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  • San Francisco's future /

    By mid-1916, after viewing the carnage in Europe, the United States saw itself poised with great reluctance on the edge of participation in World War I. Isolationism and anti-preparedness feeling remained strong in San Francisco, not only among radicals such as the International Workers of the Worlds ("the Wobblies"), but also among responsible labor leaders. At the same time, with the rise of Bolshevism ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1916
  • Tenderloin at night /

    A man walks into a bar in the Tenderloin, where he is greeted enthusiastically by the patrons. The bartender brings a round of drinks for everyone. While one of the women distracts the newcomer, one of the men spikes his drink and he soon passes out. While he is unconscious, one of the women takes his watch. Another takes his wallet and slips it ...

    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
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    Omnibus. Catalog Record Only

    An episode of the television cultural anthology series consisting of 4 segments of varying lengths.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1955
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    Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. Catalog Record Only

    Gomer Pyle is a well-intentioned, gentle but not very bright recruit from Mayberry, North Carolina. Stationed at Camp Henderson Marine Base, Gomer's naivete and innocence often get him into hot water, and it's usually at the hands of his extremely vocal superior, Sgt. Carter.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
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    Vertigo / Catalog Record Only

    Scottie Ferguson, a San Francisco police detective is forced to retire when a freak accident gives him a severe case of acrophobia--that is vertigo or dizziness in high places. Ferguson is hired by a rich shipbuilder to follow his wife who is behaving suspiciously and might be planning suicide. He falls in love with her, she is later murdered and Ferguson becomes demonic in ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1984
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    Medic / Catalog Record Only

    Four episodes of the pioneering medical drama following the personal and professional lives of the doctors and surgeons in a Los Angeles hospital.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004
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    The new Dick Van Dyke show. Balzac, come home / Catalog Record Only

    "The Prestons babysit, then lose Margot's spoiled dog"--TV.com WWW site, viewed May 31, 2012.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1974
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    The new Dick Van Dyke show. Commercial housewives / Catalog Record Only

    "Jenny gets a chance to do a commercial, but it doesn't go over well"--TV.com WWW site, viewed March 16, 2012.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1974
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    Salt of the earth / Catalog Record Only

    Salt of the earth depicts the attempt of a New Mexican mining company to break a bitter union strike against unsafe working conditions. The story also addresses the prejudice against the Mexican-American workers, who strike to attain wage parity with Anglo workers and to be treated with dignity by the bosses. The wives of the miners play a pivotal role in the strike, against ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1987
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    The Half-breed / Catalog Record Only

    A Cherokee half-breed, L'eau Dormante (known as Lo Dorman), is raised and educated by a white man, but discovers that he is not welcome in the white community. He lives in the Carquinez Woods of California in a hollowed-out redwood tree. He becomes infatuated with a flirtatous white woman, Nellie Wynn, further alienating the local townspeople. When a young woman, Teresa, becomes a fugitive ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
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    Blade runner / Catalog Record Only

    In the year 2019 in Los Angeles, replicants, genetically engineered human beings of superior strength and intelligence, have been created as labor for the planet colonies. The replicants, which have a life span of four years, start revolts and are forbidden on earth. Four Nexus 6 replicants, which are virtually indistinguishable from humans, commandeer a space shuttle to earth. Rick Deckard is a blade ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1992
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    Brothers & sisters. Catalog Record Only

    Spend some time with the Walkers, a family much like your own, as they support each other through the joys and heartaches of life. It's a season of new beginnings. The family is reunited for Justin's homecoming party, love is in the air as Nora and Kitty get back in the dating game, and Sarah's and Kevin's relationships are put to the test. Relive ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011
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    Beverly Hills Chihuahua / Catalog Record Only

    Chloe is a pampered Beverly Hills Chihuahua who, while on vacation in Mexico with her owner's niece, Rachel, gets lost. She must rely on her new friends to help her get back home before she is caught by a dognapper who wants to ransom her. In the meantime, Papi, a male Chihuahua who is in love with Chloe goes in pursuit of her. Papi's ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
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    Boyz n the hood / Catalog Record Only

    In 1984 South Central Los Angeles, Reva Styles sends her wild son Tre to live with his father, Furious Styles. He becomes close friends with Ricky and Doughboy Baker. Seven years later, the three are reunited at a barbecue for Doughboy's release from prison. Tre and Furious, a financial adviser who speaks out against violence between black gangs as serving white oppression, have a ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1992
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    Who framed Roger Rabbit? / Catalog Record Only

    PA368-781 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Touchstone Pictures & Amblin Entertainment, Inc. DCR 1988; PUB 20Jun88; REG 23Jun88; PA368-781. Executive producers, Steven Spielberg and Kathleen Kennedy ; director of photography, Dean Cundey ; film editor, Arthur Schmidt ; director of animation, Richard Williams. Bob Hoskins, Christopher Lloyd, Joanna Cassidy, Stubby Kaye, Alan Tilvern. Voices: Charles Fleischer, Kathleen Turner, Lou Hirsch, Morgan Deare, April Winchell, Mae ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1988
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    Emergency! Catalog Record Only

    Race to the scene with the heroic men of paramedic Squad 51 and the emergency staff of Rampart Hospital as they respond round-the-clock to LA's most dire emergencies.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
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    Chinatown / Catalog Record Only

    Los Angeles private eye Jake Gittes is approached by a mysterious woman who wishes to have her husband investigated. As the case unfolds, though, he discovers it to be much more complex and dangerous than he had expected, involving politics, powerful men, and terrible family secrets.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1981
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    Gentleman Jim / Catalog Record Only

    LP11685 PA575-416 (Colorized version) U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.; 14Nov42; LP11685. Minor change version: [Colorized version]. -- United States : Turner Entertainment Co., 1992. Copyright for minor change version: Turner Entertainment Company. NM: colorization. DCR 1991; PUB 24Mar92; REG 26May92; PA575-416. Director of photography, Sid Hickox ; film editor, Jack Killifer ; music by H. Roemheld. Errol Flynn, Alexis Smith, Jack ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1942
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    Beverly Hills Chihuahua 3: viva la fiesta! / Catalog Record Only

    "Join Papi and his two- and four-legged family as they move into a posh Beverly Hills hotel, complete with a luxurious doggy spa. But there's trouble in puppy paradise when Rosa, the littlest member of the pack, feels smaller and less special than ever. Now it's up to Papi to help Rosa find, and celebrate, her inner strength, which turns out to be bigger ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012
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    San Francisco / Catalog Record Only

    Blackie Norton, owner of a cabaret in San Francisco's Barbary Coast district, hires small-town Mary Blake as a singer. They fall in love. When Mary moves from cabaret to opera house, Blackie is outraged. Mary then becomes engaged to Nob Hill aristocrat Jack Burley. The 1906 earthquake and fire strike, Burley is killed, Blackie finds belief in God, and Mary and Blackie are reunited.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1936
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    Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. Catalog Record Only

    Gomer Pyle is a sweet but not too smart Marine from Mayberry, North Carolina who is stationed at Camp Henderson near Los Angeles. Gomer's innocence, naivete and low-key demeanor often gets him into trouble, most frequently at the hands of his loud-mouthed superior, Sgt. Carter. Duke, Frankie, Lester and Larry were some of Gomer's pals and fellow enlisted men at Camp Henderson. Gomer's sometime ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
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    Emergency! Catalog Record Only

    Paramedics of Los Angeles County Fire Dept. Station 51, John Gage and Roy DeSoto, respond to emergencies ranging from false alarms to major disasters. Since the paramedic program is still a relatively recent service, the paramedics must be guided by licensed medical personnel through radio contact on site. The staff of Rampart Hospital, with doctors Brackett and Early as well as Head Nurse McCall, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
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    The new Dick Van Dyke show. I'll cry today / Catalog Record Only

    "Dick goes to the dentist, but the laughing gas has some unusual effects"--TV.com WWW site, viewed March 15, 2012.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1973
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    Medic. Catalog Record Only

    Follows the personal and professional lives of the doctors and surgeons in a Los Angeles hospital.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
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    Loveless in Los Angeles / Catalog Record Only

    Seven years ago, Dave Randall was a great guy. Then he moved to Los Angeles, became a TV producer for a reality dating show, and changed into a first class jerk. But when he runs into his college crush, he realizes that his bar-hopping, bed-hopping ways are leaving him unfulfilled, and looks to her to help him become the nice guy he once was.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007