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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 ...

    • Contributor: Hearst, Phoebe Apperson - Rodiester, Claire - Rolph, James - Afi/Post (george) Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1916
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    Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. Catalog Record Only

    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.

    • Date: 2007
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    Paris, Texas / Catalog Record Only

    After having been missing for four years and presumed dead, Travis emerges from the desert near the Texas-Mexico border and collapses at a gas station. His younger brother, Walt, a billboard artist, takes him to Walt's Los Angeles home where Travis' son, Hunter, has lived with Walt and Walt's wife, Anne, since Travis and his wife, Jane, disappeared. Travis reestablishes a relationship with Hunter, ...

    • Date: 1984
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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 ...

    • Date: 1987
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    Zabriskie Point / Catalog Record Only

    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 ...

    • Date: 1985
  • Film, Video

    Get Shorty / Catalog Record Only

    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 ...

    • Date: 1995
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    White men can't jump / Catalog Record Only

    Two men, one black and one white, team up as a pair of basketball hustlers, and con their way across the courts of Los Angeles.

    • Date: 2002
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    White men can't jump / Catalog Record Only

    PA558-819 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. Appl. au.: Finger Roll, Inc., employer for hire. NM: "all other cinematographic material." DCR 1992; PUB 2Mar92; REG 23Mar92; PA558-519. Executive producer, Michelle Rappaport ; music composed by Bennie Wallace ; edited by Paul Seydor ; director of photography, Russell Boyd. Wesley Snipes, Woody Harrelson, Rose Perez, Tyra Ferrell. A trailer for the feature ...

    • Date: 1992
  • Film, Video

    Omnibus. Catalog Record Only

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

    • Date: 1954
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    Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. Catalog Record Only

    Gomer Pyle, the goofy local mechanic on "The Andy Griffith show" has left Mayberry to join the Marines. Stationed at Camp Henderson in California, his country bumpkin ways repeatedly get him into hot water with his hilariously short-fused superior, Sergeant Vince Carter, as he foils every attempt by Carter to keep him in line. But as much as Carter wants to dislike Pyle, they ...

    • Date: 2006
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    Redbelt / Catalog Record Only

    A fateful event leads to a job in the film business for top mixed-martial arts instructor Mike Terry. Though he refuses to participate in prize bouts, circumstances conspire to force him to consider entering such a competition.

    • Date: 2008
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    Of mice and men / Catalog Record Only

    PA627-324 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. DCR 1992; PUB 2Oct92; REG 2Nov92; PA627-324. Director of photography, Kenneth MacMillan ; production designer, David Gropman ; edited by Robert L. Sinise ; music by Mark Isham. John Malkovich, Gary Sinise, Ray Walston, Casey Siemaszko, Sherilyn Fenn, John Terry, Joe Morton. Based on the novel by John Steinbeck. Sources used: New York times, 10/2/92; Variety, 5/25/92. ...

    • Date: 1992
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    Big trouble in Little China / Catalog Record Only

    Jack Burton is a big-talking, wisecracking trucker who goes beneath the streets of San Francisco's Chinatown to battle an army of spirits when his friend's fiancee is kidnapped.

    • Date: 2002
  • Film, Video

    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.

    • Date: 2008
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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 ...

    • Date: 2008
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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 ...

    • Date: 1942
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    The call in the night / Catalog Record Only

    Robert Wade is the debauched son of the wealthy Wade Dent. With his father away, Robert throws a lavish party. His father returns home suddenly, breaks up the party and almost disowns him. Instead, he gives Robert his failing ranch in California to run as a way to become a man. En route to the ranch, he and his friend, Chub Biggs, are held ...

    • Date: 1926
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    Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. Catalog Record Only

    Gomer's misadventures in the Marine Corps and his country bumpkin ways may bring out the worst in his hard-nosed, blustering drill instructor, but deep down inside, Sgt. Carter can't help but be affected by Gomer's huge heart and noble intentions.

    • Date: 2007
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    Graceland. Catalog Record Only

    It seems like a sweet deal when new FBI agent Mike Warren's first assignment lands him in a beautiful L.A. beachfront mansion with other young undercover government agents, including his idol, legendary FBI agent Paul Briggs. But loyalties are tested and lives are put on the line when Warren is ordered to secretly investigate Briggs.

    • Contributor: Eastin, Jeff - Sunjata, Daniel - Tveit, Aaron - Ferlito, Vanessa - McLaren, Brandon Jay - Montana, Manny - Swan, Serinda - Ehrlich, Jon - Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation - Fox Television Studios - Jeff Eastin & Warrior George Productions - Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc - Copyright Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2014
  • Film, Video

    Omnibus. Catalog Record Only

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

    • Date: 1955
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    Humboldt County / Catalog Record Only

    Peter Hadley, an uptight and disillusioned medical student, is failed by one of his professors, who happens to be his father. Seeking some escape, Peter ends up in bed with a nightclub singer named Bogart, who invites him on a road trip to Humboldt County. It is here that he meets and is embraced by Bogart's eccentric marijuana farming "family." Leaving Peter stranded, he ...

    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video

    Amblin' / Catalog Record Only

    LU3607 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Denis C. Hoffman; 17Sep70; LU3607. Music by Michael Lloyd ; theme song performed by October Country ; photographed by Allen Daviau. Pamela McMyler, Richard Levin. Cinefx appears on leader and may be production company. Multi media reviews index, 1970, p. 3 lists distributor as Sigma III Corp. and year of release as 1968; other sources cited below list distributor ...

    • Date: 1970