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  • Film, Video

    South Spring Street, Los Angeles, Cal. /

    From Edison films catalog: Various equipages pass, including a tally-ho and six white horses. A peculiar, open-end trolley car comes along; bicycle riders and pedestrians. 50 feet. $7.50. Advertised as part of the "Southern Pacific Company Series" (Edison films catalog): The Southern Pacific Company ("Sunset Route") offers special inducements to winter travelers, by reason of its southern route, thereby avoiding the extreme cold of ...

    • Contributor: White, James H. (james Henry) - Blechynden, Frederick - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1898
  • Film, Video

    Mildred Pitts Walter oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in San Mateo, California, 2013-03-01.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Cline, David P. - Walter, Mildred Pitts
    • Date: 2013-03-01

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    The RKO story--tales from Hollywood. Let's face the music and dance] = Hollywood--the golden years. Episode two, Let's face the music and dance / Catalog Record Only

    The story behind the making of the Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers musicals at RKO is told through film clips from their movies and interviews with Astaire, Rogers, and people involved in the productions.

    • Date: 1991
  • Film, Video

    Inside story. Gangsta girls / Catalog Record Only

    "Gangsta Girls," a look into the role teenage girls play in Los Angeles gang life, uses the experiences of four young women to examine what attracts teenage girls to gangs.

    • Date: 1999
  • Film, Video

    Adam-12. Catalog Record Only

    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)
    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video

    Medic / Catalog Record Only

    Four episodes of the pioneering medical drama following the personal and professional lives of the doctors and surgeons in a Los Angeles hospital.

    • Date: 2004
  • Film, Video

    Strange days / Catalog Record Only

    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 ...

    • Date: 1995
  • Film, Video

    Meet me at Brooklyn & Soto celebrating the Jewish community of East Los Angeles /

    Discusses the history of the Jewish community in the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles.

    • Date: 1996
  • Film, Video

    Fastlane. Catalog Record Only

    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 ...

    • Date: 2008
  • Film, Video

    Adam-12. Catalog Record Only

    Still mourning the death of his former partner, Officer Pete Malloy is teamed with rookie Jim Reed, and together they serve and protect Los Angeles as Adam-12, their unit's radio call number.

    • Contributor: Milner, Martin - McCord, Kent - Cinader, R. A. - Webb, Jack - Universal Television (firm) - Mark VII Ltd - Universal Studios Home Entertainment (firm) - Lc Purchase Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2005
  • Film, Video

    Mental. A beautiful delusion. Catalog Record Only

    Jack and Veronica are called to treat a woman who believes she is pregnant, but the ultrasound reveals there is no baby. Meanwhile, Jack searches for his mentally ill sister, who he thinks is homeless and may be wandering the streets of Los Angeles.

    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video

    The RKO story--tales from Hollywood. Birth of a titan] = Hollywood--the golden years. Episode one, Birth of a titan / Catalog Record Only

    The birth of R.K.O. Radio Pictures is profiled through film clips and interviews with participants. Featured are interviews with Katharine Hepburn, Rudy Vallee, and Fay Wray. The making of the movies Cimarron, King Kong, and Flying down to Rio is also explored.

    • Date: 1991
  • Film, Video

    Anyim Palmer oral history, National Visionary Leadership Project / Catalog Record Only

    The interview includes Anyim Palmer's memories of growing up in Texas, serving in the army during World War II and working at the shipyards in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He recalls moving to Los Angeles, California, attending Los Angeles City College and his conversion to Islam. He discusses founding the Marcus Garvey School and his opinions on educating African American children.

    • Contributor: Palmer, Anyim
    • Date: 2003
  • Film, Video

    Medic. Catalog Record Only

    Follows the personal and professional lives of the doctors and surgeons in a Los Angeles hospital.

    • Date: 2006
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    L.A. detectives. Hollywood, vice, narcotics, homicide / produced by Maxwell Productions, Inc. and Arnold Shapiro Productions for the Arts and Entertainment Network ; written by Jean O'Neill. Catalog Record Only

    Sergeant Bob Harms from the Special Problems Unit conducts a sting operation to arrest transvestite prostitutes; Detectives Cheryl Comstock and Rich Lopez follow leads to discover the identity and murderer of a young Jane Doe; Lieutenant Dan Reidder's 2-week surveillance of suspected cocaine dealer leads to a bust.

    • Date: 1998
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    Law & order: Los Angeles. Catalog Record Only

    Fuses classic ripped-from-the-headlines storytelling with the distinctive backdrop of LA, delving into the unique attitudes, cultures, and crimes of the West Coast, as it follows two members of L.A.P.D.'s elite Robbery Homicide Division and their work with the District Attorney's office.

    • Date: 2011
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    L.A. detectives. Narcotics, burglary, assault, robbery / produced by Maxwell Productions, Inc. and Arnold Shapiro Productions for the Arts and Entertainment Network ; writer-consultant, Jean O'Neill. Catalog Record Only

    Detective Ray Rodriguez tries to prove that parents starved their disabled girl to death; Detective Dennis Wemer moves his undercover team into a mini-mall to nail drug dealers; Detective Eddie Brown works to solve a year-old case in which a man was shot three times during an attempted robbery.

    • Date: 1998
  • Film, Video

    The Hills. Catalog Record Only

    With a year in Los Angeles under their belts, Lauren and her friends Heidi, Audrina and Whitney are learning that being young women in the big city isn't as easy as they thought. The girls are older, wiser and now single, facing new challenges at work and school. But this year, when new boys force them to make tough choices, Lauren and the girls ...

    • Contributor: Divello, Adam - Conrad, Lauren - Patridge, Audrina - Port, Whitney - Montag, Heidi - Mtv Home Entertainment (firm) - Paramount Home Entertainment (firm) - Copyright Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2007
  • Film, Video

    Mental. [Pilot]. Catalog Record Only

    Dr. Jack Gallagher spends his first day as Director of Psychiatric Services at Los Angeles' Wharton Memorial Hospital trying to win over his colleagues and his boss Nora Skoff.

    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video

    Biography. The night stalker : Richard Ramirez. Catalog Record Only

    A portrait of one of the 20th century's most infamous killers. Includes interview with forensic psychiatrists and investigators who worked his case.

    • Date: 2004
  • Film, Video

    The lodger / Catalog Record Only

    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.

    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video

    The Danny Kaye show. Catalog Record Only

    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 ...

    • Date: 1966
  • Film, Video

    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 ...

    • Date: 1996
  • Film, Video

    Adam-12. Catalog Record Only

    "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 ...

    • Contributor: Webb, Jack - Milner, Martin - McCord, Kent - Universal Studios, Inc - Shout! Factory (firm) - Lc Purchase Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2012
  • Film, Video

    Dragnet 1967. Catalog Record Only

    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.

    • Date: 2005