Baltimore Pictures (Firm)
Most widely held works by Baltimore Pictures (Firm)
Quiz show ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 1,283 libraries worldwide
Fame and fortune become a hotbed of scandal when a Washington investigator uncovers corruption beneath the TV's hottest quiz show's glittering facade. The scandal implicates both the wildly popular champion and the disgruntled ex-champ.
Wag the dog ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and Portuguese and held by 1,035 libraries worldwide
When the President is caught in a sex scandal less than 2 weeks before the election, "Mr. Fix-it" decides they need a war to distract the public's attention and he calls on Hollywood's top producer to create it.
Analyze this ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 951 libraries worldwide
A spoof on the gangster roles that have been associated with De Niro's film career, this is the story of an anxiety-ridden Mafia boss who monopolizes the services of a family psychiatrist.
Avalon ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and held by 860 libraries worldwide
The story of several generations of a family, from the arrival of Jewish immigrant Sam Krichinsky in the suburb of Baltimore called Avalon, down through his children and grandchildren. The family goes from poverty to prosperity as the world changes around them, but their love and humor hold the family together.
Possession ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 728 libraries worldwide
Roland is an academic researcher who discovers some important letters written by a famous Victorian poet, Randolph Henry Ash. Ash was presumed to have been totally devoted to his wife, but Roland finds letters written to another unnamed woman, and soon determines that the intended recipient was another, less well-known poet, Christabel LaMotte. Roland contacts Maud, an expert on LaMotte's life and work. Despite her skepticism, the two begin to investigate, and uncover a wealth of information about the affair between the two poets.
A little princess ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in Spanish and English and held by 727 libraries worldwide
After an exotic childhood spent in India, young Sara Crewe finds herself in New York, immured in Miss Minchin girls' school as her father sails off to World War I. When he is lost, a severe reversal of fortune ensues. Thanks to him, Sara knows that "All girls are princesses ... even if they wear rags or are not pretty or smart." Summoning all the qualities of a true princess, patrician and bereft Sara uses her creativity and sense of self-worth to spin magic dreams that sustain her during her time of trial.
Sleepers ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 689 libraries worldwide
Sentenced to the Wilkinson School for Boys, four pals are mistreated at will by a cadre of sadistic guards. Fifteen years later, they have an unexpected opportunity for revenge.
Donnie Brasco ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 682 libraries worldwide
This true story follows FBI agent Joe Pistone (Depp) as he infiltrates the mafia of New York.
Liberty Heights ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 497 libraries worldwide
The town is Baltimore and the year is 1954, a season of dramatic social flux that Levinson explores through the eyes of a Jewish family.
Home fries ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 455 libraries worldwide
Dorian Lever wants to romance unwed mother-to-be Sally Jackson. His brother Angus wants to kill her. So...you want fries with that? Wearing her Burger-Matic headset like a Cinderella crown, Drew Barrymore is sunny, levelheaded Sally, the local drive-thru order taker who's caught up in the darkly funny family brouhaha that, unknown to Sally, is largely orchestrated by the Levers' manipulative, saccharine-smiling mom.
Looney tunes back in action ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 426 libraries worldwide
Buggs and Daffy lead Elmer Fudd on a wild pursuit through famous paintings hanging in the Louvre. Everyone is out to recover "The Blue Monkey", an artifact that could end up causing universal damage. It's dasterdly evil owner wants to make certain the world is free from all human existance. The gang embarks on a journey that stretches from Las Vegas to Paris, to the wilds of Africa.
Bugsy ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 411 libraries worldwide
Benjamin 'Bugsy' Siegel is a brilliant and violent gangster who leaves behind his criminal empire in New York to run the powerful rackets in Los Angeles. But his tumultuous affair with a Hollywood starlet inspires him to build something even bigger than his growing infamy. By doing this, he enrages his criminal backers. Bugsy will go to any length to see his dream realized, even if it costs him his life.
Disclosure ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 403 libraries worldwide
When an executive in a large company resists the advances of his new boss who is also a former love, she charges him with sexual harassment. Suddenly his marriage and his career are at risk, and his struggle to extricate himself leads to the exposure of an executive conspiracy.
Sphere ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 385 libraries worldwide
Far below the surface in the mid-Pacific, U.S. officials have isolated what may be the greatest discovery in human history. They've found a huge spacecraft that plunged into the depths--300 years ago. What is the spacecraft's origin? After three centuries, could there still be a living intelligence aboard?
Homicide, life on the street. The complete seasons 1 & 2 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 328 libraries worldwide
Originally produced as episodes of the television program Homicide, life on the street in 1993 & 1994.
Homicide life on the street. The complete season 3 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 272 libraries worldwide
The complete third season of this critically-acclaimed television series.
Deliver us from Eva ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 249 libraries worldwide
A young woman's in-laws hire a 'player' to date her and keep her away from them. While the 'player' had just planned to make some money, he didn't plan on falling in love.
Donnie Brasco ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 228 libraries worldwide
Based on a true story, and adapted from the book by Joe Pistone and Richard Woodley, about Pistone's infiltration of the mob underground for the FBI, and his gradual acceptance of the mob family.
Kafka ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and German and held by 224 libraries worldwide
Oscar winner Jeremy Irons plays Kafka, an insurance clerk and aspiring writer leading a staid and reclusive life, until his closest friend mysteriously disappears without a trace. A seductive co-worker leads Kafka to a group of anarchists who speak of a "cover-up of monumental proportions" controlled from within a castle outside the city. Searching for the truth, Kafka ventures behind the castle's walls and discovers a secret more terrifying than anything he ever imagined.
Homicide--life on the street. The complete season 6 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 219 libraries worldwide
Day to day, the officers of the Baltimore Police Department Homicide Division face one of the United States worst crime rates, not to mention the pressures of their own personal lives. Some days, justice isn't just blind, it flat-out just doesn't exist.
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