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The Resource October sky, Universal Pictures presents a Charles Gordon production ; a Joe Johnston film ; produced by Charles Gordon, Larry Franco ; screenplay by Lewis Colick ; directed by Joe Johnston, (VIDEORECORDING)

October sky, Universal Pictures presents a Charles Gordon production ; a Joe Johnston film ; produced by Charles Gordon, Larry Franco ; screenplay by Lewis Colick ; directed by Joe Johnston, (VIDEORECORDING)

Label
October sky
Title
October sky
Statement of responsibility
Universal Pictures presents a Charles Gordon production ; a Joe Johnston film ; produced by Charles Gordon, Larry Franco ; screenplay by Lewis Colick ; directed by Joe Johnston
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Production company
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • fre
  • spa
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The true story of Homer Hickam Jr., a high school student in rural West Virginia, who seemed destined to repeat his father's harsh life in the coal mines, until he turned his attention to the skies
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Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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  • Aiming high: The story of the rocket boys
  • October sky (Motion picture)
  • October sky (Motion picture)
  • October sky (Motion picture)
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Credits note
Director of photography, Fred Murphy ; editor, Robert Dalva ; music, Mark Isham
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG; language, brief teen sensuality and alcohol use, and for some thematic elements
Language note
English, Spanish or French dialogue with optional Spanish or French subtitles; closed-captioned in English
PerformerNote
Jake Gyllenhaal, Chris Cooper, Chris Owen, Laura Dern
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1950-
  • 1947-
  • 1980-
  • 1951-
  • 1980-
  • 1943-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Johnston, Joe
  • Colick, Lewis
  • Gordon, Charles
  • Franco, Larry J.
  • Gyllenhaal, Jake
  • Cooper, Chris
  • Owen, Chris
  • Isham, Mark
  • Hickam, Homer H.
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
Runtime
108
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  • Hickam, Homer H
  • Hickam, Homer H
  • Hickam, Homer H
  • Aerospace engineers
  • Rockets (Aeronautics)
  • West Virginia
  • Ingenieros
  • Aeronáutica
  • Aerospace engineers
  • DVDs
  • Aerospace engineers
Target audience
pre adolescent
Technique
live action
Label
October sky, Universal Pictures presents a Charles Gordon production ; a Joe Johnston film ; produced by Charles Gordon, Larry Franco ; screenplay by Lewis Colick ; directed by Joe Johnston, (VIDEORECORDING)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Wide screen
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1998
  • Based on the book "Rocket Boys" by Homer H. Hickam, Jr
  • "Based on an extraordinary true story."
  • Special features: Aiming high: The story of the Rocket Boys, hear the story of the real "Rocket Boys" as they supported Homer Hickam in his journey from a coal mining town to NASA; feature commentary with Homer Hickam; spotlight on location; production notes; theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Aiming high: The story of the rocket boys
Control code
ocm57470642
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (108 min.)
Isbn
9781417013951
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color;
Publisher number
25544
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)57470642
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1; DTS digital surround sound; dual layer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
October sky, Universal Pictures presents a Charles Gordon production ; a Joe Johnston film ; produced by Charles Gordon, Larry Franco ; screenplay by Lewis Colick ; directed by Joe Johnston, (VIDEORECORDING)
Publication
Note
  • Wide screen
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1998
  • Based on the book "Rocket Boys" by Homer H. Hickam, Jr
  • "Based on an extraordinary true story."
  • Special features: Aiming high: The story of the Rocket Boys, hear the story of the real "Rocket Boys" as they supported Homer Hickam in his journey from a coal mining town to NASA; feature commentary with Homer Hickam; spotlight on location; production notes; theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Aiming high: The story of the rocket boys
Control code
ocm57470642
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (108 min.)
Isbn
9781417013951
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color;
Publisher number
25544
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)57470642
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1; DTS digital surround sound; dual layer
Video recording format
DVD

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