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Alfred Hitchcock's Family Plot
Series Title: 1976
Call Number: DVD 2012-239
Description: A phony psychic and a private eye search for a lost heir.
Keywords: Alfred Hitchcock, The Masterpiece Collection; Thriller

Alfred Hitchcock's Frenzy
Series Title: 1972
Call Number: DVD 2012-238
Description: The Necktie Murderer has the London police on red alert and an innocent man is on a desperate quest to find the real sex criminal and clear his name.
Keywords: Alfred Hitchcock, The Masterpiece Collection; Thriller

Alfred Hitchcock's Marnie
Series Title: 1964
Call Number: DVD 2012-235
Description: A woman robs her employers and changes her identity. When her next boss catches her, he blackmails her to marry him.
Keywords: Alfred Hitchcock, The Masterpiece Collection; Psychological Thriller

Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho
Series Title: 1960
Call Number: DVD 2012-226
Description: Horror melodrama in which a woman disappears after spending the night in an isolated motel which adjoins an eerie Victorian mansion, inhabited by a disturbed young man and his mother.
Keywords: Alfred Hitchcock, The Masterpiece Collection

Alfred Hitchcock's Rear Window
Series Title: 1954
Call Number: DVD 2012-232
Description: Two thrill-seeking friends strangle a classmate and then hold a party for their victim's family and friends, serving refreshments on a buffet table fashioned from a trunk containing the lifeless body. When dinner conversation revolves around talk of "the perfect murder," their former teacher becomes increasingly suspicious that his proteges have turned his intellectual theories into brutal reality. Based on the real-life Leopold-Loeb murder.
Keywords: Alfred Hitchcock, The Masterpiece Collection; Thriller

Alfred Hitchcock's Rope
Series Title: 1948
Call Number: DVD 2012-233
Description: Professional photographer L.B. "Jeff" Jeffries, becomes obsessed with watching the private dramas of his neighbors while confined to a wheelchair with a broken leg. When he suspects that a salesman may have murdered his nagging, invalid wife, Jeffries enlists the help of his stunning socialite girlfriend to investigate the suspicious chain of events.
Keywords: Alfred Hitchcock, The Masterpiece Collection; Thriller

Alfred Hitchcock's Saboteur
Series Title: 1942
Call Number: DVD 2012-230
Description: A Los Angeles aircraft factory worker witnesses a Nazi agent firebombing his plant, and is accused of the fiery sabotage,
Keywords: Alfred Hitchcock, The Masterpiece Collection; Thriller

Alfred Hitchcock's Shadow of a Doubt
Series Title: 1943
Call Number: DVD 2012-231
Description: A calculating and charming killer hides out in his relatives' small hometown. There, he befriends his favorite niece and namesake, who begins to suspect her uncle may be the famed Merry Widow murderer. A deadly game of cat and mouse ensues as the psychopathic killer plots the death of his young niece to protect his secret.
Keywords: Alfred Hitchcock, The Masterpiece Collection; Thriller

Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds
Series Title: 1963
Call Number: DVD 2012-234
Description: When Melanie Daniels rolls into Bodega Bay in pursuit of eligible bachelor Mitch Brenner, the small California town is inexplicably attacked by thousands of birds.
Keywords: Alfred Hitchcock, The Masterpiece Collection; Thriller

Alfred Hitchcock's The Man who Knew too Much
Series Title: 1956
Call Number: DVD 2012-228
Description: Story of a doctor touring Morocco with his wife and child who accidentally becomes involved in an anarchist plot to assassinate a foreign diplomat in London.
Keywords: Alfred Hitchcock, The Masterpiece Collection

Alfred Hitchcock's The Trouble with Harry
Series Title: 1955
Call Number: DVD 2012-227
Description: The trouble with Harry is that he's dead, and while no one really minds, everyone feels responsible.
Keywords: Alfred Hitchcock, The Masterpiece Collection; Comedy

Alfred Hitchcock's Topaz
Series Title: 1969
Call Number: DVD 2012-237
Description: An American CIA agent hires a French operative to travel to Cuba and investigate rumors of Russian missiles and Topaz, a NATO spy.
Keywords: Alfred Hitchcock, The Masterpiece Collection; Thriller; Cold War; Espionage

Alfred Hitchcock's Torn Curtain
Series Title: 1966
Call Number: DVD 2012-236
Description: An American scientist who pretends to defect to East Germany. Starring Paul Newman and Julie Andrews.
Keywords: Alfred Hitchcock, The Masterpiece Collection; Political Thriller; Cold War; Espionage

Alfred Hitchcock's Vertigo
Series Title: 1958
Call Number: DVD 2012-229
Description: San Francisco police detective Scottie Ferguson, forced to retire when a freak accident gives him a severe case of acrophobia, is hired by a rich shipbuilder to follow his wife, who is behaving suspiciously and might be planning suicide.
Keywords: Alfred Hitchcock, The Masterpiece Collection

Circus of Horrors
Series Title:
Call Number: VCR 2007-207
Description: A plastic surgeon staffs a semi-derelict circus with criminals whose faces he has altered, and he murders any who try to flee; starring Anton Diffring
Keywords: Diffring, Anton

Clockwork Orange
Series Title: 1971
Call Number: DVD 2012-50
Description: A young punk in a future world is imprisoned for rape and participates in a program to be "conditioned" against violence and sex.
Keywords: Dystopia; Crime

Donnie Darko
Series Title: 2001
Call Number: DVD 2012-47
Description: Psychological thriller of a troubled teenager who sees dark visions of the future.
Keywords:

Dracula
Series Title: Universal Studio's Monsters
Call Number: VCR 2007-189
Description: After a naive real estate agent succumbs to the will of the Count, the two head to London where Dracula hopes to stroll among society by day and search for potential victims by night.
Keywords: Stoker, Bram; Lugose, Bela

Dracula: the Legacy Collection
Series Title:
Call Number: DVD 2004-27
Description: 4 Dracula films (1931-45) plus documentary, Philip Glass score.
Keywords: Bram Stoker

El Espinazo del Diablo = The Devil's Backbone
Series Title: 2001
Call Number: DVD 2012-33
Description: Centers around haunted occurrences at a school which shelters orphans of the Republican militia and politicians during the last days of the Spanish Civil War.
Keywords: Guillermo del Toro

Halloween
Series Title:
Call Number: VCR 2007- 99
Description: John Carpenter's story of Michael Myers, who murdered his sister on a Halloween night years ago, and has escaped from a mental hospital to relive the grisly murder again and again
Keywords: John Carpenter; Jamie Lee Curtis

House of Wax
Series Title: Warner Bros. Hits
Call Number: VCR 2007- 44
Description: Vincent Price stars in this adaptation of Charles Belden's story about a wax sculptor who rebuilds his destroyed collection by dipping helpless victims in wax
Keywords: Horror films; Wax Sculptors; Vincent Price

I Was a Teenage Werewolf
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Call Number: VCR 2007-113
Description: A rebellious teenager is treated by a psychiatrist for his aggression, but the "treatment" causes him to become a werewolf; starring Michael Landon
Keywords: Werewolves; Michael Landon

Jacob's Ladder
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Call Number: DVD 2008-170
Description: Mourning the death of his son, Jacob Singer, a wounded Vietnam veteran, begins to lose grip on reality and is saved only by his friend.
Keywords: Adrian Lyne; Vietnam; Tim Robbins

La Comunidad = Common Wealth
Series Title:
Call Number: DVD 2010-166
Description: Julia, a hard-working real estate agent, finds 300 million pesetas hidden in a dead man's apartment and is forced to face the wrath of a very peculiar community of neighbors led by an unscrupulous administrator.
Keywords: Comedy/Thriller; Spain; Community; Alex de la Iglesia

Nosferatu -- a Symphony of Horror
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Call Number: VCR 98- 52
Description: Based on Stoker's novel "Dracula"; starring Max Schreck
Keywords: Silent; Horror; Bram Stoker

Phantom of the Opera
Series Title: Hammer Horror Collection
Call Number: VCR 2007-137
Description: 1962 version of Leroux's story, about a madman living in an opera house who falls in love with a singer and works behind the scenes to ensure her success; starring Herbert Lom
Keywords: Gaston Leroux

Phantom of the Opera
Series Title: Universal Studio's Monsters
Call Number: VCR 2007-176
Description: A melodrama about a strange man who lives in the catacombs below the Paris Opera House and his love affair with an opera starlet whom he tutors; starring Claude Rains
Keywords: Leroux, Gaston; Claude Rains

Pugni in Tasca = Fists in the Pocket
Series Title: Essential Art House: 50 Years of Janus Films (1965)
Call Number: DVD 2007-467
Description: Tormented by twisted desires, a young man takes drastic measures to rid his grotesquely dysfunctional family of its various afflictions.
Keywords: Family

Rosemary's Baby
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Call Number: VCR 2007- 92
Description: Polanski's 1968 adaptation of Ira Levin's novel about a young New York couple expecting their first child; Mia Farrow stars as Rosemary; with Ruth Gordon, John Cassavetes
Keywords: Ira Levin; Roman Polanski

Theater of Blood
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Call Number: VCR 2007- 96
Description: A demented actor and his daughter set about murdering each of London's nine prominent drama critics according to murders in Shakespeare's plays; starring Vincent Price
Keywords: Mystery Films; Vincent Price

Vampyr
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Call Number: VCR 98- 63
Description: Early vampire horror classic
Keywords: Silent; Horror

Wolf Man
Series Title: Classic Monster Collection
Call Number: VCR 2007- 43
Description: A man who returns to the family estate to take over affairs there risks becoming a victim of the centuries-old curse of the werewolf; starring Lon Cheney and Claude Rains
Keywords: Werewolves; Lon Cheney; Fantasy films