New DVDs: Tuesday, June 29

The Macedon Public Library is fully open for in-person visits. Computers are available and the Discovery Room is also open. We ask patrons who are not yet vaccinated to please wear masks, but we will not be monitoring this. We will continue to offer “Grab and Go” services for those who prefer to place their books on hold online and then pick them up in the cabinet outside the library.

Here are a few more of the new DVDs we’ve received lately:

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The Donut King

The rags to riches story of Ted Ngoy, a Cambodian refugee arriving in America in 1975 and building a multi-million-dollar empire baking America’s favorite pastry, the donut. His story is one of love, hard knocks, survival, and redemption. Ted sponsored hundreds of visas for incoming refugees and helped them get on their feet teaching them the ways of the donut business. By 1979 he was living the American Dream, but a great rise can come with a great fall.

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The Vincent Price Collection

Features some of beloved actor Vincent Price’s greatest works, including The Pit and the Pendulum: A young man’s search for the truth of his sister’s death uncovers a bizarre and ghastly secret; The Abominable Dr. Phibes: Long thought dead, the victim of a horrible accident, Dr. Anton Phibes still lives; The Haunted Palace: It is 1765, and the villagers of Arkham discover strange goings-on at Joseph Curwen’s mansion; The Fall of the House of Usher: A man buries his sister alive in the large family mansion but she returns after death to take her revenge; The Masque of the Red Death: Follows Prince Prospero’s attempts to avoid a dangerous plague known as the Red Death by hiding in his abbey; Witchfinder General: 1645 sees England in the grip of a bloody civil war. During this climate of fear, self-styled witch hunter, Matthew Hopkins tours the country preying on innocent victims in the name of the Lord.

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Godzilla vs. Kong

An ancient rivalry is rekindled when a Hollow Earth scholar receives private funding and wants to use Kong to discover the origin of the Titans. Protected inside a biodome since his discovery in the 70s, Kong was the only kaiju who did not participate in the epic battle against King Gidorah, and Godzilla is determined to become the final apex predator. Meanwhile, the humans begin to suspect that everyone involved is being manipulated by an industry tycoon with a vested interest in the Titans killing each other off. Library has Blu-ray and regular editions.

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