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The Natural

Author: Robert RedfordRobert DuvallGlenn CloseBarry LevinsonPhil DusenberryAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video, 1987.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Nothing was going to stop Roy Hobbs from fulfilling his boyhood dream of baseball stardom. As a 14-year old he fashions a baseball bat from an oak tree. He soon impresses major league scouts with his ability. His talent also catches the eye of a sportswriter who eventually becomes instrumental in Hobbs' career. The appearance of a mysterious woman, however, shatters his dream. Years later Hobbs reappears as a rookie  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Film adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Feature films
Videocassettes
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Redford; Robert Duvall; Glenn Close; Barry Levinson; Phil Dusenberry; Roger Towne; Bernard Malamud; RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video (Firm); Tri-Star Pictures.
OCLC Number: 27886673
Notes: Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Based on the novel by Bernard Malamud.
Videocassette release of the 1984 motion picture by Tri-Star Pictures.
Recorded in hi-fi, Dolby stereo. on linear tracks, mono. compatible.
Rated PG.
"60380"--Container.
Credits: Director, Barry Levinson ; producer, Mark Johnson ; screenplay, Roger Towne, Phil Dusenberry ; director of photography, Caleb Deschanel ; music, Randy Newman.
Cast: Robert Redford, Robert Duvall, Glenn Close, Kim Basinger, Wilford Brimley, Barbara Hershey, Robert Prosky, Richard Farnsworth.
Description: 1 videocassette (134 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Responsibility: Tri-Star Pictures.

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Nothing was going to stop Roy Hobbs from fulfilling his boyhood dream of baseball stardom. As a 14-year old he fashions a baseball bat from an oak tree. He soon impresses major league scouts with his ability. His talent also catches the eye of a sportswriter who eventually becomes instrumental in Hobbs' career. The appearance of a mysterious woman, however, shatters his dream. Years later Hobbs reappears as a rookie for the New York Knights and has an opportunity to share in their race for the pennant.

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