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October sky [videorecording] / Universal Pictures ; produced by Charles Gordon and Larry J. Franco ; screenplay by Lewis Colick ; directed by Joe Johnston.

Johnston, Joe, 1950- (Added Author). Gyllenhaal, Jake, 1980- (Added Author). Cooper, Chris, 1951- (Added Author). Dern, Laura. (Added Author). Hickam, Homer H., 1943- Rocket boys. (Added Author).
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  • 0 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Eckhart Public Library - Main VC October (Text) 840191000700203 Movies - Main Floor Checked out 12/14/2016

Record details

  • ISBN: 0783229860 (vhs)
  • Physical Description: 1 videocassette (108 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
  • Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Home Video, c1999.

Content descriptions

General Note: Based on the book: Rocket boys / Homer H. Hickam.
Originally released as a motion picture.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Fred Murphy ; production designer, Barry Robison ; editors Robert Dalva and Craig Richards ; music, Mark Isham.
Participant or Performer Note: Jake Gyllenhaal, Chris Cooper, Laura Dern, Chris Owen.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: PG.
System Details Note: VHS Hi-fi stereo surround.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note: For private home use only.
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Subject: Hickam, Homer H 1943- > Drama.
Aerospace engineers > United States > Drama.
Fathers and sons > Drama.
Rocketry > Drama.
Genre: Biographical films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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