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Stroker Ace : Hooper ; Sharky's machine / [produced by Hank Moonjean].

Reynolds, Burt. (Added Author). Anderson, Loni, 1945- (Added Author). Beatty, Ned. (Added Author). Nabors, Jim, 1930- (Added Author). Stevenson, Parker, 1952- (Added Author). Neely, William. (Added Author). Vincent, Jan-Michael, 1944- (Added Author). Field, Sally. (Added Author). Keith, Brian. (Added Author). Klein, Robert. (Added Author). Marley, John. (Added Author). Best, James. (Added Author). West, Adam. (Added Author). Bradshaw, Terry. (Added Author). Gassman, Vittorio. (Added Author). Dunning, Charles, 1923- (Added Author). Casey, Bernie (Added Author). Ward, Rachel, 1957- (Added Author). Holliman, Earl, 1928- (Added Author). Silva, Henry, 1928- (Added Author). Hickman, Darryl. (Added Author). Libertini, Richard. (Added Author). Neely, William. Stand on it. (Added Author). Ottum, Bob. Stand on it. (Added Author). Diehl, William. Sharky's machine. (Added Author). Warner Bros. (Added Author). Universal Pictures (Firm) (Added Author). Orion Pictures. (Added Author). Deliverance Productions. (Added Author). Warner Home Video (Firm) (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Jay Co PL - Portland DVDa STROK DVD #6224 (Text) 76383000417204 Movies Available -
Union Co PL - Liberty GDVD Str (Text) 34194001117093 GDVD Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1419823426
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (316 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, 2006.

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally released as motion pictures in 1983 (Stroker Ace), 1978 (Hooper), and 1981 (Sharky's Machine).
"Stroker Ace" based on the novel "Stand on It" by William Neely and Robert K. Ottum ; "Sharky's Machine" based on the novel by William Diehl.
Two films on first disc (Stroker Ace on Side A, Hooper on Side B), one film on second disc (Sharky's Machine).
"Triple feature"--Container.
Participant or Performer Note: "Stroker Ace": Burt Reynolds, Ned Beatty, Jim Nabors, Parker Stevenson, Loni Anderson. "Hooper": Burt Reynolds, Jan-Michael Vincent, Sally Field, Brian Keith, Robert Klein, James Best, John Marley, Adam West, Terry Bradshaw. "Sharky's machine": Burt Reynolds, Vittorio Gassman, Brian Keith, Charles Durning, Earl Holliman, Bernie Casey, Henry Silva, Darryl Hickman, Richard Libertini, Rachel Ward.
Summary, etc.: "Stroker Ace": A two-time NASCAR winner, heading for his third championship, loses his sponsor. In desperation, he signs with fried chicken magnate Clyde Torkle. Soon Stroker discovers his book-length, iron-clad contract requires him to wear a chicken costume for television commercials and publicity stunts. Worse than that for any proud, daredevil racer, he has to drive a stock car with a sign that says "Fastest Chicken in the South." "Hooper": A master stunt man endangers his health and long career by teaming with an up-and-comer to the stunt world in a record-breaking rocket-powered car jump. "Sharky's Machine": An Atlanta vice cop investigates an organized crime ring tied to a prominent local politician.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: Rated PG (Stroker Ace, Hooper); Rated R (Sharky's Machine).
System Details Note: DVD; Dolby surround stereo (Sharky's Machine); Dolby Mono (Stroker Ace, Hooper); full screen
Subject: Automobile racing > Drama.
Sports sponsorship > Drama.
Stunt performers > Drama.
Police > Georgia > Atlanta > Drama.
Organized crime > Georgia > Atlanta > Drama.
Genre: Comedy films.
Action and adventure films.
Police films.

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