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Philadelphia (VHS & DVD)
125 min.
- Feature Film
Videocassette release of the 1993 motion picture.
Summary:
Powerful story of two lawyers who join together to sue a prestigious Philadelphia law firm when the firm fires one of them because he has AIDS.
Credits:
Executive producers, Gary Goetzman, Kenneth Ott and Ron Bozman; director, Jonathan Demme; writer, Ron Nyswaner.
Physical Evidence (DVD)
99 min.
- Feature Film
Originally released as a motion picture in 1988.
Summary:
A suspended Boston cop, charged with first degree murder, is forced to depend upon a court-appointed attorney, an ambitious, cool and sophisticated woman, who represents everything he hates.
Credits:
Executive producer, Don Carmody; screenplay by Bill Phillips; story by Steve Ransohoff and Bill Phillips; produced by Martin Ransohoff; directed by Michael Crichton; director of photography, John A. Alonzo; music by Henry Mancini.
A Place in the Sun (DVD)
120 min.
- Feature Film
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1951.
Based on the novel An American tragedy by Theodore Dreiser and the Patrick Kearney play adapted from the novel.
Academy Awards, Oscar, 1952: Best Cinematography, Black-and-White, Best Costume Design, Black-and-White, Best Director, Best Film Editing, Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture, Best Writing, Screenplay.
Summary:
A poor young man is determined to win a place in respectable society and the heart of a beautiful socialite, but a factory girl's dark secret threatens his professional and romantic prospects. Consumed with fear and desire, he is ultimately driven to a desperate act of passion that unravels his world forever.
Credits:
Screenplay by Michael Wilson and Harry Brown; produced and directed by George Stevens; director of photography, William C. Mellor; editor, William Hornbeck; music, Franz Waxman.
Planet of the Apes (DVD)
112 min.
- Feature Film
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1968.
Based on the novel by Pierre Boulle.
Academy Awards, 1968: Honorary Award (To John Chambers for his Outstanding Makeup Achievement).
Summary:
Four American astronauts crashland on an unchartered planet and discover it is ruled by a race of intelligent apes.
Credits:
Produced by Arthur P. Jacobs; directed by Franklin Schaffner; screenplay by Michael Wilson and Rod Serling; music by Jerry Goldsmith.
Portrait in Black (DVD)
113 min.
- Feature Film
Originally released as a motion picture in 1960.
Summary:
An adulterous couple conspires to kill her tyrannical husband. Soon after the murder, the lovers in crime receive an anonymous letter that says only: "Dear Mrs. Cabot: Congratulations on the success of your murder."
Contents:
Issued with: Madame X.
Credits:
Produced by Ross Hunter, directed by Michael Gordon, play and screenplay by Ivan Goff and Ben Roberts, music by Frank Skinner, cinematography by Russell Metty, editing by Milton Carruth, art direction by Richard H. Riedel.
The Practice. Volume 1 (DVD)
9 hr. 24 min.
- Feature Film
Originally broadcast on television in 1997.
Contains the first 13 episodes of the television series.
Summary:
Bobby Donnell is a young, passionate lawyer struggling to keep his small Boston law firm afloat. Along with associate attorneys Lindsay Dole, Ellenor Frutt, Eugene Young, Jimmy Berluti and assistant Rebecca Washington, he walks a fine line between his own principles and his legal obligations to his clients. Striving for justice, Bobby squares off against formidable adversaries like tenacious and sexy prosecutor Helen Gamble, a relationship that catches fire both in and out of court. Full of idealistic dreams of defending the innocent, Bobby quickly realizes that being a good defense lawyer is more challenging than he ever expected.
Credits:
Created by David E. Kelley.
Presumed Innocent (VHS & DVD)
127 min.
- Feature Film
Videocassette release of the 1990 motion picture.
Based on the novel by Scott Turow.
Summary:
Rusty Sabich is an up-and-comer in the county prosecutor's office. He's intelligent, hard working, dependable. And, just maybe, he's also a murderer.
Credits:
Film editor Evan Lottman; production designer George Jenkins; director of photography Gordon Willis; music by John Williams; screenplay by Frank Pierson and Alan J. Pakula; executive producer Susan Solt; produced by Sydney Pollack and Mark Rosenberg; directed by Alan J. Pakula.
Primal Fear (DVD)
130 min.
- Feature Film
Originally released as a motion picture in 1996.
Summary:
A high-powered Chicago attorney defends a penniless altar boy accused of murdering the local archibishop.
Credits:
Directed by Gregory Hoblit; produced by Gary Lucchesi.
Provoked: A True Story (DVD)
- Feature Film
Based on a true story.
Based on the book "Circle of Light: The Autobiography of Kiranjit Ahluwalia" by Rahila Gupta and Kiranjit Ahluwalia.
In English with some Punjabi; English subtitles.
Summary:
Unable to bear the brutality and repeated rapes by her alcoholic husband, Kiranjit Ahluwalia, a Punjabi housewife and mother of two in London, sets him on fire and kills him. Charged with first-degree murder, she is sentenced to life imprisonment, where she befriends her cell mate. Moved by her story, the cell mate asks her step-brother, a highly respected queen's counsel, to file her appeal.
Credits:
Directed by Jag Mundhra; produced by Sunanda Murali Manohar; screenplay by Carl Austin and Rahila Gupta; director of photography, Madhu Ambat; edited by Jag Mundhra and Sanjeev R. Mirajkar; music by A.R. Rahman.
Pudd'nhead Wilson (VHS)
87 min.
- Feature Film
Videocassette release of the 1983 motion picture by The Great Amwell Company, Inc. and Nebraskans for Public Television.
Based on the novel by Mark Twain.
Summary:
Mark Twain uses his insight and wit to explore the issues of slavery, mother/son relationships, justice, and the many shapes of human folly. A mulatto slave switches her disconcertingly white baby with her master's son to protect it in a time of strong racial prejudice.
Credits:
Executive producer, William Perry; director, Alan Bridges; producer, Jane Iredale.

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