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Gandhi (DVD)
3 hr, 11 min.
- Feature Film
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1982.
2-disc collector's ed.; 25th anniversary ed.
Special features: Disc 1. Introduction and commentary by Richard Attenborough. Disc 2. Photo gallery of vintage lobby cards; "The making of Gandhi" video montage; "Milestones in the life of Gandhi" interactive timeline; Trailer.
Academy Awards, USA, 1982: Oscars for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Ben Kingsley) ; Best Art Direction - Set Decoration (Stuart Craig, Robert W. Laing, Michael Seirton) ; Best Cinematography (Billy Williams, Ronnie Taylor) ; Best Costume Design (John Mollo, Bhanu Athaiya) ; Best Director (Richard Attenborough) ; Best Film Editing (John Bloom) ; Best Picture ; Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen (John Briley).
Summary:
Chronicles the life of Mahatma Ghandi beginning with his political activities in South Africa during the late 1890's and ending with his assassination at the hands of a Hindu extremist in 1948. Shows the development of his philosophy of non-violence as he leads the people of India to independence from the British.
Credits:
Production designer, Stuart Craig; editor, John Bloom; in charge of production, Terence A. Clegg; co-producer, Rani Dube; music, Ravi Shankar; orchestral score & additional music, George Fenton; directors of photography, Billy Williams, Ronnie Taylor; executive producer, Michael Stanley-Evans; written by John Briley; produced and directed by Richard Attenborough.
Garrow's Law. Series 1 (DVD)
4 hr.
- Feature Film
Originally broadcast as episodes of the BBC television program in 2009.
Bonus features: behind-the-scenes featurette, photo gallery, biography of William Garrow, and cast filmographies.
Summary:
The true tale of William Garrow, who acted as counsel for the accused, introducing the 'innocent until proven guilty' theory to London's Old Bailey. Includes four episodes.
Credits:
Written by Tony Marchant, Stephen Russell, and Damian Wayling; directed by Peter Lydon; produced by Dominic Barlow; executive producer, Jamie Isaacs; BBC executive producer, Mark Bell; graphic designer, Hannah Capron; composer, Edmund Buff; editor, Steve Singleton.
Garrow's Law. Series 2 (DVD)
4 hr.
- Feature Film
Originally broadcast as episodes of the BBC television program in 2010.
Bonus features: William Garrow: fact and fiction featurette, behind-the-scenes photo gallery, cast filmographies.
Summary:
The second series of the compelling courtroom drama follows upright barrister William Garrow as he does battle against the injustices of the 18th century legal system. Rich in period atmosphere and excellent performances, Garrow's Law offers an illuminating glimpse into history. Includes all 4 episodes of Series 2.
Credits:
Written by Tony Marchant and Damian Wayling; co-created by Tony Marchant; directed by Ashley Pearce; produced by Nick Pitt; graphic designer, Hannah Capron; composer, Edmund Buff; editor, Steve Singleton; executive producers, Gaynor Holmes, Dominic Barlow, and Tim Carter; Shed Media executive producer, Kate Croft; BBC executive producer, Mark Bell.
Garrow's Law. Series 3 (DVD)
4 hrs.
- Feature Film
Originally broadcast as episodes of the BBC television program in 2011.
Bonus features include "Garrow's Law: From Dawn to Dusk" featurette, photo gallery, and cast filmographies.
Summary:
Continuing to fight for prisoners' rights, Garrow defends a man who fired a pistol at King George III, weavers accused of industrial sabotage, and a man falsely charged with murder. Meanwhile, Garrow's own circumstances are dire. Now living with Lady Sarah, he is impoverished and ostracized by his peers, and his mentor, Southouse, is seriously ill.
Credits:
Written by Tony Marchant and Damian Wayling; co-created by Tony Marchant; directed by Ashley Pearce; produced by Nick Pitt; graphic design by Hannah Capron; music by Edmund Buff; edited by Steve Singleton; executive producers Gaynor Holmes, Dominic Barlow, and Tim Carter; Shed Media executive producer, Kate Croft; BBC executive producer, Mark Bell.
Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem (DVD)
116 min.
- Feature Film
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2014. Spoken In French, Hebrew, Arabic; optional subtitles in English, French, and Hebrew; optional subtitles in French (hearing impaired).
Summary:
In Israel there is neither civil marriage nor civil divorce. Only rabbis can legitimate a marriage or its dissolution. But this dissolution is only possible with full consent from the husband, who in the end has more power than the judges. Viviane Amsalem has been applying for divorce for three years. But her husband Elisha will not agree. His cold intransigence, Viviane's determination to fight for her freedom, and the ambiguous role of the judges shape a procedure in which tragedy vies with absurdity, and everything is brought out for judgment, apart from the initial request.
Credits:
Directors, Ronit Elkabetz, Shlomi Elkabetz ; screenwriters, Ronit Elkabetz, Shlomi Elkabetz ; producers, Shlomi Elkabetz, Efrat Bigger and others ; cinematography, Jeanne Lapoirie ; editor, Joel Alexis ; music, Bassel Hallak.
Ghosts of Mississippi (VHS & DVD)
131 min.
- Feature Film
Videocassette release of 1996 motion pictures.
Summary:
The film features the final trial of the assassin of the 60s civil rights leader Medgar Evers.
Credits:
Produced and directed by Rob Reiner.
Gideon's Trumpet (VHS & DVD)
105 min.
- Feature Film
Based on the book by Anthony Lewis.
Originally broadcast as a production of Hallmark Hall of Fame on television in 1980.
Special DVD features: Insert with production notes by Anthony Lewis and cast filmographies.
Summary:
Clarence Earl Gideon, a semi-literate drifter, is arrested for breaking into a pool room and for petty theft. When he asks the court to appoint a lawyer for his defense because he cannot afford one, his request is denied. Acting as his own lawyer, Gideon is convicted and sent to jail. While in prison, he begins a hand-written campaign directed to the U.S. Supreme Court,contending that every defendant is entitled to legal representation. The Court agrees to hear Gideon's case, and, in a landmark decision, rules in his favor.
Credits:
Executive producer, John Houseman; producers, Robert H. Justman and David W. Rintels; screenplay, David W. Rintel; directed by Robert E. Collins; cinematography by Donald H. Birnkrant; editor, Frank Bracht; music, Joseph Weiss.
The Gingerbread Man (DVD)
115 min.
- Feature Film
Originally produced as motion picture in 1997.
Based on an original story by John Grisham.
Summary:
Lawyer Rick Magruder has a one-night-stand affair with caterer Mallory Doss. He becomes hooked on her, and when he learns her nut-case
Credits:
Screenplay by Al Hayes; produced by Jeremy Tannenbaum; directed by Robert Altman; director of photography, Changwei Gu; editor, Geraldine Peroni; music, Mark Isham.
Glengarry Glen Ross (DVD)
100 min.
- Feature Film
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1992.
Based on David Mamet's Pulitzer prize-winning play.
Summary:
A powerful story set in the world of real estate. Times are tough at Premiere Properties. Shelley "the machine" Levene (Lemmon) and Dave Moss (Harris) are veteran salesmen, but only Ricky Roma (Pacino) is on a hot streak. The new Glengarry sales leads could turn everything around, but the front office is holding them back until these "losers" prove themselves. Then someone decides to take matters into his own hands, stealing the Glengarry leads and leaving everyone wondering who did it.
Credits:
Screenplay, David Mamet; executive producer, Joseph Caracciola, Jr.; photography, Juan Ruiz Pryce; editor, Howard Smith; music, James Newton Howard.
The Godfather DVD Collection
12 hr., 10 min.
- Feature Film
Based on the novel "The Godfather" by Mario Puzo.
Summary:
Coppola paints a chilling portrait of a Sicilian family's rise and fall from power in America, and the passage of rites from father to son. He masterfully balances the story between family life and the ugly business of crime in which they are engaged.
Contents:
Disc 1. The Godfather (175 min.) -- Disc 2-3. The Godfather, Part II (200 min.) -- Disc 4. The Godfather, Part III (170 min.) -- Disc 5. Bonus materials (ca. 180 min.)
Credits:
Producers, Albert S. Ruddy (Godfather), Francis Ford Coppola (Godfather II, Godfather III); director, Francis Ford Coppola; Director of photography, Gordon Willis ; editors, Marc Laub et al. (Godfather), Barry Malkin et al. (Godfather II), Lisa Fruchtman et al. (Godfather III); original music, Nino Rota, Carmine Coppola (Godfather III); costume designer, Anna Hill Johnstone (Godfather), Theadora Van Runkle (Godfather II), Milena Canonero (Godfather III); production designer, Dean Tavoularis.

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