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Author: Hubert Davis; Erin Faith Young; National Film Board of Canada.; Hardwood Pictures, Inc.
Publisher: [Montréal] : National Film Board of Canada, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Former Harlem Globetrotter Mel Davis fathered two sons. One was with a white woman whom he loved but couldn't marry in the racial climate of the sixties. The other son was with a black woman with whom he had an unhappy marriage. Hubert Davis, the film director, was the biracial son who for many years didn't know his father. The film movingly explores the pain of sons growing up with an absent father and its effect  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Biographical films
Short films
Named Person: Hubert Davis; Mel Davis; Hubert Davis; Mel Davis
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Hubert Davis; Erin Faith Young; National Film Board of Canada.; Hardwood Pictures, Inc.
OCLC Number: 61738492
Language Note: Close-captioned.
Notes: Produced as a motion picture in 2004.
Credits: Written, directed and edited by Hubert Davis ; produced by Erin Faith Young.
Performer(s): Featuring Hubert Davis and his father Mel Davis, former Harlem Globetrotter.
Description: 1 videodisc (29 min., 20 sec.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Responsibility: produced by Hardwood Pictures Inc. in co-production with the National Film Board of Canada.

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Former Harlem Globetrotter Mel Davis fathered two sons. One was with a white woman whom he loved but couldn't marry in the racial climate of the sixties. The other son was with a black woman with whom he had an unhappy marriage. Hubert Davis, the film director, was the biracial son who for many years didn't know his father. The film movingly explores the pain of sons growing up with an absent father and its effect on their mothers.

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