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Other People's Money (DVD)
101 min.
- Feature Film
Originally released as a motion picture in 1991.
Based on the play by Jerry Sterner.
Summary:
Lawrence "Larry the Liquidator" Garfield deals, connives, wheedles and cajoles as Garfield, the Wall Street buccaneer. But New England Wire and Cable's patriarch has been a fighter all his life and, to arm against a takeover, he's hired an attorney whose high style and high-stakes cunning rival Larry's.
Credits:
Music, David Newman; film editor, Lou Lombardo; production designer, Phillip Rosenberg; director of photography, Haskell Wexler; executive producers, Ellen Krass and Davina Belling; screenplay, Alvin Sargent; producers, Norman Kewison and Ric Kidney; director, Norman Jewison.
The Ox Bow Incident (DVD)
75 min.
- Feature Film
Originally released as a motion picture in 1943.
Based on a novel by Walter Van Tilburg Clark.
Summary:
A cowboy is unable to prevent three wandering travellers from being unjustly lynched for murder.
Credits:
Director, William A. Wellman.
The Paper Chase (DVD)
111 min.
- Feature Film
From the original 1973 motion picture.
Based on the novel by John Jay Osborn.
Summary:
Making it through the first year of Harvard Law School is tough enough without making an adversary of your most important professor. That, however, is exactly what Timothy Bottoms does in this realistic and moving drama.
Credits:
Produced by Robert C. Thompson and Rodrick Paul; directed by James Bridges; screenplay by James Bridges.
The Paradine Case (VHS & DVD)
114 min.
- Feature Film
Originally released as a motion picture in 1948.
From a novel by Robert Hichens.
Summary:
In a suspenseful courtroom drama, a beautiful woman is accused of having murdered her husband.
Credits:
Director, Alfred Hitchcock; producer, David O. Selznick; adaptation, Alma Reville; photography, Lee Garmes.
Paris Trout (DVD & VHS)
98 min.
- Feature Film
Video release of the 1991 motion picture.
Based on the novel by Pete Dexter.
Summary:
Storekeeper (Paris Trout) in a quiet Southern town takes the law into his own hands and ends up murdering a 12-year-old black girl. His attorney is torn between duty to his arrogant, prejudiced client and his increasing attraction to Trout's abused wife.
Credits:
Directed by Stephen Gyllenhaal; produced by Frank Konigsberg and Larry Sanitsky; screenplay by Pete Dexter; executive producer, Diana Kerew.
A Passage to India (VHS)
163 min.
- Feature Film
Originally released as a motion picture in 1984.
Based on the novel by E.M. Forster.
Summary:
While on a trip in 1928 to visit her son, Mrs. Moore, accompanied by her son's fiancee, becomes appalled at the treatment of the Indians by the ruling British government. Later, they befriend a native Indian who, over-stepping the accepted norms of his culture, invites the two ladies on an excursion. In a strange turn of events, he is accused of attempting to rape the young girl.
Credits:
Director, David Lean; producers, John Brabourne, Richard Goodwin; screenplay, David Lean; music, Maurice Jarre.
The Pelican Brief (VHS & DVD)
141 min.
- Feature Film
Videocassette release of the 1993 motion picture.
Based on the book by John Grisham.
Summary:
Two Supreme Court justices have been assassinated, and a young law student stumbles upon the truth. An investigative journalist wants her story, but it seems as if everybody else wants her dead.
Credits:
Screenplay, Alan J. Pakula; producers, Alan J. Pakula, Pieter Jan Brugge; director, Alan J. Pakula.
People vs. Larry Flynt (DVD)
130 min.
- Feature Film
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1996.
Special features: Cast commentary; writer's commentary; "Free speech or porn?", "Larry Flynt exposed"; theatrical trailer; filmographies; animated menus.
Summary:
Story of the notorious "Hustler" publisher who was sued by the religious Right and paralyzed by a fanatic's bullet.
Credits:
Produced by Oliver Stone, Janet Yang and Michael Hausman; directed by Milos Forman; written by Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski; director of photography, Philippe Rousselot; film editor, Christopher Tellefsen; music, Thomas Newman.
A Perfect Murder (DVD)
107 min.
- Feature Film
Originally released as a motion picture in 1998.
Based upon the play Dial M for Murder by Frederick Knott.
Summary:
Steven Taylor, a rich commodities trader about to lose his fortune, is married to young, rich Emily, who is having an affair. In order to solve both of his problems, he plots to have his wife killed.
Contents:
Issued with: Murder by Numbers and Murder in the First.
Credits:
Screenplay by Patrick Smith Kelly, produced by Arnold Kopelson, directed by Andrew Davis, music by James Newton Howard, editing by Dennis Virkler, director of photography, Dariusz Wolski.
Perry Mason (DVD)
about 3.5 hours per disc
- Feature Film
50th anniversary edition.
Originally broadcast on television, 1960-1966.
Special features: Perry Mason returns (MOW) -- Perry Mason talent tests -- The case of Earl Stanley Gardner featurette -- Syndication promos -- Raymond Burr's Charlie Rose interviews -- Raymond Burr on "Person to person" -- New Barbara Hale interview -- New Arthur Marks interview -- Photo gallery -- The cast plays "Stump the Stars" -- William Talman anti-smoking message -- CBS executive Anne Nelson interview.
Summary:
In this collection of Perry Mason's most incredible cases, defense attorney Perry Mason, who never loses a case, matches wits with his courtroom adversary D.A. Hamilton Burger. Mason, aided by devoted secretary Della Street and loyal private eye Paul Drake, uncovers evidence that clears his client of murder.
Contents:
Disc 1. The case of the wary wildcatter -- The case of the treacherous toupee -- The case of the envious editor -- The case of the barefaced witness -- Disc 2. The case of the counterfeit crank -- The case of the shoplifter's shoe -- The case of the constant doyle -- The case of the deadly verdict -- Disc 3. The case of the bountiful beauty -- The case of the twice told twist -- The case of the dead ringer -- The case of the final fadeout -- Disc 4. Special features.

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