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The 16th man

Author: Clifford BestallJohn CarlinMorgan FreemanLori McCrearyESPN (Television network)All authors
Publisher: [S.l.] : ESPN Home Entertainment, ©2010.
Series: ESPN films 30 for 30, no. 13
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"During the apartheid era, South African teams had been banned from international competition, and its exclusion from rugby was an especially severe blow to the white population. Blacks, on the other hand, saw the national Springbok team & its colors as symbols of oppression and cheered against their home team. With the 1995 Rugby World Cup set to take place in South Africa, Mandela recognized an opportunity with  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Sports films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Clifford Bestall; John Carlin; Morgan Freeman; Lori McCreary; ESPN (Television network); Revelations Entertainment.; ESPN Home Entertainment (Firm)
OCLC Number: 636076965
Language Note: English dialogue.
Notes: Bonus features: director's statements; interview extras.
Credits: Directors of photography, Jona Than Partridge, Scott Duncan ; picture & sound editor, Ashley Smith ; edited by Paul Carruthers.
Performer(s): Narrated by Morgan Freeman.
Target Audience: TV PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (51 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, standard version.
Series Title: ESPN films 30 for 30, no. 13
Other Titles: Sixteenth man
ESPN films 30 for 30
Responsibility: ESPN films presents a Revelations Entertainment Production in association with Shadow Pictures ; written by John Carlin ; directed by Clifford Bestall ; produced by Morgan Freeman & Lori McCreary.

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"During the apartheid era, South African teams had been banned from international competition, and its exclusion from rugby was an especially severe blow to the white population. Blacks, on the other hand, saw the national Springbok team & its colors as symbols of oppression and cheered against their home team. With the 1995 Rugby World Cup set to take place in South Africa, Mandela recognized an opportunity with the Springboks to achieve national unity through sport."--Container.

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