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A hero ain't nothin' but a sandwich

Author: Hal DeWindtRalph NelsonCicely TysonPaul WinfieldKevin HooksAll authors
Publisher: Port Washington, N.Y. : Koch Entertainment, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Faced with the harsh reality of growing up in the ghetto, 13-year-old Benjie turns to heroin to escape. After Benjie hits rock bottom, his mother and her boyfriend must sacrifice to help him overcome his dependency.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Drama
Juvenile delinquency films
Film adaptations
DVD-Video discs
Named Person: Alice Childress
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Hal DeWindt; Ralph Nelson; Cicely Tyson; Paul Winfield; Kevin Hooks; Helen Martin; Glynn Turman; Bill Cobbs; David Groh; Arnold Johnson; Larry B Scott; Alice Childress; Radnitz/Mattel Productions, Inc.; Koch Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 1417231157 9781417231157
OCLC Number: 299794679
Language Note: English language soundtrack.
Notes: Based on the novel and screenplay by Alice Childress.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1978.
Credits: Cinematography, Frank Stanley ; music, Tom McIntosh ; Editor, Fred A. Chulack.
Cast: Cicely Tyson, Paul Winfield, Kevin Hooks, Helen Martin, Glynn Turman, Bill Cobbs, David Groh, Arnold Johnson, Larry B. Scott.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Rated PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (107 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby digital.
Responsibility: Radnitz/Mattel Productions, Inc. presents ; produced by Hal DeWindt ; directed by Ralph Nelson.

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Faced with the harsh reality of growing up in the ghetto, 13-year-old Benjie turns to heroin to escape. After Benjie hits rock bottom, his mother and her boyfriend must sacrifice to help him overcome his dependency.

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