Education of Sonny Carson
Starring: Rony Clanton & Joyce Walker Director: Michael Campus  Rated: R: Restricted

You learn a lot in the streets.
Education of Sonny Carson
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DVD Features:

  • Commentary by Sonny Carson and Michael Campus
  • Rated: R
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 44 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1974
  • Label: Vci Video
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Single Side - Single Layer
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.77
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital Mono - English
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Audio Commentary: Michael Campus - Director, Sonny Carson - Source Writer
    • Trailers: Original Theatrical Trailer
  • Interactive Features:
    • Scene Access
  • Text/Photo Galleries:
    • Stills/Photos: Personal Photo Album
    • Pressbook
    • Biographies:
      1. Sonny Carson - Source Writer
      2. Michael Campus - Director

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Description by OLDIES.com:

Based on a best-selling autobiography by outspoken activist Sonny Carson, The Education of Sonny Carson is a thoughtful and sensitive film about the early life of a ghetto youngster who falls into a life of gangs and petty crime.

Product Description:

A true story based on the life of author Sonny Carson, a young black boy from the ghetto who struggles to overcome the crime and decadence of Brooklyn's inner city. The film chronicles Sonny's life through his years as an honor student in junior high school, his jail sentence for scamming a delivery boy out of money, and his life-changing experience after being released from prison.

Plot Synopsis:

Based on the autobiographical novel by Sonny Carson, this film traces the tragic descent of a talented young black teen from honor student to hardened criminal. Eventually imprisoned, he then has to cope with a racist and brutal police force.

Plot Keywords:

Gangs | Suspense | Theatrical Release | Thriller | True Story | Urban Crime | Urban Life | Urban Violence

Production Notes:

  • Filmed on location in Brooklyn.

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  • Sales Rank: 97,028
  • UPC: 089859052927
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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