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Blaze (DVD)
117 min.
- Feature Film
Videocassette release of the 1989 motion picture.
Based on the book: Blaze Starr, my life as told to Huey Perry.
Summary:
Based on the real life story of stripper Blaze Starr and her romance with the governor of Louisianna.
Credits:
Director of photography Haskell Wexler; executive producers David Lester and Don Miller; produced by Gil Friesen and Dale Pollock; written for the screen and directed by Ron Shelton.
Bleak House (1988) (VHS & DVD)
6 hr. 30 min.
- Feature Film
A BBC TV production in association with the Arts and Entertainment Network.
Originally shown on television.
Based on the novel by Charles Dickens.
Summary:
Charles Dickens' biting social commentary on the justice system of 19th century England. The infamous Jarndyce case has been dragging through the courts for years, ruining lives and leaving entire families devastated. John Jarndyce, a good-natured country gentleman, refuses to let it control his life. But one of his wards is not so fortunate. Like so many before him, the young man gets caught up in the labrynthine suit and the intrigue that surrounds it. A powerful tale of greed and social decay.
Credits:
Dramatised by Arthur Hopcraft; directed by Ross Devenish; producers, Betty Willingale, John Harris; photographers, Kenneth Macmillan, John Walker; film editors, Clare Douglas, Dave King; music, Geoffrey Burgon.
Bleak House (2005) (DVD)
7 hr. 45 min.
- Feature Film
Set of 3 DVDs.
Based on the novel by Charles Dickens.
Contains all 15 episodes from the 2005 television mini-series.
Summary:
Charles Dickens' biting social commentary on the justice system of 19th century England. The infamous Jarndyce case has been dragging through the courts for years, ruining lives and leaving entire families devastated. John Jarndyce, a good-natured country gentleman, refuses to let it control his life. But one of his wards is not so fortunate. Like so many before him, the young man gets caught up in the labrynthine suit and the intrigue that surrounds it. A powerful tale of greed and social decay.
Credits:
Directed by Justin Chadwick; screenplay by Andrew Davies; produced by Nigel Stafford-Clark; director of photography, Kiernan McGuigan; editor, Paul Knight (episodes 1-9) and Jason Krasucki (episodes 10-15); music, John Lunn.
Blind Faith (VHS)
121 min.
- Feature Film
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1998.
Summary:
Drama set in 1957 in the Bronx, this is the story of a black teenager on trial for killing a young white man in the park.
Credits:
Produced by Nick Grillo; written by Frank Military; directed by Ernest Dickerson; director of photography, Rodney Charters; film editor, Stephen Lovejoy; music, Ron Carter.
Blind Justice (DVD)
94 min.
- Feature Film
Originally broadcast as a television movie in 1986.
Summary:
In a gripping tale, professional photographer Jim Anderson (Tim Matheson) becomes trapped in a web of circumstantial evidence. The case against him is so strong and his resemblance to the criminal is so exact, he begins to question his own innocence. Wrongly-accused and suffering the growing suspicions of his loyal wife, Anderson begins to crack under the strain of clearing his name.
Credits:
Produced by Andrew Gottlieb; written by Josephine Cummings and Richard Yalem; directed by Rod Holcomb. Director of Photography, Thomas Del Ruth; editor, George Hively; music, Miles Goodman.
Blind Justice (DVD)
88 min.
- Feature Film
Originally released as a television movie in 1994.
Summary:
Canaan is a roving gunfighter, blinded during the Civil War. Traveling across the country, he is held-up by a gang of Mexican bandits and their ruthless leader, Alacran, in a bloody shoot-out. The injured Canaan finds shelter in a small western town and soon restored to health by the gentle nursing of Caroline. There he discovers the town is being held hostage by Alacran who is greedy for a stash of government silver defended only by a handful of U.S. cavalrymen. Canaan has no loyalty to the government, but he does to its silver. In exchange for ten percent, he rides through Alacran's blockade in search of reinforcements, only to find the Cavalry butchered by the brutal gang.
Credits:
Produced by Rick Nathanson; written by Daniel Knauf; directed by Richard Spence.
Blind Justice (VHS)
94 min.
- Feature Film
Videocassette release of the 1986 motion picture.
Based on a true story.
Summary:
James Anderson is falsely arrested, charged with armed robbery, identified by his "victim," and eventually charged with six similar crimes plus kidnapping and rape. As the ordeal continues, Jim's life falls apart to such a degree that eventually even he begins to wonder if he's actually guilty. This film paints a powerful, frightening picture about what can happen when justice, "blindfolded" to be fair to all, is also blind to innocence.
Credits:
Writers, Josephine Cummings, Richard Yalem; director, Rod Holcomb; producer, Andrew Gottlieb.
Body Heat (VHS & DVD)
113 min.
- Feature Film
Videocassette release of the 1981 motion picture.
Summary:
A likable, unambitious lawyer and his siren-like lover plot to kill her wealthy husband.
Credits:
Writer-director, Lawrence Kasdan; produced, Fred T. Gallo.
Body of Evidence (DVD)
99 min.
- Feature Film
DVD release of the 1992 motion picture.
Not based on the novel by Patricia Cornwell.
Rated R.
Summary:
Rebecca Carlson is on trial for the murder of her older, wealthy lover whose death, it seems, was the result of an intense lovemaking session with Rebecca. It is up to Rebecca's attorney to prove her innocence but when he becomes entangled in her web of erotic game-playing, his body of evidence begins to contain as many curves as his client.
Credits:
Producer, Dino De Laurentiis; director, Uli Edel; writer, Brad Mirman; music, Graeme Revell; film editor, Thom Noble; director of photography, Doug Milsome.
The Bonfire of the Vanities (DVD)
126 min.
- Feature Film
Videocassette release of the 1990 motion picture.
Based on the novel by Tom Wolfe.
Summary:
A Wall Street wheeler-dealer has everything going his way. But one night, in the right car with the wrong woman, he took a wrong turn at the wrong place, and nothing has gone right ever since!
Credits:
Producer/director, Brian De Palma; screenplay, Michael Cristofer.

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