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A.C.O.D. - 2013 Rated R
ISBN: 0097363007340
A.C.O.D. follows Carter, a seemingly well-adjusted Adult Child of Divorce. Having survived the madness of his parents' divorce, Carter now has a successful career and supportive girlfriend. But when his younger brother gets engaged, Carter is forced to reunite his bitterly divorced parents and their new spouses for the wedding, causing the chaos of his childhood to return including his wacky therapist.
Starring: Adam Scott, Amy Poehler, Catherine O'Hara, Richard Jenkins, Jessica Alba, Jane Lynch, Clark Duke

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ABBOTT & COSTELLO BEST OF VOL 2 - 1943 Not Rated
ISBN: 0025192499128
Includes: Hit the Ice; In Society; Here Come the Co-Eds; The Naughty Nineties; Little Giant; The Time of Their Lives; Buck Privates Come Home; Wistful Widow of Wagon Gap; and Abbott and Costello Meet Jerry Seinfield.

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THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 - 2014 PG-13
ISBN: 0043396439610
Spider-Man's conflict has been within himself: the struggle between Peter Parker and the responsibilities of Spider-Man. But Peter Parker finds that his greatest battle is about to begin. It's great to be Spider-Man, but it comes at a price: only he can protect his fellow New Yorkers from the formidable villains that threaten the city. Peter must confront a foe far more powerful than he. Peter comes to realize that all of his enemies have one thing in common: Oscorp.
Director: Marc Webb
Starring: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, Dane Dehaan, Colm Feore, Felicity Jones, Paul Giamatti, Sally Field

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BAD WORDS - 2013 Rated R
ISBN: 0025192224980
Guy Trilby is a 40-year-old who finds a loophole in the rules of the Golden Quill national spelling bee and decides to cause trouble by hijacking the competition. While reporter Jenny Widgeon attempts to discover his true motivation, Guy finds himself forging an unlikely alliance with a competitor: awkward ten-year-old Chaitanya Chopra, who is completely unfazed by Guy's take-no-prisoners approach to life.
Director: Jason Bateman
Starring: Jason Bateman, Kathryn Hahn, Amanda Anka, Rohan Chand, Philip Baker Hall, Allison Janney, Ben Falcone, Beth Grant

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BRINGING UP BABY - 1938 Not Rated
ISBN: 0883929175062
All the earnest paleontologist wants is an intercostal clavicle to complete his brontosaurus skeleton. What he gets is an out-of-control toboggan ride with a scatterbrained heiress nuts about him (or maybe just nuts). Riding along are a dog named George, a leopard named Baby, a snooty society matron with a spare million, a caretaker on the sauce, and more.
Director: Howard Hawks
Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Charles Ruggles, Cary Grant

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THE BUCKET LIST - 2007 PG-13
ISBN: 0085391139881
Two men who are dying from cancer escape their hospital together and spend the time they have left doing everything they ever wanted to do before they 'kick the bucket.'
Director: Rob Reiner
Starring: Morgan Freeman, Jack Nicholson, Rob Morrow, Sean Hayes

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DIVERGENT - 2014 PG-13
ISBN: 0031398198697
In a world where people are divided into distinct factions based on human virtues, Tris Prior is warned she is Divergent and will never fit into any one group. When she discovers a conspiracy by a faction leader to destroy all Divergents, Tris must learn to trust in the mysterious Four and together they must find out what makes being Divergent so dangerous before it's too late.
Director: Neil Burger
Starring: Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Ashley Judd, Jai Courtney, Ray Stevenson, Zoe Kravitz, Kate Winslet, Tony Goldwyn

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DUCK SOUP - 1933 Not Rated
ISBN: 0025192084614
After being appointed the dictator of Freedonia, Rufus T. Firefly proceeds to bring the mythical nation to a halt by showing up late and insulting everyone at his inauguration. Hoping to oust the unfit new leader, two spies are sent from the neighboring Sylvania. Soon enough, war is declared between the two nations with outrageous results. Including Groucho's famous mirror scene and final battle scene, it remains as entertaining and relevant today as it did when first released in 1933.
Director: Leo McCarey
Starring: The Marx Brothers

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FADING GIGOLO - 2013 Rated R
ISBN: 0687797154996
Murray talks his friend Fioravante into becoming a gigolo as a way of making some much needed cash after an out-of-the-blue request from his dermatologist. With Murray acting as Fioravante's 'manager,' the duo quickly finds themselves caught up in the crosscurrents of love and money.
Director: John Turturro
Starring: John Turturro, Woody Allen, Sharon Stone, Vanessa Paradis, Liev Schreiber, Sofia Vergara

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FOREVER AMBER - 1947 Not Rated
ISBN: 0024543934448
Amber, a woman confined by her Puritan upbringing, ventures to London where she finds a better life as a courtesan.
Director: John M. Stahl
Starring: Otto Preminger, Linda Darnell, Cornel Wilde, Richard Greene, George Sanders

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GREEN DOLPHIN STREET - 1947 Not Rated
ISBN: 0883316328798
Set in 19th-century Europe and New Zealand, this sweeping romance tells the story of two beautiful sisters, one headstrong and one gentle, and of the man who marries one even though he loves the other. The film's riptides of emotion are matched by breathtaking physical tumult: a fierce Maori uprising plus a catastrophic earthquake and tidal wave that earned the film a 1947 Oscar for special effects.
Director: Victor Saville
Starring: Van Heflin, Lana Turner, Donna Reed

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HELL'S ANGELS - 1930 Rated PG
ISBN: 0025192593321
Three Oxford buddies fight on opposite sides during WWI. Each is torn between obedience to his country and that of his conscience. Produced and directed by billionaire Howard Hughes, and for its time was the most expensive film ever made.
Director: Howard Hughes
Starring: Ben Lyon, Jean Harlow

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LOCKE - 2013 Rated R
ISBN: 0031398199625
A feat of bold, dynamic storytelling from Oscar-nominated writer-director Steven Knight. A successful businessman receives a series of phone calls which sets into motion a chain of events that unravels his perfect life, all of which takes the course of one absolutely riveting and intense car ride.
Director: Steven Knight
Starring: Tom Hardy, Olivia Colman, Ruth Wilson, Andrew Scott

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MILK - 2008 Rated R
ISBN: 0025195048972
His life changed history. His courage changed lives. Based on the inspiring true story of the first openly gay man elected to major public office. Follow Harvey Milk's powerful journey to inspire hope for equal rights during one of the least tolerant times in our nation's history.
Director: Gus Van Sant
Starring: Sean Penn, James Franco, Josh Brolin, Emile Hirsch, Diego Luna
Notes: SAG Award Actor; Academy Awards Actor and Original Screenplay; 2010 ALA Fabulous Films Young Adults

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NEED FOR SPEED - 2014 PG-13
ISBN: 0786936839432
Tobey Marshall, a mechanic who moonlights as an underground race-car driver, strives to take the top prize in America's most prominent street race in order to have his revenge against the ambitious ex-NASCAR champ who had him framed and sent to prison.
Director: Scott Waugh
Starring: Aaron Paul, Dominic Cooper, Imogen Poots, Scott Mescudi, Rami Malek, Dakota Johnson

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THE NORMAL HEART - 2014
ISBN: 0883929420810
A film drama that tells the dramatic, poignant and often-exasperating story of the early days of the HIV-AIDS crisis in New York City in the early '80s, taking an unflinching look at the nation's sexual politics as gay activists and their allies in the medical community fight to expose the truth about the burgeoning epidemic to a city and nation in denial.
Director: Ryan Murphy
Starring: Mark Ruffalo, Jonathan Groff, Frank De Julio, Taylor Kitsch, Julia Roberts, Jim Parsons, Matthew Bomer, Alfred Molina

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OCULUS - 2013 Rated R
ISBN: 0024543969075
Seeing is deceiving in this 'deeply terrifying' film that reflects heart-stopping terror as you've never imagined! It's been ten years since the lives of siblings Tim and Kaylie Russell were shattered and Tim was convicted of murdering their parents. Now released from a mental institution, Tim wants to move on, but his sister has other plans. Kaylie blames their childhood nightmare on the Lasser Glass, an antique mirror with a grisly history, which she intends to destroy by any means possible.
Director: Mike Flanagan
Starring: Karen Gillan, Brenton Thwaites, Katee Sackhoff, Rory Cochrane, Annalise Basso, Garrett Ryan, James Lafferty

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OLIVER'S STORY - 1978 Rated PG
ISBN: 0883929313945
In this sequel to Love Story, Oliver is trying to get his life back together and finds himself falling in love again.
Starring: Candice Bergen, Ryan O'Neal, Ray Milland

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ONLY LOVERS LEFT ALIVE - 2013 Rated R
ISBN: 0043396440784
Set against the romantic desolation of Detroit and Tangier, an underground musician, deeply depressed by the direction of human activities, reunites with his resilient and enigmatic lover. Their love story has already endured several centuries at least, but their debauched idyll is soon disrupted by her wild and uncontrollable younger sister. Can these wise but fragile outsiders continue to survive as the modern world collapses around them?
Director: Jim Jarmusch
Starring: Tilda Swinton, Tom Hiddleston, Mia Wasikowska

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THE PIANIST - 2002 Rated R
ISBN: 0025193088529
Loosely based on the memoirs of Wladyslaw Szpilman, a Polish Jew who was a brilliant pianist. He watched as his family was shipped off to Nazi labor camps. He managed to escape and lived for years in the ruins of Warsaw, hiding from the Nazis.
Starring: Adrien Brody
Notes: Academy Awards Best Director, Best Actor, Best Adapted Screenplay

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THE PRIVATE LIFE OF SHERLOCK HOLMES - 1970 Rated PG-13
ISBN: 0738329132729
When a beautiful woman claims that her dear husband has disappeared, the investigation takes Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson to Scotland, where they uncover a plot involving a clandestine society, Her Majesty's Secret Service, and the Loch Ness Monster! But before he can deduce matters to the elementary, Holmes makes an error that may jeopardize the national safety of Britain and ruin his reputation.
Director: Billy Wilder
Starring: Robert Stephens, Colin Blakely, Christopher Lee

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THE QUIET ONES - 2014 PG-13
ISBN: 0031398201038
Tucked away in an estate outside of London, Professor Coupland, along with a team of university student,s conducts an 'experiment' on Jane Harper, a young girl who harbors unspeakable secrets. What dark forces they uncover are more terrifying than any of them expected. Inspired by true events.
Starring: Jared Harris, Sam Claflin, Olivia Cooke, Erin Richards, Rory Fleck-Byrne, Laurie Calvert, Aldo Maland, Max Pirkis

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THE RAILWAY MAN - 2013 Rated R Australia
ISBN: 0013132617602
Eric Lomax is a British Army officer who is captured by the Japanese during WWII and sent to a POW camp, where he is tortured and forced to work on the Thai-Burma Railway. Years later, and still suffering from the psychological trauma, Lomax is persuaded by his wife Patti to find and confront one of his captors. Lomax returns to the scene of his torture and manages to track down his captor from the prison camp in an attempt to let go of a lifetime of bitterness and hate. Based on a true story.
Starring: Colin Firth, Nicole Kidman, Stellan Skarsgard, Hiroyuki Sanada, Jeremy Irvine, Sam Reid

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SNAKES ON A PLANE - 2006 Rated R
ISBN: 0794043105487
On board a flight over the Pacific Ocean, an assassin, bent on killing a passenger who's a witness in protective custody, lets loose a crate full of deadly snakes.
Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Julianna Margulies, Bobby Cannavale

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SON IN LAW - 1993 PG-13
ISBN: 0717951003263
A city boy rock 'n' roller falls in love with a country beauty, marries her, and visits the family farm to meet the new in-laws.
Starring: Tiffani Thiessen, Pauly Shore

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THE STUNT MAN - 1980
ISBN: 0891635001865
On the run from cops, Cameron finds refuge with Eli Cross, a psychotic film director. Eli takes advantage of the fugitive's desperation by using as a stunt man in extremely dangerous scenes.
Starring: Peter O'Toole, Barbara Hershey, Steve Railsback, Allen Garfield

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THE SUN ALSO RISES - 1957 Not Rated
ISBN: 0024543249221
A group of Americans that have become friends because of the war spend their time in Europe in 1922, still living as if every day was their last. Based on the novel from author Ernest Hemingway.
Director: Henry King
Starring: Errol Flynn, Ava Gardner, Tyrone Power, Mel Ferrer, Eddie Albert

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TIN CUP - 1996 Rated R
ISBN: 0883929077236
A washed-up golf pro working at a driving range tries to qualify for the US Open in order to win the heart of his successful rival's girlfriend.
Starring: Rene Russo, Don Johnson, Kevin Costner

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VANILLA SKY - 2001 Rated R
ISBN: 0883929304622
The story of a New York publishing magnate who finds himself on an unexpected roller-coaster ride of romance, comedy, suspicion, love, sex, and dreams in a mind-bending search for his soul.
Director: Cameron Crowe
Starring: Cameron Diaz, Penelope Cruz, Tom Cruise

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WALK OF SHAME - 2014 Rated R
ISBN: 0025192241109
After losing an audition for her dream job, an aspiring Los Angeles TV news anchor goes out for an uncharacteristic night of partying. She awakes in a stranger's bed to a phone message from her agent telling her the job is hers, if she can make it across town by 5 pm. Stranded in an unknown area without money, a phone, and a car, she embarks on a series of misadventures as she races to the most important job interview of her life.
Starring: Elizabeth Banks, James Marsden, Gillian Jacobs, Sarah Wright, Ethan Suplee, Willie Garson, Ken Davitian

 

Children's

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ANGELINA BALLERINA DANCE AROUND THE WORLD - 2013
ISBN: 0884487113381
Angelina and her friends explore dances from near and far as they dance around the world in five fun adventures. Features a lively Irish jig, the Chinese Dragon Dance, France's Cheddar Cheese Slide, and more.

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BABES IN TOYLAND - 1961
ISBN: 0786936185478
Toyland is being thrown asunder by Barnaby and his Bogeymen, and it's up to a little girl to save them.
Starring: Annette Funicello

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THE BAREFOOT EXECUTIVE - 1971
ISBN: 0786936278880
An ambitious mail room clerk at a second-rate tv network discovers his girlfriend's loveable pet chimp can pick a hit show every time! His secret for success turns into madcap monkey business when he makes vice president, and his jealous rivals want in on the deal.
Starring: John Ritter, Kurt Russell

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BLACKBEARD'S GHOST - 1967
ISBN: 0786936178562
Blackbeard's ghost is risen to haunt an old family house to prevent it from being turned into a casino.
Starring: Peter Ustinov

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CANDLESHOE - 1978
ISBN: 0786936234251
Welcome to Candleshoe, a stately English manor where a swashbuckling pirate hid a fortune in Spanish doubloons centuries ago. And that's what young orphan Casey and a sly con man are determined to find.
Starring: Helen Hayes, Jodie Foster, Leo McKern, David Niven

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THE CAT FROM OUTER SPACE - 1978
ISBN: 0786936234077
An alien cat named Jake crashes onto Earth and makes several friends while trying to get back home.
Starring: Ken Berry, Harry Morgan, Sandy Duncan

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CLOUD 9 - 2014
ISBN: 0786936840391
Kayla Morgan is the queen of snowboarding in Summit Valley, until she's kicked off her top-ranked team and winds up in the doghouse, literally, when she is forced to work after school at Hot Doggers Kennel alongside former champion snowboarder Will Cloud. Injured in a humiliating wipeout that resulted in the nickname 'Epic Fail,' Will has totally lost his confidence. Nevertheless, Kayla begs him to train her to pull off his signature move, the 'Cloud 9.'
Director: Paul Hoen
Starring: Dove Cameron, Luke Benward, Kiersey Clemons, Mike C. Manning

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DORA THE EXPLORER DORA'S MAGICAL SLEEPOVER - 2014
ISBN: 0097368059344
You're invited to a magical sleepover at a museum with Dora, Diego, and Boots, where they'll journey into a painting to break the spell that turned Prince Miguel into a lion! Plus, help Dora and her horse Sparky on a wild ride, and travel to Brazil to help Dora's team win the Big Cup Soccer Tournament!

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THE GNOME-MOBILE - 1967
ISBN: 0786936233650
A lumberman and his grandchildren encounter two gnomes in the forest. They all take a trip in a Gnome-Mobile to find the rest of the gnomes. After some adventure and mishaps, they find them, and the lumberman deeds the forest to the gnomes for eternity.
Starring: Walter Brennan

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GREYFRIARS BOBBY - 1961
ISBN: 0786936234107
True story about a dog with so much devotion to his master, he refuses to leave the grave when his master dies. Even after he's finally coaxed back in town, he still returns every evening to pay his respects.
Starring: Ian Richardson

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IN SEARCH OF THE CASTAWAYS - 1962
ISBN: 0786936208368
With good reason to believe that Captain Grant, skipper of the S.S. Brittania, is still alive, Lord Glenarvan, owner of the Steam Navigation Company, sets out to rescue him. They face a series of hair-raising incidents as they travel the 37th parallel.

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LEGENDS OF OZ - DOROTHY'S RETURN - 2013 Rated PG
ISBN: 0024543975144
Dorothy's only just returned home from her first incredible journey to Oz, but she's already being called back for another adventure! After waking to post-tornado Kansas, Dorothy and Toto are whisked to Oz on a magical rainbow mover sent by their old friends the Scarecrow, the Lion and the Tin Man. Time in Oz has passed much faster than back in Kansas, and Dorothy discovers that the Jester, the devious brother of the Wicked Witch of the West, is taking Oz over one region at a time.
Director: Will Finn, Dan St. Pierre
Starring: Lea Michele, Kelsey Grammer, Dan Aykroyd, James Belushi, Martin Short, Bernadette Peters

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MICKEY MOUSE CLUBHOUSE: AROUND THE CLUBHOUSE WORLD - 2014
ISBN: 0786936840520
Join Mickey, Minnie, and pals on a whirlwind trip! Climb the Eiffel Tower in France and say 'bonjour' to Mademoiselle Daisy and Monsieur Donald Duck. Then, rescue Gondolier Goofy when he goes adrift in Italy's Grand Canal, solve the mysterious riddle of Pharaoh Pete's pyramid in Egypt, and meet a dancing dragon at the Great Wall of China. Featuring over two hours of song-filled fun, the global adventure proves it's a small world after all!

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MILLION DOLLAR DUCK - 1971
ISBN: 0786936279399
After being accidently exposed to radiation, a research duck begins laying golden eggs. Things go well for the animal's owners until the insatiable treasury department gets wind of the duck's incredible ability.
Starring: Sandy Duncan, Dean Jones

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MIRACLE OF THE WHITE STALLIONS - 1963
ISBN: 0786936233674
During the last months of WWII, Vienna's Spanish Riding School and its prized Lipizzan Stallions are threatened by bombing raids. The school director attempts to move the stallions and keep the historic breed alive.
Starring: Curt Jurgens, Eddie Albert, Robert Taylor

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MISADVENTURES OF MERLIN JONES - 1963
ISBN: 0786936233827
Two college students become involved in a chimp-napping plot.
Starring: Annette Funicello

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THE MOON SPINNERS - 1964
ISBN: 0786936207712
A young tourist in Crete meets an accused jewel thief, and the two work together to capture the real culprits.
Starring: Hayley Mills, Eli Wallach

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MUPPETS MOST WANTED - 2014 Rated PG
ISBN: 0786936841701
The entire Muppets gang goes on a global tour, selling out grand theaters in some of Europe's most exciting destinations, including Berlin, Madrid, Dublin and London. But mayhem follows the Muppets overseas, as they find themselves unwittingly entangled in an international crime caper headed by Constantine-the World's Number One Criminal and a dead ringer for Kermit the Frog-and his dastardly sidekick Dominic, aka Number Two.
Director: James Bobin
Starring: Ricky Gervais, Ty Burrell, Tina Fey, Steve Whitmire, Eric Jacobson, Dave Goelz, Tony Bennett, Hugh Bonneville

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NAPOLEON AND SAMANTHA - 1972
ISBN: 0786936234275
A young boy named Napoleon and his friend Samantha run off with a neighbor's pet lion.
Starring: Michael Douglas, Jodie Foster

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SCOOBY DOO'S ORIGINAL MYSTERIES - 2003
ISBN: 0014764156521
See how your favorite snack-munching canine super-sleuth got his start! Featuring the first five Scooby-Doo episodes ever unleashed, including the series pilot.

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THE SHAGGY DOG - 1959
ISBN: 0786936704419
Wilby Daniels is just an ordinary teenager until a magical ring accidentally transforms him into a sheepdog...whose owner is the leader of a plot to destroy the space program! The first live-action comedy Walt Disney produced. B&W and color versions.
Starring: Fred Macmurray, Jean Hagen, Annette Funicello, Tommy Kirk

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SON OF FLUBBER
ISBN: 0786936233940
In this sequel to 'The Absent-Minded Professor,' the scientist has now invented Flubbergas, and anyone who inhales it floats away.
Starring: Fred MacMurray

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SUMMER MAGIC - 1963
ISBN: 0786936279535
When a close-knit Boston family loses their fortune, they find a wealth of family secrets, young love, and charming summer nights in Beulah, Maine.
Starring: Hayley Mills, Burl Ives

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THAT DARN CAT - 1965
ISBN: 0786936279528
A Siamese cat helps an FBI agent stop a kidnapping.

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UGLY DACHSHUND - 1965
ISBN: 0786936234305
A family who raises Dachshunds is convinced to take a Great Dane puppy. As it grows up, the puppy thinks it's a Dachshund.
Starring: Suzanne Pleshette, Mako, Dean Jones, Charles Ruggles

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