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Movies (fiction) by Region: United States 1970s

SELECTED DVDs and Videotapes of feature length films in the Rutgers

United States 1970s DVDs

3 women 2004, 1977

"In a dusty, under-populated California resort town, Pinky Rose, a naive and impressionable Southern waif begins her life as a nursing home attendent. There, Pinky finds her role model in fellow nurse Millie, a misguided would-be sophisticate and hopeless devotee of sophisticated ladies magazines. But Pinky's hero-worship evolves into something far stranger and more sinister than could be imagined."--Container. 1 videodisc (124 min.)

MEDIA 10-4317

 

Abduction of an American playgirl 2014

"Two lonely men kidnap a beautiful woman and subject her to their shocking carnal desires. Much to their surprise, she loves every minute of it and soon the hapless men realize that they are incapable of satisfying her lustful rages."--Container. 1 videodisc (71 min.)

MEDIA 10-4771

 

Across 110th Street 2001, 1972

A hard-edged cop on the take for years battles the Mafia and local gansters in Harlem. 1 videodisc (101 min.)

MEDIA 10-4024

 

Alien 1992, 1979

Gordon Carroll, David Giler, Walter Hill, Ridley Scott, Tom Skerritt, Sigourney Weaver, Harry Dean Stanton, John Hurt, and Veronica Cartwright

Seven astronauts on a routine mission encounter an awesome galactic horror. 1 videocassette (116 min.)

MEDIA 10-3756             2-2433

 

All that jazz (1979)

A musical examination of the life of choreographer Bob Fosse. 3 videodiscs (123 min.)

MEDIA 10-5193

 

All the President's men 1976

Carl Bernstein, Bob Woodward, Alan J Pakula, Dustin Hoffman, and Robert Redford

A dramatization of the early days of the Watergate investigation, as two young reporters from the Washington Post pursue information on the political break-in that eventually lead to the resignation of Richard M. Nixon. 1 videocassette (139 min.) ;

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The apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz 2007

Director's cut ed. A young Jewish man in 1948 Montreal is driven by an insatiable desire to be a "somebody.". 1 videodisc (121 min.)

MEDIA 10-4797

 

Avanti 2003, 1972

Billy Wilder, I. A. L Diamond, Jack Lemmon , Juliet Mills, Clive Revill, Edward Andrews, Mirisch Corporation, and MGM Home Entertainment Inc

A man travels to Italy to claim his dead father's body, and discovers he has been conducting an affair there for years. Things get complicated when he falls for the woman's daughter. 1 videodisc (144 min.)

MEDIA 10-518

 

Badlands 1973, 1999

Terrence Malick, Sissy Spacek, Martin Sheen, Warren Oates, and Ramon Bieri

Set in South Dakota in 1959, this is the story of Kit and his girlfriend Holly, two people alienated from everyday life, who go on a killing spree. 1 videodisc (95 min.)

MEDIA 10-39

 

The ballad of Tam Lin 2013

"Based on the ancient Scottish ballad "Tam Lin" (one of it's many titles), the plot concerns an aging, beautiful woman who uses her wealth (and occasionally, witchcraft) to control a decadent pack of attractive young people she surrounds herself with."--IMDb. 1 videodisc (106 min.)

MEDIA 10-5063

 

Bananas 2008, 1971

Jack Rollins, Charles H Joffe, Woody Allen , Mickey Rose, Jack Grossberg, Louise Lasser, Carlos Montalban, Natividad Abascal, Jacobo Morales, Miguel Suįrez, René Enrķquez, Jack Axelrod, Don Dunphy, Martha Greenhouse, Dan Frazer, Stanley Ackerman, Charlotte Rae , Howard Cosell, Marvin Hamlisch, Ralph Rosenblum, Jack Rollins & Charles H. Joffe Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment Ltd

When product-tester Fielding Mellish goes to the country of San Marcos to try and win back his girlfriend, he is kidnapped by a group of rebels.  When their leader goes insane, the rebels elect Mellish to replace him, thinking he can save the country. 1 videodisc (82 min.) :

MEDIA 10-2910

 

Being there 1979, 2001

Peter Sellers, Shirley MacLaine, Jack Warden, Andrew Braunsberg, Hal Ashby, and Jerzy N Kosinski

Circumstances propel a feeble-minded gardener, whose entire knowledge of life comes from watching television, into becoming adviser to a powerful but dying tycoon. 1 videodisc (130 min.)

MEDIA 10-189

 

The big bus 2013, 1976

In this spoof of disaster films, a series of mis-adventures take place on the world's first nuclear powered bus as it travels from New York to Denver. 1 videodisc (88 min.)

MEDIA 10-4649

 

Black sister's revenge 2004, 1976

A young naive girl moves to California to live with relatives after her mother dies. She becomes involved with a gang leader, only to discover she's been scammed. 1 videodisc (100 min.)

MEDIA 10-4186

 

Black Sunday c2003

Robert Evans, Ernest Lehman, Kenneth Ross, Ivan Moffat, John Frankenheimer, Robert Shaw, Bruce Dern, Marthe Keller, Paramount Pictures Corporation, and Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)

A Black September terrorist group attempts to blow up a Goodyear blimp hovering over the Super Bowl stadium with 80,000 people and the President of the United States in attendance. 1 videodisc (143 min.)

MEDIA 10-611

 

Blood and lace  2010, 1971

"After her prostitute mother and her john are beaten to death while they are asleep in bed, teen-aged Ellie Masters is sent to an isolated orphanage run by Mrs. Deere and her handyman. Taking an avid interest in her welfare is Calvin Carruthers. Taking almost no interest at all is social worker Harold Mullins, who is completely under Mrs. Deere's thumb. Lots of unpleasant surprises are in store for Ellie, not the least of which is the fact that Mrs. Deere and her handman are both brutal sadists, who run the orphanage like a concentration camp and the strong possibility that her mother's hammer-wielding killer is now stalking her."--Container. 1 videodisc (87 min.)

MEDIA 10-4464

 

The blue hour (L'heure bleu) 2013, 1971

Tells the story of Tanya, a young woman with a mysterious past who finds herself trapped in sexual hell in Los Angeles. 1 videodisc (83 min.)

MEDIA 10-4670

 

Blue sunshine c2011

When someone goes insane and three women at a party are murdered, Jerry goes on the run as he is falsely accused. While the killings continue, Jerry discovers the shocking truth that people are turning into violent psychopaths and it may be because of LSD they took years ago. 1 videodisc (95 min.)

MEDIA 10-5067

 

Born to win 2004, 1971

Philip Langner, Ivan Passer, George Segal, Robert De Niro, Karen Black, Paula Prentiss, United Artists Corporation, and Brentwood Home Video (Firm)

Smart-mouthed junkie J.J. thinks he's got the world by the tail. But he spends most days looking for just one more fix. 1 videodisc (ca. 85 min.)

MEDIA 10-476

 

The boys from Brazil 2009

Martin Richards, Stanley O'Toole, Franklin J Schaffner, Heywood Gould, Gregory Peck, Laurence Olivier, James Mason , Ira Levin, Producer Circle Company, and Lion's Gate Films

A band of Nazi leaders, escaped from postwar Germany, scheme to return to power. Their plans to dominate the world are based on a bizarre biological experiment undertaken by Josef Mengele: to clone Hitler. 1 videodisc (ca. 127 min.)

MEDIA 10-2232

 

Captain Milkshake 2003, 1970

Captain Milkshake is a time capsule that captures the emotion and the struggle of the time and truthfully portrays the social changes that were such an explosive part of the Vietnam era. 1 videodisc (89 min.)

MEDIA 10-4245

 

Carnal knowledge c1999, 1971

Examines the sexual triumphs and disasters of two American men as it traces their lives from college days to middle age. 1 videodisc (98 min.)

MEDIA 10-4868

 

Carrie 2001, c1976

"Carrie White is a shy young girl who doesn't make friends easily. After her classmates taunt her about her horrified reaction to her totally unexpected first period one of them takes pity on her and gets Tommy Ross, her boyfriend and class hunk, to invite Carrie to the senior prom. Meanwhile another girl who has been banned from the prom for her continued aggressive behaviour is not as forgiving and plans a trick to embarrass Carrie in front of the whole school. What she doesn't realise is that Carrie is ... gifted, and you really don't want to get her angry"--Internet Movie Database. 1 videodisc (98 min.)

MEDIA 10-3912

 

Cat people 2005, 1942

Irena Dubrovna, a beautiful and mysterious Serbian-born fashion artist living in New York City, falls in love with and marries average-Joe American Oliver Reed. Their marriage suffers though, as Irena believes that she suffers from an ancient curse- whenever emotionally aroused, she will turn into a panther and kill. 1 videodisc (72 min.) :

MEDIA 10-3789

 

The Charles Burnett collection c2007

Charles Burnett, Henry G Sanders, Kaycee Moore, Everette Silas, Jessie Holmes, Richard Peńa, Armond White, Sept/Arte (Firm), Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen, Milestone Film & Video, and New Yorker Video (Firm)

Killer of sheep: An African-American slaughterhouse worker searches for tiny moments of beauty in his predominantly bleak life. My brother's wedding: A young African-American man navigates his conflicting obligations while trying to figure out what he really wants in life. 2 videodiscs (332 min.)

MEDIA 10-1198

 

The China syndrome c2004, 1979

James Bridges, Mike Gray, T. S Cook, Michael Douglas, Jane Fonda, Jack Lemmon, Columbia Pictures, IPC Films (Firm), and Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm)

It started as just another assignment. Reporter Kimberly Wells and cameraman Richard Adams were covering the daily routine at an Los Angeles power plant when the unthinkable occurred: a nuclear accident that could have wiped out Southern California. And Richard caught it all on tape. When their TV station refuses to air the footage, Wells and Adams recruit plant supervisor Jack Godell to expose the terrifying truth: the facility is a ticking bomb. But with millions of dollars at stake, company officials cannot let the story break. When the trio attempts to broadcast live from the plant's control room, the utility company does everything in its power to silence Godell permanently, as the world watches. 1 videodisc (ca. 122 min.)

MEDIA 10-494

 

Coming home 2002, 1978

A love story set against the social upheaval of the Vietnam war. While Sally's husband is serving in Vietnam, she becomes involved with a veteran of the war, a paraplegic at a San Diego veterans hospital. 1 videodisc (127 min.)

MEDIA 10-4197

 

The conversation 2000

Francis Ford Coppola, Gene Hackman, John Cazale, Allen Garfield, Frederic Forrest, and Cindy Williams

A provoking mystery-suspense drama exploring the morality of privacy. The story focuses on Harry Caul (Hackman), a surveillance expert, who conducts a routine surveillance job only to later find himself suspicious that he has become an unwitting player in a murder scheme. 1 videocassette (113 min.)

MEDIA 10-2208       2-37

 

The crazies 2010, 1973

A biological weapon gone awry is only the start of problems a small Pennsylvania town, Evans City.  1 videodisc (103 min.)

MEDIA 10-4410

 

Daisy Miller 2003, 1974

Peter Bogdanovich, Frederic Raphael, Cybill Shepherd, Barry Brown, Mildred Natwick, Eileen Brennan, Duilio Del Prete, Cloris Leachman, James McMurtry, Nicholas Jones, George Morfogen, Paramount Pictures Corporation, Directors Company, and Paramount Home Video (Firm)

" ... an expatriate American lives abroad in Europe with her daffy mother and bratty kid brother. Daisy is very liberated and very much ahead of her time [and] scandalizes the Victorian high society of 1878"--Container. 1 videodisc (ca. 93 min.)

MEDIA 10-463

 

Dawn of the dead 2004, 1978

When a mysterious virus turns people into mindless, flesh-eating zombies, a handful of survivors wage a desperate, last-stand battle to stay alive ... and human! The last remaining humans escape to a shopping mall, where they decide that the only way to truly elude the approaching throng of undead is to somehow make their way to an island that is supposedly zombie-free. 4 videodiscs (127 min.) :

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Dawn portrait of a teenage runaway 2013?, 1976

"Dawn is sweet, innocent and 15 years old--a small town girl. But she's been nowhere, done nothing and feels totally trapped. So one day Dawn leaves for Los Angeles. She has nothing but good intentions but soon learns that there's only one way to survive in the big city and she becomes surprisingly good at it. Dawn is a compelling account of low-life in the urban jungle amd the dramatic story of a young woman discovering her true self the hard way."--Container. 1 videodisc (93 min.)

MEDIA 10-4539

 

Days of heaven c2007

Terrence Malick, Bert Schneider, Harold Schneider, Richard Gere, Brooke Adams, Sam Shepard, Linda Manz, Paramount Pictures, Criterion Collection (Firm), and Southwestern Writers Collection

In 1910, Bill, a Chicago steel worker accidentally kills his supervisor. He flees to the Texas panhandle with his lover Abby and little sister Linda, where they work harvesting wheat in the fields of a stoic farmer. When Bill learns that the Farmer is ill and has less than a year to live, he encourages Abby to accept the man's attentions. The Farmer and Abby marry, and she and her "siblings" live in the big house, waiting for the Farmer to die, so Abby can inherit, and the three of them live happily ever after. But love seems to be a cure-all: the Farmer seems to be improving--and Abby is no longer seeing this as a marriage of convenience. From a landscape of panoramic vistas, vivid colors, and rich textures comes a timeless American idyll and a gritty evocation of turn-of-the-century labor. 1 videodisc (94 min.)

MEDIA 10-2010

 

The deer hunter 1978, 1998

Michael Cimino, Barry Spikings, Deric Washburn, Robert De Niro, John Cazale, John Savage, Meryl Streep, and Christopher Walken

Tracks a group of steelworker pals from a Pennsylvania blast furnace to the cool hunting grounds of the Alleghenies to the lethal cauldron of Vietnam. It is a drama of friendship and courage and of what happens to these qualities under stress. 1 videodisc (183 min.)

MEDIA 10-41

 

A delicate balance 2003, 1973

Katharine Hepburn, Paul Scofield, Lee Remick, Kate Reid, Joseph Cotten, Betsy Blair, Tony Richardson, Edward Albee, Ely Landau, American Express Films, Ely Landau Organization, American Film Theatre, and Kino International Corporation

Agnes, as domineering and sarcastic as her husband Tobias is equivocating and guarded, finds her empty nest invaded by her alcoholic sister, their divorced daughter, and friends who are terrified of being alone for unknown reasons. 1 videodisc (132 min.) :

MEDIA 10-3339

 

Deliverance 2007

They left their troubles at the office, left the wives and kids behind. Four men bound for the wilderness, for a great adventure--without their golf clubs. Lewis has talked his buddies Ed, Drew, and Bobby into going on a canoe trip down the Cahulawassee River, which is being soon to be dammed. It was the weekend they hoped for, but it turns out to be a weekend where the destruction of nature, macho posturing, conflict between city and country folk, and the dangerous disconnection of modern civilization from nature will loom entirely too large. 1 videodisc (109 min.) :

MEDIA 10-3778

 

Demon seed 2011

When a scientist and his wife separate so he can work on a biological supercomputer, the computer takes over his house and his wife. Follow Susan's desperate attempts to outmaneuver and outthink her captor. 1 videodisc (94 min.)

MEDIA 10-5466

 

Dog day afternoon 2006, 1975

The story of a botched bank robbery that occurred August 22, 1972 in Brooklyn, New York and turned into a bizarre hostage situation lasting all day. The lead robber wishes to obtain funding for a sex-change operation for his gay lover. 2 videodiscs (124 min.)

MEDIA 10-3999

 

Dream no evil 2012, 1970

A deranged young woman searches for her father, and every time the continuity becomes too confusing a narrator comes on to save the day with explanations. With lines like, your duck is bleeding really badly, you can't pass this up! 1 videodisc (84 min.)

MEDIA 10-4658

 

The driver c2005, 1978

A skilled getaway driver faces finally being caught in a double-cross scheme planned by an obsessed detective. 1 videodisc (89 min.)

MEDIA 10-4253

 

Duel 2004, 1971

A traveling businessman is menaced on the highway by a huge diesel truck. Although he can never see the psychopathic driver of the truck, he soon realizes that this guy is out to kill him! 1 videodisc (90 min.)

MEDIA 10-4409

 

The Dunwich horror 2001, 1970

The town of Dunwich long ago experienced horrible occurrences. When a young man gets hold of the Necronomicon, a rare book on the occult, the evil begins again. 1 videodisc (88 min.)

MEDIA 10-4419

 

Eraserhead 2005, 1977

A nightmarish collage of images which blends the grotesque and the absurd, the deeply disturbing and the darkly humorous. Henry is the nerdish central character who lives in a squalid apartment with a strange girl and their monstrous baby. The extraordinary special effects create an eerie, dream-like world with a logic all its own. 1 videodisc (85 min.)

MEDIA 10-4421

 

Everything you always wanted to know about sex, but were afraid to ask 2005, 1972

Jack Rollins, Charles H Joffe, David Walsh , Jack Brodsky, Woody Allen, John Carradine, Lou Jacobi,  Louise Lasser, Anthony Quayle, Tony Randall, Lynn Redgrave, Burt Reynolds, Gene Wilder, Jack Barry, Elaine Giftos, Robert Q Lewis, Heather MacRae, Pamela Mason, Sidney Miller, Regis Philbin, Titos Vandis, Mundell Lowe, David R Reuben, Jack Rollins & Charles H. Joffe Productions, and MGM Home Entertainment Inc

Broken into seven vignettes that humorously answer questions raised in Dr. Rueben's book about sex. 1 videodisc (88 min.) :

MEDIA 10-2911

 

Evil come evil go c2005

Evil come evil go: A nun kidnaps and kills sinful men. Terror at Orgy Castle: A couple spend a swinging European vacation in a haunted castle. The Hand of Pleasure: A gang known as the Hand of Pleasure mistakenly targets an average Joe for a CIA agent and tortures him with "love robots.". 1 videodisc (199 min.)

MEDIA 10-5233

 

Evil come evil go 2014, 1972

A traveling Evangelist preacher is hellbent on ridding the world of evil, sex-obsessed men. Taking to the streets of Los Angeles, she quickly befriends a gullible young woman and the two quickly embark on a mad, sex-filled killing spree. 2 videodiscs (73 min.)

MEDIA 10-4669

 

The Exorcist 1998, 1973

Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, Linda Blair, William Friedkin,  Lee J Cobb, Noel Marshall, William Peter Blatty, Hoya Productions, and Warner Bros

A young girl becomes possessed by the devil and causes several violent deaths before she can be cured. 1 videodisc (120 min.) :

MEDIA 10-3106

 

Eyes of Laura Mars c2008, 1978

"New York's most controversial fashion photographer Laura Mars exhibits a mystifying psychic ability. In her mind's eye, she "witnesses" a series of bizarre murders with terrifying clarity"--Container . 1 videodisc (103 min.)

MEDIA 10-4866

 

Family plot 2006

A phony psychic and a private eye search for a lost heir, getting mixed up in a diamond theft at the same time. This version has been digitally remastered. 1 videodisc (120 min.)

MEDIA 10-5033

 

Farewell, my lovely 1999, 1975

A tough, street wise private eye is hired by an ex-con to find a missing sweetheart. In the course of his investigation he is beaten unconscious and wakes up next to a corpse, implicating him in murder and making his job even harder, but that's just the beginning of his troubles. 1 videodisc (95 min.)

MEDIA 10-4214

 

Fleshpot on 42nd street 2007, 1973

"Dusty Cole looks for a place to live after her boyfriend demands she either get a job or clean up the place. She tries to sell some worthless crap to a pawn shop but the owner instead gives her $50 for sex. She ends up robbing the guy, heads into Manhattan and runs into an old friend and drag-queen-hooker, Cherry Lane. The two decide to not only share Cherry's apartment but join forces and trade tricks. But as they're hanging out in a mangy Times Square bar, Dusty meets Bob. They go to his home on Staten Island for sex and, despite being deadly dull, Dusty falls for him. Then, after a potential gang-bang goes bad, Dusty decides to quit both Cherry and the life and shack up with Bob, realzing there's a tragic ending lurking around the corner. "--Container. 1 videodisc (64 min.)

MEDIA 10-4513

 

Forced entry 2007, 1973

"Recently released from duty, deranged Vietnam vet brings the carnage home with him and declares war on New York City's female population. The no-name loner finds work at a one-pump gas station, where he is able to obtain information on customers that pay by credit card. Armed with his intended victims' addresses, along with his trusty gun and knife and the sounds of a distant jungle battle screaming in his brain, the homicidal maniac forces his way into the homes of innocent young woman...to act out his most violent psychosexual impulses."--Container. 1 videodisc (82 min.) :

MEDIA 10-3790

 

The French connection c2001, 1971

Two New York City narcotics detectives learn of a scheme to smuggle a large quantity of heroin inside an automobile being shipped from France. 2 videodiscs (104 min.)

MEDIA 10-4230

 

French connection II 2001, 1975

Gene Hackman returns in the role of hard-hitting detective Popoeye Doyle who travels to Marseilles in prusuit of the heroin dealers who he hit, but failed to kill in New York. 1 videodisc (119 min.)

MEDIA 10-4231

 

The friends of Eddie Coyle 2009

World-weary and living hand to mouth, small-time gunrunner Eddie 'Fingers' Coyle (Mitchum) works on the sidelines of the seedy Boston underworld. But when he finds himself facing a second stretch of hard time, he's forced to weigh loyalty to his criminal colleagues against snitching to stay free. 1 videodisc (102 min.)

MEDIA 10-5408

 

Funny lady 2005, 1975

Barbra Streisand, Omar Sharif, James Caan, Herbert Ross, Jay Presson Allen, Arnold Schulman, Ray Stark, John Kander, Fred Ebb, Columbia Pictures Corporation, and Rastar Productions, Inc

Continues the life and career of stage comedienne Fanny Brice. 1 videodisc (138 min.) :

MEDIA 10-3075

 

Game show models 2013, 1977

"Stuart Guber has decided to drop back into society, by leaving his performance artist girlfriend and accepting a job working for a top record label. Trouble soon arises when his boss concocts the idea of a sex themed game show. Meanwhile, Stuart begins having an affair with the sister of the label's new superstar."--Container. 2 videodiscs (89 min.)

MEDIA 10-4711

 

Ganja & Hess 2012, 1973

An archaeologist is stabbed with an ancient dagger that gives him immortality and an insatiable thirst for blood, which he then shares with his assistant's wife, and the two of them form a troubled partnership. 1 videodisc (113 min.)

MEDIA 10-4417

 

Get to know your rabbit 2009, 1972

Magician Donald Beeman is soon to go up in lights as Beeman the Marvelous. Trained in magic by the odd Mr. Delasandro and issued his own rabbit, Donald finds fulfillment and a special admirer while wowing locals at strip clubs. 1 videodisc (92 min.)

MEDIA 10-4839

 

Ghetto freaks c2004, 1970

Includes 2 films featuring about the hippy life style. 1 videodisc (188 min.)

MEDIA 10-4767

 

Good luck, Miss Wyckoff 2013, 1979

Set in the small town of Freedom, Kansas in 1954, Good Luck, Miss Wyckoff stars Anne Heywood as Evelyn Wyckoff, a virginal high school teacher who learns that she has started early menopause. Feeling hopeless and isolated, she is advised by her doctor and psychiatrist to find a lover, which results in a series of brutal and horrifying events. 2 videodiscs (106 min.)

MEDIA 10-4766

 

Halloween II 2001, 1978

Michael Myers, a psychopath left for dead, picks up where he left off stalking the halls of the hospital where his sister lies waiting. 1 videodisc (92 min.) :

MEDIA 10-3759

 

The hangup 2002, 1970

An undercover detective works the seedy underworld of male and female prostitution, sometimes dressing in drag. All of this changes when he raids a mansion-sized whorehouse and falls in love with a hooker in distress. 1 videodisc (77 min.)

MEDIA 10-4633

 

Hardcore 2004, 1979

A businessman's daughter is missing in L.A., so he hires a private investigator. She is spotted in a cheap X-Rated movie. The father decides to bring her back personally. 1 videodisc (108 min.)

MEDIA 10-4456

 

Heartland 2000

"In 1910 Elinore Randall, a widow, and her seven-year-old daughter travel by train to face two great unknowns-- a strange land and life with a man they have never met. Elinore has contracted by mail to keep house for Clyde Stewart, a rancher living in the remote frontier near Burntfork, Wyoming. Captivated by the vast landscape, Elinore acts quickly on her secret passion: to homestead a piece of land of her own. But fulfilling her year's contract with Clyde may be as challenging as the oncoming winter-- a winter of devastating blizzards, famine and isolation."--Container.  1 videodisc (96 min.)

MEDIA 10-5269

 

Hester Street 199-?

Abraham Cahan, Joan Micklin Silver, Mel Howard, Carol Kane,  Steven Keats, Raphael D Silver, and Dorrie Kavanaugh

Russian Jewish immigrants, Jake and Gitl, encounter trials and tribulations as they discard their old world traditions and adjust to life in America in 1896. 1 videocassette (89 min.)

MEDIA     DANA 10-2830  2-39         456

 

The hospital 2003

Satirical look at a large metropolitan hospital where the patients die of neglect, the interns chase the nurses, the head of the hospital contemplates suicide and there's someone killing off the staff . 1 videodisc (103 min.)

MEDIA 10-5065

 

I never promised you a rose garden 2005, c1977

Edgar J Scherick, Terrence F Deane, Gavin Lambert, Lewis John Carlino, Anthony Page, Bibi Andersson, Kathleen Quinlan, Sylvia Sidney, Martine Bartlett, Signe Hasso, Susan Tyrrell, Diane Varsi, Lorraine Gary, Bruce Logan, Garth Craven, Paul Chihara, Hannah Green, Fadsin Cinema Associates, and Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)

A young woman's devotion to a childhood fantasy kingdom has taken over her entire life and causes her endless pain and degradation. Placed in a mental hospital, she has the great good fortune to have a truly caring therapist who tries to help her accept reality, even though reality isn't so great either. 1 videodisc (90 min.)

MEDIA 10-2114

 

The iceman cometh 2003, 1973

Ely Landau, Thomas Quinn Curtiss, John Frankenheimer, Lee Marvin, Fredric March, Robert Ryan, Jeff Bridges, Bradford Dillman, Eugene O'Neill, American Film Theatre, American Express Films , Ely Landau Organization, and Kino International Corporation

In the faded, Vermeer-like light of Harry Hope's 1912 New York skid row bar, a ragtag group of fallen men await the annual arrival of their friend Hickey. But now Hickey is sober, and he wants his drunken friends to follow the same path. 2 videodiscs (239 min.) :

MEDIA 10-3334

 

Interiors 2008, 1978

Jack Rollins, Charles H Joffe, Gordon Willis, Woody Allen, Robert Greenhut, Kristin Griffith, Mary Beth Hurt, Richard Jordan, Diane Keaton, E. G Marshall, Geraldine Page, Maureen Stapleton, Sam Waterston, Ralph Rosenblum, Mel Bourne, Jack Rollins & Charles H. Joffe Productions, and MGM Home Entertainment Inc

When Eve, an interior designer, is deserted by her husband of many years, the emotionally glacial relationships of their three grown daughters are laid bare. Twisted by jealousy, insecurity and resentment, Renata, a successful writer; Flyn, a woman crippled by indecision; and Joey, a budding actress, struggle to communicate for the sake of their shattered mother. 1 videodisc (92 min.) :

MEDIA 10-2915

 

J.D.'s revenge  2001

A young black law student becomes possessed by the spirit of a hoodlum who has been dead for thirty years and is now out for revenge. 1 videodisc (96 min.)

MEDIA 10-5054

 

John Carpenter's Halloween 2003, 1978

On Halloween night years ago, little Michael Meyers brutally slaughtered his sister in cold blood. But for the last fifteen years, town residents have rested easy, knowing that he was safely locked away in a mental hospital ... until tonight. Tonight, Michael returns to the same quiet neighborhood to relive his grisly murder again ... and again ... and again. Tonight is Halloween! 2 videodiscs (91 min.) :

MEDIA 10-3749

 

John Cassavetes five films 2004

John Cassavetes, Ben Carruthers, Lelia Goldoni, John Marley, Gena Rowlands, Peter Falk, Erich Kollmar, Shifi Hadi, Jack Ackerman, Bo Harwood, Criterion Collection (Firm), and Home Vision Entertainment (Firm)

Shadows. Revolves around an interracial  romance between Lelia, a light-skinned black woman living in New York with her two brothers, and Tony, a white man. The relationship crumbles when Tony meets Lelia's brother Hugh, a talented dark-skinned jazz singer struggling to find work, and discovers the truth about Lelia's racial heritage.
Faces. The film follows the futile attempts of captain of industry Richard and his wife Maria to escape the anguish of their empty marriage in the arms of others.
A woman under the influence. A devastating drama detailing the emotional breakdown of a suburban housewife and her family's struggle to save her from herself.
The killing of a Chinese bookie. A gentlemen's club owner Cosmo Vitelli, a man dedicated to pretenses of composure and self-possession, runs afoul of a small-time gangster. He is forced to commit a horrible crime in a last-ditch effort to save his beloved club and his way of life.
Opening night. Broadway actress Myrtle Gordon rehearses for her latest play about a woman unable to admit that she is aging. When she witnesses the accidental death of an adoring young fan, she begins to confront the personal and professional turmoil she faces in her own life.
A constant forge : the life and art of John Cassavetes. A detailed journey through the career of one of film's greatest pioneers and iconoclasts.  Assembled from candid interviews with Cassavetes' collaboators and friends, rare photographs, archival footage, and the director's own words, the film paints a revealing portrait of a man whose fierce love, courage, and dedication changed the face of cinema forever. 8 videodiscs (ca. 837 min.)

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John Osborne's Luther c2003/1973

Ely Landau, Guy Green, Stacy Keach, Alan Badel, Judi Dench, Hugh Griffith, Patrick Magee, Robert Stephens, Leonard Rossiter, John Osborne, American Film Theatre, American Express Films, Ely Landau Organization, and Kino International Corporation

The story of Martin Luther and his eventual condemnation of the Catholic Church and incitement of the Protestant reformation. 1 videodisc (111 min.)

MEDIA 10-552

 

John Waters' Female trouble 2004, 1974

"Mean teen Dawn Davenport [Divine] ... turns to a life of crime when her parents fail to give her the cha-cha heels she wants for Christmas. With her illegitimate daughter [Mink Stole] and delinquent girlfriends beside her, she becomes a bizarre canvas for the fascist Lipstick Beauty Salon owners [David Lochary, Mary Vivian Pearce]. A media star obsessed with the idea that 'crime is beauty, ' her story comes to a shocking conclusion!"--Container. 1 videodisc (98 min.)

MEDIA 10-4653

 

Judy 2014, 1970

"A sex killer is on the loose, terrorizing working girls in Boston's seedy 'combat zone.' Will a rogue ex-detective solve the mystery before more buxom beauties meet an unfortunate demise?"--Container . 1 videodisc (75 min.)

MEDIA 10-4714

 

Julia c2005, 1977

Fred Zinnemann, Richard Roth, Alvin Sargent, Julien Derode, Jane Fonda, Vanessa Redgrave, Jason Robards, Hal Holbrook, Rosemary Murphy, Georges Delerue, Lillian Hellman, and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc

Born to great wealth, the fiercely independent Julia devotes her life to political causes, fighting facism in the 1930's. While traveling in Europe, playwright Lillian Hellman, a friend of Julia's, is swept into a dangerous world, smuggling money across hostile borders. 1 videodisc (117 min.) :

MEDIA 10-2651

 

Klute 2010, 1971

Enigmatic small town Detective John Klute is hired to track down his best friend, a research scientist who has disappeared without a trace.  His investigation leads him to New York City, and Bree Daniels, skilled, intelligent, cynical, and personally troubled part-time model and full-time call girl.  She was savagely beaten once by a man from Pennsylvania, who may have been his friend.  Taking a journey into the underbelly of the Big Apple the two begin to realize that everything and everyone may not be what they seem.  Dangers lurk in the shadows, old habits become harder to break, and love is a four-letter word best left unspoken for two people from two very different worlds. 1 videodisc (114 min.)

MEDIA 10-4229

 

Kramer vs. Kramer c2001, 1979

Robert Benton, Stanley R Jaffe, Dustin Hoffman, Meryl Streep, Jane Alexander, Justin Henry, Nestor Almendros, Gerald B Greenberg, Avery Corman, Columbia Pictures, and Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)

When his wife walks out, Ted Kramer and his six-year-old son have a chance to really get to know each other. Then Ted's wife returns and she wants her son back. 1 videodisc (105 min.)

MEDIA 10-1361

 

The landlord 2010

A social satire about a wealthy young man (Bridges) who leaves his Long Island estate to seek happiness in a Brooklyn ghetto. 1 videodisc (110 min.)

MEDIA 10-5390

 

Last stop on 13th St 1978

A grindhouse anthology that takes place during a horrible storm. A man lost in the rain makes the mistake of finding refuge at the last stop on 13th street. Here he meets the resident mortician who gladly shares the stories of his recently acquired customers. Some of the undertaker's customers meet their demise at the hands of demonic children, some are killed for the eye of the camera and others aren't even that fortunate. 1 videodisc (77 min.)

MEDIA 10-5087

 

The late show c2004

Aging private eye Ira Wells has agreed to help a Hollywood kook named Margo locate her missing cat. 1 videodisc (93 min.)

MEDIA 10-5470

 

The long goodbye 2002, 1973

Robert Altman successfully transports Philip Marlowe, incarnated by Elliott Gould, to the over-privileged, full-color 70s. Marlowe is lonely and shabby, yet does not seem an anachronism in the contemporary world. Unlike Bogart's Marlowe, this is a not especially tough Marlowe. He's a bright, conscientiously solemn nut, a guy who hopes for the best but expects the worst. This particular Philip Marlowe, despite evidence to the contrary, persists in believing that not all relationships need be opportunistic or squalid . 1 videodisc (112 min.)

MEDIA 10-4222

 

Looking for Mr. Goodbar 1983

A demure teacher of deaf children discovers a different world in cruising bars at night. 2 videodiscs (136 min.)

MEDIA 10-5300

 

Lost in the stars 2003, 1974

Daniel Mann, Kurt Weill, Maxwell Anderson, Brock Peters, Melba Moore, Raymond St. Jacques, Clifton Davis, Paul Rogers, Ely Landau, Alan Paton, American Film Theatre, and  Kino International Corporation

Stephen Kumalo, a black South African minister, searches the unfamiliar back alleys and shanty towns of Johannesburg for his son, Absalom. But Kumalo's unwavering faith is put to the test when he finds Absalom in jail facing a capital murder charge. Courage, dignity, and sacrifice fall prey to the whirlwind of racist hypocrisy and hollow justice in Absalom's trial. Absalom's reunion and reconciliation with this father, his jailhouse marriage to his pregnant sweetheart, and his heroic determination to tell the truth set the stage for a tragic climax. 1 videodisc (97 min.) :

MEDIA 10-3345

 

Love and death  c2000, 1975

Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Harold Gould, Olga Georges-Picot,  Zvee Scooler, Despo, Sol L Frieder, Jessica Harper, Alfred Lutter, Frank Adu, Ghislain Cloquet, Ralph Rosenblum, Jack Rollins, Charles H Joffe, Martin Poll, Sergey Prokofiev, Jack Rollins & Charles H. Joffe Productions, and MGM Home Entertainment Inc

Cowardly scholar Boris Grushenko has the hots for the beautiful Sonja, but cold feet for the Napoleonic Wars.  Devastated by news of Sonja's plans to wed a foul-smelling herring merchant, Boris enlists in the army, only to return a penniless hero.  Finally agreeing to marry him, Sonja settles down with poor Boris, to a rich life of philosophy, celibacy and meals of snow.  But when the French troops invade Russia and Sonja hatches a zany scheme to assassinate Napoleon, Boris learns that God is an underachiever, there are no girls in the afterlife, and the angel of death can't be trusted. 1 videodisc (85 min.) :

MEDIA 10-2913

 

Mahogany 2007

A poor girl is a success when she becomes a world-famous fashion model and designer. But at the same time, she yearns for her boyfriend back home. 1 videodisc (108 min.)

MEDIA 10-5443

 

Manhattan 1979, 2000

Woody Allen, Marshall Brickman, Charles H Joffe, Diane Keaton, Meryl Streep, Mariel Hemingway, Michael Murphy, and Anne Byrne

Allen portrays Isaac Davis, a successful comedy writer whose wife, having left him for another woman, is now embarking on a book about their failed marriage. Isaac happily consoles himself in the arms of an adoring 17 year-old schoolgirl until he meets someone closer to his own age, who happens to be his best friend's mistress. 1 videodisc (96 min.)

MEDIA 10-15

 

Marathon man 2001

Dustin Hoffman, Laurence Olivier, Roy Scheider, William Devane, Marthe Keller, John Schlesinger, William Goldman, and Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927)

"Hoffman plays the likeable Columbia graduate student and marathon runner of the title, unwittingly trapped in a terrifying drama revolving around a murderous Nazi fugitive"--Container. 1 videodisc (125 min.)

MEDIA 10-2233

 

Martin 2004

Martin is a misunderstood young man who happens to be a vampire ... maybe. The sun really just bothers his eyes a little, garlic and crosses have no effect, and he has no fangs. He also doesn't have any vampiric powers, which makes acquiring blood an extremely harrowing experience for all involved. 1 videodisc (95 min.) :

MEDIA 10-3752

 

Mean streets 1973, c1991

Martin Scorsese, Jonathan T Taplin, Robert De Niro, Harvey Keitel, David Proval, Amy Robinson, Richard Romanus, Cesare Danova, Warner Home Video (Firm), and Warner Bros

A small-time hood with ambitions of moving up the ladder of organized crime is stymied by his own inadequacies and the company he keeps.  The milieu of Little Italy is depicted as the director himself experienced it. 1 videocassette (112 min.)  DVD

MEDIA      MEDIA 2-1957           10-71

 

Midnight express c1998

Alan Parker, Alan Marshall, David Puttnam, Oliver Stone, Giorgio Moroder, Brad Davis, John Hurt, Randy Quaid, Irene Miracle, Billy Hayes, William Hoffer, Columbia Pictures, Casablanca Film (Firm), and Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)

American citizen Billy Hayes is sentenced to four years in a brutal Turkish prison after being caught trying to smuggle hashish out of Istanbul. When his sentence is changed to life just days before his release, he has no choice but to try to escape. 1 videodisc (121 min.)

MEDIA 10-2227

 

Nashville 2000

Robert Altman, Jerry Weintraub, Joan Tewkesbury, Henry Gibson, Lily Tomlin, Ronee Blakley, Keith Carradine, Geraldine Chaplin, Barbara Harris, and Karen Black

Nashville interweaves the stories of 24 characters over 5 days during a political rally in the capital of country music. 1 videodisc (160 min.)

MEDIA 10-40

 

Network 2006, 1976

A television newscaster's mental breakdown turns him into a celebrity when the network tries to profit from his illness. 2 videodiscs (121 min.)

DANA. MEDIA 722 10-4614

 

New York, New York A musician meets and falls in love with a lounge singer at the end of World War II. The couple struggles to balance their passions for music and each other under the pressures of show biz. 2 videodiscs (163 min.)

MEDIA 10-5467

 

The night stalker c2004

Darren McGavin portrays crusading reporter Carl Kolchak. In the first episode, Kolchak tries to solve a series of Las Vegas murders. In the second, he's after a killer hiding in Seattle's underground city. 1 videodisc (164 min.)

MEDIA 10-5034

 

The Omega man c2003, 1971

"Biological war has decimated life on earth. Los Angeles is a windswept ghost town where Robert Neville tools his convertible through sunlit streets, foraging for supplies. And makes damn sure he gets undercover before sundown, when other 'inhabitants' emerge."--Container. 1 videodisc (98 min.)

MEDIA 10-4436

 

One flew over the cuckoo's nest 1999

Milos Forman, Saul Zaentz, Michael Douglas, Lawrence Hauben, Bo Goldman, Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, William Redfield, Will Sampson, Brad Dourif, Danny DeVito, Christopher Lloyd, and Ken Kesey

Randall P. McMurphy, a feisty misfit, leads his fellow mental patients to do battle for their rights against a repressive ward nurse. 1 videodisc (134 min.)

MEDIA 10-14

 

Paper moon c2003

A smooth-talking con man and a nine-year-old orphan are up to tricks in depression-era Kansas. 1 videodisc (102 min.)

MEDIA 10-4999

 

Penitentiary c2006, 1979

Martel Gordone is a hitch-hiker who gets into a fight with a pair of bikers over a prostitute. One of the bikers dies and Martel finds himself in prison with the moniker "Too Sweet" because of his love for candy bars. Soon he is a hardened but pragmatic inmate who joins the prison boxing team in an effort to secure an early parole. But standing in his path is Half Dead Johnson, a member of the prison's most violent gang. Half Dead's sadistic cruelty and Too Sweet's raw determination culminate in a brutal and shocking climax. 1 videodisc (99 min.)

MEDIA 10-4188

 

Phantom of the paradise 2001, 1974

An outrageous horror-rock comedy cult movie and satire on the music business. A freak accident leaves a meek rock composer horribly disfigured. He hides his face beneath an eerie mask and haunts the Paradise Theatre, seeking revenge. 1 videodisc (92 min.) :

MEDIA 10-3753

 

Pink Flamingos an exercise in poor taste c1982, 1972

The story of a gang living in a trailer outside Baltimore holding the title of the world's filthiest people.  Their main competition are Connie and Raymond Marble, who are out to out-filthy Divine and take the title for themselves.  In a series of hilarious and disgusting adventures, Divine and her family finally capture the Marbles and execute them in front of the Tabloid Press. 1 videocassette (95 min.)

MEDIA 10-5127

 

Poor pretty Eddie 2011

"The sordid tale of a black singer from the big city. When her car breaks down, she ends up stuck in a remote southern town that's been left for dead ever since they put in the interstate. She is forced to stay in a dilapidated inn that serves as a bizarro kingdom of a faded, overweight burlesque star, her much younger boy-toy and a cast of suitably strange townsfolk."--Container. 2 videodiscs (85 min.)

MEDIA 10-4967

 

The possession of Joel Delaney c2008

When her brother Joel begins speaking in Spanish and practicing strange rituals, Norah delves into the mysterious world of Santeria and begins to suspect that Joel might be possessed by the spirit of a serial killer. 1 videodisc (106 min.)

MEDIA 10-5075

 

Pretty baby 2003, 1978

Louis Malle, Polly Platt, Keith Carradine, Susan Sarandon, Brooke Shields, Frances Faye, Antonio Fargas, Diana Scarwid, Barbara Steele, and Paramount Pictures Corporation

A photographer obsessed with the prostitutes in New Orleans' red-light district in 1917 is bewitched by a twelve-year-old child prostitute. 1 videodisc (109 min.) :

MEDIA 10-3062

 

The private files of J. Edgar Hoover  2010, 1977

Examining both the public and private sides of J. Edgar Hoover, the film depicts the events behind the killing of John Dillinger, a raid in which the FBI massacred innocent bystanders, and Hoover's involvement with the virulent anti-Communist McCarthy. 1 videodisc (112 min.)

MEDIA 10-4603

 

The private life of Sherlock Holmes c2004/1970

Billy Wilder, I. A. L Diamond, Robert Stephens, Colin Blakely, Genevičve Page, Christopher Lee, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Mirisch Production Company, and MGM Home Entertainment Inc

Holmes travels to Scotland to help a woman search for her missing husband. 1 videodisc (120 min.)

MEDIA 10-511

 

Punishment park c2005, 1971

Peter Watkins, Susan Martin, New Yorker Video (Firm), Project X Distribution Ltd, and Françoise Films

In a desert zone in California, a civilian tribunal sentences groups of dissidents and gives them the option of participating in law enforcement exercises in the Bear Montain National Punishment Park. Now these prisoners have to fight for their lives. 1 videodisc (ca. 88 min.)

MEDIA 10-924

 

Rhinoceros 2003, 1974

Ely Landau, Julian Barry, Tom O'Horgan, Zero Mostel, Gene Wilder, Karen Black, Marilyn Chris, Eugčne Ionesco, American Film Theatre, American Express Films , Ely Landau Organization, and Kino International Corporation

Rhinoceros tells the story of a French town plagued by rhinoceroses. These are not ordinary rhinoceroses, but people who have been victims of "rhinoceritis." Or is it something else entirely? 1 videodisc (104 min.) :

MEDIA 10-3335

 

The sentinel 2004

A beautiful model learns that the New York City brownstone where she rents an apartment guards the gateway into hell. 1 videodisc (92 min.)

MEDIA 10-5076

 

The sexualist a voyage to the world of forbidden love 2013, 1973

"A tongue-in-cheek examination of sex films as a beautiful starlet learns the ins and outs of show business the hard way."--Container. 1 videodisc (87 min.)

MEDIA 10-4712

 

Shaft 2006, 1971

John Shaft, a private investigator, is hired by a Harlem crime boss to find his kidnapped daughter. During his investigation, Shaft uncovers a Mafia plot to take over a chunck of the Black underworld's uptown territory. 1 videodisc (100 min.)

MEDIA 10-4021

 

Shampoo 1975, 2003

Robert Towne, Hal Ashby, Warren Beatty, Julie Christie, Goldie Hawn, Lee Grant, Jack Warden, and Tony Bill

George, a Beverly Hills hairdresser, promises his impatient steady, Jill, that they'll settle down once he gets his own salon. During the next frantic 48 hours, George tries to borrow the cash he needs from Lester, a shady businessman. But Lester doesn't know that George is sleeping with his mistress, his shrewish wife, and his teenage daughter. 1 videodisc (109 min.)

MEDIA 10-163

 

Skyjacked 2007, 1972

A Minneapolis-bound commercial air flight is hijacked to Russia by a deranged war vet. All that stands between the terrified passengers and doom is the steely resolve of Captain Hank O'Hara. 1 videodisc (101 min.)

MEDIA 10-4437

 

Sleeper 2005, 1973

Jack Rollins, Charles H Joffe, David Walsh , Woody Allen, Marshall Brickman, Jack Grossberg, Diane Keaton, John Beck, Mary Gregory, John McLiam, Bartlett Robinson, Don Keefer, Brian Avery, Ralph Rosenblum, Jack Rollins & Charles H. Joffe Productions, and MGM Home Entertainment Inc

Miles Monroe enters the hospital in 1973 for a minor ulcer operation only to wake up 200 years later after being defrosted. As Miles tries to adjust to his new environment, he is re-programmed, de-programmed, chased by Big Brother-like police, and falls for Luna, an underground poet. 1 videodisc (87 min.) :

MEDIA 10-2912

 

Soul vengeance  2004, 1975

A small time dope dealer gets busted by an obsessive, racist cop. Abandoned by his friends and scapegoated by the authorities, he serves three years in solitary confinement before his parole. He's welcomed home by a best friend who has stolen his girl and put her to work as a stripper and a brother that now belongs to a gang. In the meantime, he notices that his manhood has achieved unheard-of lengths! Using his new power, he can mesmerize the wives of his victims, compelling them to do anything he demands. 1 videodisc (99 min.)

MEDIA 10-4187

 

Soylent green 2003, 1973/

Charlton Heston plays a cop in this 21st century science-fiction horror story. The setting is New York, teeming with 40 million citizens, most of whom are out of work. Environmental erosion is almost complete and voluntary death is encouraged by government-sponsored clinics. For their food, the people have grown to rely almost totally on a greenish, wafer-like substance called soylent. As Heston investigates the murder of a magnate in the dictatorial Soylent Company, he comes face to face with the hideous truth about the secret ingredient of "Soylent Green.". 1 videodisc (97 min.)

MEDIA. MEDIA 10-3869 10-4435

 

Space is the place 2003, 1974

R. a. Sun, James Newman, Joshua Smith, John Coney, Raymond Johnson, Christopher Brooks, Barbara Deloney, North American Star System, Intergalactic Solar Arkestra, and Plexifilm (Firm)

Sun Ra, space-age prophet, lands his spaceship, having been presumed lost in space for a few years. Like Ra himself, Space is the Place is one of a kind, a mythopoetic manifesto made by people who believed in Ra's mystical message as much as they dug the raw splendor of his Afro-psychedelica. 1 videodisc (82 min.) :

MEDIA 10-3366

 

The Stepford wives 2001, c1975

Edgar J Scherick, William Goldman, Bryan Forbes, Katharine Ross, Paula Prentiss, Peter Masterson, Patrick O'Neal, Tina Louise, Owen Roizman, Timothy Gee, Michael Small, Ira Levin, Fadsin Cinema Associates, Palomar Pictures, and Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc

In the New England town of Stepford, the women dedicate themselves to housework, cleaning, doing laundry, and preparing gourmet meals for their husbands. Their homes are well maintained as are the lawns. It's all a well-kept secret until Joanna moves to town and discovers the truth behind these Stepford wives. 1 videodisc (115 min.)

MEDIA 10-2177

 

The student nurses 2003

Sexy young nurses apply special therapy in their daily rounds. 1 videodisc (82 min.)

MEDIA 10-4847

 

Supervan 2013?, 1977

"As vanners across the country head for the Van Freakout competition, Clint Morgan rescues runaway Karen Trenton from being raped by a motorcycle gang, but his van is demolished in the process. Unknown to Clint, Karen's father, Trenton, is the sponsor of the competition, during which he intends to unveil his latest model: the Trenton Trucker! What Trenton doesn't known is that a friend of Clint's has sabotaged Trenton's plans by designing a futuristic van that is solar-powered and rigged with a laser gun."--Container. 1 videodisc (90 min.)

MEDIA 10-4660

 

Sweet sweetback's baad asssss song 2002, 1971

A young hustler's aimless pleasure-seeking turns to radicalism after witnessing the beating of a Black revolutionary by two white cops. 1 videodisc (97 min.)

DANA. MEDIA 676 10-4023

 

Sybil 2006

Joanne Woodward, Sally Field, Brad Davis, Jacqueline Babbin,  Stewart Stern, Daniel Petrie, Flora Rheta Schreiber, Lorimar Productions, and Warner Home Video (Firm)

A landmark, classic drama depicting the extraordinary real life of a young woman suffering from multiple personality disorder. Includes the full 3-hour broadcast version (aired over two nights), along with over an hour of new exclusive special features. 2 videodiscs (ca. 187 min.)

MEDIA 10-772

 

Taxi driver 2007

Michael Chapman, Paul Schrader, Michael Phillips, Julia Phillips, Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Albert Brooks, Harvey Keitel, Leonard Harris, Peter Boyle, Cybill Shepherd, Bernard Herrmann, Tom Rolf, Melvin Shapiro, Ruth Morley, Robert Phillip Kolker, Columbia Pictures, Italo-Judeo (Firm), and Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)

A psychotic taxi driver tries to save a child prostitute and becomes infatuated with a political campaigner. He goes on a violent rampage when his dreams don't work out. 2 videodiscs (ca. 114 min.)

MEDIA 10-2190

 

Terminal Island 2010, 1973

Terminal Island is a penal colony established after the abolition of the death penalty. Amidst violence, intrigue, raids, and rapes emerges an exciting adventure of self-preservation and survival. 1 videodisc (88 min.)

MEDIA 10-4664

 

The Texas chain saw massacre c1998, 1974

One summer afternoon in rural Texas, five young friends hear reports of grave robbing and set out to check on a family grave. Soon after, one-by-one they wander into the murderous clutches of Leatherface. 1 videodisc (84 min.) :

MEDIA 10-3813

 

Thieves like us 2007, 1974

Two convicts break out of Mississippi State Penitentiary in 1936 to join a third on a long spree of bank robbing. The youngest of the gang falls in love with a girl he has met at their hideout. Their last robbery in Yazoo City goes bad and all three become notorious men, who are wanted by the law. 1 videodisc (123 min.)

MEDIA 10-4449

 

Two-lane blacktop 1971, 1999.

Monte Hellman, Michael S Laughlin, Rudolph Wurlitzer, Will Corry, James Taylor, Warren Oates, Laurie Bird, Dennis Wilson, Harry Dean Stanton, Alan Vint, Bill Keller, and Katherine Squire

In this controversial and acclaimed story of drag-racing drifters, the drivers of a Pontiac GTO and a 'tt Chevy battle across the backroads of America for possession of each other's "pinks" and the affections of a mysterious young hitchhiker.  Featuring top hits by The Doors and Kris Kristofferson, the film roars across a landscape of unexpected turns and startling twists. 1 videodisc (103 min.)

MEDIA 10-53

 

The velvet vampire c2007, 1971

A husband and wife accept the invitation of a mysterious woman to visit her in her secluded desert estate. Tensions arise when they realize that she is a vampire and that they are both objects of her desire. 1 videodisc (80 min.)

MEDIA 10-4846

 

Virgin and the lover 2013, 1973

"A filmmaker lives in a sensual dream-world in which he is torn between love for a beautiful woman and strange desires for a female mannequin."--Container. 1 videodisc (91 min.)

MEDIA 10-4713

 

Wakefield Poole's Bible! 2013

The Bible, like you've never seen it before! The stories of Adam & Even, Bath Sheba, and Samson & Delilah are given sexual twists in this visually stunning and sensually charged masterpiece of the erotic avant-garde. 1 videodisc (77 min.)

MEDIA 10-4663

 

Wanda c2006, 1970

Harry Shuster, Barbara Loden, Michael Higgins, Jerome Thier, Jack Ford, Foundation for Filmakers, and Parlour Pictures

"Wanda is a maladjusted, troubled woman who leaves her husband with whom she readily agrees to leave the children. She attaches herself to a small-time thief because he at least seems to need her a little. The thief finds her a useful accomplice and plans a bank robbery. It fails, he is shot, and Wanda is alone again"--Film Index International. 1 videodisc (102 min.)

MEDIA 10-1188

 

The warriors 2006, 1979

The Warriors, a New York City street gang, are unfairly blamed for the death of a rival gang leader. Now they must fight for their lives against armies of gangs that outnumber the police 5 to 1! 1 videodisc (94 min.)

MEDIA 10-4118

 

Wattstax c2004, 1974

Mel Stuart, Richard Pryor, Isaac Hayes, Luther Ingram, Johnnie Taylor, Staple Singers, Emotions (Musical group), and Warner Home Video (Firm)

On Aug. 20, 1972, more than 100,000 people attended a concert that came to be known as 'the Black Woodstock.' Wattstax documents this historic event and includes the once-lost original ending. 1 videodisc (103 min.)

MEDIA 10-579

 

Wicked, wicked  2014

"This guilty pleasure follows a psycho electrician at an elegant California resort who prefers blondes dismembered. It simultaneously follows, on the other half of the screen, the gorgeous, golden-haired guests who are unaware they'll soon be checking out."--Container. 1 videodisc (94 min.)

MEDIA 10-5397

 

The wicker man  2006, 1973

Robin Hardy, Peter Snell, Anthony Shaffer, Edward Woodward, Britt Ekland, Diane Cilento, Christopher Lee, British Lion Films, and Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc

When a young girl mysteriously disappears, Police Sergeant Howie travels to a remote Scottish island to investigate. But this pastoral community, led by the strange Lord Summerisle, is not what it seems as the devout Christian detective soon uncovers a secret society of wanton lust and pagan blasphemy. Can Howie now stop the cult's ultimate sacrifice before he himself comes face-to-face with the horror of the Wicker Man? 1 videodisc (88 min.) :

MEDIA 10-3105

 

Women in revolt 2005, 1971

Three girls from different walks of life have different problems relating to men. They decide to give up men and become lesbians and attempt careers, only to end up either exploited, derelict or abandoned. 1 videodisc (99 min.) :

MEDIA 10-3792

 

The working girls 2002

"The story of three beautiful and ambitious young women who are willing to do just about anything to further their careers."--from container. 1 videodisc (81 min.)

MEDIA 10-4974

 

Young Frankenstein 2006

Mel Brooks, Gene Wilder, Peter Boyle, Marty Feldman, Cloris Leachman, and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc

A finely tuned parody of the old Frankenstein movies, in which Wilder returns to the old country to clear his family name. 1 videodisc (102 min.)

MEDIA 10-733

 

Zulu dawn p2005

Cy Enfield, Anthony Storey, Nathaniel Kohn, Douglas Hickox, Burt Lancaster, John Mills, Peter O'Toole, Denholm Elliott, Anna Calder-Marshall, Ronald Pickup, Bob Hoskins, Lamitas (Firm), Samarkand (Firm), and Tango Entertainment (Firm)

This story recounts the defeat of the British forces at the hands of a 25,000 strong and relentlessly determined Zulu army . 1 videodisc (113 min.)

MEDIA 10-663

 

United States, 1970s

 

Alien 1992, 1979

Gordon Carroll, David Giler, Walter Hill, Ridley Scott, Tom Skerritt, Sigourney Weaver, Harry Dean Stanton, John Hurt, and Veronica Cartwright

Seven astronauts on a routine mission encounter an awesome galactic horror. 1 videocassette (116 min.) :

MEDIA 2-2433

 

All the President's men 1976

Carl Bernstein, Bob Woodward, Alan J Pakula, Dustin Hoffman, and Robert Redford

A dramatization of the early days of the Watergate investigation, as two young reporters from the Washington Post pursue information on the political break-in that eventually lead to the resignation of Richard M. Nixon. 1 videocassette (139 min.) ;

MEDIA   DANA 2-1725       126

 

...And justice for all 1989, 1979

Norman Jewison, Al Pacino, Lee Strasberg, Patrick Palmer, Jack Warden, and John Forsythe

A young, ethical attorney battles injustice in the judicial system in this courtroom drama with satirical overtones. 1 videocassette (120 min.) :

MEDIA 2-2134

 

The angel Levine c2002, 1970

Chiz Schultz, Jan Kadar, Zero Mostel, Harry Belafonte, Ida Kaminska, Milo O'Shea, Gloria Foster, Bernard Malamud, Belafonte Enterprises, United Artists Corporation, and MGM Home Entertainment Inc

A touching, humorous film about Morris Mishkin, an elderly Jew whose life experiences have left him an embittered agnostic. Into Mishkin's life floats Alexander Levine, a black Jewish angel, who must convince the old man that life has value else Levine will never earn his wings. 1 videodisc (106 min.) :

DANA 443

 

The apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz 1993,1974

Richard Dreyfuss, Micheline Lanctôt, Joseph Wiseman, Jack Warden, Randy Quaid, Mordecai Richler, Ted Kotcheff, Thom Noble, and John Kemeny

A comedy-drama of an ambitious young Jewish man in 1948 Montreal. He's determined to be "somebody" and in the process, he cheats, lies, schemes, and uses people to reach his end. He is proud of himself--those around him are disgusted. 1 videocassette (121 min.) ;

MEDIA 2-2876

 

The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman 1994, 1973

Ernest J Gaines, Robert Christiansen, Rick Rosenberg, Tracy Keenan Wynn, John Korty, Cicely Tyson, Richard Dysart, and Katherine Helmond

Presents the story of the long life of Miss Jane Pittman, who began her life as a slave in the South and who marched for her civil rights in the 20th century at the age of 110. 1 videocassette (106 min.) :

DANA 1033

 

Avanti 2003, 1972

Billy Wilder, I. A. L Diamond, Jack Lemmon , Juliet Mills, Clive Revill, Edward Andrews, Mirisch Corporation, and MGM Home Entertainment Inc

A man travels to Italy to claim his dead father's body, and discovers he has been conducting an affair there for years. Things get complicated when he falls for the woman's daughter. 1 videodisc (144 min.)

MEDIA 10-518

 

Badlands 1973, 1999

Terrence Malick, Sissy Spacek, Martin Sheen, Warren Oates, and Ramon Bieri

Set in South Dakota in 1959, this is the story of Kit and his girlfriend Holly, two people alienated from everyday life, who go on a killing spree. 1 videodisc (95 min.) :

MEDIA 10-39

 

Being there 1979, 2001

Peter Sellers, Shirley MacLaine, Jack Warden, Andrew Braunsberg, Hal Ashby, and Jerzy N Kosinski

Circumstances propel a feeble-minded gardener, whose entire knowledge of life comes from watching television, into becoming adviser to a powerful but dying tycoon. 1 videodisc (130 min.) :

MEDIA 10-189

 

Big night 1997, 1996

Stanley Tucci, Stanley Tucci, Campbell Scott, Minnie Driver, Ian Holm, Isabella Rossellini, and Tony Shalhoub

The story of two brothers whose Italian restaurant is on the brink of bankruptcy. Their only chance for success is to risk everything they own on an extravagant feast for bandleader Louis Prima. But their big night is complicated by a lovers' triangle, a sneaky restaurant rival, and the hilarious perfection of chef Primo. 1 videocassette (109 min.) :

MEDIA 2-3477

 

Black Sunday c2003

Robert Evans, Ernest Lehman, Kenneth Ross, Ivan Moffat, John Frankenheimer, Robert Shaw, Bruce Dern, Marthe Keller, Paramount Pictures Corporation, and Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)

A Black September terrorist group attempts to blow up a Goodyear blimp hovering over the Super Bowl stadium with 80,000 people and the President of the United States in attendance. 1 videodisc (143 min.)

MEDIA 10-611

 

Born to win 2004, 1971

Philip Langner, Ivan Passer, George Segal, Robert De Niro, Karen Black, Paula Prentiss, United Artists Corporation, and Brentwood Home Video (Firm)

Smart-mouthed junkie J.J. thinks he's got the world by the tail. But he spends most days looking for just one more fix. 1 videodisc (ca. 85 min.)

MEDIA 10-476

 

Bound for glory 2000, 1976

Hal Ashby, David Carradine, Ronny Cox, Melinda Dillon, Woody Guthrie, Robert Getchell, Robert F Blumofe, and Harold Leventhal

In 1936 Woody Guthrie leaves Texas and heads to California looking for work. He meets hobos, migrant workers and people down on their luck, and begins his career as a folk singer. 1 videocassette (146 min.) :

MEDIA 2-5177

 

Buck and The Preacher 2007? 1971

Ernest Kinoy, Joel Glickman, Sidney Poitier, Harry Belafonte, Ruby Dee, Cameron Mitchell, Alex Phillips, Benny Carter, Columbia Pictures Corporation, E & R Productions Corp, Belafonte Enterprises, Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm), and Columbia Pictures Industries

"Buck, an ex-Union Army Cavalry sergeant ... becomes a scout for freed slaves heading to the Colorado frontier. Tagging along with him are his wife and a Bible-thumping con artist known as The Preacher. Attacked by racist bounty hunters determined to return the former slaves to a life of sharecropping in Louisiana, Buck and his followers must summon all the courage they have in order to reach their destination and help settle the Wild West"--container. 1 videodisc (117 min.) :

DANA 448

 

Bush mama 1993/1979

Haile Gerima

A powerful drama of a black woman living on welfare in the Los Angeles ghetto, trying to care for her daughter after being stranded alone by her man's imprisonment for a crime he didn't commit. 1 videocassette (098 min.) :

MEDIA 2-2350

 

The Candidate 1988, 1972

Michael Ritchie, Robert Redford, Melvyn Douglas, and P Boyle

A young, liberal lawyer, son of a former California governor, runs for the U.S. Senate and learns the nitty-gritty, behind-the-scenes realities of political campaigning. Robert Redford is the idealistic candidate; his father is played by Melvyn Douglas, and Peter Boyle portrays the campaign manager. Academy Award to Jeremy Larner for best story and screenplay. 1 videocassette (110 min.) :

MEDIA 2-598

 

Carnal knowledge 1985

Mike Nichols, Jack Nicholson, Candice Bergen, Art Garfunkel, Ann Margaret, Rita Moreno, Cynthia O'Neal, and Carol Kane

This trend-setting film examines the sexual triumphs and disasters of two American men as it traces their lives from college days to middle age. 1 videocassette (96 min.) :

MEDIA 2-3197

 

The Charles Burnett collection c2007

Charles Burnett, Henry G Sanders, Kaycee Moore, Everette Silas, Jessie Holmes, Richard Peńa, Armond White, Sept/Arte (Firm), Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen, Milestone Film & Video, and New Yorker Video (Firm)

Killer of sheep: An African-American slaughterhouse worker searches for tiny moments of beauty in his predominantly bleak life. My brother's wedding: A young African-American man navigates his conflicting obligations while trying to figure out what he really wants in life. 2 videodiscs (332 min.) :

MEDIA 10-1198

 

The Children of Sanchez 1978

Anthony Quinn, Dolores Del Rio, Melanie Farrar, Hall Bartlett, Cesare Zavattini, and Oscar Lewis

Sanchez is the proud patriarch of a poor Mexican family. The Sanchez clan has seen the worst of times, yet they have survived so long by sticking together. Now Consuelo, Sanchez' oldest daughter, wants to break away from the poverty and succeed on her own as an airline attendant. But Sanchez expects her to help him raise the three younger children in this single-parent, single-room household. 1 videocassette (103 min.) :

MEDIA 2-1950

 

The China syndrome c2004, 1979

James Bridges, Mike Gray, T. S Cook, Michael Douglas, Jane Fonda, Jack Lemmon, Columbia Pictures, IPC Films (Firm), and Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm)

It started as just another assignment. Reporter Kimberly Wells and cameraman Richard Adams were covering the daily routine at an Los Angeles power plant when the unthinkable occurred: a nuclear accident that could have wiped out Southern California. And Richard caught it all on tape. When their TV station refuses to air the footage, Wells and Adams recruit plant supervisor Jack Godell to expose the terrifying truth: the facility is a ticking bomb. But with millions of dollars at stake, company officials cannot let the story break. When the trio attempts to broadcast live from the plant's control room, the utility company does everything in its power to silence Godell permanently, as the world watches. 1 videodisc (ca. 122 min.)

MEDIA 10-494

 

Chinatown 1974, 1986?

Roman Polanski, Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, and John Huston

Kinks complicate mystery, lies compound complexity, and passion clouds detection as what begins as a seemingly routine matrimonial snoop job mushrooms into a murderous regional and personal scandal. 1 videocassette (131 min.) :

MEDIA. MEDIA 2-486 2-2085

 

Cleopatra Jones 1990

Jack Starrett, William Tennant, Max Julien, Sheldon Keller, Tamara Dobson, Bernie Casey, Brenda Sykes, Antonio Fargas, Bill McKinney, Dan Frazer, Stafford Morgan, Michael Warren, Albert Popwell, Caro Kenyatta, Esther Rolle, and Shelley Winters

A beautiful, tough drug enforcement agent intercedes when a menacing drug ring attempts to stage a retaliatory raid on a Los Angeles drug rehabilitation center. 1 videocassette (89 min.) :

MEDIA 2-5153

 

Close encounters of the third kind widescrean presentation 1998, 1977

Richard Dreyfuss, François Truffaut, Teri Garr, Melinda Dillon, and Steven Spielberg

Humans make contact with aliens after witnessing the arrival of flying saucers from another world. 1 videocassette (152 min.) :

MEDIA 2-3747

 

Coffy 1998

Pam Grier, Booker Bradshaw, Robert DoQui, William Elliott, Allan Arbus, Sid Haig, Robert A Papazian, and Jack Hill

Pam Grier plays a nurse by day, avenging angel by night in order to retaliate against a greedy drug pusher who has corrupted her younger sister.  She carries out her mission of vengeance to the very top. 1 videocassette (90 min.) :

MEDIA 2-5178

 

Come back Charleston Blue 1996

Mark Warren, Samuel Goldwyn, Godfrey Cambridge, Raymond St. Jacques, Chester B Himes, Warner Communications Inc, Formosa Productions, and Warner Home Video (Firm)

Coffin Ed Johnson and Grave Digger Jones are two Harlem plains clothesmen, investigating drug dealing in Harlem by a prominent drug king. 1 videocassette (101 min.)

DANA 2141

 

The conversation 2000

Francis Ford Coppola, Gene Hackman, John Cazale, Allen Garfield, Frederic Forrest, and Cindy Williams

A provoking mystery-suspense drama exploring the morality of privacy. The story focuses on Harry Caul (Hackman), a surveillance expert, who conducts a routine surveillance job only to later find himself suspicious that he has become an unwitting player in a murder scheme. 1 videocassette (113 min.) :

MEDIA 2-37

 

Cooley High 2000

Glynn Turman, Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs, Garrett Morris, Cynthia Davis, Steve Krantz, and Michael Schultz

"It's 1964. JFK has just been assissinated.  Martha & The Vandellas, Little Stevie Wonder and The Four Tops rule the airwaves.  And two high school students discover themselves--and the tast of freedom--for the first time."--Container. 1 videocassette (107 min.) :

DANA 1354

 

Cotton comes to Harlem 1999

Ossie Davis, Samuel Goldwyn, Godfrey Cambridge, Raymond St. Jacques, Calvin Lockhart, Chester B Himes, Judy Pace, Arnold Perl, Redd Foxx, John Anderson, Emily Yancy, Lou Jacobi, Eugene Roche, and J. D Cannon

St. Jacques is Coffin Ed Johnson and Cambridge is Gravedigger Jones, black cops who suspect preacher Lockhart's back-to-Africa campaign is a swindle. Neatly combines action and comedy. 1 videocassette (ca. 96 min.) :

MEDIA      DANA 2-5179         133

 

Daisy Miller 2003, 1974

Peter Bogdanovich, Frederic Raphael, Cybill Shepherd, Barry Brown, Mildred Natwick, Eileen Brennan, Duilio Del Prete, Cloris Leachman, James McMurtry, Nicholas Jones, George Morfogen, Paramount Pictures Corporation, Directors Company, and Paramount Home Video (Firm)

" ... an expatriate American lives abroad in Europe with her daffy mother and bratty kid brother. Daisy is very liberated and very much ahead of her time [and] scandalizes the Victorian high society of 1878"--Container. 1 videodisc (ca. 93 min.)

MEDIA 10-463

 

The deer hunter 1978, 1998

Michael Cimino, Barry Spikings, Deric Washburn, Robert De Niro, John Cazale, John Savage, Meryl Streep, and Christopher Walken

Tracks a group of steelworker pals from a Pennsylvania blast furnace to the cool hunting grounds of the Alleghenies to the lethal cauldron of Vietnam. It is a drama of friendship and courage and of what happens to these qualities under stress. 1 videodisc (183 min.) :

MEDIA 10-41

 

Dog day afternoon 1975, 1998

Sidney Lumet, Martin Bregman, Martin Elfand, Frank R Pierson, Al Pacino, John Cazale, James Broderick, and Charles Durning

On a hot Brooklyn afternoon, two optimistic losers set out to rob a bank. Sonny (Al Pacino) is the mastermind, Sal (John Cazale) is the follower. Disaster is the result because the cops, crowds, TV cameras and even the pizza man have arrived and the well-planned heist is now a circus. 1 videocassette (135 min.) :

MEDIA 2-3793

 

The education of Sonny Carson c2002

Fred Hudson, Irwin Yablans, Michael Campus , Rony Clanton, Don Gordon, Joyce Walker , Paul Benjamin, Sonny Carson, Paramount Pictures Corporation, Kit Parker Films, and VCI Entertainment (Firm)

The mean streets of inner city Brooklyn are his classroom. And for young gang leader Sonny Carson, the graduation exercises are a brutal series of battles with society's laws and vicious rival gangs. He struggles to forge the lessons of the streets into a code for survival. 1 videodisc (105 min.)

DANA 130

 

End of the road 1985, 1970

Stacy Keach, Avram Avakian, James Earl Jones, and John Barth

A study of one troubled individual whose problems are a reflection of what ails society as a whole. 1 videocassette (110 min.) :

MEDIA 2-699

 

Eraserhead 1984, 1977

David Lynch

A nightmarish collage of images which blends the grotesque and absurd, the disturbing and darkly humerous. 1 videocassette (VHS) (90 min.) :

MEDIA 2-262

 

Farewell my lovely 1992

David Zelag Goodman,  George Pappas, Jerry Bruckheimer, Dick Richards, Raymond Chandler, Robert Mitchum, Charlotte Rampling, John Ireland, Sylvester Stallone, and Harry Dean Stanton

Robert Mitchum, as private eye Philip Marlowe, in a mystery filled with action, suspense and humor. 1 videocassette (98 min.) :

DANA 802

 

Five easy pieces 1995, 1970

Bob Rafelson, Richard Wechsler, Adrien Joyce, Jack Nicholson, and Karen Black

Character study of a talented pianist who has given up a promising career and now works on oil rigs. After 20 years he returns home to his father's deathbed perhaps to reconcile himself with his fear of failure and desire for greatness. 1 videocassette (98 min.) :

MEDIA 2-3787

 

Five on the black hand side c2001

Brock Peters, Michael Tolan, Charlie L Russell, Oscar Williams, Clarice Taylor, Leonard Jackson, Virginia Capers, United Artists Corporation, and MGM Home Entertainment Inc

Mr. Brooks is the domineering head of his middle-class, African American family.  However, Mr. Brooks must do some soul-searching after his previously subordinate wife joins their children in rebelling against her husband's authoritative behavior. 1 videodisc (96 min.)

DANA 301

 

The French connection 1984

William Friedkin, Gene Hackman, Fernando Rey Martínez, Roy Scheider, and Robin Moore

"Popeye" Doyle (Gene Hackman) and his partner Buddy Russo (Roy Scheider) are two New York City narcotics detectives who have a small candy store owner under police surveillance with the hope that he may be the link that will break a narcotics smuggling ring. 1 videocassette:

MEDIA 2-463

 

Frenzy 1991

Alfred Hitchcock, Arthur J La Bern, Jon Finch, Alec McCowen, Barry Foster, and A Shaffer

A sex criminal known as the necktie murderer is on the loose in modernday London. His murders are blamed on an innocent man who has to elude the police and find out who the real murderer is. 1 videocassette (116 min.) :

DANA     MEDIA 535            2-175

 

Ganja and Hess 1994, 1973

Duane Jones, Marlene Clark, Quentin Kelly, L. H Novikov, and Orbs Richey

A black anthropologist is studying the ancient culture of Myrthia which disappeared when it was destroyed by a transmittable amoebic parasite that was addicted to blood. In the course of his research, he is stabbed with a Myrthian dagger by his assistant who then kills himself. 1 videocassette (85 min.) :

MEDIA 2-3524

 

Girl friends 1981, 1978

Claudia Weill

A story of friendship between two women. 1 videocassette (87 min.) :

MEDIA 2-10

 

The Godfather 1979, 1972

Francis Ford Coppola and Mario Puzo

Based on the novel by Mario Puzo, the film explores the history and influence of a U.S. Mafia family. Marlon Brando stars as Don Corleone, the family patriarch, who tries to ensure that his sons will inherit his position and power over rival Mafioso factions. Academy Awards for the best picture, best actor Brando) best screenplay (Mario Puzo and Francis Ford Coppola). 2 videocassettes (VHS) (171 min.) :

MEDIA. MEDIA 2-266 cassette 1 2-267 cassette 2

 

The Godfather, part II 1988

Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Diane Keaton, Mario Puzo, and Francis Ford Coppola

The saga of the Corleone family's rise to power in the criminal world continues in this sequel to "The Godfather". As Michael Corleone rises to leadership of the family, flashbacks revealing the early years of Don Vito are interspersed with the continuing story of the embattled family after his death. Based on the novel by Mario Puzo. The film won seven Oscars in 1974 including Best Picture, Best Screenplay (Francis Ford Coppola and Mario Puzo). Best Director (Francis Ford Coppola) and Best Supporting Actor (Robert DeNiro). 2 videocassettes (200 min.) :

MEDIA. MEDIA 2-635 cassette 1 2-636 cassette 2

 

A Good dissonance like a man 1988?

T. W Timreck, Charles Ives, John Bottoms, Richard Ramos, Sandra Kingsbury, Louis Zorich, and Louis Turenne

A dramatization of the life of American composer Charles Ives (1874-1954). Remarkably rich portrait of the man and his music. 1 videocassette (60 min.) :

MUSIC 399

 

The Great Gatsby 1974

Robert Redford, David Merrick, Mia Farrow, Karen Black, Scott Wilson, Sam Waterston, Lois Chiles, Bruce Dern, Jack Clayton, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and Francis Ford Coppola

Fitzgerald's masterful story of Jay Gatsby, the dashing, enigmatic millionaire obsessed with the elusive and spoiled Daisy Buchanan, during the Jazz Age era in which recklessness with money, liquor, women and fast cars pervaded the American consciousness. 1 videocassette (146 min.) :

MEDIA 2-1410

 

The great smokey roadblock/ Last of the Cowboys 1977, 1984

Henry Fonda, Eileen Brennan, Susan Sarandon, John Byner, and John Leone

John Howard is a sixty year old truck driver. While in the hospital his truck is repossessed by the finance company. Deciding that it's time to make one last perfect cross country run, John escapes from the hospital, steals his truck and heads off into the night. In the hills of Utah, John picks up a cat-house madame and her five girls. Overnight the travellers are turned into modern-day folk heroes. The police are still in hot pursuit and as a last resort, they place an enormous roadblock across Pollatchi Bridge. 1 videocassette (VHS) (104 min.) :

MEDIA 2-305

 

Hair 1993

Milos Forman, John Savage, Treat Williams, Beverly D'Angelo, Annie Golden, Michael Weller, Lester Persky, Michael Butler, Gerome Ragni, and James Rado

Young Oklahoman and Vietnam draftee Claude Bukowski walks into a "happening" in New York Central park - an undulating mass of hippies singing, dancing and cavorting to the music of the age of Aquarius. Enter the beautiful debutante Sheila and instantly Claude and Sheila are smitten . 1 videocassette (122 min.) :

MEDIA 2-3184

 

The Harder they come 1991, 1973

Perry Henzell, Trevor D Rhone, Jimmy Cliff , Janet Bartley, Carl Bradshaw, and Ras Daniel Hartman

A young man from the country travels to Kingston and becomes a popular reggae singer.  He is exploited by his producers, who cheat him of his profits, until in desperation, he becomes a criminal. 1 videocassette (93 min.) :

MEDIA  DANA 2-2017     1508

 

Harold and Maude 1994, 1971

Hal Ashby, Colin Higgins, Charles Mulvehill, Mildred Lewis, Ruth Gordon, Bud Cort, Vivian Pickles, and Cyril Cusack

A young man obsessed with death falls in love with a 79-year-old woman. 1 videocassette (91 min.) :

MEDIA 2-3591

 

Hester Street 199-?

Abraham Cahan, Joan Micklin Silver, Mel Howard, Carol Kane,  Steven Keats, Raphael D Silver, and Dorrie Kavanaugh

Russian Jewish immigrants, Jake and Gitl, encounter trials and tribulations as they discard their old world traditions and adjust to life in America in 1896. 1 videocassette (89 min.) :

MEDIA     DANA 2-39              456

 

I know why the caged bird sings 1993, 1979

Diahann Carroll, Esther Rolle, Ruby Dee, Fielder Cook, Jean Moore Edwards, Maya Angelou, Tomorrow Entertainment (Firm), and LIVE Home Video (Firm)

Young Maya leads a precarious existence in racist, Depression-era Arkansas, where she is shunted between her grandmother's house and mother's -- where she is raped -- and withdraws into total silence. She endures to share her realization in her valedictory address: "In order to lift your voice, you have to lift your head.". 1 videocassette (96 min.)

DANA 2190

 

Jeremiah Johnson 1972, 1987

Robert Redford, Will Geer, and Sydney Pollack

The Rocky Mountains star in this visually beautiful "western" about a loner who learns the skills of a mountain man in the wilds of Utah after the Mexican-American war. 1 videocassette (108 min.) :

MEDIA 2-1206

United States, 1970s (Continued)

Jesus Christ Superstar 1986, 1973

Ted Neeley, Yvonne Elliman, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Tim Rice, Carl Anderson, Barry Dennen, Norman Jewison, and Melvyn Bragg

Shot on location in Israel, told entirely in song, images, and music, the story focuses on the last week of Christ's life, his betrayal and crucifixion, seen from the point of view of Judas. Based on the rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar. 1 videocassette (108 min.) :

DOUGLASS 104

 

John Cassavetes five films 2004

John Cassavetes, Ben Carruthers, Lelia Goldoni, John Marley, Gena Rowlands, Peter Falk, Erich Kollmar, Shifi Hadi, Jack Ackerman, Bo Harwood, Criterion Collection (Firm), and Home Vision Entertainment (Firm)

Shadows. Revolves around an interracial  romance between Lelia, a light-skinned black woman living in New York with her two brothers, and Tony, a white man. The relationship crumbles when Tony meets Lelia's brother Hugh, a talented dark-skinned jazz singer struggling to find work, and discovers the truth about Lelia's racial heritage. Faces. The film follows the futile attempts of captain of industry Richard and his wife Maria to escape the anguish of their empty marriage in the arms of others. A woman under the influence. A devastating drama detailing the emotional breakdown of a suburban housewife and her family's struggle to save her from herself. The killing of a Chinese bookie. A gentlemen's club owner Cosmo Vitelli, a man dedicated to pretenses of composure and self-possession, runs afoul of a small-time gangster. He is forced to commit a horrible crime in a last-ditch effort to save his beloved club and his way of life. Opening night. Broadway actress Myrtle Gordon rehearses for her latest play about a woman unable to admit that she is aging. When she witnesses the accidental death of an adoring young fan, she begins to confront the personal and professional turmoil she faces in her own life. A constant forge : the life and art of John Cassavetes. A detailed journey through the career of one of film's greatest pioneers and iconoclasts.  Assembled from candid interviews with Cassavetes' collaboators and friends, rare photographs, archival footage, and the director's own words, the film paints a revealing portrait of a man whose fierce love, courage, and dedication changed the face of cinema forever. 8 videodiscs (ca. 837 min.)

MEDIA. MEDIA. MEDIA. MEDIA. MEDIA. MEDIA 10-651 v.1 10-651 v.2 10-651 v.3 10-651 v.4 10-651 v.5 10-651 v.6

 

John Osborne's Luther c2003/1973

Ely Landau, Guy Green, Stacy Keach, Alan Badel, Judi Dench, Hugh Griffith, Patrick Magee, Robert Stephens, Leonard Rossiter, John Osborne, American Film Theatre, American Express Films, Ely Landau Organization, and Kino International Corporation

The story of Martin Luther and his eventual condemnation of the Catholic Church and incitement of the Protestant reformation. 1 videodisc (111 min.)

MEDIA 10-552

 

Klute 1971, 1998

Alan J Pakula, Andy Lewis, Dave Lewis, David Lange, Jane Fonda, Donald Sutherland, Roy Scheider, Charles Cioffi, Dorothy Tristan, Rita Gam, Vivian Nathan, and Nathan George

When detective John Klute comes to New York to investigate the disappearance of a friend, the trail leads to Bree Daniels, a call girl. Together they face the menace of a psychotic murderer. 1 videocassette (125 min.) ;

MEDIA 2-3786

 

Kramer vs. Kramer c2001, 1979

Robert Benton, Stanley R Jaffe, Dustin Hoffman, Meryl Streep, Jane Alexander, Justin Henry, Nestor Almendros, Gerald B Greenberg, Avery Corman, Columbia Pictures, and Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)

When his wife walks out, Ted Kramer and his six-year-old son have a chance to really get to know each other. Then Ted's wife returns and she wants her son back. 1 videodisc (105 min.) :

MEDIA 10-1361

 

The Last picture show 1999

Stephen J Friedman, Peter Bogdanovich, Larry McMurtry, Timothy Bottoms, Jeff Bridges, Ellen Burstyn, Ben Johnson, Cloris Leachman, Cybill Shepherd, Eileen Brennan, Clu Gulager, Randy Quaid, and Laurent Bouzereau

A bitter-sweet story of teenagers who come of age in Anarene, a fictional one-horse town in Texas. In 1951, high school seniors, Sonny and Duane, play footbball, go to the movies at the Royal Theater, hang out at the pool hall and lust after rich tease, Jacy Farrow. Following two tragic deaths and with Duane gone to Korea and Jacy to college in Dallas, Sonny is left behind but is determined to carry on, despite a telling sign of incipient communal disintegration, the closing of the Royal Theater. 1 videocassette (126 min.) :

MEDIA 2-5209

 

Lion of the desert 1991, 1979

Anthony Quinn, Oliver Reed, Rod Steiger, Irene Papas, John Gielgud, Raf Vallone, Moustapha Akkad, and H. A. L Craig

The Italian Fascists grow frustrated with the 20-year-war they have waged against the North African Bedouin tribe.  The Fascist leader Mussolini orders his general to destroy the Bedouin Resistence at any cost and capture their leader, Mukhtar. Under pressure from Mussolini after an embarrassing defeat, General Graziani is forced to use more ruthless tactics, declaring war on the entire civilian population. 2 videocassettes (159 min.) (32 min. documentary) :

MEDIA. MEDIA 2-3357 cassette 1 2-3358 cassette 2

 

Little Big Man 1972, 1988

Arthur Penn, Dustin Hoffman, Faye Dunaway, and Thomas Berger

An intense drama centering on the systematic extermination of a people, and a cutting satire of the Old West. 1 videocassette (149 min.) :

MEDIA 2-852

 

Manhattan 1979, 2000

Woody Allen, Marshall Brickman, Charles H Joffe, Diane Keaton, Meryl Streep, Mariel Hemingway, Michael Murphy, and Anne Byrne

Allen portrays Isaac Davis, a successful comedy writer whose wife, having left him for another woman, is now embarking on a book about their failed marriage. Isaac happily consoles himself in the arms of an adoring 17 year-old schoolgirl until he meets someone closer to his own age, who happens to be his best friend's mistress. 1 videodisc (96 min.) :

MEDIA 10-15

 

Mario Puzo's The godfather 2001

Francis Ford Coppola, Mario Puzo, Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton, Talia Shire, Robert De Niro, and Paramount Pictures Corporation

5 videodiscs (730 min.)

  DANA 72 34

 

McCabe & Mrs. Miller 1971, 1991

Edmund Naughton, Robert Altman, Brian McKay, David Foster, Mitchell Brower, Warren Beatty, and Julie Christie

Cold, austere Presbyterian Church is just another small mining town in the turn-of-the-century Pacific Northwest: a perfect place for John Q.McCabe and Constance Miller to bring a touch of "civilization". He's a small-time gambler who dreams of running a big-time bordello. She's a madam from Seattle who arrives to make that dream come true. 1 videocassette (121 min.) :

MEDIA 2-3789

 

Mean streets 1973, c1991

Martin Scorsese, Jonathan T Taplin, Robert De Niro, Harvey Keitel, David Proval, Amy Robinson, Richard Romanus, Cesare Danova, Warner Home Video (Firm), and Warner Bros

A small-time hood with ambitions of moving up the ladder of organized crime is stymied by his own inadequacies and the company he keeps.  The milieu of Little Italy is depicted as the director himself experienced it. 1 videocassette (112 min.)  DVD

MEDIA      MEDIA 2-1957           10-71

 

Midnight cowboy 1983

Jerome Hellman, John Schlesinger, Waldo Salt, and James Leo Herlihy

The story of the relationship between a naively charming Texan and a sleazy small-time con man, set amidst seamy New York City streets. 1 videocassette (VHS) (113 min.) :

MEDIA 2-306

 

Murder on the Orient Express 1990

Albert Finney, Nat Cohen, John Brabourne, Richard B Goodwin, Sidney Lumet, Paul Dehn, Agatha Christie, Lauren Bacall, Martin Balsam, Ingrid Bergman, Jacqueline Bisset, Sean Connery, Anthony Perkins, and Vanessa Redgrave

This Agatha Christie whodunit boasts an incredible international cast of wonderfully excentric characters. 2 videocassettes (128 min.) :

MEDIA. MEDIA 2-2852 cassette 1 2-2853 cassette 2

 

Nashville 2000

Robert Altman, Jerry Weintraub, Joan Tewkesbury, Henry Gibson, Lily Tomlin, Ronee Blakley, Keith Carradine, Geraldine Chaplin, Barbara Harris, and Karen Black

Nashville interweaves the stories of 24 characters over 5 days during a political rally in the capital of country music. 1 videodisc (160 min.) :

MEDIA 10-40

 

Next stop, Greenwich Village 1992, 1976

Paul Mazursky, Tony Ray, Lenny Baker, Shelley Winters, Ellen Greene, and Christopher Walken

Set in the 50's, this is the story of a young man's struggle for independence. Larry Lapinsky leaves his home in Brooklyn for the freedom and excitement of Greenwich Village. There he starts his acting career, falls in with a group of free spirits and learns to cope with his overbearing mother. 1 videocassette (109 min.) :

MEDIA 2-1958

 

One flew over the cuckoo's nest 1999

Milos Forman, Saul Zaentz, Michael Douglas, Lawrence Hauben, Bo Goldman, Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, William Redfield, Will Sampson, Brad Dourif, Danny DeVito, Christopher Lloyd, and Ken Kesey

Randall P. McMurphy, a feisty misfit, leads his fellow mental patients to do battle for their rights against a repressive ward nurse. 1 videodisc (134 min.) :

MEDIA 10-14

 

Orphan train 199?

Dorothea G Petrie, William A Graham, Jill Eikenberry, Kevin Dobson, and Glenn Close

This is a fictionalized story of the Children's Rescue Mission in N.Y. in the 1850's. A young social worker, a newspaper photographer, and a group of slum kids travel from Manhattan to new lives out west. 1 videocassette (138 min.) :

MEDIA 2-5498

 

The outlaw Josey Wales 1976, c2000

Clint Eastwood, Dan George, Sondra Locke, Bill McKinney, John Vernon, Philip Kaufman, and Sonia Chernus

A peaceful farmer turns Confederate renegade to avenge the deaths of his wife and child at the hands of bandits-turned-Union sympathizers. 1 videodisc (135 min.)

DANA 112

 

Particular men 1999?

Glenn Jordan, Loring Mandel, Stacy Keach, Verna Bloom, Alice Drummond, William Roerick, and Will Gregory

Written by Emmy Award-winning playwright Loring Mandel, "Particular men" recalls what might be considered the most significant event not only of the 1940's, but of man's entire history-- the introduction of nuclear weaponry. 1 videocassette (117 min.) :

MEDIA 2-5673

 

Pink Flamingos an exercise in poor taste 1972, 1982

Divine and John Waters

The story of a gang living in a trailer outside Baltimore holding the title of the world's filthiest people.  Their main competition are Connie and Raymond Marble, who are out to out-filthy Divine and take the title for themselves.  In a series of hilarious and disgusting adventures, Divine and her family finally capture the Marbles and execute them in front of the Tabloid Press. 1 videocassette (95 min.) :

MEDIA 2-261

 

Play it again, Sam  1972, 1990

Herbert Ross, Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Tony Roberts, Susan Anspach, Charles H Joffe, and Jerry Lacy

Allen plays Allen, a fanatical movie buff with an outrageous recurring hallucination: Humphrey Bogart offering tips on how to make it with the ladies.  His married friends Dick and Linda fix him up with several elgible young ladies, but his self-confidence is so weak that he's a total failure with them all.  Eventually Allen discovers that there is one woman he's himself with: Linda, his best friend's wife. 1 videocassette (85 min.) :

DANA. MEDIA 796 2-1436

 

The private life of Sherlock Holmes c2004/1970

Billy Wilder, I. A. L Diamond, Robert Stephens, Colin Blakely, Genevičve Page, Christopher Lee, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Mirisch Production Company, and MGM Home Entertainment Inc

Holmes travels to Scotland to help a woman search for her missing husband. 1 videodisc (120 min.)

MEDIA 10-511

 

Punishment park c2005, 1971

Peter Watkins, Susan Martin, New Yorker Video (Firm), Project X Distribution Ltd, and Françoise Films

In a desert zone in California, a civilian tribunal sentences groups of dissidents and gives them the option of participating in law enforcement exercises in the Bear Montain National Punishment Park. Now these prisoners have to fight for their lives. 1 videodisc (ca. 88 min.) :

MEDIA 10-924

 

Rabid 1992, 1977

Marilyn Chambers, Howard Ryshpan, Frank Moore, Joe Silver, John Dunning, and David Cronenberg

The story of a city being terrorized by victims of a rabid-like disease. It begins when an accident victim undergoes an experimental operation, and ends in a nightmare epidemic that threatens an entire city. 1 videocassette (90 min.) :

MEDIA 2-3474

 

Rocky 1990, 1976

Robert Chartoff, Irwin Winkler, John G Avildsen, Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers, and Burgess Meredith

An unknown boxer gets a chance at a fight that will win him fame and the heavy-weight title. 1 videocassette (125 min.) :

MEDIA 2-3636

 

The Rose 1990

Bette Midler, Alan Bates, and Mark Rydell

The triumphs and lonely restlessness of the current rock scene provide background to the film which is loosely based on the life of Janis Joplin. Bette Midler stars as a multi-talented but self-destructive singer. 1 videocassette (134 min.) :

MEDIA 2-2630

 

Serpico 1991

Peter Maas, Dino De Laurentiis, Al Pacino, Sidney Lumet, Waldo Salt, Norman Wexler, Martin Bregman, Jack Kehoe, John Randolph, Biff McGuire, and Tony Roberts

An honest New York policeman endures scorn and mistreatment from his fellow cops.  Based on a true story. 1 videocassette (130 min.) :

MEDIA 2-3010

 

Shaft 1971, 1999

Gordon Parks, Joel Freeman, Ernest Tidyman , John D. F Black,  Richard Roundtree, Moses Gunn, and Isaac Hayes

Shaft is hired by a Harlem mobster to find his kidnapped teenage daughter and finds himself up against some Mafia chieftains who want to take over a chunk of the Black Underworld's uptown territory. 1 videocassette (ca. 1 hr., 38 min.) :

MEDIA 2-3899

 

Shampoo 1975, 2003

Robert Towne, Hal Ashby, Warren Beatty, Julie Christie, Goldie Hawn, Lee Grant, Jack Warden, and Tony Bill

George, a Beverly Hills hairdresser, promises his impatient steady, Jill, that they'll settle down once he gets his own salon. During the next frantic 48 hours, George tries to borrow the cash he needs from Lester, a shady businessman. But Lester doesn't know that George is sleeping with his mistress, his shrewish wife, and his teenage daughter. 1 videodisc (109 min.) :

MEDIA 10-163

 

The shootist 1976, 2001

John Wayne, Lauren Bacall, Ron Howard, Bill McKinney, James Stewart, Richard Boone , John Carradine, Scat Man Crothers, Rick Lenz, Harry Morgan, Sheree North, Hugh O'Brian, Don Siegel, Miles Hood Swarthout, and Dino de Laurentiis Corporation

A terminally ill gunfighter seeks to retire quietly but is embroiled in one last battle. 1 videodisc (98 min.)

DANA 99

 

Sleeper 1973, 1987

Woody Allen, Marshall Brickman, Diane Keaton, Jack Grossberg, David M Walsh, and Ralph Rosenblum

Allen stars as Miles Monroe, who checks into the hospital for a minor operation and awakens two hundred years later.  This very different world only Woody could create is a wonderful mix of bizarre sight gags and clever one lines that never quit. 1 videocassette (88 min.) :

MEDIA 2-591

 

Soylent green 1991, 1973

Richard Fleischer, Stanley R Greenberg, Walter Seltzer, Russell Thacher, Charlton Heston, Leigh Taylor-Young, Edward G Robinson, Chuck Connors, Joseph Cotten, Brock Peters, and Harry Harrison

In the 21st century, a hard-boiled police detective investigates a murder and discovers what soylent green, the people's principal food, is made of. 1 videocassette (97 min.) :

MEDIA 2-3699

 

Sparkle 1990, 1976

Joel Schumacher, Howard Rosenman, and Sam Osteen

Three sisters from a ghetto in Harlem bercome a phenomenally popular singing group, but find that success takes its toll on their lives. 1 videocassette (98 min.) ;

MEDIA 2-3734

 

The spook who sat by the door 2004, c1973

Sam Greenlee, Hal Clay, Ivan Dixon, Lawrence Cook, Paula Kelly, Janet League, J. A Preston, Bokari, Ltd, United Artists Corporation, Monarch Home Video (Firm), and Obsidian Home Entertainment

"Dan Freeman is enlisted in the CIA's elitist espionage program as its first Black agent. Upon mastering agency tactics, he returns home to Chicago with a mission to train street gangs as "Freedom Fighters". Quickly, they become experts in urban guerilla warfare and plan to launch a war against the white power structure in every major U.S. city"--Container. 1 videodisc (103 min.)

DANA 123

 

Star wars: Episode IV: A new hope pc1995, 1977

George Lucas, Gary Kurtz, Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Alec Guinness , Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation , Lucasfilm, Ltd, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc, and Fox Video (Firm)

Princess Leia is captured and held hostage by the evil Imperial forces in their effort to take over the galactic Empire. Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, and the robots R2D2 and C3PO work together to rescue her and restore justice to the Empire; includes interview with George Lucas. 1 videocassette (124 min.)

MEDIA 2-7132

 

The sting 1990, 1973

George Roy Hill, David S Ward, Tony Bill, Michael Phillips, Paul Newman, Robert Redford, and Robert Shaw

Set in 1930's Chicago, story of two con men who stage an elaborate revenge on a big-time gangster who was responsible for the murder of their friend. 1 videocassette (129 min.) :

MEDIA 2-3448

 

The strawberry statement 1985, 1970

Stuart Hagmann, James S Kunen, I. A Horowitz, Bruce Davison, Kim Darby, James Coco, Robert Chartoff, and Irwin Winkler

Student rebels occupy a university administration building. One of a short-lived group of student anti-discipline films of the early seventies. 1 videocassette (109 min.) :

MEDIA 2-3582

 

Super fly 1992

Ron O'Neal, Phillip Fenty, Sig Shore, Gordon Parks, Carl Lee, Julius W Harris, Sheila Frazier, and Charles MacGregor

Tale of a Harlem drug dealer, Priest, who wants out of cocaine-dealing but a drug kingpin does not want Priest to stop. He sets up one last big drug deal before he retires, but is thwarted by double-crossers, murder and revenge. 1 videocassette (93 min.) :

MEDIA 2-3185

 

Sybil 2006

Joanne Woodward, Sally Field, Brad Davis, Jacqueline Babbin,  Stewart Stern, Daniel Petrie, Flora Rheta Schreiber, Lorimar Productions, and Warner Home Video (Firm)

A landmark, classic drama depicting the extraordinary real life of a young woman suffering from multiple personality disorder. Includes the full 3-hour broadcast version (aired over two nights), along with over an hour of new exclusive special features. 2 videodiscs (ca. 187 min.)

MEDIA 10-772

 

Three days of the condor 1991, 1975

Stanley Schneider, Sydney Pollack, James Grady, Faye Dunaway, Robert Redford, Cliff Robertson, Max von Sydow, and John Houseman

CIA agent code name Condor discovers a possibility of a separate CIA acting within the organization.  When he reports his findings to his superior, he becomes the target of his employers and the unknown killer of his associates. 1 videocassette (118 min.) :

MEDIA 2-1728

 

The tragedy of King Richard the Second  1982, 1981

David Birney, Paul Shenar, Peter MacLean, Mary-Joan Negro, William Woodman, Jack Nakano, and William Shakespeare

A study of a weak, self-centered man who becomes so out of touch with reality that his only defense of his kingdom is the hope that God can save him. 2 videocassettes (172 min.) :

MEDIA. MEDIA 2-3569 cassette 1 2-3570 cassette 2

 

The Trial of the Catonsville Nine 1983

Joel Glickman, Gregory Peck, Gordon Davidson, Ed Flanders, Gwen Arner, Barton Heyman, Gary Jackson, Richard Jordan, Donald Moffat, Davis Roberts, Leon Russom, and William Schallert

The year is 1968--America is at war in Vietnam.  Far from the combat zone, in Baltimore federal court, nine anti-war activists, including two priests, are on trial.  In an act of civil disobedience, they have burned hundreds of draft records.  The Catonsville Nine use the proceedings as a forum to denounce the war.  Father Daniel Berrigan, one of the defendants, has shaped the transcripts of that historic trial into a riveting political drama. 1 videocassette (ca. 90 min.) :

MEDIA 2-1557

 

Two-lane blacktop 1971, 1999.

Monte Hellman, Michael S Laughlin, Rudolph Wurlitzer, Will Corry, James Taylor, Warren Oates, Laurie Bird, Dennis Wilson, Harry Dean Stanton, Alan Vint, Bill Keller, and Katherine Squire

In this controversial and acclaimed story of drag-racing drifters, the drivers of a Pontiac GTO and a 'tt Chevy battle across the backroads of America for possession of each other's "pinks" and the affections of a mysterious young hitchhiker.  Featuring top hits by The Doors and Kris Kristofferson, the film roars across a landscape of unexpected turns and startling twists. 1 videodisc (103 min.) :

MEDIA 10-53

 

Ulzana's raid 1972, 1988

Carter De Haven, Robert Aldrich, Alan Sharp, Burt Lancaster, Bruce Davison, and Richard Jaeckel

A scout is assigned to aid the cavalry in tracking down Ulzana and his band of Apache Indians who have left the San Carlos Reservation. 1 videocassette (103 min.) :

MEDIA 2-1626

 

An Unmarried woman 1985

Jill Clayburgh, Alan Bates, and Paul Mazursky

Story of a woman rebuilding her life socially and emotionally after her seventeen year marriage ends in divorce. 1 videocassette (124 min.) :

MEDIA 2-857

 

Uptown Saturday night 1974, 2003

Melville Tucker, Richard Wesley, Sidney Poitier, Bill Cosby,  Rosalind Cash, Harry Belafonte, Richard Pryor, Calvin Lockhart, First Artists (Firm), and Warner Home Video (Firm)

Working stiff Steve thinks he's hit the jackpot. He and pal Wardell are living it up at a posh after-hours club - until masked bandits steal all the patrons' loot. Safely home, Steve picks up the newspaper and reads he really has hit the jackpot... with a lottery ticket tucked in his stolen wallet. 1 videodisc (104 min.)

DANA 121

 

The vampire lovers 2000, 1970

Roy Baker, Tudor Gates, Harry Fine, Michael Style, Ingrid Pitt, George Cole, Kate O'Mara, Peter Cushing, Dawn Addams, and Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu

When a mysterious Countess is called out of town, the General offers to care for her voluptuous daughter, Carmilla. Little does he know his new guest is a bloodlusting vampire with a passion for pretty girls ... and his niece Laura is her first victim. 1 videocassette (91 min.) :

MEDIA 2-5314

 

Wanda c2006, 1970

Harry Shuster, Barbara Loden, Michael Higgins, Jerome Thier, Jack Ford, Foundation for Filmakers, and Parlour Pictures

"Wanda is a maladjusted, troubled woman who leaves her husband with whom she readily agrees to leave the children. She attaches herself to a small-time thief because he at least seems to need her a little. The thief finds her a useful accomplice and plans a bank robbery. It fails, he is shot, and Wanda is alone again"--Film Index International. 1 videodisc (102 min.) :

MEDIA 10-1188

 

Wattstax c2004, 1974

Mel Stuart, Richard Pryor, Isaac Hayes, Luther Ingram, Johnnie Taylor, Staple Singers, Emotions (Musical group), and Warner Home Video (Firm)

On Aug. 20, 1972, more than 100,000 people attended a concert that came to be known as 'the Black Woodstock.' Wattstax documents this historic event and includes the once-lost original ending. 1 videodisc (103 min.)

MEDIA 10-579

 

Who'll stop the rain 1988, 1978

Nick Nolte, Tuesday Weld, Michael Moriarty, Karel Reisz, Robert Stone, Judith Rascoe, and Laurence Rosenthal

Drug smugglers and thieves fight for the possession of heroin. 1 videocassette (127 min.) :

MEDIA 2-5106

United States, 1970s (Continued)

Woodstock I 1983

Michael Wadleigh and Richie Havens

Features performances by Canned Heat, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Richie Havens, Joan Baez, The Who, Sha-na-na, and Joe Cocker in the first half of the 1969 rock concert. Shows stage and sound systems being set up, the audience arriving, being interviewed and enduring the rainstorm that occured during the concert. Won Oscar as Best Feature Documentary of 1970. 1 videocassette (VHS) (90 min.) :

MEDIA 2-224

 

Young Frankenstein 2006

Mel Brooks, Gene Wilder, Peter Boyle, Marty Feldman, Cloris Leachman, and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc

A finely tuned parody of the old Frankenstein movies, in which Wilder returns to the old country to clear his family name. 1 videodisc (102 min.)

MEDIA 10-733

 

Zabriskie Point 1993, 1970

Michelangelo Antonioni, Carlo Ponti, Mark Frechette, Daria Halprin, and Rod Taylor

Two young loners epitomize the rebellious counter-culture of the 1960s as they wander in the ominous desert terrain of the western United States. 1 videocassette (112 min.) :

DANA. MEDIA 1383     2-3735

 

Zulu dawn p2005

Cy Enfield, Anthony Storey, Nathaniel Kohn, Douglas Hickox, Burt Lancaster, John Mills, Peter O'Toole, Denholm Elliott, Anna Calder-Marshall, Ronald Pickup, Bob Hoskins, Lamitas (Firm), Samarkand (Firm), and Tango Entertainment (Firm)

This story recounts the defeat of the British forces at the hands of a 25,000 strong and relentlessly determined Zulu army . 1 videodisc (113 min.)

MEDIA 10-663

 

United States, 1970's - New This Year

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