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Title Finding Buck McHenry [videorecording] / Showtime presents a Lin Oliver production ; teleplay, Alfred Slote, David Field ; director, Charles Burnett.
Publication [United States] : Showtime Networks, [2001]
Copyright date ©2001
Description 1 videodisc (94 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
4 3/4 in.
digital optical surround Dolby
video file
Call # DVD J
System Req DVD, Dolby surround.
Note Closed captioned.
Based on the novel by Alfred Slote.
Videodisc release of the 2000 motion picture.
Special features included.
Cast Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Ernie Banks, Michael Schiffman, Duane McLaughlin.
Credits Director of photography John Demps ; music, Stephen James Taylor ; editor, Dorian Harris ; executive producers, Robert Halmi, Jr., Bobby Heller, and Lin Oliver.
Summary When 11-year-old Jason Ross is cut from his little league team, he creates an expansion team. In searching for a new coach, Jason comes to believe that Mack Henry, the school custodian, is really Buck McHenry, a legendary pitcher from the old Negro Baseball Leagues. While Mack begins to coach this rag-tag team, Jason and his friends set out to prove his true identity.
Audience FAB rating: F (Family).
Subject African American baseball players -- Juvenile drama.
African Americans -- Juvenile drama.
Little League baseball -- Juvenile drama.
Negro leagues -- Juvenile drama.
Made-for-TV movies.
Feature films.
Children's films.
Baseball films.
Addl. Author Slote, Alfred. Finding Buck McHenry.
Oliver, Lin.
Slote, Alfred.
Field, David (David C.)
Burnett, Charles, 1944-
Davis, Ossie.
Dee, Ruby.
Banks, Ernie, 1931-2015.
Schiffman, Michael, 1986-
McLaughlin, Duane.
Showtime Entertainment.
Showtime Networks.
ISBN 1929732929 :
9781929732920 :
Standard # 758445302424

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