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The great white hope / Twentieth Century Fox ; screenplay, Howard Sackler ; producer, Lawrence Turman ; director, Martin Ritt.

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  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (102 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2004]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the play by Howard Sackler.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1970.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Burnett Guffey ; film editor, William Reynolds.
Participant or Performer Note:
James Earl Jones, Jane Alexander.
Summary, etc.:
Based on the life of boxer Jack Johnson, this fictional account of his rise to fame chronicles the battles that the flamboyant champion fought in and out of the ring. Refusing to live within the boundaries deemed acceptable by society, this renowned hero and the woman he loved chose to live their lives the way they wanted-- something which evoked great fury from a narrow-minded world.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13.
System Details Note:
DVD, stereo, widescreen and full screen versions.
Language Note:
Includes English and Spanish subtitles.
Subject: Johnson, Jack, 1878-1946 > Drama.
Digital recordings.
Boxers (Sports) > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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