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October sky [videorecording] Universal Pictures presents ; directed by Joe Johnston ; screenplay by Louis Colick ; produced by Charles Gordon, Larry Franco.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Montezuma PL - Montezuma VHS 2086 (Text) 36754000174557 VHS Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0783240589\0783240694
  • Physical Description: VHS; Dolby stereo surround; digitally recorded. 1 videocassette (1 hr. 48 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
  • Edition: Special ed.
  • Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Studios, 2000.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Special edition feature: Spotlight on location. Ten minute behind-the-scenes look at the making of October sky, including interviews with the cast and crew"--Container.
Based on the book: Rocket boys / by Homer H. Hickam, Jr.
Formatted to fit TV.
Originally released as motion picture in 1999.
Rated PG.
Participant or Performer Note:
Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal, Chris Cooper, Chris Owen and Laura Dern.
Summary, etc.:
True story of a young boy growing up in Coalwood, West Virginia during the 1950's, who dreams of building rockets.
Subject: Aerospace engineers > United States > Drama.
Hickam, Homer H., 1943-
Genre: Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

  • Baker & Taylor
    True story of Homer Hickam, a coal miner's son who was inspired by the first Sputnik launch to take up rocketry against his father's wishes.

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