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Summary:

Film about the infamous 1919 Chicago White Sox scandal. The young, idealistic White Sox players who, despite being pennant winners, are treated with disdain by their penny-pinching owner/manager. Ripe for a money-making scheme, the demoralized team agrees to throw the World Series. But when they're defeated, a couple of sports writers smell a fix and a national scandal explodes.
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Harney County Library DVD EIG (Text) 37720000553719 Video DVD Branch_Only_3months 07/20/2017 Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
    videodisc
    videorecording
  • Edition: 20th anniversary ed.
  • Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA : MGM : Distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2008]

Content descriptions

General Note: This disc is copy protected.
Dialogue in English or French, Spanish with English, French and Spanish subtitles; closed captioned.
Special features: Audio commentary by director John Sayles; Two-part retrospective documentary; The story behind the movie featurette; DB, the bat & the 2005 World Series featurette.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1988.
Based on the book by Eliot Asinof.
Number of discs, special features, and language options may vary by copy.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Robert Richardson ; editor, John Tintori ; music, Mason Daring ; production designer, Nora Chavooshian.
Participant or Performer Note: John Cusack, Clifton James, Michael Lerner, Christopher Lloyd, John Mahoney, Charlie Sheen, David Strathairn, D.B. Sweeney, Kevin Tighe.
Summary, etc.: Film about the infamous 1919 Chicago White Sox scandal. The young, idealistic White Sox players who, despite being pennant winners, are treated with disdain by their penny-pinching owner/manager. Ripe for a money-making scheme, the demoralized team agrees to throw the World Series. But when they're defeated, a couple of sports writers smell a fix and a national scandal explodes.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: G CHV rating: PG.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital mono., dual layer, NTSC.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
This disc is copy protected.
Language Note:
Dialogue in English or French, Spanish with English, French and Spanish subtitles; closed captioned.
Subject: Asinof, Eliot 1919-2008 Film adaptations
Sports Corrupt practices Illinois Drama
Baseball Illinois Drama
World Series (Baseball) (1919) Drama
Chicago White Sox (Baseball team) History Drama
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