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BB King. The life of Riley / Emperor Media Ltd. in association with Cardinal Releasing Ltd. and Kingsid Ventures Ltd. presents ; a John Brewer film ; produced and directed by Jon Brewer.

Brewer, Jon (director.). Freeman, Morgan (speaker.). Emperor Media Ltd., (production company.). Cardinal Releasing Ltd., (production company.). Bounce Productions Ltd. (Firm), (production company.). Kingsid Ventures Ltd., (production company.). Narrated by Morgan Freeman. (Cast).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver DVD 782.42164092 KIN (Text) 34304000758100 Adult - DVD Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 119 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Pottstown, PA : MVD Visual, [2014]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
"Survival is a word... this is its story!"--Container.
Featuring Eric Clapton, Bono, Ringo Starr, Carlos Santana, Bruce Willis, Bobby Bland, Buddy Guy, Bill Wyman, Dr. John, Leon Russell, Joe Walsk, John Mayall and others.
Special features: Extended interviews ; live performance from the Royal Albert Hall 2011.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Jon Brewer.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrated by Morgan Freeman.
Summary, etc.:
Director Jon Brewer worked closely with the gregarious and charming musician and was given extraordinary access to his friends, family and colleagues. This is a no holds barred, powerful documentary that explores how an orphaned kid from Mississippi turned his life around, battled against all odds and against unrelenting racism to overcome even the toughest critics in the entertainment industry, to become 'King of the Blues'.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC; Region 0; Dolby digital.
Language Note:
English dialogue; no subtitles.
Subject: King, B. B.
Blues musicians > United States > Biography.
African American musicians > Biography.
Blues (Music) > History.
Genre: Biographical films.
Documentary films.
Filmed performances.

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