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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 ...

    • Contributor: Hearst, Phoebe Apperson - Rodiester, Claire - Rolph, James - Afi/Post (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1916
  • Tenderloin at night /

    Tenderloin at night /

    77521 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 27Nov1899; 77521. Duration: 2:02 at 16 fps. Filmed ca. June to September 1899, probably in West Orange, New Jersey. Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 533; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.

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

    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
  • Baghead /

    Baghead /

    Four struggling actors retreat to a cabin in Big Bear, California in order to write a screenplay that will make them all stars. They want to make a funny film that may be a little bit scary too, but their story idea starts to come true.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • Stomp the yard /

    Stomp the yard /

    After the death of his younger brother, D.J., a troubled 19-year-old street dancer from Los Angeles is able to bypass juvenile hall by enrolling in the historically Black Truth University in Atlanta, Georgia. His efforts to get an education and woo the girl he likes are sidelined when he discovers 'stepping, ' a traditional dance performed by African-American fraternities.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
  • Kambakkht ishq /

    Kambakkht ishq /

    Viraj Shergill is a swashbuckling stuntman in Hollywood who lives by the mantra women are only good for two thing, "making love and making love". Simrita Rai is a firebrand who is more than able to stare down the most arrogant male with her caustic wit and sardonic tongue. Her firm belief is that, "all men are dogs". Forces of nature make sure the ...

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

    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
  • Hyde in Hollywood /

    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
  • Three's company.

    Three's company.

    Contains all 22 episodes from the fifth season, including Suzanne Somer's last episode.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
  • Dragnet 1970.

    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
  • All-American girl.

    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
  • Adam-12.

    Adam-12.

    Los Angeles-- the '70s. Police officers Pete Malloy and Jim Reed are on patrol--and the streets are a seemingly never-ending crime wave of arsonists, con artists, drunk drivers, loan sharks, and drug dealers. But all of these criminals are going down, courtesy of the city's finest.

    • Contributor: Milner, Martin - McCord, Kent - Cinader, R. A. - Webb, Jack - Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm) - Shout! Factory (Firm) - Lc Purchase Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • Blade runner /

    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
  • Scene of the crime /

    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
  • Three's company.

    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
  • Gidget.

    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
  • The new Dick Van Dyke show. One of the boys /

    The new Dick Van Dyke show. One of the boys /

    "Dick has all of his friends over for a poker game. But, as the host, he's torn between the game and the baby"--TV.com WWW site, viewed May 29, 2012.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1973
  • Private practice.

    Private practice.

    Addison learns a huge secret about her past, Sam and Naomi receive a life-changing announcement, Copper's personal life is affected when Charlotte joins the practice, Dell struggles to raise a daughter on his own, and Violet has an important decision to make regarding the well-being of her baby.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2 /

    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
  • I remember mama /

    I remember mama /

    LP16060 PAu1-527-834 (Colorized version) U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.; 11Mar48; LP16060. Minor change version: [Colorized version]. Copyright for minor change version: Turner Entertainment Company. DCR 1990; REG 26Apr91; PAu1-527-834. Executive producer, George Stevens ; director of photography, Nicholas Musuraca ; music by Roy Webb ; film editor, Robert Swink. Irene Dunne, Barbara Bel Geddes, Oscar Homolka, Philip Dorn. New York times, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1948
  • Private practice.

    Private practice.

    Feel the passion and relive the heartbreaking moments from every episode of ABC's final season of Private Practice: The Complete Sixth Season. The tight knit family at Seaside Health and Wellness is in for a huge shakeup as a new doctor arrives in the wake of a devastating loss; meanwhile, Addison makes a heart-wrenching choice between Jake and Sam; and more changes are in ...

    • Contributor: Rhimes, Shonda - Diggs, Taye - Bratt, Benjamin - Walsh, Kate - Brenneman, Amy - Abc Studios - Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm) - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013
  • Humboldt County /

    Humboldt County /

    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 ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • The extra girl /

    The extra girl /

    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
  • The new Dick Van Dyke show. The back break kid /

    The new Dick Van Dyke show. The back break kid /

    "An eager actor puts Dick in a back brace while they are rehearsing. Will the young stud take over Dick's job while he recovers?"--TV.com WWW site, viewed August 8, 2012.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1974
  • Strange days /

    Strange days /

    Set in the urban inferno of 1999 Los Angeles, Lenny Nero, sells dreams and hustles nightmares available on small disks that are viewable via a compact headpiece which make every sensation immediate. Nero replays scenes of happier days with Faith Justin, who has run off with sadistic Philo Gant. Nero hooks up with an old friend, Lornette "Mace" Mason, as he attempts to win ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1995
  • Three's company.

    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
  • Talkin' dirty after dark /

    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
  • Flame of Barbary Coast /

    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
  • Rising sun /

    Rising sun /

    PA620-083 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation (employer for hire). Prev.: screenplay prev. reg., PAu1-721-955; music preexisting. NM: all other cinematographic material. DCR 1993; PUB 12Jul93; REG 19Jul93; PA620-083. Executive producer, Sean Connery ; music composed by Toru Takemitsu ; film editors, Stephen A. Rotter and William S. Scharf ; director of photography, Michael Chapman. Sean Connery, Wesley Snipes, Harvey Keitel, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1993
  • The new Dick Van Dyke show. Commercial housewives /

    The new Dick Van Dyke show. Commercial housewives /

    "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
  • Brothers & sisters.

    Brothers & sisters.

    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
  • Amblin' /

    Amblin' /

    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 ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1970
  • The Life and death of 9413--a Hollywood extra /

    The Life and death of 9413--a Hollywood extra /

    An aspiring actor comes to Hollywood, hoping to become a star. Instead, he finds only anonymity as an extra when a studio mogul gives him the number 9413. Another actor who arrived at the same time becomes a star, and all Hollywood lionizes him. Meanwhile, the extra finds employment harder to find, and eventually dies of privation. While the other performers laugh, the extra's ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1927
  • Beverly Hills Chihuahua 3: viva la fiesta! /

    Beverly Hills Chihuahua 3: viva la fiesta! /

    "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 ...

    • Contributor: Starfield, Dana - White, Sara E. - Spiro, Lev L. - Ferrer, Miguel - Lopez, George - Osment, Emily - Annable, Odette - Pettis, Madison - Coloma, Marcus - Cahill, Erin - Walt Disney Pictures - Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm) - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012
  • Emergency!

    Emergency!

    When lives are on the line, the Emergency! team is there and ready for action. Reunite with Squad 51 and the heroic staff of Rampart Hospital in all gripping Season 2 episodes of the pioneering series that was the first to show the real-life drama of being an EMT. From mysterious widespread viruses to dangerous overdoses to a treacherous gas explosion, there's no crisis ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
  • The new Dick Van Dyke show. Man of medicine /

    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
  • The new Dick Van Dyke show. Those who care /

    The new Dick Van Dyke show. Those who care /

    "When Dick gets offered a part on a popular soap opera, the Prestons leave their home in Arizona for California"--TV.com WWW site, viewed April 11, 2012.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1973
  • The new Dick Van Dyke show. Dick in Deutsch /

    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
  • Racket squad.

    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
  • Riptide.

    Riptide.

    "Three Vietnam veterans (Nick Ryder, Cody Allen and Murray Bozinsky) now work as private eyes in sunny southern California. Nick and Cody are the muscles and Murray is a computer wizard of the trio and together they solve even the hardest cases"--Internet movie database WWW site, September 14, 2012.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • Paris, Texas /

    Paris, Texas /

    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, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1984
  • The Danny Kaye show.

    The Danny Kaye show.

    Opens with a tunnel bit featuring guest Bob Crane as his television character Colonel Hogan in Hogan's heroes. Presents parts one and two of Selena darling, a "movie" about an actress who, after clawing her way to the top and through four husbands, disappears only to return with four sons and to accept her long-suffering agent's marriage proposal (Missing star sketch part 1 and ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1966
  • The grapes of wrath /

    The grapes of wrath /

    The Joad family moves westward to California during the 1930s.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1991
  • Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.

    Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.

    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.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
  • Nancy Drew /

    Nancy Drew /

    Teen detective Nancy Drew accompanies her father on a business trip to Los Angeles, where she happens upon clues to a murder mystery involving a movie star.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
  • Helter skelter

    Helter skelter

    The investigation of two horrific mass murders leads to the capture and trial of the psychotic pseudo-hippie Charles Manson and his 'family'.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004
  • Omnibus.

    Omnibus.

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

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1953
  • White men can't jump /

    White men can't jump /

    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 ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1992
  • The new Dick Van Dyke show. Balzac, come home /

    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
  • Brothers & sisters.

    Brothers & sisters.

    Sarah and Saul try to save the family company, while Tommy goes into business with Holly. Sarah and Joe divorce, Kitty and Robert get married.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • The Half-breed /

    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
  • Private practice.

    Private practice.

    Addison and her Oceanside Wellness family are faced with new challenges as unexpected people enter and complicate their lives. From a sexy new doctor to an illegitimate son, the lives and loves of these doctors are put to the test. Bring home ABC's Private practice: the complete fifth season on and relive every memorable moment plus never-before-seen bonus features only on DVD!

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012
  • Hunter.

    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
  • Columbo /

    Columbo /

    Columbo, a disheveled, cigar-chomping, trench coat-wearing police lieutenant, who appears to be an incompetent bumbler. Despite his appearance, Columbo is the shrewdest, most resourceful detective in the LAPD.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004
  • Northwest outpost /

    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
  • Wild child /

    Wild child /

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

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • The people's choice /

    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
  • The new Dick Van Dyke show. I'll cry today /

    The new Dick Van Dyke show. I'll cry today /

    "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
  • Crossing over /

    Crossing over /

    An immigration officer must protect the U.S. border in Los Angeles from those trying to pursue the American Dream, as those around him try to break the rules by fraud, blackmail, and work-site enforcement.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • The new Dick Van Dyke show. A fake Matisse is better than a real Anzelowitz /

    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
  • Boogie nights /

    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
  • Dragnet 1969.

    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
  • Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.

    Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.

    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 ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
  • It waits /

    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
  • The Bride came C.O.D. /

    The Bride came C.O.D. /

    LP10585 PAu1-750-365 (Colorized version) U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.; 12Jul41; LP10585. Minor change version: [Colorized version]. Copyright for minor change version: RKO Pictures, Inc. NM: colorized version. DCR 1991; REG 12Aug93; PAu1-750-365. Copyright notice for minor change version on video: Turner Entertainment Co. ; 1992. From the story by Kenneth Earl and M.M. Musselman ; director of photography, Ernie Haller ; ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1941
  • Changeling /

    Changeling /

    A mother's prayer for her kidnapped son to return home is answered, though it doesn't take long for her to suspect that the boy who comes back is not hers.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • The new Dick Van Dyke show. Mr. Dazzle /

    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
  • Blade runner /

    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
  • The new Dick Van Dyke show. The pregnancy /

    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
  • Adam-12.

    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.

    • Contributor: Milner, Martin - McCord, Kent - Nbc Universal Television - Shout! Factory (Firm) - Lc Purchase Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • Blade runner /

    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
  • Of mice and men /

    Of mice and men /

    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. ...

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

    Brothers & sisters.

    As new challenges arise for the Walkers, they learn to rely on one another more than ever before. Kitty's personal revelation devastates the entire family, Nora begins a relationship with a younger man, and Justin and Rebecca's Malibu wedding doesn't quite go as planned.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • The new Dick Van Dyke show. Mrs. Ferguson /

    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
  • Grand Canyon /

    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
  • The new Dick Van Dyke show. Preston au naturale /

    The new Dick Van Dyke show. Preston au naturale /

    "An Italian director thinks Dick would be perfect for this new movie but Dick isn't so sure when he discovers he'll have to do a nude scene with a sexy Italian actress"--TV.com WWW site, viewed March 15, 2012.

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

    Three's company.

    A bachelor shares an apartment with two single women, much to the chagrin of their old-fashioned landlord.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
  • The day of the locust /

    The day of the locust /

    Portrayal of the losers, the misfits, the neurotic fringe society that hovered about the unreal core that was Hollywood in the 1930s.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1975
  • The Danny Kaye show.

    The Danny Kaye show.

    Features several musical numbers, including two by guest Astrud Gilberto, one by the Earl Brown Singers, and one by Earl Brown singer Gary Coster. In sketches, shy Jerome tries to take charge when he gets stuck in an elevator with a hysterical woman (The elevator sketch / performed by Kaye and Nanette Fabray); and a saloon/music-hall owner's luck takes a turn for the worse ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1965
  • Killer of sheep /

    Killer of sheep /

    A realistic portrait of a black, urban Los Angeles community. Stan, a slaughterhouse worker, struggles to provide for his family, love his wife, and maintain responsibility to his community. Though his everyday life is filled with setbacks--he struggles with frustration, depression, and the temptation of friends trying to get him involved in their shady dealings--he perseveres in the hope of better life for himself ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1978
  • The new Dick Van Dyke show. Turning pro /

    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
  • Chinatown /

    Chinatown /

    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
  • Racket squad.

    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
  • Emergency!

    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
  • So notorious.

    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
  • Adam-12.

    Adam-12.

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

    • Contributor: Milner, Martin - McCord, Kent - Nbc Universal Television - Shout! Factory (Firm) - Lc Purchase Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • A scanner darkly /

    A scanner darkly /

    Set in a future world where America has lost the war on drugs, L.A. undercover agents change their faces along with their identities. One officer's liberal ingestion of the drug "Substance D" causes him to develop a split personality, that of a notorious drug dealer. Along with his superior officers, the police set up an elaborate scheme to catch his drug dealer alter-ego and ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
  • Sunset strip /

    Sunset strip /

    A day in Hollywood, 1972, with young people looking for the 24 hours that will change their lives.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2000
  • The lodger /

    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
  • All God's children can dance /

    All God's children can dance /

    Evelyn and her teen son, Kengo, live in the Koreatown section of Los Angeles. Evelyn has always maintained that Kengo's father is God, but Kengo's world is rocked when his one father figure, Glen, announces he has 6 months to live and that he has always been in love with his mother. Kengo soon confronts Evelyn about the past, so that they can move ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
  • Return from Witch Mountain /

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Courtland, Jerome - Miller, Ron - Marmorstein, Malcolm - Hough, John - Davis, Bette - Lee, Christopher - Richards, Kim - Key, Alexander - Walt Disney Productions - Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment (Firm) - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • The Rose of San Juan /

    The Rose of San Juan /

    Ben Cameron (Sidney Ayres), a young Virginian, arrives in California to homestead on government land. He meets a starving youth along the way and returns him to his mother (Louise Lester). He then meets Inez, the most beautiful girl in San Juan, and they fall in love. Later, at a dance, they meet again and Cameron beats a drunken Spaniard (Jack Richardson) who forces ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1913
  • Armistead Maupin's tales of the city.

    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
  • Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.

    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
  • Ask the dust /

    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
  • The new Dick Van Dyke show. Exit laughing /

    The new Dick Van Dyke show. Exit laughing /

    "Dick's Uncle Jackie comes for a visit and ends up dying, which sets off a family battle over how the funeral should be conducted"--TV.com WWW site, viewed May 31, 2012.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1973
  • Big trouble in Little China /

    Big trouble in Little China /

    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.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002
  • Brothers & sisters.

    Brothers & sisters.

    "Enter the complex world of the Walkers, and explore what it means to be an American family in the 21st century. Though they live very different and conflicting lives, the Walkers find unity under the family roof. Relationships bend but never break as they strive to find their own identities and embrace each other's differences"--Container.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
  • Poetic Justice /

    Poetic Justice /

    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
  • Dangerous minds /

    Dangerous minds /

    PA660-237 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Hollywood Pictures Company (a.a.d.o. the Walt Disney Company, Don Simpson Productions, Inc., & Jerry Bruckheimer, Inc. Appl. au.: Homework Productions, Inc. Prev.: Lyrics & music prev. reg. DCR 1995; PUB 11Aug95; REG 31Aug95; PA660-237. Executive producers, Sandra Rabins and Lucas Foster ; score composed and performed by Wendy & Lisa ; editor by Tom Rolf ; director of photography, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1995