Some kind of hero
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SummaryA Vietnam vet returns home from a prisoner of war camp and is greeted as a hero, but is quickly forgotten and soon discovers how tough survival is in his own country.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
-- Prisoners and prisons
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Veterans -- Drama.
African American veterans -- Drama.
Ex-prisoners of war -- United States -- Drama.
|Publisher|| [Chicago, Illinois] :
|Other Titles|| Some kind of hero.
Koch, Howard W., Jr., 1916-2001, film producer.
Kirkwood, James, 1924-1989, screenwriter.
Boris, Robert, 1945- screenwriter.
Pryor, Richard, 1940-2005, actor.
Kidder, Margot, actor.
Sharkey, Ray, actor.
Cox, Ronny, actor.
Williams, Patrick, 1939- composer.
Kirkwood, James, 1924-1989. Some kind of hero.
Paramount Pictures Corporation, production company.
Olive Films, publisher.
Richard Pryor, Margot Kidder, Ray Sharkey, Ronny Cox, Lynne Moody, Olivia Cole.
Director of photography, King Baggot ; editor, Christopher Greenbury ; music, Patrick Williams.
MPAA rating: R.
Based on the book by James Kirkwood.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1981.
DVD; NTSC; region 1; Widescreen (1.78:1) 16:9 presentation; Dolby digital 2.0.
1 videodisc (96 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.