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The Bronx is burning

Author: Bill JohnsonJeremiah ChechikJohn TurturroOliver PlattDaniel SunjataAll authors
Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : Distributed by Genius Entertainment, [2007]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : 3-disc special edView all editions and formats
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In the summer of 1977, New York was a city in crisis. Paralyzed by a citywide blackout, political strife and the Son of Sam killing spree, the Big Apple was burning. Rising out of this troubled urban landscape to bring hope and inspiration came one of baseball's most storied franchises, The New York Yankees. Traces the amazing-but-true story of how the New York Yankees single-handedly helped raise the spirits of a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Melodrama
Television programs
Television programs for the hearing impaired
Television serials
Sports
Crime
Teatro
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Johnson; Jeremiah Chechik; John Turturro; Oliver Platt; Daniel Sunjata; Jonathan Mahler; ESPN Original Entertainment (Firm); Genius Entertainment.
ISBN: 1594448213 9781594448218
OCLC Number: 171299973
Language Note: English or dubbed Spanish dialogue, Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Title from container.
Based on the novel "Ladies and gentlemen, the Bronx is burning" by Jonathan Mahler.
Special features: Outtakes; deleted & extended scenes; "Stories of '77" featurettes: "The Fenway brawl" and "The straw that stirs the drink;" "The Bronx is burning" webisodes; "On the set" featurette; extended interviews with Reggie Jackson, George Steinbrenner, Billy Martin Jr., John Turturro; complete stats for the 1977 Yankees including ALCS and World Series box scores.
Credits: Director of photography, Douglas Koch ; editor, Jerry Greenberg ; music, Tree Adams ; production designer, Mario R. Ventenilla.
Cast: John Turturro, Oliver Platt, Daniel Sunjata.
Target Audience: TV-PG-VL.
Description: 3 videodiscs (approximately 360 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, widescreen (enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, NTSC.
Contents: Disc 1: The straw ; Team in turmoil ; Time for a change? ; The seven commandments --
Disc 2: Caught! ; The game's not as easy as it looks, fellas ; Past combatants ; Mr. October.
Responsibility: ESPN Original Entertainment ; produced by Bill Johnson, Jeremiah Checkik ; directed by Jeremiah Chechik.

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In the summer of 1977, New York was a city in crisis. Paralyzed by a citywide blackout, political strife and the Son of Sam killing spree, the Big Apple was burning. Rising out of this troubled urban landscape to bring hope and inspiration came one of baseball's most storied franchises, The New York Yankees. Traces the amazing-but-true story of how the New York Yankees single-handedly helped raise the spirits of a city in a time of darkness and uncertainty.

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