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A.k.a. Cassius Clay.

Author: Muhammad AliRichard KileyCus D'AmatoJim JacobsBernard EvslinAll authors
Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : Metro Goldwyn Mayer Home Entertainment, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After Cassius Clay wins a gold medal in the Olympics, several millionaires from Kentucky invest in him and his professional career begins. Clay fights Henry Cooper, Cleveland Williams, Floyd Patterson, and finally, in 1964, Sonny Liston for the heavyweight championship. In the meantime, Clay has been influenced by Malcolm X, converts to the Muslim faith and changes his name to Muhammad Ali. Because of his religious  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Biography
Named Person: Muhammad Ali; Muhammad Ali
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Muhammad Ali; Richard Kiley; Cus D'Amato; Jim Jacobs; Bernard Evslin; MGM Home Entertainment Inc.; Sports of the Century (Firm)
ISBN: 0792852451 9780792852452
OCLC Number: 49533747
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Videodisc release of the 1970 documentary film by Sports of the Century.
Credits: Producer, William Cayton ; director, Jim Jacobs ; writer, Bernard Evslin.
Cast: Muhammad Ali, Richard Kiley, Cus D'Amato.
Target Audience: Rated PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (79 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: Aka Cassius Clay
Also known as Cassius Clay

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After Cassius Clay wins a gold medal in the Olympics, several millionaires from Kentucky invest in him and his professional career begins. Clay fights Henry Cooper, Cleveland Williams, Floyd Patterson, and finally, in 1964, Sonny Liston for the heavyweight championship. In the meantime, Clay has been influenced by Malcolm X, converts to the Muslim faith and changes his name to Muhammad Ali. Because of his religious convictions, Ali refuses induction into the US Army in 1967 but is denied conscientious objector status. The NY State Athletic Commission strips him of his title and he is barred from the ring.

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