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The new biographical dictionary of film / by Thomson, David,1941-(SAGE)1639079;
This latest edition has been completely update. It also contains over 100 new entries, from Amy Atlas, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Cary Joki Fukunaga to Joaquin Phoenix, Mia Wasikowska, and Robin Wright.
Subjects: Motion picture actors and actresses; Motion pictures;
© 2014., Alfred A. Knopf,
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The elephant man [videorecording] / by Lynch, David,1946-(SAGE)1856312; Hopkins, Anthony,1937-(SAGE)1654654; Hurt, John,1940-2017.(SAGE)1794871; Bancroft, Anne,1931-2005.(SAGE)1672993; Gielgud, John,1904-2000.(SAGE)1693891; Hiller, Wendy,1912-2003.(SAGE)1756488; Sanger, Jonathan.(SAGE)1977794; De Vore, Christopher.(SAGE)2094130; Bergren, Eric.(SAGE)1984959; Treves, Frederick,1853-1923.Elephant man.; Montagu, Ashley,1905-1999.Elephant man.; Paramount Pictures Corporation.(SAGE)1674326;
DVD widescreen.Rated PG.Producer, Jonathan Sanger ; director, David Lynch ; screenplay, Christopher DeVore, Eric Bergren and David Lynch ; music, John Morris.Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft, John Gielgud, Freddie Jones, Wendy Hiller.Based on a true story, the film examines the complex emotional experiences faced by John Merrick, the "Elephant Man," when he is discovered by a dedicated surgeon. Rescued from his degrading life as a circus freak, Merrick is given a chance to live his last years with comfort, respect, and dignity.
Subjects: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.; Video recordings with French language options.; Merrick, Joseph Carey, 1862-1890; Neurofibromatosis; Biographical films.; Feature films.;
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Ian Fleming and SOE's Operation POSTMASTER [electronic resource] : The Top Secret Story behind 007. by Lett, Brian Gordon.;
List of Illustrations; 1 10 January 1942; 2 The Beginning; 3 Preparing the Fightback: June to December 1940; 4 M and Ian Fleming; 5 Becoming Secret Agents; 6 Operation Savannah; 7 The Birth of Maid Honor Force; 8 The Man Who Would Have Written James Bond; 9 The Problem in West Africa; 10 The Voyage to West Africa; 11 Preparations and Frustrations; 12 Interlude in Freetown; 13 Gaining Approval for Postmaster; 14 Blackmail on Fernando Po; 15 Plan of Attack; 16 The Final Pieces of the Puzzle; 17 The Cover Story; 18 Final Preparation in Santa Isabe; 19 Maid Honor Attack20 The Nuneaton Takes the Likomba21 The Vulcan Takes the Duchessa d'Aosta; 22 Escape; 23 The International Cover-up; 24 Richard Lippett; 25 Dispersal, Recognition, Reward; Appendix 1: Full list of personnel engaged on Operation Postmaster; Appendix 2: The citations; Appendix 3: Author's note; Appendix 4: The James Bond stories; Appendix 5: Source material; IndexThis is a true story of a force of 'licensed to kill' secret agents, commanded by a real war time secret service chief code names M, with whom Ian Fleming worked, and upon whom his James Bond stories were based.Brigadier Colin Gubbins was M, the Special Operations Executive was his Secret Service, Professor Dudley Newitt was Q and Captain Gus March-Phillips commanded 'Maid of Honor Force', the team of 'James Bonds' who, in a daring operation, sailed a Q ship to West Africa and stole three enemy ships from a neutral Spanish port on the volcanic island of Fernando Po. Ian Fleming worked closely
Subjects: Electronic books.; Biographical films; Fleming, Ian, 1908-1964.; Great Britain -- Special Operations Executive.;
On-line resources: CGCC online access;
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The sound of music [videorecording] / by Wise, Robert,1914-2005(SAGE)1789144; Lehman, Ernest,1915-2005.(SAGE)1732934; Haydn, Richard,1905-1985.(SAGE)1943534; Rodgers, Richard,1902-1979.(SAGE)1648343; Hammerstein, Oscar,II,1895-1960.(SAGE)1639750; Lindsay, Howard,1889-1968.(SAGE)1728865; Crouse, Russel,1893-1966(SAGE)1728806; Andrews, Julie(SAGE)1640251; Plummer, Christopher.(SAGE)1709914; Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.(SAGE)1947511; Argyle Enterprises(SAGE)1572318;
[disc 1] Introduction by Julie Andrews ; feature film ; audio commentary by Andrews, Plummer, etc. ; sing-along karaoke subtitles -- [disc 2] Introduction by Julie Andrews ; documentary 'My favorite things: Julie Andrews remembers' ; featurettes: 'Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer, a reminiscence' ; 'On location with the Sound of Music' ; 'From Liesl to Gretl; a 40th anniversary reunion' ; 'When you know the notes to sing: a singalong phenomenon' ; 'The VonTrapp family: Harmony and discord' as seen on Biography on the A&E Network ; Mia Farrow screen test ; restoration comparison ; photo galleries ; trailers & TV spots.From the stage musical with music and lyrics by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II.Cast: Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Richard Haydn, Peggy Wood, Eleanor Parker.A young novice, uncertain about becoming a nun, becomes governess to the seven children of an autocratic ex-naval captain.MPAA rating: G.DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.20:1) presentation, Dolby Digital 5.0 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 surround, Dolby Digital mono, dual layer.Winner of 5 Academy Awards including Best Picture.
Subjects: World War, 1939-1945; Widowers; Man-woman relationships; Feature films.; Musical films; Biographical films;
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Hell and back again [videorecording] / by Dennis, Danfung(SAGE)2047896; Lerner, Mike(SAGE)2009915; Herring, Martin(SAGE)2099168; Harris, Nathan(SAGE)2047880; Ralph, J.(Joshua)(SAGE)2005087; Nelson, Willie,1933-(SAGE)1728926; Roast Beef Productions(SAGE)2036455; Impact Partners (Firm)(SAGE)2021205; Docurama (Firm)(SAGE)1931800; New Video Group(SAGE)1949044;
Director of photography, Danfung Dennis ; editor, Fiona Otway ; music, J. Ralph, Willie Nelson.Marines of Echo Company 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment,Nathan Harris, Ashley Harris.From his embed with US Marines Echo Company in Afghanistan, photojournalist and filmmaker Danfung Dennis reveals the devastating impact a Taliban machine-gun bullet has on the life of 25-year-old Sergeant Nathan Harris. The film seamlessly transitions from stunning war reportage to an intimate portrait of one man's personal struggle at home in North Carolina, where Harris confronts the physical and emotional difficulties of re-adjusting to civilian life with the love and support of his wife.Not rated.DVD, Dolby digital, Dolby Surround.Academy Awards, 2012: Nominated, Best Documentary, Features. Sundance Film Festival, 2011: Won, World Cinema - Documentary.
Subjects: Feature films; Harris, Nathan; United States. Marine Corps.; Afghan War, 2001-; Marines; Biographical films;
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The founder [videorecording] / by Handfield, Donfilm producer.(DLC)2097837; Renner, Jeremyfilm producer.(DLC)1994328; Ryder, Aaronfilm producer.(DLC)2008264; Siegel, Robert,1971-screenwriter.(DLC)1548982; Hancock, John Leefilm director.(DLC)1870747; Keaton, Michael,1951-actor.(DLC)1779563; Offerman, Nick,1970-actor.(DLC)2036144; Lynch, John Carroll,1963-actor.(DLC)1997891; Cardellini, Linda,1975-actor.(DLC)2101920; Wilson, Patrick,1973-actor.(DLC)1991703; Novak, B. J.,1979-actor.(DLC)2011241; Dern, Lauraactor.(DLC)1866726; Schwartzman, John,1960-director of photography.(DLC)2035246; Frazen, Roberteditor of moving image work.(DLC)2054035; Burwell, Cartercomposer (expression)(DLC)1867147; Weinstein Company,presenter.(DLC)2006087; FilmNation Entertainment (Firm),presenter,production company.(DLC)2034171; Faliro House Productions,presenter.(DLC)2080543; Combine (Firm),production company.(DLC)1952496; Weinstein Company Home Entertainment (Firm)publisher.(DLC)2013281; Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc.film distributor.(DLC)1956177;
DVD, region 1, widescreen (16x9, 2.40:1) presentation; 5.1 Dolby Digital audio.Michael Keaton, Nick Offerman, John Carroll Lynch, Linda Cardellini, Patrick Wilson, B. J. Novak, Laura Dern.Director of photography, John Schwartzman ; editor, Robert Frazen ; music, Carter Burwell.MPAA rating: PG-13; for brief strong language.Tells the true story of how Ray Kroc, a salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern California. Kroc was impressed by the brothers' speedy system of making the food and saw franchise potential. He maneuvered himself into a position to be able to pull the company from the brothers and create a billion-dollar empire.
Subjects: Kroc, Ray, 1902-1984; McDonald's Corporation; Restaurateurs; Feature films.; Biographical films; Fiction films; Historical films; Video recordings for the hearing impaired;
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I'm not there [videorecording] / by Goldwyn, John,1958-(SAGE)1594103; Rosen, Jeff(SAGE)1902753; Sloss, John.; Stern, James D.(SAGE)1585828; Vachon, Christine.(SAGE)1874623; Haynes, Todd.(SAGE)1953743; Moverman, Oren(SAGE)2005742; Blanchett, Cate,1969-(SAGE)2098065; Whishaw, Ben,1980-(SAGE)2012553; Bale, Christian,1974-(SAGE)1975531; Gere, Richard,1949-(SAGE)1798436; Franklin, Marcus Carl(SAGE)2005422; Ledger, Heath,1979-2008(SAGE)1933892; Kristofferson, Kris(SAGE)1851863; Killer Films.(SAGE)1975165; John Wells Productions (Firm)(SAGE)2001679; John Goldwyn Productions (Firm); Endgame Entertainment (Firm)(SAGE)2103873; Film & Entertainment VIP Medienfonds 4 GmbH & Co. KG.; Grey Water Park Productions(SAGE)2036434; Rising Star (Firm)(SAGE)2047016; Weinstein Company.(SAGE)2006087;
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital.Cate Blanchett, Ben Whishaw, Christian Bale, Richard Gere, Marcus Carl Franklin, Heath Ledger.Narrator, Kris Kristofferson.Director of photography, Edward Lachman ; editor, Jay Rabinowitz ; costume designer, John A. Dunn ; production designer, Judy Becker.MPAA rating: R; for language, some sexuality, and nudity.Six characters recreate different stages in Bob Dylan's career. Begins with the wanderings of an 11-year-old black runaway named Woody Guthrie. His raucous duet with Richie Havens on "Tombstone Blues." Ends with a silver-haired Billy the Kid watching the Old West die before his eyes. In the interim, there's the folk singer-turned-preacher, the actor, and a rock star.Golden Globes, USA, 2008: Golden Globe - Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture (Cate Blanchett)
Subjects: Dylan, Bob, 1941-; Rock musicians; Rock musicians; Video recordings for the hearing impaired; Feature films.; Biographical films; Musical films;
© [2008], Weinstein Company,
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Chicano rock! [videorecording] : the sounds of East Los Angeles. by Wilkman, Jon.; Olmos, Edward James(SAGE)1750472; PBS Home Video.(SAGE)1947360;
DVD.Jon Wilkman, producer, director, writer and editor.Edward James Olmos, narrator.TV-PG.A look at the generations of young Mexican-Americans who express their heritage through music. Features rare film, photos, and music from artists such as Ritchie Valens, Cannibal and the Headhunters, El Chicano, Los Lobos, and more.
Subjects: Biographical (Nonfiction); Ethnic (Nonfiction); Mexican American musicians; Video recordings for the hearing impaired; Biographical films; Nonfiction films;
© c2008., PBS Home Video,
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Michael Collins [videorecording] / by Jordan, Neil,1950-(SAGE)1686361; Woolley, Stephen(SAGE)1776990; Neeson, Liam(SAGE)1949745; Quinn, Aidan(SAGE)1954050; Rea, Stephen(SAGE)1947319; Rickman, Alan(SAGE)1797495; Roberts, Julia,1967-(SAGE)1849927; Geffen Pictures(SAGE)1947323; Warner Home Video (Firm)(SAGE)1947657;
DVD.Special features: "The South Bank show" documentary with Neil Jordan interview and actual footage of Michael Collins -- Interactive menus -- Production notes -- Scene access -- Theatrical trailer -- Language: English Dolby surround 5.1 ; French Dolby surround stereo -- Subtitles: English, French, Spanish.Writer-director, Neil Jordan ; producer, Stephen Woolley ; music, Elliot Goldenthal.Liam Neeson, Aidan Quinn, Stephen Rea, Alan Rickman, Julia Roberts.Presents the life of an Irish man whose dreams inspired hope, whose words ingited passion, and whose courage forged a nation's destiny.
Subjects: Collins, Michael, 1890-1922; Feature films.; Biographical films; Revolutionaries; Video recordings for the hearing impaired;
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The amazing Nina Simone [videorecording (DVD)] / by Lieberman, Jeff L.(SAGE)2065050; Waymon, Sam.(SAGE)2032794; Giovanni, Nikki.(SAGE)1691492; Burdon, Eric,1941-(SAGE)1782392; Tillet, Salamishah.(SAGE)2024361; Re-emerging Films (Firm)(SAGE)2065043;
An in-depth biography of the complicated but extremely talented song stylist and her successes as a performer. From Eunice Waymon, an Juilliard-trained concert pianist, she reinvented herself as a singer and put her personal stamp on songs from the pop, folk, and jazz genres, and on her own compositions. Also covers her unwillingness to compromise in her personal and her artistic life.Cinematography, editing, Jeff L. Lieberman; original music, Tenny White.Featuring Sam Waymon, Nikki Giovanni, Eric Burdon, Salamishah Tillet ... [et al.].Narrator, Jeff L. Lieberman.DVD, NTSC, Region 1; widescreen (1.85:1 aspect ratio) presentation.
Subjects: Simone, Nina, 1933-2003; Singers; Documentary films; Biographical films;
© c2015., Re-emerging Films,
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