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The Color Of The Puck

Amidst the backdrop of the American civil rights movement, Canadian Willie O'Ree overcomes racial prejudice and a career-threatening injury to become "the Jackie Robinson of hockey," the first black man to play in the National Hockey League.

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Posted:
08/26/2004
Updated:
06/16/2021
Author Bio:
In addition to the inspirational sports biopic THE COLOR OF THE PUCK, a finalist in the Canada International Film Festival Screenplay Contest, the All Sports Los Angeles Film Festival and the Houston International Sports Film Festival Screenwriting Competition, multi-optioned writer Mark Golik is the author of the biological thriller DEATHWIND (semifinalist, WriteMovies Writing Contest, FilmStream Screenplay Competition), the supernatural drama BECAUSE THE NIGHT (semifinalist, FilmMakers International Screenwriting Awards, Emerging Screenwriters Screenplay Competition) and the suspense drama POTION MAN (finalist, California Film Awards, Fresh Voices Screenplay Competition).

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Contest Results:
Houston International Sports (Third Place) [2021]
Table Read (Finalist) [2010]
Black Screenplays Matter (Semifinalist) [2018]
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