip with his new bride, Gilda-- a woman from Johnny's past. Mundson, unaware of their previous love affair, assigns Farrell the job of keeping Gilda a faithful wife. Fraught with hatred, Gilda does her best to antagonize, intimidate, and instill jealousy in Farrell-- until circumstances allow him to get even."--Container.
DVD
2000; 1946
Clemons (Stacks)
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Anatomy of a Murder

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A courtoom drama of premeditated murder as a jealous army lieutenant pleads innocent to murdering the rapist of his beautiful wife.
DVD
2000; 1959
11.

It Happened One Night

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A runaway heiress falls in love with a reporter who is chasing her across America.
DVD
1999; 1934
Clemons (Stacks)
12.

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner

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When the daughter of well-to-do liberal parents plans to marry a black doctor, both families must sit down face to face and examine each other's level of intolerance.
DVD
1998; 1967
Clemons (Stacks)
13.

Prescott Kid

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In this early Western Tim McCoy portrays Tim Hamlin, a law-abiding cowboy who is mistaken for the new marshal in the outlaw town of San Lorenzo. Targeted by castle rustlers McCoy vows to Make San Lorenzo safe, but instead when the real marshal arrives Hamlin is framed for murder.
VHS
1995; 1934
Ivy (By Request)
14.

Queen Bee

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A drama showing how a neurotic, insincere Southern woman brings unhappiness to her husband, family, and friends in an attempt to insure her own security and position of dominance.
DVD
2000; 1955
Clemons (Stacks)
15.

The Bitter Tea of General Yen

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A tragic tale of a Chinese warlord's unrequited love for an American missionary, set during China's Civil War.
VHS
1993; 1932
Ivy (By Request)
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All the King's Men

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A political demagogue governor of a Southern State believes that every man has his price and that the end justifies the means. Based on the life of Huey Pierce Long, governor of Louisiana and senator.
DVD
2001
Clemons (Stacks)
17.

The Loves of Carmen

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Set in 19th-Century Spain. Carmen is an amoral gypsy with a penchant for trouble and temporary love affairs. Young, respectable Dragoon Don Jose falls hard for the willful, sexy Carmen, but soon finds himself embroiled in her bohemian lifestyle and criminal ways. After killing his commanding officer in a duel, Jose and Carmen flee to a mountainous gypsy hideout.
DVD
1999; 1948
Clemons (Stacks)
18.

Born Yesterday

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A corrupt millionaire junk dealer, embarrassed by his girlfriend's lack of social sophistication, arranges to have her trained in a crash course in "culture." He is surprised and outraged when after becoming aware of her role as pawn in his crooked business deals, she refuses to cooperate.
DVD
1999; 1951
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Last Hurrah

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Frank Skeffington, the political boss of a New England town, fights his last campaign. This flavorful melodrama is based on Edwin O'Connor's novel of politics, loosely patterned after the life of Boston's Mayor Curley.
DVD
1999
Clemons (Stacks)
20.

Mr. Deeds Goes to Town

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Longfellow Deeds (Cooper), a small-town poet, inherits $20 million from his uncle and wants to give it away to needy people. Petty moochers, greedy relatives, conniving lawyers and big executives, who all want a piece of the pie, attempt to have Deeds declared incompetent.
DVD
1999; 1936
Clemons (Stacks)