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La la Land

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A jazz pianist falls for an aspiring actress in Los Angeles. This original musical about everyday life explores the joy and pain of pursuing dreams.
DVD
2017
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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Method

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A popular movie star, known for her method acting, takes on the characteristics of her current role as a turn of the century murderess - both on and off camera.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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Star!

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Gertrude Lawrence was a musical comedy star who started out as an ambitious bit actress and moved her way up to being the toast of London and Broadway. Her success is offset by a stormy private life, which is given some additional ballast when she falls in love with an American financier. Gertrude was temperamental, sarcastic, profane and at times, self-destructive.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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Frances

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This is the story of a small-town girl who tasted the glory in Hollywood and on Broadway, and then went on to lead a life in which everything went wrong. After winning a nationwide high school essay contest, Frances takes up acting, and escapes Seattle by winning a trip to Russia, ending up a contract player for Paramount Pictures in Hollywood. Frances continually bucks the system, and her refusal to play the game gets her in trouble with studio bosses, publicity people, everyone. Her strong-willed mother steps in to help her, and that's when her troubles really begin--series of hospitalizations, brutally mistreatment, and finally, a lobotomy. Frances never really got a chance to be who she should have been, or to do what she could have done. She had every gift she needed in life exc [...]
DVD
2001; 1982
Clemons (Stacks)
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Living in Oblivion

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The leading man has just had a disastrous one-night stand with the leading lady. The cinematographer is breaking up with the assistant director. The director's mother has wandered onto the set and the dwarf hired for the dream sequence has an attitude.
DVD
2003; 1995
Clemons (Stacks)
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Best Foot Forward

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In order to boost her waning popularity, a movie queen accepts the invitation of a young cadet to be his date at the senior prom.
DVD
2006; 1943
Clemons (Stacks)
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Girls Will Be Girls

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Follow the hysterical triumphs and pitfalls of three women on different rungs of the Hollywood ladder as they try to claw their way into the spotlight-- even if it means clawing at each other!
DVD
2004; 2003
Clemons (Stacks)
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Girl Play

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"When Gabriel casts "real" lesbians in a play about two female actors falling in love, he unintentionally sparks a raging passion between the women. As rehearsals progress, the action behind the scenes takes off in ways both comic and sexy."--Container.
DVD
2005; 2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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Straw Dogs

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David and Amy Sumner, a Hollywood screenwriter and his actress wife, return to her small hometown in the deep South to prepare the family home for sale after her father's death. Once there, tensions build in their marriage and old conflicts re-emerge with the locals, including Amy's ex-boyfriend Charlie, which leads to a violent confrontation.
DVD
2011
Clemons (Stacks)
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Southern Stories: Two Short Films

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Gina, an actress, age 29: A budding young actress finally gets her first job, helping to bust a union-organizing effort.; Quick feet, soft hands: A young couple pursuing the American dream runs into problems with a batting slump threatens the prospects of a minor league ballplayer.
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
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Pipe Dream

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A plumber pretends to be a film director to get himself noticed by one of the hottest actresses in New York. His screenwriter friend builds on his scam to get her movie made. To their surprise, they end up discovering what they may want is each other.
DVD
2003; 2001
Clemons (Stacks)
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Nancy Goes to Rio: Two Weeks With Love

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Nancy goes to Rio: A colorful Rio is the setting for a comic tale of personal and professional mixups as aspiring actress Nancy and her Broadway-veteran mother seek the same stage role. Adding to the Brazilian flair is Carmen Miranda in zany-hatted glory. Two weeks with love: on vacation in the Catskills, two women find love. Powell hopes to catch the eye of suave Ricardo Montalban by wearing a corset; meanwhile, Debbie Reynolds reels in affable Carleton Carpenter for a legendary Aba Daba Honeymoon showstopper.
DVD
2008; 1950
Clemons (Stacks)