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Sounder / [Jaffe/Braunstein Films Ltd. ; Rock Creek Entertainment ; Touchstone Television] ; producer, Kevin Hooks ... Clara George ; teleplay by Bill Cain ; directed by Kevin Hooks.

Hooks, Kevin, 1958- (Added Author). George, Clara. (Added Author). Cain, Bill, 1947- (Added Author). Lumbly, Carl. (Added Author). Douglass, Suzzanne, 1957- (Added Author). Robertson, Daniel Lee, III. (Added Author). MacNeill, Peter. (Added Author). Lake, Bill. (Added Author). Winfield, Paul. (Added Author). Johnson, Marcus. (Added Author). Archer, Ashley (Actress) (Added Author). Watkis, Joshua. (Added Author). Charters, Rodney, 1948- (Added Author). Holdridge, Lee, 1944- (Added Author). Nord, Richard. (Added Author). Armstrong, William Howard, 1914- Sounder. (Added Author). Jaffe/Braunstein Films Ltd. (Added Author). Rock Creek Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Touchstone Television. (Added Author). Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author).
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Available copies

  • 23 of 23 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Series Information

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Record details

  • ISBN: 0788846620
  • ISBN: 9780788846625
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 87 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Burbank, Calif. : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, 2003.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Based on the book by William H. Armstrong.
Originally broadcast January 19, 2003 as a segment of: The wonderful world of Disney.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Rodney Charters; original music, Lee Holdridge; film editor, Richard Nord.
Participant or Performer Note:
Cast: Carl Lumbly, Suzzanne Douglass, Daniel Lee Robertson III, Peter MacNeill, Bill Lake, Paul Winfield, Marcus Johnson, Ashley Archer, Joshua Watkis.
Summary, etc.:
This is the story of an 11-year-old black youngster, "Boy." When his sharecropper father is arrested and sentenced to five years at hard labor after stealing food to feed his family, Boy embarks upon a journey to find out where his father has being imprisoned. Accompanied by his dog Sounder, Boy also makes the arduous crossover from boyhood to manhood, with the help and sometimes hindrance of various people along the road.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: TV-PG.
Additional Physical Form available Note:
Issued also on VHS.
System Details Note:
DVD, Dolby digital, Region 1 encoding, fullscreen presentation (1.33:1); Dolby digital 5.1 surround sound.
Language Note:
Closed-captioned.
Awards Note:
Newbery Medal, 1970.
Subject: Adventure and adventurers > Drama.
African American children > Drama.
Preteens > Drama.
Travel with dogs > Drama.
Adventure and adventurers > Drama.
Travel > Drama.
Dogs > Drama.
Dogs > Fiction.
African Americans > Fiction.
Family life > Fiction.
Poverty > Fiction.
Sharecroppers > Fiction.
Great Depression, 1929-1939 > Fiction.
Closed caption video recordings.
Television adaptations.
Videodiscs.
Genre: Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Film adaptations.
Made-for-TV movies.
Television adaptations.
Drama.
Made for TV movies.
Feature films.

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