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Unforgivable Blackness : The Rise And Fall Of Jack Johnson (2005)

Call Number DVD/796.83/UNFORGIVABLE

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Nonfiction DVDsDVD/796.83/UNFORGIVABLEAvailable
Published: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount : PBS Home Video, c2005
Description:  2 videodiscs (220 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN: 1415707448,
Language:  English

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


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Johnson, Jack, -- 1878-1946
African American boxers
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Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added--05/1 advd

Additional Credits:
Burns, Ken, 1953-
David, Keith
Jackson, Samuel L
Crouch, Stanley
Jones, James Earl
Early, Gerald Lyn
Marsalis, Wynton, 1961-
Paramount Pictures Corporation
PBS Home Video

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