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Boston Legal (Television program) (DVD)
- Feature Film
Originally broadcast on ABC television.
Summary:
The professional and personal stories of a group of brilliant but often emotionally challenged attorneys. Confronts social and moral issues, while its characters continually stretch the boundaries of the law.
Contents:
Seasons 1-5 (originally broadcast 2004/2005-2008/2009)
Credits:
Created by David E. Kelley.
The Boston Strangler (DVD)
1 hr. 56 min.
- Feature Film
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1968.
Based on a book by Gerold Frank.
Summary:
Based on the true story of "Boston Strangler" Albert De Salvo, the man who terrorized the city for a year and a half when he murdered thirteen women.
Credits:
Screenplay by Edward Anhalt; produced by Robert Fryer; directed by Richard Fleischer; director of photography, Richard H. Kline; edited by Marion Rothman; music by Lionel Newman.
The Bounty (DVD)
130 min.
- Feature Film
DVD release of the 1984 motion picture.
Based upon the book Captain Bligh and Mr. Christian by Richard Hough.
Summary:
In 1787, Lt. William Bligh leads an expedition to take breadfruit plants from Tahiti to Jamaica, with his old friend Fletcher Christian as Master's Mate. After an arduous journey during which the ship is nearly lost in a disastrous attempt to sail around Cape Horn, they reach Tahiti, where the crew is seduced by its natural splendors and uninhibited native women. When Bligh insists on trying once more to round the Horn during the voyage to Jamaica, Christian leads the men in a mutiny.
Credits:
Producer, Bernard Williams; director, Roger Donaldson; screenplay, Robert Bolt; music, Vangelis.
Breaker Morant (VHS)
106 min.
- Feature Film
Videorecording of the 1979 motion picture.
Adapted from the play of the same title by Kenneth Ross, with additional material from "The Breaker," by Kit Denton.
Summary:
Following the brutal death of a British captain in the Boer War in South Africa in 1901, Lt. Harry Morant leads his unit in pursuit of the Boers, attacks their camp, and has a captive executed. Other executions and deaths lead to the arrest and trial of Morant and two other lieutenants.
Credits:
Producer, Matthew Carroll; director, Bruce Beresford; screenplay, Jonathan Hardy, David Stevens, Bruce Beresford; photography, Donald McAlpine; film editor, William Anderson.
Bridge of Spies (DVD)
141 min.
- Feature Film
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2015. Academy awards, 2016: Best supporting actor (Rylance) Bonus feature: A case of the Cold War: Bridge of spies (featurette) (18 min.).
Summary:
James Donovan is a Brooklyn lawyer who finds himself thrust into the center of the Cold War when the CIA sends him on the near-impossible task to negotiate the release of a captured American U-2 pilot.
Credits:
Directed by Steven Spielberg ; written by Matt Charman and Ethan Coen & Joel Coen ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Marc Platt, Kristie Macosko Krieger.
The Burning Bed (DVD)
95 min.
- Feature Film
Originally released as a motion picture in 1984.
Based on the book by Faith McNulty.
English or Spanish dialogue, English French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Summary:
This film is based on the true story of Francine Hughes, a battered housewife who was prosecuted in 1977 for dousing her abusive husband with gasoline and setting him on fire as he slept.
Credits:
Produced by Carol Schreder; teleplay by Rose Leiman Goldemberg; directed by Robert Greenwald; music by Charles Gross.
The Caine Mutiny (DVD)
125 min.
- Feature Film
Originally released as a motion picture in 1954.
Based on the Pulitzer Prize winning novel by Herman Wouk.
Summary:
A combat-weary, paranoic Captain Queeg loses his nerve during a typhoon and is relieved of command by his first officer
Credits:
Director, Edward Dmytryk; producer, Stanley Kramer; screenplay, Stanley Roberts; music, Max Steiner.
Call Northside 777 (DVD)
111 min.
- Feature Film
Originally released as motion picture in 1948.
Summary:
The powerful true story of a reporter who corrects a miscarriage of justice.
Credits:
Screenplay, Jerome Cady, Jay Dratler; adapters, Leonard Hoffman, Quentin Reynolds; producer, Otto Lang; director, Henry Hathaway.
Canterbury's Law (DVD)
4 hr. 17 min.
- Feature Film
Originally broadcast on television in 2008.
Summary:
Strong-willed defense attorney Elizabeth Canterbury plays by her own rules when it comes to protecting her innocent clients. Includes all six episodes.
Contents:
Disc 1. Canterbury's law -- Baggage -- What goes around -- Sweet sixteen --
Disc 2. Trade-off -- Sick as your secrets.
Cape Fear (1961 : DVD)
106 min.
- Feature Film
Originally released as a motion picture in 1961.
Based on the novel "The Executioners" by John D. MacDonald.
Summary:
An ex-con is determined to wreak bloody revenge on the small-town lawyer who helped send him to jail.
Credits:
Director, J. Lee Thompson; producer, Sy Bartlett; screenplay, James R. Webb.

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