Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount : PBS Home Video, c2005
2 videodiscs (220 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in ISBN/ISSN:
Special features: the making-of 'Unforgivable blackness'; footage not shown on PBS broadcast; special music video featuring Wynton Marsalis
Narrator: Keith David ; voice of Jack Johnson: Samuel L. Jackson ; interviews with: Stanley Crouch, James Earl Jones, Gerald Early, Jose Torres, Randy Roberts, Jack Newfield, Bert Sugar, W.C. Heinz, George Plimpton
The in-depth and intimate story of one of the most important African Americans to live in the first half of the 20th century. Tells the story of Jack Johnson, who was the first African American boxer to win the most coveted title in all of sports - Heavyweight Campion of the World. Includes his struggles in and out of the ring and his desire to live his life as a free man
MPAA rating: Not rated
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital
Related Searches: Johnson, Jack, -- 1878-1946African American boxersBoxers (Sports) -- Biography -- United StatesProfessional sportsSports upsetsBoxing -- TournamentsSports (Nonfiction) -- Television mini-seriesVideo recordings for the hearing impairedDVDAdded--05/1 advd
Additional Credits: Burns, Ken, 1953-David, KeithJackson, Samuel LCrouch, StanleyJones, James EarlEarly, Gerald LynMarsalis, Wynton, 1961-Paramount Pictures CorporationPBS Home Video
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