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  • San Francisco's future /

    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 /

    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
  • Wild child / Catalog Record

    Wild child /

    A rebellious Malibu princess is shipped off to a strict English boarding school by her father.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • Mental. Roles of engagement. Catalog Record

    Mental. Roles of engagement.

    A famous actor is admitted to the hospital after having suffered what looks like a psychotic outbreak during his appearance in a live talk show. He confesses that he has faked it to prepare for a movie role, but Jack suspects that he suffers from a serious personality disorder.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • Honey West. Catalog Record

    Honey West.

    After inheriting her spying business from her late father, private eye Honey West outwits criminals and solves crimes using her unique arsenal of martial arts and scientific gadgets.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • Adam-12. Catalog Record

    Adam-12.

    Officers Pete Malloy and Jim Reed are fighting crime on the mean streets of Los Angeles.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • The lodger / Catalog Record

    The lodger /

    A couple rents out a room to a mysterious young man, who may or may not be guilty of a series of grisly neighborhood murders in Los Angeles.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • The Half-breed / Catalog Record

    The Half-breed /

    An Indian half-breed, Leaping Brook, is raised and educated by a white man, but discovers that he is not welcome in the white community. He lives in a forest in 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 after stabbing her employer and ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1974
  • Encino man / Catalog Record

    Encino man /

    PA565-886 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Hollywood Pictures Company, an accepted alternative of the Walt Disney Company. Appl. au.: Encino Man Productions, Inc., employer for hire. Prev.: Music prev. reg. & prev. pub. NM: incorporation of music; all other cinematographic material. DCR 1992; PUB 22May92; REG 29May92; PA565-886. Executive producer, Hilton Green ; story by George Zaloom and Shawn Schepps ; original score by J. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1992
  • Checkmate. Catalog Record

    Checkmate.

    Filmed on location in San Francisco, the series revolves around private investigators and their quest to prevent crimes before they happen.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • Grand Canyon / Catalog Record

    Grand Canyon /

    PA545-981 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. DCR 1991; PUB 9Dec91; REG 18Dec91; PA545-981. Music, James Newton Howard ; associate producer, Meg Kasdan ; editor, Carol Littleton ; production design, Bo Welch ; director of photography, Owen Roizman. Danny Glover, Kevin Kline, Mary McDonnell, Steve Martin, Mary-Louise Parker, Alfre Woodard, Jeremy Sisto, Tina Lifford, Patrick Malone, Randle Mell, Sarah Rigger, Destinée ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1991
  • Un Chihuahua en Beverly Hills 2 / Catalog Record

    Un Chihuahua en Beverly Hills 2 /

    Puppy mayhem turns the lives of newlywed Chihuahua parents Papi and Chloe upside down when their rambunctious, mischievous puppies present one challenge after another. But when their human owners end up in trouble, the tiny pups will stop at nothing to save them, because in good times and hard times, the family always sticks together.

    • Contributor: Feinglass, Dannah - Schneider, Danielle - Krevoy, Brad - Zamm, Alex - Lopez, George - Annable, Odette - Ferrer, Miguel - Hudson, Ernie - Coloma, Marcus - Cahill, Erin - Bushell, Jeff - Walt Disney Pictures - Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment (Firm) - Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm) - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011
  • Hyde in Hollywood / Catalog Record

    Hyde in Hollywood /

    In Hollywood in 1939, an actor/director named Julian Hyde is blackmailed by a gossip columnist known as Hollywood Confidential who threatens to reveal Hyde's homosexuality. Hyde is coerced into revealing secrets of other Hollywood stars. Hyde plots revenge by making a film about Hollywood Confidential's life, revealing all of his secrets.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1991
  • The new Dick Van Dyke show. Dick in Deutsch / Catalog Record

    The new Dick Van Dyke show. Dick in Deutsch /

    "When Dick and Jenny win a trip to Germany, things go from bad to worse when a mix up in rooms almost get Dick arrested for immoral behavior"--TV.com WWW site, viewed March 16, 2012.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1973
  • San Francisco / Catalog Record

    San Francisco /

    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
  • Racket squad. Catalog Record

    Racket squad.

    "Ripped from the case files of police forces across the country, Racket squad sought to expose the devious machinations of the con man. Running from 1951-1953, Racket squad was one of the first series to portray the gritty reality of criminal investigation and was twice nominated for an Emmy award"--Container.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003
  • The holiday / Catalog Record

    The holiday /

    Two women troubled with guy-problems swap homes in each other's countries, where they each meet a local guy and fall in love.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
  • The new Dick Van Dyke show. The pregnancy / Catalog Record

    The new Dick Van Dyke show. The pregnancy /

    "When Jenny thinks she might be pregnant, Dick has a dream that he and the guys at work are the ones expecting"--TV.com WWW site, viewed May 31, 2012.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1974
  • Dragnet 1969. Catalog Record

    Dragnet 1969.

    Airing on NBC, Dragnet 1967-1970 was the second run of the highly popular Dragnet TV series. The show focuses on two detectives, the no-nonsense Sgt. Joe Friday and hard-nosed Officer Bill Gannon, as they track down criminals throughout L.A.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • Armistead Maupin's tales of the city. Catalog Record

    Armistead Maupin's tales of the city.

    Tales of the city chronicles the adventures of Mary Ann Singleton, a young secretary from Cleveland who takes a vacation to San Francisco and decides to stay. Set in 1976, the story depicts the city at the height of its boisterous gay, drug and disco cultures through the eyes of the innocent heroine.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1994
  • Northwest outpost / Catalog Record

    Northwest outpost /

    Capt. James Laurence commands the troops of Fort Ross, a Russian outpost in California in the 1830s. Natalie Alanova arrives from Russia in search of Count Igor Savin. He and her father were involved in a plot to kill a Russian government official. Savin finked on his co-conspirators but not her father because she agreed to marry him. He is imprisoned in the fort. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1947
  • The new Dick Van Dyke show. The young surgeons / Catalog Record

    The new Dick Van Dyke show. The young surgeons /

    "This flashback episode has Dick describing his first acting job to his co-workers"--TV.com WWW site, viewed March 16, 2012.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1973
  • Flame of Barbary Coast / Catalog Record

    Flame of Barbary Coast /

    Duke Fergus, a Montana cattleman, travels to the Barbary Coast to collect money owed him by Tito Morell, the owner of the gambling joint, El Dorado. Duke falls for Flaxen Tarry, a singer who has earned the name of the Flame of Barbary Coast. Tito cleans out Duke of all his money through crooked means. Duke asks Flaxen to return to Montana with him, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1945
  • Eli Stone. Catalog Record

    Eli Stone.

    When San Francisco lawyer Eli Stone awakens to an unending George Michael soundtrack that only he can hear, gets dive-bombed by a WWI biplane on a busy San Francisco street and faces a fire-breathing dragon outside his office window, there are two possible explanations: delusions caused by a potentially fatal brain aneurysm or the chance that something greater is at work. He might just ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • All-American girl. Catalog Record

    All-American girl.

    A television show about a very Westernized Korean-American girl delightfully at odds with her traditional but screwy family in San Francisco.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
  • Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2 / Catalog Record

    Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2 /

    Puppy mayhem turns the lives of newlywed Chihuahua parents Papi and Chloe upside down when their rambunctious, mischievous puppies present one challenge after another. But when their human owners end up in trouble, the tiny pups will stop at nothing to save them, because in good times and hard times, the family always sticks together.

    • Contributor: Feinglass, Dannah - Schneider, Danielle - Krevoy, Brad - Zamm, Alex - Lopez, George - Annable, Odette - Ferrer, Miguel - Hudson, Ernie - Coloma, Marcus - Ontiveros, Lupe - Guerra, Castulo - Stepanek, Brian - Lewis, Phill - Stewart, French - Fairchild, Morgan - Devine, Loretta - Huertas, Jon - Cahill, Erin - Walt Disney Pictures - Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment (Firm) - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011
  • Armistead Maupin's tales of the city. Catalog Record

    Armistead Maupin's tales of the city.

    Tales of the city chronicles the adventures of Mary Ann Singleton, a young secretary from Cleveland who takes a vacation to San Francisco and decides to stay. Set in 1976, the story depicts the city at the height of its boisterous gay, drug and disco cultures through the eyes of the innocent heroine.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1994
  • The new Dick Van Dyke show. She kisses like a dead mackerel / Catalog Record

    The new Dick Van Dyke show. She kisses like a dead mackerel /

    "A cold, wet, drunk and very jealous Jenny makes an umseemingly comment about Dick's co-star that gets picked up by the press"--TV.com WWW site, viewed May 31, 2012.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1973
  • Hot summer winds / Catalog Record

    Hot summer winds /

    In 1934 in the Salinas Valley, a Japanese American farming family hires a Mexican laborer. The husband resents his wife being more educated than he is, and he burns her poetry. The wife eventually has an affair with the laborer and becomes pregnant, but she is forced by her husband to end the pregnancy.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1991
  • Ask the dust / Catalog Record

    Ask the dust /

    A young Italian would-be writer comes to Depression-era Los Angeles to make a name for himself. While there, he meets Camilla, who is hoping to marry a rich American. Both are trying to escape the stigma of their ethnicity in blue-blood California.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
  • Dragnet 1970. Catalog Record

    Dragnet 1970.

    Airing on NBC, Dragnet 1967-1970 was the second run of the highly popular Dragnet TV series. The show focuses on two detectives, the no-nonsense Sgt. Joe Friday and hard-nosed Officer Bill Gannon, as they track down criminals throughout L.A.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011
  • The starter wife. Catalog Record

    The starter wife.

    PA0001595397 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright Claimant: Universal Network Television LLC; Date of Creation: 2007; Date of Publication: 2007-05-25; Registration Number / Date: PA0001595397 / 2007-06-22. Debra Messing. TV mini-series; pilot for series The starter wife. Based on the novel by Gigi Levangie Grazer. Sources used: videocassette container; Copyright catalog online; Copyright data sheet; Copyright description; Wikipedia WWW site, as viewed May 3, 2010. viewing ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
  • The starter wife. [Finale]. Catalog Record

    The starter wife. [Finale].

    PA0001388932 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright Claimant: Universal Network Television, LLC. Date of Creation: 2007; Date of Publication: 2007-05-29; Registration Number / Date: PA0001388932 / 2007-06-11. Debra Messing. TV mini-series; pilot for series The starter wife. Based on the novel by Gigi Levangie Grazer. Sources used: videocassette container; Copyright data sheet; Wikipedia WWW site, viewed on May 3, 2010. viewing copy; Received: 2007-11-15 Copyright deposit--no ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
  • Heat / Catalog Record

    Heat /

    A gang led by Neil McCauley robs an armored truck in downtown L.A. and a guard is killed. Vincent Hanna, a homicide cop, investigates and identifies McCauley as his prey. The two men meet, talk about their lives and warn each other that, if forced to, they'll take each other down. McCauley decides to pull one final bank robbery and leave the country. The ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1996
  • Dragnet 1967. Catalog Record

    Dragnet 1967.

    The classic police drama is updated for the 1960s. No-nonsense Sgt. Joe Friday and his partner, Officer Bill Gannon, tackle traditional police cases and face new challenges such as LSD, race riots, and public service TV shows.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
  • Blade runner / Catalog Record

    Blade runner /

    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
  • Return from Witch Mountain / Catalog Record

    Return from Witch Mountain /

    Tia and Tony are teenage sister and brother who possess extraordinary powers. They leave their safe refuge on Witch Mountain for a trip to Los Angeles. There, Tony is kidnapped by the evil Dr. Gannon and his spinster partner Letha. Tony is brainwashed into helping Gannon and Letha commit various crimes. It's up to Tia and a gang of juvenile delinquents to rescue Tony ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • Get Shorty / Catalog Record

    Get Shorty /

    PA767-548 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, Inc. NM: motion picture, including audio, visual, new music and other cinematographic material. DCR 1995; PUB 20Oct95; REG 12Feb96; PA767-548. Production design, Peter Larkin ; editor, Jim Miller ; music, John Lurie ; camera, Don Peterman. John Travolta, Gene Hackman, Rene Russo, Danny DeVito. Based on the novel by Elmore Leonard. Sources used: Variety, 10/09/95; copyright data ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1995
  • Blade runner / Catalog Record

    Blade runner /

    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: 1987
  • Beverly Hills Chihuahua / Catalog Record

    Beverly Hills Chihuahua /

    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
  • The new Dick Van Dyke show. Turning pro / Catalog Record

    The new Dick Van Dyke show. Turning pro /

    "Lucas visits his parents and has some interesting plans. He's leaving school to become a professional bowler"--TV.com WWW site, viewed April 11, 2012.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1973
  • Three's company. Catalog Record

    Three's company.

    The opening of Jack's Bistro is just the beginning. Other issues dealt with include: Will Terri marry her soap opera hunk? What really happened between Jack and Larry's teenage sister? Can the roommates trap a crooked building inspector without going to jail themselves? Who is the restaurant's awful new singer and what can Jack do about it? And what is it about Jack's new ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
  • Kuffs / Catalog Record

    Kuffs /

    PA568-250 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: [Claimant, DCR, and REG unknown] PUB 12Dec91; PA568-250. Copyright notice on film: Dino De Laurentiis Communications ; 1991. Presenter, Dino De Laurentiis ; associate producer, Lisa Fitzgerald ; music by Harold Faltermeyer ; film editor, Stephen Semel ; director of photography, Thomas Del Ruth. Christian Slater, Tony Goldwyn, Milla Jovovich, Bruce Boxleitner. Release date per copyright data sheet; some ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1991
  • Boogie nights / Catalog Record

    Boogie nights /

    Focuses on California's adult entertainment industry in the late 1970s. Aspiring actor Eddie Adams is transformed into porn star Dirk Diggler after he is discovered by porn director Jack Horner.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2000
  • Show people / Catalog Record

    Show people /

    Peggy Pepper (Marion Davies), a Georgia girl who wants to be a dramatic actress, goes to Hollywood and at first can find work only as a patsy for Billy Boone (William Haines) in slapstick comedies. Billy, however, soon helps Peggy to become both a serious actress and a star. Fame and wealth go to Peggy's head; she becomes vain and snubs Billy in favor ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1928
  • The people's choice / Catalog Record

    The people's choice /

    Four episodes from the television comedy classic from 1955 to 1958 with Jackie Cooper playing Socrates Miller, a naturalist who becomes a city councilman in New City, California, thanks to the efforts of Amanda Peoples, the mayor's daughter. Offering her own unique take on the goings-on is Cleo, Sock's pet basset hound.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • Circle of eight / Catalog Record

    Circle of eight /

    Jessica receives a warm welcome from her new neighbors when she moves into the Dante, a historic building in downtown Los Angeles, but she learns the chilling truth when she begins an investigation into a series of deaths that only she seems to see.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • Racket squad. Catalog Record

    Racket squad.

    "Ripped from the case files of police forces across the country, Racket squad sought to expose the devious machinations of the con man"--Container.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • Talkin' dirty after dark / Catalog Record

    Talkin' dirty after dark /

    PA553-931 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: [Claimant, DCR, and REG unknown] PUB 16Aug91; PA553-931. Copyright notice on film: New Line Cinema Corporation ; 1991. Executive producer, Kevin Shoreton ; edited by Claudia Finkle ; director of photography, Misha Suslov ; music composed by Matt Enders. Martin Lawrence, John Witherspoon, Phyllis Yvonne Stickney, Jedda Jones. Variety, 12/9/91. Reference sources used: Variety, 12/9/91; International motion picture almanac, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1991
  • Scenes from the class struggle in Beverly Hills / Catalog Record

    Scenes from the class struggle in Beverly Hills /

    PA564-324 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: [Claimant, DCR, and REG unknown] PUB 9Jun89; PA564-324. Copyright notice on film: Cinecom Entertainment Group ; 1989. Executive producers, Amir J. Malin, Ira Deutchman ; director of photography, Steven Fierberg ; editor, Alan Toomayan ; music, Stanley Myers. Jacqueline Bisset, Ray Sharkey, Robert Beltran, Mary Woronov, Ed Begley, Jr. New York times, 6/9/89. Variety, 5/10/89. From a story by ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1989
  • Gentleman Jim / Catalog Record

    Gentleman Jim /

    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
  • Hunter. Catalog Record

    Hunter.

    Detective Sergeant Rick Hunter and his partner, Sergeant Dee Dee McCall, are homicide investigators with the Los Angeles Police Department. Often they must go undercover to catch a variety of L.A.-style villains. "Sporty" James, a helpful police-informant, occasionally provides a bit of humor in this action-drama T.V. series.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • Good morning, world / Catalog Record

    Good morning, world /

    Two radio disc jockeys in Los Angeles are stars of the Lewis and Clarke radio show. David Lewis is married to Linda, a homemaker; Larry Clarke is a bachelor with an off-and-on girlfriend, Sandy, who is the Lewis's neighbor. Their employer at the radio station is Roland Hutton, the humorless station manager. Hutton is constantly butting heads with Larry, who wants to play more ...

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

    Bugsy /

    PA551-443 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: [Claimant, DCR, and REG unknown] PUB 13Dec91; PA551-443. Copyright notice on film: TriStar Pictures, Inc., 1991. Director of photography, Allen Daviau ; production designer, Dennis Gassner ; editor, Stu Linder ; music, Ennio Morricone ; art director, Leslie McDonald. Warren Beatty, Annette Bening, Harvey Keitel, Ben Kingsley, Elliott Gould, Joe Montegna, Bebe Neuwirth, Wendy Phillips, Richard Safarian, Lewis Van ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1991
  • The birds / Catalog Record

    The birds /

    In this allegorical doomsday thriller, a rich San Francisco socialite's romance with a brash young lawyer is shattered when swarms of demon-like birds wreak havoc on the inhabitants of the sleepy seaside town of Bodega Bay, California.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1986
  • Medic / Catalog Record

    Medic /

    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
  • Racket squad. Catalog Record

    Racket squad.

    "Ripped from the case files of police forces across the country, Racket squad sought to expose the devious machinations of the con man"--Container.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • Private practice. Catalog Record

    Private practice.

    Dr. Addison Montgomery aims to reinvent herself. The promise of a simpler golden state of mind has her working alongside medical school friends at California's Oceanside Wellness Group.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • Adam-12. Catalog Record

    Adam-12.

    Los Angeles, 1972. A simpler time relative to today's high-tech police dramas, but with story material just as compelling. The cases are real, the criminals every bit as desperate. Join officers Pete Malloy and Jim Reed as they hit the mean streets of L.A, running into all sorts of crime.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • Racket squad. Catalog Record

    Racket squad.

    Racket Squad was the first series to portray the gritty reality of criminal investigation and was twice nominated for an Emmy award.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
  • The new Dick Van Dyke show. Mr. Dazzle / Catalog Record

    The new Dick Van Dyke show. Mr. Dazzle /

    "Dick has a chance to do a commercial that pays well and could lead to other jobs, but it's a cheesy ad for a toilet bowl cleaner"--TV.com WWW site, viewed August 8, 2012.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1973
  • The wayward bus / Catalog Record

    The wayward bus /

    LP8684 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp. 29May57; LP8684. Camera, Charles G. Clarke ; editor, Louis Loeffler ; music, Leigh Harline. Joan Collins, Jayne Mansfield, Dan Dailey. Based on the novel by John Steinbeck. Sources used: Catalog of copyright entries, motion pictures, 1950-1959, p. 375; New York times, 6-6-57; Film daily, 5-27-57. Received: 5-19-94; ref print; gift; Whitsett (Louis) Collection. Received: ca. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1957
  • Mi vida loca / Catalog Record

    Mi vida loca /

    Sad Girl and Mousie, two Chicana teenagers, are members of the Echo Park Home Girl gang in Los Angeles. Once best friends, they have fallen out over Ernesto, a drug dealer who has fathered a child by both of them, and meet to fight a dual of honor, but they relent. He buys a custom-built mini-truck, which El Duran, a rival gangster believes should ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1995
  • Blade runner / Catalog Record

    Blade runner /

    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: 1983
  • The other end of the line / Catalog Record

    The other end of the line /

    When a beautiful customer service operator in India falls for a charming American executive over the telephone, they're in for a serious case of mistaken cultural identity. With a penchant for all things American and a heart full of dreams, Priya flies to San Francisco to meet her destiny, and it looks like love at first sight. Now Priya and Granger must risk everything ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • The new Dick Van Dyke show. Mrs. Ferguson / Catalog Record

    The new Dick Van Dyke show. Mrs. Ferguson /

    "One of Dick's fans confuses TV with reality and begins to think that he is a real doctor and will only allow him to care for her"--TV.com WWW site, viewed May 29, 2012.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1973
  • The new Dick Van Dyke show. Balzac, come home / Catalog Record

    The new Dick Van Dyke show. Balzac, come home /

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

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1974
  • Short cuts / Catalog Record

    Short cuts /

    PA672-114 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Short Cuts Productions, Inc. DCR 1993; PUB 03Oct93; REG 13Aug93; PA672-114. Working titles: L.A. shortcuts and Shortcuts listed on Baseline. Director of photography, Walt Lloyd ; production designer, Stephen Altman ; edited by Geraldine Peroni ; original score composed by Mark Isham ; music producer, Hal Willner. Andie MacDowell, Bruce Davidson, Julianne Moore, Matthew Modine, Anne Archer, Fred Ward, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1993
  • Chan is missing / Catalog Record

    Chan is missing /

    Jo is a middle-aged taxi driver, and Jo's nephew Steve is a restless, gabby young man. In an effort to get their own taxi medallion, they have entrusted their savings, $4,000, to a man named Chan Hung, a wheeler-dealer from Taiwan, who has apparently absconded with the money. They search for Chan throughout the Chinatown of San Francisco. The more they find out about ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1982
  • Zorro. Catalog Record

    Zorro.

    In nineteenth-century California, Don Diego de la Vega lives the life of a mild-mannered scholar by day and becomes the masked avenger Zorro at night to thwart the corrupt mayor's plots.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011
  • Quarantine / Catalog Record

    Quarantine /

    A television reporter and her cameraman are trapped inside a building quarantined by the CDC, after the outbreak of a mysterious virus which turns humans into bloodthirsty killers.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • Adam-12. Catalog Record

    Adam-12.

    "Officers Pete Malloy and Jim Reed return for another beat-blazing season of Jack Webb's police drama classic Adam-12. Based on real police cases in and around the city of Los Angeles, Season Six lands the officers in helicopters, on horseback and on airport patrol in locations ranging from the foothills to Venice Beach. The boys in blue have their work cut out for them ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012
  • Private practice. Catalog Record

    Private practice.

    Dr. Addison Forbes Montgomery, a renowned neonatal surgeon, realizes that her life isn't advancing at Seattle Grace and packs her bags and heads off to Santa Monica to start a new life. She reunites with her newly divorced med school friends and joins them in their chic private practice.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • Emergency! Catalog Record

    Emergency!

    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
  • Three's company. Catalog Record

    Three's company.

    Sitcom revolving around a male chef and two female roommates. It's the unforgettable concluding season that began with Jack narrowly escaping marriage and children and ended with the finale in which he proposes to the woman he loves.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
  • The starter wife. Catalog Record

    The starter wife.

    PA0001594951 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright Claimant: Universal Network Television LLC. Date of Creation: 2007; Date of Publication: 2007-05-29; Registration Number / Date: PA0001594951 / 2007-06-25. Debra Messing. TV mini-series; pilot for series The starter wife. Based on the novel by Gigi Levangie Grazer. Sources used: videocassette container; Copyright catalog online; Copyright data sheet; Copyright description; Wikipedia WWW site, viewed on May 3, 2010. viewing ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
  • The new Dick Van Dyke show. Lt. Preston of the 4th Cavalry / Catalog Record

    The new Dick Van Dyke show. Lt. Preston of the 4th Cavalry /

    "Annie accidentally walks in on her parents while they are making love"--TV.com WWW site, viewed March 16, 2012.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1974
  • Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. Catalog Record

    Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.

    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
  • So notorious. Catalog Record

    So notorious.

    "Tori Spelling plays a fictional version of herself who deals with her post-90210 life. Tori has a close-knit group of non-showbiz friends who both encourage and distract her as she moves through forgettable parts on TV movies, tries to meet a normal guy and struggles to escape her sometimes-burdensome family legacy"--Container.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
  • The Black Dahlia / Catalog Record

    The Black Dahlia /

    Set in 1940s Los Angeles. Two police officers, Bucky Bleichert and his partner, Lee Blanchard, investigate the death of Elizabeth Short, also known as the Black Dahlia, a young woman who is found brutally murdered. With a corpse so mutilated, the photos are kept from the public. Bucky soon realizes that his girlfriend had ties to the deceased, and soon after that, he begins ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
  • Soul mates / Catalog Record

    Soul mates /

    Rancher Happy Jones is tired of being alone. His physical appearance prevents him from winning someone's affection. The foreman's daughter rejects him. He receives a telegram informing him that he has inherited fifty thousand dollars. He goes to Los Angeles to find a wife. Maggie, who is cross-eyed, is a maid in the hotel where Happy stays. The hotel throws a masquerade party for ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1924
  • Adam-12. Catalog Record

    Adam-12.

    Officers Pete Malloy and Jim Reed are on the streets fighting crime on the mean streets of Los Angeles. In this final season of the television series Officer Reed spends time working as a detective and temporarily joins the narcotics squad while Malloy fills in for Sgt. MacDonald for a brief stint. The series ends with a bang as the officers are involved in ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012
  • The new Dick Van Dyke show. Man of medicine / Catalog Record

    The new Dick Van Dyke show. Man of medicine /

    "Dick quits his job when a producer promises him the lead in a show that hasn't sold yet"--TV.com WWW site, viewed August 8, 2012.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1974
  • Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. Catalog Record

    Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.

    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
  • Gidget. Catalog Record

    Gidget.

    Frances "Gidget" Lawrence lives with her widowed college professor father in California. Anne is her older sister who is married to John Cooper, a psychology student. Gidget spends most of her free time at the beach, hanging out with friends and surfing. She also has a knack for getting in and out of trouble. Gidget speaks to the audience during her journey to adulthood, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
  • Fastlane. Catalog Record

    Fastlane.

    Two mismatched cops, the angry and bitter Van Ray, and the brash Deaqon Hayes, are forced to team up by a shady vixen police lieutenant, Billie Chambers, into going undercover in the seedy side of Los Angeles using a variety of police confiscated flashy cars, clothes, weapons and other items, kept in a large secret warehouse called the Candy Store, in order to nail ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • Salt of the earth / Catalog Record

    Salt of the earth /

    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
  • The new Dick Van Dyke show. A fake Matisse is better than a real Anzelowitz / Catalog Record

    The new Dick Van Dyke show. A fake Matisse is better than a r...

    "Jenny buys a painting for $75 that she is convinced is a Matisse, but the art dealer appears to be dragging his feet on the decision"--TV.com WWW site, viewed May 31, 2012.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1974
  • Racket squad. Catalog Record

    Racket squad.

    "Ripped from the case files of police forces across the country, Racket squad sought to expose the devious machinations of the con man"--Container.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011
  • Emergency! Catalog Record

    Emergency!

    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, including Nurse Dixie McCall, provides the necessary instructions for the paramedics ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • Zabriskie Point / Catalog Record

    Zabriskie Point /

    Mark, a student at a Los Angeles university, attends a meeting of radicals but leaves due to their inaction. With a revolver, he goes to the campus where police try to oust students from a building. He misses a chance to shoot a police officer because the officer gets shot. Mark steals a plane and flies east. He spots a young woman, Daria, driving ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1985
  • [The Trail of '98--excerpts] / Catalog Record

    [The Trail of '98--excerpts] /

    Gold fever sweeps San Francisco and the nation and people head for Alaska. Samuel Foote, known as The Worm, forsakes his home; Lars Petersen, a Michigan lumberman, leaves his wife; Salvation Jim leaves the Nevada desert; and the Bulkeys, with a poor relation, Berna, and her grandfather, move their restaurant to Alaska. Evil men, like Jack Locasto, enforce a cutthroat life. The Bulkeys return ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1929
  • Omnibus. Catalog Record

    Omnibus.

    An episode of the television cultural anthology series consisting of four episodes of varying lengths.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1954
  • Emergency! Catalog Record

    Emergency!

    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
  • Dragnet 1968. Catalog Record

    Dragnet 1968.

    Follow no-nonsense Sgt. Joe Friday, and hard-nosed Officer Bill Gannon, as they track down criminals throughout L.A. Each case is said to have been pulled from actual cases from the L.A.P.D. files. Stories pay careful attention to realism, and have numerous twists before the criminals are finally arrested.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • It waits / Catalog Record

    It waits /

    Traumatized by a recent auto accident that killed her friend - in which she was driving - Danielle St. Claire exiles herself to a ranger station in the San Bernardino Mountains. Meanwhile, a group of archaeology students from Princeton unwittingly open a nearby cave and unleash a centuries-old demon that heads straight for Danielle.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
  • Scene of the crime / Catalog Record

    Scene of the crime /

    LP2460 PAu-1-791-610 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Loew's Inc.; 24Jun49; LP2460. Minor change version: [Colorized version]. Copyright for minor change version: Turner Entertainment Company. NM: colorized version. DCR 1992; REG 23Dec93; PAu-1-791-610. Director of photography, Paul C. Vogel ; film editor, Robert J. Kern ; musical score, Andre Previn. Van Johnson, Arlene Dahl, Gloria De Haven, Tom Drake. At the beginning of film: a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1949
  • Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. Catalog Record

    Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.

    Gomer Pyle gets himself in and out of one sidesplitting fix after another, much to the exasperation of his bullheaded drill instructor, the thunderous Sgt. Carter. In spite of it all, it's Gomer's kind heart and cockeyed innocence that never fail to win over his cantankerous superior and beloved platoon.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
  • Adam-12. Catalog Record

    Adam-12.

    Crime is on the rise in the City of Angels, with more gangs, drugs, riots, and brutality, pushing Officers Pete Malloy and Jim Reed to the edge. Together they put their lives on the line to serve and protect Los Angeles as Adam-12, their unit's radio call number.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • The secret of Death Valley / Catalog Record

    The secret of Death Valley /

    Scene I, Seeking a fortune. Gold fever is raging and the riches of Death Valley induce five prospectors to go there and to look for gold. We see them taking leave of wife and children. Scene II, A rich claim. One miner finds a rich gravel mine and calls his friends to examine his find. They lay claim to the land. Scene III, Slain ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1906