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Librarians Save The Day! 11 Great Movies In Which They Star

First Posted: 08/16/10 10:04 AM ET   Updated: 05/25/11 06:15 PM ET

While writers might seem more glamorous, librarians are the quiet heroes of the literary world. They stand up against censorship, they uncover ancient mysteries, they laugh in the face of computerization and stop the corporate world dead in its tracks. From Katharine Hepburn to Rachel Weisz, we've rounded up films that give librarians the center stage. Remember these?

Let us know what you think and if we've left out your favorites, tell us in the comments section below.

"The Music Man" (1962)
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Robert Preston stars as Harold Hill, a swindler in disguise as a band instructor. Hill tries to seduce librarian Marian to keep her quiet about his plans to lead the young boys of a small Iowa town into his world of sin and vice. Hill's plan backfires when Marian asks the school board for his credentials.
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