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The Jesse Owens story

Author: Richard IrvingHarold GastDorian HarewoodGeorg Stanford BrownDebbi MorganAll authors
Publisher: Westmount, Quebec ; Plattsburgh, NY : DSSP, [2005]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Jesse Owens won four gold medals in track at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin. Spanning over forty years, this docudrama traces his life from his days as a sharecropper's son through his record-breaking college years, marriage to his high school sweetheart, Olympic victories, and struggle to survive in a country he loved deeply.
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Genre/Form: Biographical television programs
Historical television programs
Sports television programs
Fiction television programs
Television mini-series
Television programs
Drama
Biography Drama
Named Person: Jesse Owens
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Irving; Harold Gast; Dorian Harewood; Georg Stanford Brown; Debbi Morgan; Barry Corbin; Kai Wulff; Tom Bosley; LeVar Burton; Ronny Cox; Norman Fell; Greg Morris; James Sikking; Vic Tayback; Ben Vereen; George Kennedy; Michel Legrand; Richard Bracken; Charles Correll; Direct Source Special Products Inc.; Paramount Television.
ISBN: 1554440254 9781554440252
OCLC Number: 60410996
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture by Paramount Television and telecast as a mini-series in July 1984.
Credits: Music, Michel Legrand ; editor, Richard Bracken ; director of photography, Charles Correll.
Cast: Dorian Harewood, Georg Stanford Brown, Debbi Morgan, Barry Corbin, Kai Wulff, Tom Bosley, Levar Burton, Ronny Cox, Norman Fell, Greg Morris, James B. Sikking, Vic Tayback, Ben Vereen, George Kennedy.
Description: 1 videodisc (174 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Responsibility: written and produced by Harold Gast ; directed by Richard Irving.

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Jesse Owens won four gold medals in track at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin. Spanning over forty years, this docudrama traces his life from his days as a sharecropper's son through his record-breaking college years, marriage to his high school sweetheart, Olympic victories, and struggle to survive in a country he loved deeply.

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