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The great white hope

Author: James Earl Jones; Jane Alexander; Martin Ritt; Howard Sackler; Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.
Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2004]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Feature films
Named Person: Jack Johnson; Jack Johnson
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: James Earl Jones; Jane Alexander; Martin Ritt; Howard Sackler; Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.
OCLC Number: 57466321
Language Note: Includes English and Spanish subtitles.
Notes: Based on the play by Howard Sackler.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1970.
Credits: Director of photography, Burnett Guffey ; film editor, William Reynolds.
Cast: James Earl Jones, Jane Alexander.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13.
Description: 1 videodisc (102 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, stereo, widescreen and full screen versions.
Contents: Side A. Full screen --
Side B. Widescreen.
Responsibility: Twentieth Century Fox ; screenplay, Howard Sackler ; producer, Lawrence Turman ; director, Martin Ritt.

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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.

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