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Heaven is a playground

Format: DVD 2004
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On Chicago's south side, too many kids get their one shot in life at the wrong end of a gun. But Byron Harper is determined to change all that with a dream...called basketball. Adapted from the memoir by Sports Illustrated journalist Rick Telander.
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Subjects Streetball -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Drama.
Problem youth -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Drama.
African American basketball players -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Drama.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Sports films.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Film adaptations.
Publisher Burbank, Calif. :Columbia/Tristar Home Video,2004
Other Titles Heaven is a playground.
Contributors Sweeney, D. B. (Daniel Bernard), 1961-
Warren, Michael, 1946-
Jordan, Richard, 1937-1993.
Love, Victor, 1957-
Julian, Janet, 1959-
Olajuwon, Hakeem, 1963-
Kimble, Bo.
Fried, Randall.
Bank, Keith.
Higgins, Billy (Producer)
Telander, Rick. Heaven is a playground.
Heaven Playground Productions, Inc.
Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm)
Participants/Performers D.B. Sweeney, Michael Warren, Richard Jordan, Victor Love, Janet Julian, Hakeem Olajuwon, Bo Kimble.
Other Contributors Director, screenplay, Randall Fried ; producers, Keith Bank and Billy Higgins ; co-producers, John Banta, Tony Kamin ; executive producers, William V. Stuart, Douglas S. Cook, Larry Edwards ; co-executive producers, William Eichengreen and Leonard Pomerantz ; director of photography, Tom Richmond ; editor, Lou Angelo ; production designer, Gregory Wm. Bolton ; music score, Patrick O'Hearn.
Audience MPAA rating: R; for language and drug content.
Language English
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes Based on the book by Rick Telander.
Originally produced as motion picture in 1991.
Hi-fi ultra-stereo.
System Details DVD, full screen; Dolby digital.
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 104 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 1404959785 :
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