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  • [The centaurs--excerpts] /

    A half human-half horse boy and girl meet and fall in love. They have a baby and go home to their parents for a happy reunion.

    • Contributor: McCay, Winsor - McCay, John - Fitzsimmons, John A. - Rialto Productions - Afi/Cinémathèque Canadienne Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1921
  • Maude's naughty little brother /

    From Edison films catalog: In a charming dining room a very attractive young lady is seen seated at the table, evidently waiting for the caller who is to share a quiet little dinner for two. A moment later a dude of the regular chappy type enters and seats himself at the table. As soon as the meal commences the inevitable wicked small boy sneaks ...

    • Contributor: Blackton, James Stuart - Smith, Albert E. - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
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    Shaadi / Catalog Record Only

    Story of Ratan who sacrificed his whole life to take care of his brother, Raju and sister, Gauri as he promised his dying mother.

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

    Profiles the experiences of Italian-American immigrants through the eyes and lives of one couple, Catherine and Charlie Scorsese. Includes informal footage of the family at the dinner table, reminiscences about the Scorsese family in Sicily and New York, and treasured family snapshots.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1974
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    Goda vänner trogna grannar / Catalog Record Only

    The daughter and son of two neighboring families fall in love and cause friction between the families. The friction causes the husbands and wives to reexamine their own marriages and they ultimately accept the relationship between the son and daughter.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1960
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    Dallas. Catalog Record Only

    "J.R. may be down, but he's never out. After Ewing Oil collapsed in disgrace at the end of Season 10, some folks might expect Season 11 to feature a J.R. who's learned his lesson. But not Dallas fans--they know the only lesson J.R. ever learned was do unto others before they do unto you. So hang on to your Stetsons for 30 irresistible episodes ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
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    In defence of our dreams. Catalog Record Only

    Series: includes lectures by various scholars and activists, and two documentaries. Examines multiple issues from Indian history, civics, gender issues and politics that are being dictated by caste and religion-based agendas. Demonstrates how such issues led to Gujarat riots in 2002 and discusses what needs to be done to prevent it from happening again. On this disc, S.K. Thorat and Nivedita Menon present lectures ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004
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    Family affair. Catalog Record Only

    Bachelor Bill Davis, a highly-paid engineering consultant, lives in a posh Manhattan apartment with his proper English manservant, Mr. Giles French. Davis' carefree existence is turned upside down when his brother and sister-in-law die suddenly in a tragic plane accident, leaving their three children orphaned. Davis becomes an instant father figure to six-year-old twins, Buffy and Jody, and their big sister, Cissy. Despite their ...

    • Contributor: Keith, Brian - Cabot, Sebastian - Jones, Anissa - Whitaker, Johnny - Garver, Kathy - Family Affair Company - Don Fedderson Productions (Firm) - Mpi Home Video (Firm) - Lc Purchase Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
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    Israel / Catalog Record Only

    Twelve-year-old Naama Greenfield is a sabra, a native-born Israeli. Her father, Yitzhak, was born in the U.S., while her mother, Zipora, comes from a family from Yemen. It is not unusual for an Israeli child to have parents from other countries. The Greenfields give an introduction to the family life and culture of Israel. As Naama walks through the old streets of Jerusalem with ...

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

    The film depicts the story of two brothers in a family in West Bengal, India. The younger one dreams of becoming a national level cricket player, but has no funds for support. The elder one sacrifices his own ambitions for his brother and supports him.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
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    Unstrung heroes / Catalog Record Only

    His beloved mother dying, and his difficult father even more distraught and distant, twelve-year-old Steven Lidz runs off to live with his two wildly eccentric uncles. Baffled by the tragedy in his life, Steven finds solace in the idiosyncrasies of his uncles' strange and wonderful world and begins the journey to adulthood.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1995
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    Honor thy father : [excerpts] / Catalog Record Only

    A melodrama about the discords in a noble family that surface when the old nobleman dies and leaves all of his wealthy estate to his devoted and kind daughter, with the provision that she never divide any of the assets of the estate. The frivolous son, and the mother who dotes on him, unscrupulously scheme to coerce the daughter to sign a document for ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1913
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    Dard-i hijrat : Qays film taqdīm-i mīkunad / Catalog Record Only

    After the collapse of Taliban regime in Afghanistan, more and more young people are making movies. This film revolves around the topic of separation from friends and family.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
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    Cat on a hot tin roof / Catalog Record Only

    A drama of the problems of a wealthy but decadent family in the South. A one-time college athlete finds it difficult to withdraw from the pass, and live as a man of responsibility. His friend tries to betray his wife, but is destroyed by him with drink. The hero is a third man who struggles to maintain a large farm, living as a good ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1958
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    Ghara saṃsāra / Catalog Record Only

    Story of a difficult love story between a man and a woman. The man looses his job and is unable to support the family, while the woman survived on her meagre earnings. The man suspected his wife was having an affair, so he left and established himself elsewhere. The shared love for their daughter finally united them.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004
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    Under the skin of the city / Catalog Record Only

    A mother of four who is faced with unexpected challenges that threaten her family and her way of life.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003
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    Cat on a hot tin roof / Catalog Record Only

    Members of a neurotic Southern family gather to face the impending death of their patriarch, Big Daddy, and battle over the inheritance of his vast estate.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1983
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    Crooklyn / Catalog Record Only

    PA691-810 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Universal City Studios, Inc. PUB 26Apr94; PA691-810. Copyright notice on videodisc jacket: Unversal City Studios, Inc. ; 1994. Story by Joie Susannah Lee. Alfre Woodard, Delroy Lindo, David Patrick Kelly, Zelda Harris, Carlton Williams, Sharif Rashed, Tse-Mach Washington, Christopher Knowings. Sources used: Variety, 5/9/94; videodisc jacket. viewing copy; Received: 11/15/94; purchase, paperwork in ACQ: LC purchase, 1994 file; LC ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1994
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    Heat / Catalog Record Only

    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
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    Out west with the Peppers / Catalog Record Only

    LP9744 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Columbia Pictures Corp.; 29Jun40; LP9744. Edith Fellows, Dorothy Ann Seese, Clarence Kolb, Dorothy Peterson, Charles Peck, Tommy Bond, Bobby Larson, Victor Kilian, Rex Evans, Helen Brown, Emory Parnell, Pierre Watkin, Ronald Sinclair, Walter Soderling, Roger Grey, Hal Price. Based on the novel, Five little Peppers abroad, by Margaret Sidney. Source used: American Film Institute catalog, feature films, 1931-1940, F3.3306. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1940
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    Subarṇa-rekhā / Catalog Record Only

    Story tells about a family of Hindu refugees from East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) who struggle to find a new home in West Bengal. Ishwar Chakravorty gets a job near the river Subarnarekha and goes there with his little sister Shita and Abhiram, a low-caste young boy from the refugee camp he has adopted after the boy's mother had been abducted. They hope to find ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
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    The Dukes of Hazzard. Catalog Record Only

    The Duke cousins, Vance and Coy, come to Hazzard to embark on a new series of adventures, while Bo and Luke race the NASCAR circuit.

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

    An astrologer informs Satpal Singh that his nephew will eventually kill him. When Satpal's sister, Maharani Meenakshi, gives birth to twins, he has one thrown from the castle walls, and replaces the second with his very own son. Years later, the two princes have grown up, one is Dharam, who was rescued by Sheroo, a pet bird of Jwala Singh. Thereafter brought up by ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
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    Bed & breakfast / Catalog Record Only

    Three generations of women (mother-in-law Ruth, daughter-in-law Claire, and granddaughter Cassie) lead quiet lives while running a failing Nantucket bed and breakfast. All three women need to break away to lead their own lives but seem destined to remain together. That is, until a mystery man washes up on their beach. Beach guy Adam charms the ladies and romances Claire. Adam motivates them to ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1991
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    Mr. Budhu / Catalog Record Only

    Feature film about the tasteless ostentation and about-face of a nouveau riche. Formerly an extremely popular and jovial figure in the village, after inheriting a fortune overnight from a rich uncle, he turns into a callous, intractable snob. This attitude earns him the wrath of his loving sister and former friends, so much so that he is all but estranged. Eventually betrayed by his ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1990