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Title:
Mystery, Alaska
Author:
Crowe, Russell, 1964-
Edition:
[DVD version].
Publication Information:
[Place of publication not identified] : Hollywood Pictures Home Video ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2000]
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (119 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
A remote, hockey-obsessed town populated by 633 of the most eccentric characters you'd ever want to meet, Mystery is the kind of place where nothing ever changes. But then life as they know it gets turned completely upside down when a publicity stunt brings the world-famous New York Rangers to Mystery for a game with the local team of weekend warriors and the whole town rises to meet the challenge of a lifetime.
General Note:
Widescreen version.

Closed-captioned.

Videodisc release of the 1999 motion picture.

For specific features see interactive menu.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
Rated R.
Added Corporate Author:
ISBN:
9780788818226
Format :
DVD

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A small Alaskan town, Mystery's claim to fame is the Saturday hockey game. When the community outcast does a write up about them in Sports Illustrated stating they could rival the New York Rangers, the pros rise to the challenge.


Author Notes

Burton Leon Reynolds Jr. was born in Lansing, Michigan on February 11, 1936. He played football for Florida State University, but his sports career ended in 1955 when he was seriously injured in a car crash. He later studied acting at Palm Beach Junior College, where in 1956 he won a drama award that included a scholarship to the Hyde Park Playhouse in Hyde Park, New York. In 1958, he signed a seven-year contract with Universal Studios and was cast in a new NBC series called Riverboat.

He would go on to appear in about 100 films and numerous television shows. His films included Deliverance, The Longest Yard, Semi-Tough, Smokey and the Bandit, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Starting Over, and Boogie Nights. He won a Golden Globe for his performance as a paternalistic director of pornographic movies in Boogie Nights. His television appearances included Gunsmoke and Evening Shade. He won an Emmy for his performance in Evening Shade in 1991. His memoir, But Enough About Me written with Jon Winokur, was published in 2015. He died on September 6, 2018 at the age of 82.

(Bowker Author Biography)