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Ring of fire : the Emile Griffith story

Author: Dan KloresRon Berger, director.Emile GriffithBuddy SquiresSteve KazmierskiAll authors
Publisher: Troy, MI : Distributed by Anchor Bay Entertainment, [2005]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Widescreen edView all editions and formats
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March 24, 1962: Rival boxers Emile Griffith and Benny Paret entered the ring for their anticipated world title bout. Earlier Paret allegedly taunted his homosexual opponent with a slur. That night Griffith beat Paret to death in the ring. Tells the story through archival footage and new interviews with journalists, historians and others, and Griffith himself.
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Genre/Form: Biographical films
Biography
Documentary films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Named Person: Emile Griffith; Emile Griffith; Emile Griffith
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Dan Klores; Ron Berger, director.; Emile Griffith; Buddy Squires; Steve Kazmierski; Michael Levine; Sherman Foote; Oscar Hernandez; Hole in the Fence (Firm); Shoot the Moon Productions.
OCLC Number: 61662667
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Title from container.
Special features: commentary by directors; deleted scenes and outtakes.
Credits: Cinematographers, Buddy Squires, Steve Kazmierski ; editor, Michael Levine ; music, Sherman Foote, Oscar Hernandez.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (87 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital surround 5.1; widescreen presentation.
Responsibility: Hole in the Fence in association with Shoot the Moon Productions ; directed and produced by Dan Klores & Ron Berger.

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March 24, 1962: Rival boxers Emile Griffith and Benny Paret entered the ring for their anticipated world title bout. Earlier Paret allegedly taunted his homosexual opponent with a slur. That night Griffith beat Paret to death in the ring. Tells the story through archival footage and new interviews with journalists, historians and others, and Griffith himself.

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