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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
  • 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
  • Poetic Justice / Catalog Record Only

    PA620-155 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. DCR 1993; PUB 23Jul93; REG 23Jul93; PA620-155. Application title: John Singleton's Poetic Justice. Edited by Bruce Cannon ; music by Stanley Clarke. Janet Jackson, Tupac Shakur, Regina King, Joe Torry. Source used: Entertainment weekly, no. 180, July 23, 1993, p. 42-43. ref print; Received: 8/3/93; copyright deposit--MPA; Copyright Collection. Screened for quality.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1993
  • [The Trail of '98--excerpts] / Catalog Record Only

    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
  • 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
  • Soul mates / Catalog Record Only

    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
  • The Half-breed / Catalog Record Only

    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
  • The extra girl / Catalog Record Only

    Sue Graham, a small-town girl and would-be movie star, wins a beauty contest through a mix-up and goes to Hollywood. Upon arriving, she learns that there is no work for her except in the wardrobe department, which she takes. Meanwhile, her parents and her boyfriend, Dave Giddings, follow her to California, where the Grahams are bilked out of their life's savings. Sue, while still ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1923