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HOW LONG CAN I CHECKOUT MOVIES?

Movies are checked out for one week - unlike music and books.

January list by Nanette Alderman
Check out a classic adventure!
The Adventures of Robin Hood
The Adventures of Robin Hood
Claude Rains, Errol Flynn, Basil Rathbone, and  Olivia De Havilland, 1938, rated pg

Winner of three Academy Awards, a classic tale of Sherwood Forest. Robin Hood robs the rich to aid the poor, tries to rid England of Prince John's tyranny, and gain the hand of the lovely Maid Marian.

The Black Stallion
The Black Stallion
kelly reno, Mickey Rooney and Teri Garr, 1979, rated g

While traveling with his father, young Alec becomes fascinated by a mysterious Arabian stallion who is brought on board and stabled in the ship he is sailing on. When it tragically sinks both he and the horse survive only to be stranded on a desert island. He befriends it, so when finally rescued, both return to his home where they soon meet Henry Dailey, a once-successful trainer. Together they begin training the stallion to race against the fastest horses in the world.

Captain Horatio Hornblower
Captain Horatio HornblowerGregory Peck and Virginia Mayo, 1951, not rated

During the Napoleonic wars, a British naval captain has adventures in Central American waters.

Ivanho
IvanhoeGeorge Sanders, Elizabeth Taylor, Robert Taylor, and Joan Fontaine, 1952,
not rated

A knight seeks to free the captive King Richard and put him back on the throne.

King Solomon's Mines
King Solomon's MinesStewart Granger and Deborah Kerr, 1950, not rated

Before there was Indiana Jones, there was Allan Quartermain, the stalwart hero of H. Rider Haggard's novel chronicling the adventures of a group searching for the fabled King Solomon's diamond mines in Africa.

Legend of the Lost
Legend of the LostJohn Wayne, Sophia Loren, and Rossano Brazzi, 1957, not rated

American ne'er-do-well Joe January is hired to take Paul Bonnard on an expedition into the desert in search of treasure.

Mutiny on the Bounty
Mutiny on the BountyClark Gable and Charles Laughton, 1935, not rated

Based on the true story of sadistic Captain Bligh, Fletcher Christian, their turbulent journey aboard the HMS Bounty, and the subsequent mutiny.

The Prisoner of Zenda
The Prisoner of ZendaRonald Colman, Stewart Granger, Deborah Kerr, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., and Madeleine Carroll, 1937 & 1952, not rated

An Englishman on a Ruritarian holiday must impersonate the king when the rightful monarch, a distant cousin, is drugged and kidnapped.  Includes the 1937 and 1952 screen versions.

The Three Musketeers
The Three MusketeersKeenan Wynn, Gene Kelly, June Allyson, Vincent Price, and Lana Turner, 1948, not rated

A young man joins the musketeers to foil an evil cardinal's plot to seize control of France.

Treasure Island
Treasure Island
Wallace Beery, Lionel Barrymore, and Jackie Cooper, 1934, not rated

The classic tale of Long John Silver's quest to obtain Jim Hawking's treasure map. Based on the 1934 novel written by Robert Louis Stevenson.