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October sky  Cover Image DVD DVD

October sky / A Charles Gordon ; directed by Joe Johnston ; producted Charles Gordon; Larry Franco.

Record details

  • ISBN: 0783234694
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (108 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 inches
  • Publisher: Universal City, California : Universal Pictures : 1999.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Special features: Spotlight on location ; production notes ; talent bios ; film highlights ; theatrical trailer ; Universal web link ; widescreen and full screen ; Dual layer.
Based on the book "Rocket Boys" by Homer H. Hickam Jr.
Participant or Performer Note:
Jake Gyllenhaal; Chis Cooper; Chis Owen; Laura Dern.
Summary, etc.:
In Coalwood, West Virginia, 1957, coal mining is king and no one can escape life underground. But when high schooler Homer Hickam, Jr. sees the Soviet satellite Sputnik streak overhead, he aims for the stars and a new destiny in this incredible true story of hope, determination and triumph.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG.
System Details Note:
Language Note:
Language: English (Dolby 5.1 surround), French (Dolby surround)
Closed captioned.
Subject: Hickam, Homer H., 1943-
Aerospace engineers > United States > Biography.
Genre: Video recordings.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

Available copies

  • 14 of 14 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Reynolds County Library District.


  • 0 current holds with 14 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Reynolds County Library - Bunker Library DVD OCT (Text) 3247100566671 Adult DVD Available -

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