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The Resource October sky, Universal Pictures presents a Charles Gordon production ; a Joe Johnston film ; produced by Charles Gordon, Larry Franco ; screenplay by Lewis Colick ; directed by Joe Johnston, (DVD)

October sky, Universal Pictures presents a Charles Gordon production ; a Joe Johnston film ; produced by Charles Gordon, Larry Franco ; screenplay by Lewis Colick ; directed by Joe Johnston, (DVD)

Label
October sky
Title
October sky
Statement of responsibility
Universal Pictures presents a Charles Gordon production ; a Joe Johnston film ; produced by Charles Gordon, Larry Franco ; screenplay by Lewis Colick ; directed by Joe Johnston
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • fre
  • spa
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The true story of Homer Hickam Jr., a high school student in rural West Virginia, who seemed destined to repeat his father's harsh life in the coal mines, until he turned his attention to the skies
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Fred Murphy ; editor, Robert Dalva ; music, Mark Isham
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG; language, brief teen sensuality and alcohol use, and for some thematic elements
Language note
English, Spanish or French dialogue, Spanish or French subtitles ; closed captioned
LC call number
TL789.85.H53
LC item number
A32 2005
PerformerNote
Jake Gyllenhaal, Chris Cooper, Chris Owen, Laura Dern
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1950-
  • 1980-
  • 1951-
  • 1980-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Johnston, Joe
  • Colick, Lewis
  • Gyllenhaal, Jake
  • Cooper, Chris
  • Owen, Chris
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
Runtime
108
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hickam, Homer H
  • Aerospace engineers
  • Rockets (Aeronautics)
  • West Virginia
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
October sky, Universal Pictures presents a Charles Gordon production ; a Joe Johnston film ; produced by Charles Gordon, Larry Franco ; screenplay by Lewis Colick ; directed by Joe Johnston, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1998
  • Based on the book "Rocket Boys" by Homer H. Hickam, Jr
  • "Based on an extraordinary true story."
  • Special features: Aiming high: The story of the Rocket Boys, hear the story of the real "Rocket Boys" as they supported Homer Hickam in his journey from a coal mining town to NASA; feature commentary with Homer Hickam; spotlight on location; production notes; theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm57470642
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen, special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (108 min.)
Isbn
9781417013951
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192554421
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
25544
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)57470642
  • a899724-1001
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital; surround sound; dual layer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
October sky, Universal Pictures presents a Charles Gordon production ; a Joe Johnston film ; produced by Charles Gordon, Larry Franco ; screenplay by Lewis Colick ; directed by Joe Johnston, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1998
  • Based on the book "Rocket Boys" by Homer H. Hickam, Jr
  • "Based on an extraordinary true story."
  • Special features: Aiming high: The story of the Rocket Boys, hear the story of the real "Rocket Boys" as they supported Homer Hickam in his journey from a coal mining town to NASA; feature commentary with Homer Hickam; spotlight on location; production notes; theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm57470642
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen, special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (108 min.)
Isbn
9781417013951
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192554421
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
25544
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)57470642
  • a899724-1001
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital; surround sound; dual layer
Video recording format
DVD

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