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Company: A Musical Comedy

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"Company is a funny, sophisticated exploration of love and commitment as seen through the eyes of a charming perpetual bachelor questioning his single state and his enthusiastically married, slightly envious friends"--Container.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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Hamlet

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This version of Shakespeare's tragedy of Hamlet, prince of Denmark, is presented in modern dress.
VHS
2000; 1990
Ivy (By Request)
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First Breeze of Summer

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Deals with the conflicts between a stern, hard-working father and his two discontented sons. Also tells the story of the man's elderly mother who recalls, through flashbacks the romances of her youth with three different men who all abandoned her.
DVD
2003; 1976
Clemons (Stacks)
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Mourning Becomes Electra

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A television adaptation of Eugene O'Neil's classic American drama of love, revenge, murder and suicide. Set against the backdrop of a small New England town, it is a post-Civil War saga of a fictionalized family in a sometimes idealized, other times reflected version of O'Neill's own life and family.
VHS
2000; 1978
Ivy (By Request)
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Out of Our Fathers' House

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Tales of women seeking independence, taken entirely from the real journals of Elizabeth Cady Stanton, 'Mother' Mary Jones and Dr. Anna Howard Shaw.
DVD
2003; 1978
Clemons (Stacks)
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Sea Marks

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An Irish fisherman becomes smitten by an English woman he has glimpsed only once at a wedding.
DVD
2003; 1976
Clemons (Stacks)
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When Hell Freezes Over, I'll Skate

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A musical celebration of the joy and survival of black music, song and poetry since the days of America's Civil War. Includes the poetry of Langston Hughes, Countee Cullen and many others.
DVD
2003; 1979
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Year of the Dragon

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DVD
2003; 1975
Clemons (Stacks)
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The School for Scandal

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The Guthrie Theater Company production of the classic comedy of manners satirizing 18th century life and morals in England.
VHS
2000; 1975
Ivy (By Request)
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In the Fiddler's House

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VHS
1995
Ivy (By Request)
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I Hear America Singing

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Celebration of America's rich tradition of concert song in an entertaining program featuring music by Foster, Copland, Bernstein, Barber, Ives and others.
VHS
1997
Ivy (By Request)
12.

To Be Young, Gifted and Black

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This winner of the American Film Festival's "Blue Ribbon" is a dramatic portrayal of the life and works of the late playwright, Lorraine Hansberry, author of "A Raisin in the Sun".
DVD
2014; 1988
Clemons (Stacks)
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Choreography by Balanchine: Part 1

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George Balanchine's choreography is illustrated by lengthy excerpts from his ballets, danced by members of the New York City Ballet.
VHS
1977
Ivy (By Request)
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Dance Theatre of Harlem

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Shows members of the American classical troupe, Dance Theatre of Harlem, appearing informally and in rehearsal, as well as performing five selections from their repertoire. Documents, through accounts of troupe director Arthur Mitchell, codirector Karel Shook, and members, the growth of the company, from its beginnings in a Harlem garage in 1969 to its present international stature.
VHS
1988
Ivy (By Request)
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Beyond the Mainstream

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Explores the non-traditional modern dance trends through interviews with and excerpts from the work of choreographers Trisha Brown, David Gordon, Steve Paxton, Yvonne Rainier and Kei Takei.
VHS
1980
Ivy (By Request)
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The Sorrows of Gin

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The story of an eight year old girl's search for a sense of family amid the sophisticated and detached whirl of her parents' lives in suburban America.
VHS
1988
Ivy (By Request)
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The Five Forty-Eight

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This film tells about an ordinary man who finds his daily routine shattered when he meets a former lover on the homebound train.
VHS
1979
Ivy (By Request)
18.

Chuck Jones: Extremes & Inbetweens, a Life in Animation

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"A lineup of best-loved Warner Bros. cartoon superstars joins a cast of Hollywood heavyweights for this warm celebration of one of the most creative talents in animation history. As engaging as the characters he created and/or shepherded on the screen, Chuck Jones offers insights on his animated menagerie (Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Wile E. Coyote and more) and timeless shorts"--Container.
DVD
2002; 2000
Clemons (Stacks)
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Chess in Concert

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The story of a romantic triangle between two top players, an American and a Russian, in a world chess championship, and a woman who manages one and falls in love with the other, all in the context of the Cold War struggle between the United States and the Soviet Union.
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)