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Films & Other Videos

Films with: Danner, Blythe

1776
1776 is a delightful musical celebration of the founding of The United States of America. The story centers around the familiar historical characters as they organize a movement for independence from Mother England. All events lead up to that most significant date, July 4, 1776, when the Declaration of Independence was signed.
DVD 2567
Alice
Comedy about a rich and spoiled New York housewife in a bad marriage. She dreams of having an affair with a musician she met at her children's school! An acupuncturist she visits in Chinatown gives her mysterious potions that break down her inhibitions, make her invisible and let her see tender moments with loved ones from her past.
DVD 1549
Another woman
When a distinguished philosophy professor turns 50, she feels compelled to take emotional stock of her life. But the deeper she digs the more her life seems to unravel, until she realizes that her search for truth is a personal odyssey of self-examination, discovery and acceptance.
DVD 2250
Eero Saarinen the architect who saw the future /
Explore the life of Finnish-American architect Eero Saarinen, whose visionary buildings include St. Louis's Gateway Arch and the General Motors Technical Center in Michigan. Travel with his son as he showcases the architect's body of timeless work, which continues to inspire amongst renewed interest in 20th century architects and artists who exploded the constraints of the past to create a robust and daring American aesthetic. Includes ultra high-definition drone footage, rare archival interviews, and new interviews with architects Kevin Roche, César Pelli, Rafael Viñoly, and Robert A.M. Stern, as well as other notable figures.
DVD 12293
Great Santini
A tough career marine, dissapointed that he has no war to fight, runs his household like a book camp to the great distress of his emotionally-torn adolescent son.
DVD 404
Hauru no ugoku shiro Howl's moving castle /
A young woman named Sophie is cursed by the Witch of the Waste and is turned into an old woman who is unable to tell anyone of her plight. Unable to continue her job at her mother's hat shop, she goes to the ambulatory castle of the notorious wizard Howl and insinuates herself into his household. Sophie befriends Calcifer, the fire demon who powers the castle and who is bound to Howl by a contract, the terms of which Calcifer cannot reveal. They promise to help each other with their problems. Like Calcifer, Howl can also see through the Witch's spell, and he and Sophie fall in love. Sophie helps Howl confront his former teacher, and the Witch of the Waste.
DVD 6312
Hearts of the west
Iowa farmboy Lewis Tater has a brainstorm: instead of continuing the correspondence courses that are learnin' him to write cowboy novels, he'll travel to the out-West school itself and soak up the campus atmosphere first hand. He arrives to find the school is a postal box. Write 'em, cowboy.
DVD 9001
Husbands and wives
Woody Allen and Mia Farrow star as a long-married couple whose own relationship starts to crumble when their best friends announce they're separating. They immediately pair-up with younger, sexier paramours and enjoy again the pleasures of fresh passion. But smoldering resentments and unexpected jealousies soon rise to the surface, erupting in savage humor and hilariously unpredictable reunions.
DVD 1551
I'll see you in my dreams
In this vibrant, funny, and heartfelt film, a widow and former songstress discover that life can begin anew at any age. With the support of three loyal girlfriends, Carol decides to embrace the world, embarking on an unlikely friendship with her pool maintenance man, pursuing a new love interest, and reconnecting with her daughter.
DVD 11117
Land of promise the Jews of South Carolina /
" ... explores the Jewish experience in South Carolina - from the earliest days to modern times - and the historical contexts which make that experience distinctive."--Back cover of case.
DVD 13209
Meet the Fockers
When Pam and Greg get their parents together it turns into one disaster after another. The hippie Fockers are the direct opposite of the uptight Byrneses. With one pitfall after the next, the film takes awkward in-law experiences to new heights.
DVD 7242
Meet the parents
Greg is in love with Pam, and views their upcoming trip to her parents' house as a perfect opportunity to ask her to marry him. Once Greg is introduced to Pam's parents, however, things slide steadily downhill. Pam's dad, Jack, takes an instant and obvious dislike to Greg, remarking constantly about the fact that he is a male nurse. The weekend goes from bad to worse when Greg manages to, almost, destroy the house and the wedding.
DVD 1994
Prince of tides
A disillusioned Southern coach reveals his tortured childhood in order to help his troubled, suicidal sister, and discovers the healing powers of love and forgiveness.
DVD 1700
Prohibition
This videodisc explores the extraordinary story of what happens when a freedom-loving nation outlaws the sale of intoxicating liquor, and the disastrous unintended consequences that follow. The utterly relevant cautionary tale raises profound questions about the proper role of government and the limits of legislating morality. When the country goes dry in 1920, after a century of debate, millions of law-abiding Americans become lawbreakers overnight.
DVD 8837
Stolen a film /
Documentary exploring the theft of 13 priceless works of art from Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in 1990.
DVD 4111
Sylvia
Born in Boston, MA, in 1932, Plath developed a talent as a writer and published her first poem when she was eight years old. That same year, Plath was forced to confront the unexpected death of her father. In 1950, she began studying at Smith College on a literary scholarship. In 1955, she was granted a Fulbright Scholarship to study in England at Cambridge. There, Plath met Ted Hughes, a respected author. The two fell in love, and married in 1958. However, marriage, family, and a growing reputation as an important poet failed to bring Plath happiness.
DVD 6152
To Wong Foo, thanks for everything, Julie Newmar
En route from New York City to Hollywood for a drag queen beauty pageant, Noxeema, Vida and Chi Chi are stranded in a tiny Midwestern town when their 1967 Cadillac breaks down. When their glitz and glamour wake up the sleepy local citizens, the stage is set for an outrageously funny weekend.
DVD 1977
X-files
When a terrorist bomb destroys a building in Dallas, FBI agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully are drawn into another dangerous conspiracy, this time with the assistance of a paranoid doctor. Together, they risk their careers and their lives to hunt down a deadly virus which may be exterrestrial in origin -- and could destroy all life on earth.
DVD 658