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Front of the class [videorecording] / [presented by] Hallmark Hall of Fame ; produced by Andrew Gottlieb ; written by Tom Rickman ; directed by Peter Werner.

Gottlieb, Andrew, 1966- (Added Author). Rickman, Thomas. (Added Author). Werner, Peter, 1947- (Added Author). Wolk, Jimmy. (Added Author). Williams, Treat. (Added Author). Kay, Dominic Scott, 1996- (Added Author). Drew, Sarah, 1980- (Added Author). York, Kathleen. (Added Author). Chrest, Joe. (Added Author). Heaton, Patricia, 1958- (Added Author). Troost, Ernest V. (Added Author). Cohen, Brad, 1973- Front of the class. (Added Author). Wysocky, Lisa, 1957- (Added Author). Hallmark Hall of Fame Productions, Inc. (Added Author). Hallmark Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Jimmy Wolk, Treat Williams, Dominic Scott Kay, Sarah Drew, Kathleen York, Joe Chrest, Patricia Heaton. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 1 of 2 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Summary:

When he was growing up, Brad started making funny noises - all the time. Only Brad and his supportive mother knew he could not control it. He was teased, misunderstood, and punished for disrupting class. By the time he was diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome, Brad had learned to hate school. When an understanding school principal offered encouragement, Brad decided to become a teacher. Now he has to find a school where someone with Tourettes can teach in front of a class. After 24 schools turn him down, he discovers a school that will finally give him a chance.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library J DVD FIC FRO (Text) 33892100726364 Children's New DVDs DVD System_Only_3months 02/25/2021 Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 98 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Gold Crown collector's ed.
  • Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : Hallmark Home Entertainment, [2009]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Based on the book "Front of the class" by Brad Cohen with Lisa Wysocky.
Originally broadcast on the Hallmark Channel in 2008.
Special features: Includes the making of "Front of the class;" conversations; about the production; cast & credits; biographies.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Paul Elliott ; editor, David Beatty ; music, Ernest Troost.
Participant or Performer Note:
Jimmy Wolk, Treat Williams, Dominic Scott Kay, Sarah Drew, Kathleen York, Joe Chrest, Patricia Heaton.
Summary, etc.:
When he was growing up, Brad started making funny noises - all the time. Only Brad and his supportive mother knew he could not control it. He was teased, misunderstood, and punished for disrupting class. By the time he was diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome, Brad had learned to hate school. When an understanding school principal offered encouragement, Brad decided to become a teacher. Now he has to find a school where someone with Tourettes can teach in front of a class. After 24 schools turn him down, he discovers a school that will finally give him a chance.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, widescreen; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language Note:
Closed-captioned.
Subject: Cohen, Brad, 1973- > Drama.
Tourette syndrome > Drama.
Behavior disorders in children > United States > Drama.
Elementary school teachers > United States > Drama.
Encouragement > Drama.
Melodrama on television.
Genre: Biographical television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Made-for-TV movies.
Video recordings.
Drama.

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