New Arrivals · DVDs—Domestic Feature Films

August 1, 2014
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Mr. Hockey [videorecording] : the Gordie Howe story

July 31, 2014
[S.I.] : Number Nine (MB) Productions Inc. ; Santa Monica, Calif. : Manufactured and distributed by ARC Entertainment, LLC, c2013.
1 videodisc (86 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Michael Shanks, Kathleen Robertson, Lochlyn Munro, Emma Grabinsky.
Special features: deleted scenes.
Produced "with the participation of the Canadian film or video production tax credit" -- container
"Hockey great Gordie Howe retired after 25 winning seasons with the Detroit Red Wings. But he realized that retirement just didn't work for him... When his sons were drafted to the Houston Aeros he came out of retirement to join the team! He was written off by many, who thought he was too old to be playing competitively. Through hard work, perseverance, and the loving support of his wife and family, he and his sons managed to prove the critics wrong by winning several championships for the team!" -- container

I'll see you in my dreams [videorecording]

July 30, 2014
Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2007]
1 videodisc (109 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Doris Day, Danny Thomas, Frank Lovejoy, Patrice Wymore, James Gleason.
Special features: Vintage short "The screen director"; classic cartoon "Loveless Leghorn"; theatrical trailer.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1951.
The story of lyricist Gus Kahn and his wife, from the day Gus walks into a Chicago music publishing house to his public triumphs, private failures, career decline and comeback.

The Oklahoma kid

July 30, 2014
1 videodisc (80 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
James Cagney, Humphrey Bogart, Rosemary Lane.
Title from disc label.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1939.
The range-riding rascal of the Cherokee Strip, the Oklahoma Kid is the territory's most hunted outlaw, wanted dead or alive. So when the Kid's black-clad enemy Whip McCord turns Tulsa into a den of corruption, leading citizen John Kincaid announces plans to clean up the town. Framing the old man for murder, McCord has him sentenced to hang, while the Kid, who's secretly Kincaid's son, risks his own neck as he races to Tulsa to see that justice is served.


July 30, 2014
1 videodisc (77 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Oscar Dietz, Nicolas Bro, Samuel Ting Graf, Amalie Kruse Jensen, Cecilie Alstrup Tarp.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2013.
Based off of popular Danish comic book character by Kenneth Bøgh Andersen.
Ordinary twelve-year-old Pelle is transformed into an extraordinary superhero after he is bitten by a super-ant. When a young girl is kidnapped, Pelle, now Antboy, sets about to rescue her, bringing him into conflict with super-villain, The Flea.

Muppets most wanted

July 30, 2014
Los Angeles, CA : Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment
1 videodisc (107 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Tom Hiddleston, Salma Hayek, Stanley Tucci, Tina Fey.
Bonus features: "I'll get you what you want" music video.
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.


July 30, 2014
Santa Monica, CA : Lionsgate
1 videodisc (139 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Ashley Judd, Jai Courtney.
Special features: audio commentary with director Neil Burger; audio commentary with producers Lucy Fisher and Douglas Wick; deleted scenes.
Based on the novel by Veronica Roth.
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.


July 30, 2014
Beverly Hills, California : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2014.
1 videodisc (104 min.) : sound color ; 4 3/4 in.
Karen Gillan, Brenton Thwaites, Katee Sackhoff, Rory Cochrane.
Title from disc surface.
Special features: Inside the mirror: Creating Oculus ; theatrical trailer.
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.

She's still not our sister

July 29, 2014
1 videodisc (176 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Clifton Powell, Jackee Harry, Christian Keyes, Azur-De Johnson, Drew Sidora, Kellita Smith, Jazmin Lewis, Tony Grant.
Title from disc label.
Originally produced in 2012.
A four part series based on the hit gospel play She's Not Our Sister, dealing with the ongoing saga of the Walker sisters as they continue to struggle with their lives, personal relationships, careers, trials and tribulations, while still trying to figure out how to deal with the millions of dollars their estranged father left to them after his death.

She's not our sister [videorecording]

July 28, 2014
[United States] : Image Entertainment, 2012.
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Azur-De Johnson, Drew Sidora, Kellita Smith, Jazsmin Lewis.
Title from disc label.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2011.
What happens when three sisters find out they stand to inherit a multimillion-dollar fortune, and in the process discover a half-sister their estranged father never told them about? In this powerful and inspirational musical stage play, three women experience a roller-coaster ride of emotions as they confront their father's death, long-buried family secrets and the startling revelation of an affair that almost tore their parents' marriage apart.

Bad words

July 28, 2014
[United States] : Focus Entertainment 2014.
1 videodisc (89 min.) : sound color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jason Bateman, Kathryn Hahn, Rohan Chand, Ben Falcone.
Title from disc label.
Bonus features: deleted and extended scenes, The minds and mouths behind "Bad words", feature commentary with director Jason Bateman.
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.

Paris blues

July 25, 2014
[New York, NY] : Kino Lorber, [2014]
1 videodisc (98 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Sidney Poitier, Louis Armstrong.
Title from disc label.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1961.
Two American jazz musicians living in Paris fall in love with two girls on vacation from America. They must decide whether to stay in Paris for their music careers, or move back to America for love.

Unacceptable levels [videorecording]

July 25, 2014
[New York, N.Y.] : Disinformation, c2013.
1 videodisc (80 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Featuring Dr. Richard Clapp, Ken Cook, Christopher Gavigan , Dr. Alan Greene, Randy Hayes, Dr. Tyrone Hayes, Dr. William Hirzy, Jeffrey Hollender, Andy Igrejas, Dr. Devra Lee Davis, Stacy Malkan, Ralph Nader, Dr. Jennifer Sass, Dr. John Warner.
Examines the results of the chemical revolution of the 1940s. Presents interviews with top minds in the fields of science, advocacy, and law. Weaving their testimonies into a compelling narrative, discusses how the chemical revolution brought us to where we are, and where--if we're not vigilant--it may take us.

Dumb and dumber [videorecording]

July 25, 2014
[United States] : New Line Home Entertainment, [2005]
1 videodisc (ca. 113 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels, Lauren Holly, Karen Duffy, Victoria Rowell, Mike Starr, Charles Rocket, Felton Perry, Harland Williams, Teri Garr.
Special features: 6 additional minutes; deleted scenes; alternate endings; retrospective documentary; hidden "Easter egg" features; DVD-ROM features.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1994.
Comedy about a pair of dim-witted friends on a cross-country trip to return a case full of money.

The Langoliers [videorecording]

July 25, 2014
[United States] : Spelling Entertainment ; Hollywood, CA : Paramount Pictures, c2013.
1 videodisc (179 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Dean Stockwell, Bronson Pinchot, Tom Holland, Mark Lindsay Chapman.
Title from disc label.
Based on the story Four past midnight by Stephen King.
Ten passengers on a red-eye flight from L.A. to Boston discover that they are not the only people on the plane, but after making an emergency landing in Bangor, Maine, they discover that they are the only people on the planet. This film was based off the Stephen King short story Four Past Midnight.

The jungle book. Bird-day bash

July 24, 2014
1 videodisc (72 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Teresa Gallagher, Jimmy Hibbert, David Holt, Nigel Pilkington.
Title from disc label.
Special features: downloadable activity kit.
It's a Bird-Day Bash in the jungle! Help Mowgli, Darzee, and Cheel save the day and put out a mountain fire, and celebrate with Mowgli as he is praised for his bravery and officially becomes a real wolf!

Duel at Diablo

July 24, 2014
1 videodisc (104 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
James Garner, Sidney Poitier, Bibi Andersson, Dennis Weaver.
Title from disc label.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1965.
A frontier scout leads a train of wagons through unfriendly territory where they are attacked by Apache Indians.

Loyola : the soldier saint

July 24, 2014
1 videodisc (91 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Ricardo Acero, Manuel Arbo, Rafael Duran, Alfred J. Barrett.
Title from disc label.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1949.
Tells the moving story of a man known by many today as Saint Ignatius. He lived in the later 1400's and was a soldier of the Spanish Army before dedicating his life to the preaching of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. He is today heralded as founder of the order of Jesuit priesthood (also known as the Society of Jesus) in the Catholic Church.


July 24, 2014
1 videodisc (92 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Dolph Lundgren, Ying Huang, Scott Adkins.
Title from web page and container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2013.
Travis Preston assembles his team for an expedition to a remote region in China's hinterland, where a wild animal that the locals believe to be a primeval monster they call the 'Shocate' is said to roam free. Travis's nemesis Jim Harker, a merciless trophy hunter, has already set up camp. A race against time ensues, and Travis and his team will have to pool all their resources if they want to capture this legendary creature alive.

Forever Amber [videorecording]

July 24, 2014
Beverly Hills, CA : Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, c2014.
1 videodisc (138 min.) : sd., black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Linda Darnell, Cornel Wilde, Richard Greene, George Sanders.
Title from disc surface.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1947.
A woman confined by her Puritan upbringing finds a new life in London as a courtesan.

Here comes the Navy

July 24, 2014
[United States] : Warner Home Video
1 videodisc (86 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
James Cagney, Pat O'Brien, Gloria Stuart, Frank McHugh.
Title from disc surface.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1934.
When cocky naval yard worker Chesty O'Connor battles Chief Petty Officer Biff Martin over a dame, he not only loses the fight but the gal and his job as well. Joining the Navy to get even with Biff, Chesty's warned he'll get thrown in the brig if he clobbers a superior officer. Deciding to steal his girlfriend instead, Chesty learns she's actually Biff's sister Dorothy, a discovery that soon leads to war when her brother declares her off-limits.


July 24, 2014
Hollywood, CA : Warner Bros.
1 videodisc (100 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Anna Neagle, Ray Milland, Roland Young, Alan Marshal.
Title from disc surface.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1940.
After a food spill ruins the haute couture fashion she's supposed to model at an elegant charity soiree, ex-shop girl Irene O'Dare puts on a vintage blue gown that belonged to her late mother.The dress becomes a sensation. So does lrene when the buzz goes round the party that she's a royal heiress. Her shop manager, eager to exploit the gossip and sell more dresses, adds to the illusion by putting her up at a Park Avenue address. But Irene's would-be Prince Charming, who knows her secret, isn't fond of the charade.

One in a million [videorecording].

July 24, 2014
Beverly Hills, CA. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2013.
1 videodisc (95 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Sonja Henie, Adolphe Menjou, Don Ameche, Ned Sparks.
Title from disc surface.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1937.
An American theatrical manager discovers a Swiss skater preparing for the Olympics in Switzerland and brings her to Madison Square to star on the ice-show circuit.

Secret state

July 24, 2014
[Silver Spring, MD] : Acorn, [2014]
2 videodiscs (180 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Rupert Graves, Charles Dance, Gabriel Byrne.
Title from web page and container.
Inspired by the novel by Chris Mullin.
A British deputy prime minister is thrown into a world of political machinations and conspiracy he never knew existed.

Detroit unleaded [videorecording]

July 24, 2014
[United States] : Gas Afterhours Productions, 2014.
1 videodisc (92 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
E.J. Assi, Nada Shouhayib, Mike Batayeh.
Title from disc surface.
Bonus features: Deleted scenes; behind the scenes; trailers.
"Sami runs his immigrant family's gas station with his cousin Mike, a charismatic hustler with dreams of expanding into an unleaded empire. More than just a pit stop for late-night gas and rolling papers, their station is where a steady stream of unforgettable and often hilarious customers flow through. When a gorgeous "up-do girl" Najlah comes to deliver cheap long-distance phone cards, Sami quickly falls for her from behind the bulletproof glass. Afraid her overprotective brother Fadi will disapprove, Najlah begins an under-the-counter romance with Sami, making his shift anyting but routine." -- Container.

The Iran job [videorecording]

July 24, 2014
[New York] : Film Movement, [2013]
1 videodisc (95 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Kevin Sheppard.
Title from disc surface.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2012.
At the height of international tension between America and Iran, Kevin Sheppard, an African-American basketball player accepts an offer to play professional basketball in Iran. What begins as a desire to "explore the unknown" ends in an emotional roller-coaster as he forms an unlikely alliance with three young Iranian women against the backdrop of revolutionary social upheaval in Iran.


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