PG | | Drama, Family, Sport
The determined Jim Ellis starts a swim team for troubled teens at the Philadelphia Department of Recreation.
The journal that the character of Puddin Head writes in is actor Brandon Fobbs's actual personal journal.
My life is way too short for me to spend my time around people who don't care about nothin'.
Swimmers did not use goggles in swim meets (not in Philly anyway) in 1974. They were used in practice. Googles in meets started later. Also swimmers did not use the style of start (grabbing the block and throwing your arms forward) in 1974. This also started much much later. I was a swimmer in Philly in the late 60's till about 1977.
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