A Hero Ain't Nothin' but a Sandwich
A Hero Ain't Nothin' but a Sandwich (1978)

Adapted from the Alice Childress book, Ralph Nelson's film stars Larry B. Scott as Benjie, a smart but disaffected ghetto teen who becomes a drug addict.

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Rated: PG
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: February 3, 1978
DVD Release Date: January 13, 2009
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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Shows how addiction can get the best of a person-eating a black hole in all the departments of life.

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Cassandra Maples
This is an excellent portrait of a family in the ghetto just trying to make it, with many temptations along the way including drugs & crime. Larry B. Scott… More