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The Resource A hero ain't nothin' but a sandwich, Radnitz/Mattel Productions, Inc. presents ; produced by Hal DeWindt ; directed by Ralph Nelson, (videorecording)

A hero ain't nothin' but a sandwich, Radnitz/Mattel Productions, Inc. presents ; produced by Hal DeWindt ; directed by Ralph Nelson, (videorecording)

Label
A hero ain't nothin' but a sandwich
Title
A hero ain't nothin' but a sandwich
Statement of responsibility
Radnitz/Mattel Productions, Inc. presents ; produced by Hal DeWindt ; directed by Ralph Nelson
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
IFA
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, Frank Stanley ; music, Tom McIntosh ; Editor, Fred A. Chulack
Dewey number
791.43
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Rated PG
Language note
English language soundtrack
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.H456219 2009
PerformerNote
Cicely Tyson, Paul Winfield, Kevin Hooks, Helen Martin, Glynn Turman, Bill Cobbs, David Groh, Arnold Johnson, Larry B. Scott
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1916-1987
  • 1958-
  • 1909-2000
  • 1939-2008
  • 1921-2000
  • 1961-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • DeWindt, Hal
  • Nelson, Ralph
  • Tyson, Cicely
  • Winfield, Paul
  • Hooks, Kevin
  • Martin, Helen
  • Turman, Glynn
  • Cobbs, Bill
  • Groh, David
  • Johnson, Arnold
  • Scott, Larry B.
  • Childress, Alice
  • Radnitz/Mattel Productions, Inc
  • Koch Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
107
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  • Inner cities
  • Drug abuse
  • Drug addiction
  • African American youth
  • African Americans
Technique
live action
Label
A hero ain't nothin' but a sandwich, Radnitz/Mattel Productions, Inc. presents ; produced by Hal DeWindt ; directed by Ralph Nelson, (videorecording)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel and screenplay by Alice Childress
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1978
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn299794679
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (107 min.)
Isbn
9781417231157
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
741952659693
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
KOC-DV-6596
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)299794679
System details
DVD, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
A hero ain't nothin' but a sandwich, Radnitz/Mattel Productions, Inc. presents ; produced by Hal DeWindt ; directed by Ralph Nelson, (videorecording)
Link
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel and screenplay by Alice Childress
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1978
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn299794679
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (107 min.)
Isbn
9781417231157
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
741952659693
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
KOC-DV-6596
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)299794679
System details
DVD, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD

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