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Muhammad Ali, the greatest : a film

Author: William Klein; Arte Video (Firm); Facets Video (Firm)
Publisher: [France] : Arte Video ; [Chicago] : Distributed by Facets Video, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1964 Cassius Clay becomes heavyweight champion of the world. The day after his victory, Clay reveals that he is a Black Muslim. He defies white America, and changes his name to Muhammad Ali. Ali fights George Foreman for the championship at an incredible cultural event in Mobutu's Zairë in 1974. Ali reclaims his glory, his crown, and his legend. William Klein was the only one to film, in his inimitable style  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Sports films
Documentary films
Documentaries and factual films and video
Named Person: Muhammad Ali; Muhammad Ali
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: William Klein; Arte Video (Firm); Facets Video (Firm)
ISBN: 156580323X 9781565803237
OCLC Number: 51735223
Language Note: In English.
Credits: Edited by Francine Grubert [and others] ; music, Mickey Baker, Umbań and "Le Wac."
Performer(s): Scene commentaries by William Klein.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (135 min.) : sound, color w/b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, Region 1; Dolby Digital.
Responsibility: by William Klein.

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In 1964 Cassius Clay becomes heavyweight champion of the world. The day after his victory, Clay reveals that he is a Black Muslim. He defies white America, and changes his name to Muhammad Ali. Ali fights George Foreman for the championship at an incredible cultural event in Mobutu's Zairë in 1974. Ali reclaims his glory, his crown, and his legend. William Klein was the only one to film, in his inimitable style this unique saga.

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