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Finding Buck McHenry

Author: Lin OliverCharles BurnettOssie DavisRuby DeeErnie BanksAll authors
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Showtime Networks, [2001], ©2000.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Children's films
Drama
Feature films
Juvenile works
Made-for-TV movies
Sports films
Juvenile drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Lin Oliver; Charles Burnett; Ossie Davis; Ruby Dee; Ernie Banks; Michael Schiffman; Duane McLaughlin; Stephen James Taylor; Dorian Harris; John Ndiaga Demps; Robert Halmi, Jr.; Bobby Heller; Alfred Slote; Showtime Entertainment.; Showtime Networks.
ISBN: 1929732929 9781929732920
OCLC Number: 47360294
Language Note: Closed captioned.
Notes: Based on the novel by Alfred Slote.
Credits: Music by Stephen James Taylor ; edited by Dorian Harris ; director of photography John Demps ; executive producers, Robert Halmi, Jr., Bobby Heller, and Lin Oliver.
Cast: Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Ernie Banks, Michael Schiffman, Duane McLaughlin.
Target Audience: FAB rating: F (Family).
Description: 1 videodisc (94 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, Dolby surround.
Responsibility: Showtime presents a Lin Oliver production of a Charles Burnett film ; teleplay by Alfred Slote & David Field ; directed by Charles Burnett.

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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.

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