The White Shadow

1978 NR 2 seasons

The White Shadow

1978 NR 2 seasons
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After suffering a career-ending knee injury, professional basketball player Ken Reeves (Ken Howard) -- once a forward with the Chicago Bulls -- becomes the new coach at a tough inner-city high school in Los Angeles. Although his young charges give him the cold shoulder at first, Reeves gradually wins their respect as he turns into a mentor, a friend and a guardian who helps them overcome a host of problems on and off the court.
Ken Howard, Kevin Hooks, Byron Stewart, Timothy Van Patten, Joan Pringle, Thomas Carter, Ken Michelman, Ira Angustain, Nathan Cook, Erik Kilpatrick, John Mengatti, Ed Bernard
  • SEASON  1
  • SEASON  2

Summary of Season 1 (1978) - 4 discs

When professional basketball player Ken Reeves (Ken Howard) suffers a serious injury, his career comes to a grinding halt. But when an old friend -- who's now the principal of a Los Angeles inner-city high school -- offers him a job as a coach, it could be his chance for a comeback. This 1970s television drama spawned the careers of a crop of young directors, including Timothy Van Patten ("Deadwood") and Kevin Hooks ("Doogie Howser, M.D.").
Full Screen 1.33:1
English, Spanish (Neutral)
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
NR - Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.

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