Heaven Is A Playground

  • 1992
  • Movie
  • R
  • Drama, Sports

In 1974 Sports Illustrated writer Rick Telander spent a season observing life on New York City's public basketball courts. The resulting memoir, Heaven Is a Playground, is a fascinating document that weaves sports into sociology with its depiction of disenfranchized young Blacks for whom the game of basketball is no mere diversion but a self-defining discipline,...read more

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Director (1 Credit)
Writer (1 Credit)
Source (1 Credit)
Producer (2 Credits)
Bill Higgins
Keith Bank
Exec. Producer (3 Credits)
Douglas S. Cook
Larry Edwards
William V. Stuart
Co-Producer (2 Credits)
Tony Kamin
Assoc. Producer (1 Credit)
Bob Hudgins
Cinematographer (1 Credit)
Tom Richmond
Editor (1 Credit)
Lou Angelo
Musical Composer (1 Credit)
Patrick O'Hearn
Production Designer (1 Credit)
Gregory William Bolton
Set Decorator (1 Credit)
Karen Bruck
Costumes (1 Credit)
Susan Kaufmann