"October Sky" a/k/a "Rocket Boys". Biographical films are always the best ones! "October Sky" has a special place in my heart.
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October Sky (1999)
Directed by Joe Johnston. With Jake Gyllenhaal, Chris Cooper, Laura Dern, Chris Owen. The true story of Homer Hickam, a coal miner's son who was inspired by the first Sputnik launch to take up rocketry against his father's wishes.
October 2010......October Sky, Heaven's Gate
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The Original Rocket Boys made infamous by "October Sky" (Home Hickam came to our local high school several years ago, and he autographed my book!)
"Smouldering October Skies," by Renato Muccillo 11 x 15 - oil
Rocket Boys, the memoir of West Virginian Homer Hickam, Jr. This book inspired the film October Sky.
From Rocket Boys to October Sky: How the Classic Memoir Rocket Boys Was Written and the Hit Movie October Sky Was Made Paperback – Import 20 Sep 2013
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Why do we love the sea? It is because it has some potent power to make us think things we like to think. (Robert Henri)'October Sky' - Jeremy Lipking (b.1975)