Unforgivable blackness : the rise and fall of Jack Johnson
(DVD)

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Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount :, [2005].
Format
DVD
Physical Desc
2 videodiscs (220 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
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DVD BIO JOHNSON, J
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Published
Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount :, [2005].
Language
English
UPC
097368874541

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General Note
Special features: the making-of 'Unforgivable blackness'; footage not shown on PBS broadcast; special music video featuring Wynton Marsalis.
Creation/Production Credits
Editors, Paul Barnes, Erik Ewers ; original music composer, Wynton Marsalis.
Participants/Performers
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.
Description
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.
System Details
DVD format, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital.
Language
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Burns, K., David, K., Jackson, S. L., Crouch, S., Jones, J. E., Early, G. L., & Marsalis, W. (2005). Unforgivable blackness: the rise and fall of Jack Johnson . Paramount :.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Ken Burns et al.. 2005. Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson. Hollywood, Calif.: Paramount.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Ken Burns et al.. Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson Hollywood, Calif.: Paramount, 2005.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Burns, Ken, et al. Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson Paramount :, 2005.

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