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1. Coming home [2014]

Video
1 videodisc (127 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. Sound: digital; optical. Video: NTSC. Digital: video file; DVD video; region 1.
A woman whose husband is fighting in Vietnam falls in love with another man who suffered a paralyzing combat injury there.
Media & Microtext Center
HISTORY-168-01
Video
1 videodisc (172 min.) : sound, b&w ; 4 3/4 in. Sound: digital; optical; surround; DTS-HD Master Audio 1.0. Digital: video file; Blu-ray; 1080p high definition.
Three veterans returning from World War II face life's challenges and try to start life again.
Media & Microtext Center
HISTORY-168-01
Video
3 videodiscs (108 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
  • disc 1. 4k restoration version
  • disc 2. Alternate presentation of 1.85:1 restoration
  • disc 3. Alternate presentation of 1.33:1 restoration.
Marlon Brando gives the performance of his career as the tough prizefighter-turned-longshoreman Terry Malloy in this raggedly emotional tale of individual failure and institutional corruption. This film charts Terry's deepening moral crisis as he must choose whether to remain loyal to the mob-connected union boss Johnny Friendly and Johnny's right-hand man, Terry's brother, Charley, as the authorities close in on them.
Media & Microtext Center
HISTORY-168-01
Video
1 videodisc (112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
An unemployed defense worker goes on an armed rampage on a Los Angeles police detective's last day of work.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
Media & Microtext Center
HISTORY-168-01
Video
1 videodisc (111 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Decorated Iraq war hero Sgt. Brandon King makes a celebrated return to his small Texas hometown following his tour of duty. He tries to resume the life he left behind with the help and support of his family and his best friend, Steve Shriver, who served with him in Iraq. Along with their other war buddies, Brandon and Steve try to make peace with civilian life. Then, against Brandon's will the Army orders him back to duty in Iraq, upending his new life. The conflict tests everything he believes in - the bond of family, the loyalty of friendship, the limits of love and the value of honor.
Media & Microtext Center
HISTORY-168-01
Video
1 videodisc (94 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
A semidocumentary of the year-long struggle by Chicano zinc miners in New Mexico striking against unsafe working conditions. When an injunction is issued against the workers from picketing, the wives take up battle with a fury, leaving the husbands to care for home and children. They finally overcome the forces of the mine owner and the law that backs them up.
Media & Microtext Center
HISTORY-168-01
Video
1 videodisc (127 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
A sad, poignant love story set against the social upheaval of the Vietnam war. Set in 1968, the story concerns a woman who, while her husband is serving in Vietnam, falls in love with a paraplegic while performing volunteer work at a San Diego veterans hospital.
Media & Microtext Center
HISTORY-168-01
Video
1 videodisc (105 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
When his wife walks out, Ted Kramer and his six-year-old son have a chance to really get to know each other. Then Ted's wife returns and she wants her son back.
Media & Microtext Center
HISTORY-168-01
Video
1 videodisc (DVD) (110 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Set in 1968 in Chicago at the time of the Democratic National Convention, this is the story of a TV cameraman and his involvement with the realities of hate and hypocrisy he finds in his filming.
Media & Microtext Center
HISTORY-168-01
Video
1 videodisc (ca. 108 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
An ex-fighter gets a job working on the gang-ridden waterfront under a crooked gangster boss.
Media & Microtext Center
HISTORY-168-01
Video
1 videodisc (168 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Recounts the problems faced by three returning veterans of WWII as they attempt to pick up the threads of their lives. Captain Derry is returning to a loveless marriage, Sergeant Stephenson is a stranger to a family that's grown up without him, and sailor Parrish is tormented by the loss of his hands.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes), Media & Microtext Center
FILMSTUD-4S-01, HISTORY-168-01
Video
1 videodisc (113 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
"The freeways are clogged. Terror stalks our cities. At shops and restaurants, the customer is seldom right. The pressures of big-city life can anger everyone. But Bill Foster is more than angry. He's out to get even. ...He abandons his gridlocked car on the hottest day of the year [and] ...walks straight into an urban nightmare. [He is] an ordinary guy at war with the frustrations of daily living. [A] savvy cop [is] obsessed with stopping Foster's citywide rampage"--Container.
Media & Microtext Center
HISTORY-168-01
Video
1 videodisc (ca. 128 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Film of the award-winning play about a struggling black family living on Chicago's South Side and the impact of an unexpected insurance bequest. Each family member sees the bequest as the means of realizing dreams and of escape from grinding frustrations.
Media & Microtext Center
HISTORY-168-01
Video
1 videodisc (94 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
When striking Chicano miners are barred from picketing the zinc mines, their wives take up the battle.
Media & Microtext Center
HISTORY-168-01
Video
1 videodisc (186 min.) : sd., coll. ; 4 3/4 in.
Believing his career is over, Senator Jay Bulworth takes out an enormous insurance policy and a contract on his own life. His impending death fills him with an outrageous desire to break the rules and tell it like it is.
Media & Microtext Center
HISTORY-168-01