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|Named Person:||Homer H Hickam; Homer H Hickam|
|Material Type:||Elementary and junior high school, Videorecording|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Joe Johnston; Lewis Colick; Jake Gyllenhaal; Chris Cooper; Chris Owen; Universal Pictures (Firm)
|Language Note:||English, Spanish or French dialogue, Spanish or French subtitles ; closed captioned.|
|Notes:||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.
|Credits:||Director of photography, Fred Murphy ; editor, Robert Dalva ; music, Mark Isham.|
|Cast:||Jake Gyllenhaal, Chris Cooper, Chris Owen, Laura Dern.|
|Target Audience:||MPAA rating: PG; language, brief teen sensuality and alcohol use, and for some thematic elements.|
|Description:||1 videodisc (108 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital; surround sound; dual layer.|
|Contents:||Aiming high: The story of the rocket boys.|
|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.|
- Hickam, Homer H., -- 1943-
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- Rockets (Aeronautics) -- Drama.
- West Virginia -- Drama.
- Spanish language materials -- Videorecordings.
- French language materials -- Videorecordings.
- Ingenieros -- Estados Unidos -- Teatro.
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