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Straight out of Brooklyn

Author: Matty RichLindsay LawIra DeutchmanGeorge T OdomAnn D SandersAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : Public Television Playhouse, [1991?]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of a young man desperate to get out of the Brooklyn housing projects where he, his family and friends live. He feels trapped there, surrounded by drugs and danger, so he and his friends commit a robbery to obtain the money to move.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Matty Rich; Lindsay Law; Ira Deutchman; George T Odom; Ann D Sanders; Larry Gilliard; Blacks 'n Progress (Firm); KCET (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.); South Carolina Educational Television Network.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); Public Television Playhouse, Inc.
OCLC Number: 51314354
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture and broadcast on American playhouse in 1991.
Credits: Director of photography, John Rosnell ; editor, Jack Haigas ; original score, Harold Wheeler.
Cast: George T. Odom, Ann D. Sanders, Lawrence Gilliard, Jr., Matty Rich.
Description: 1 videocassette (83 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Other Titles: American playhouse (Television program)
Responsibility: written, produced, & directed by Matty Rich ; a Blacks 'n Progress production ; executive producers, Lindsay Law, Ira Deutchman ; executive producer [for American Playhouse], Lindsay Law ; KCET Los Angeles, South Carolina ETV, WGBH Boston, WNET New York.

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The story of a young man desperate to get out of the Brooklyn housing projects where he, his family and friends live. He feels trapped there, surrounded by drugs and danger, so he and his friends commit a robbery to obtain the money to move.

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