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Unforgivable blackness : the rise and fall of Jack Johnson

Author: David SchayePaul BarnesKen BurnsSamuel L JacksonJack JohnsonAll authors
Publisher: Hollywood, Calif. : ParamountPictures/Florentine Films/Rialto Home Entertainment, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : PAL color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The in-depth and intimate story of one of the most important African Americans to live in the first half of the 20th century. Tells the story of Jack Johnson, who was the first African American boxer to win the most coveted title in all of sports - Heavyweight Campion of the World. Includes his struggles in and out of the ring and his desire to live his life as a free man.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Jack Johnson; Jack Johnson
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Schaye; Paul Barnes; Ken Burns; Samuel L Jackson; Jack Johnson; Keith David; Eric Ewers; Geoffrey C Wardd; Florentine Films.; Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927); Rialto Home Entertainment.
OCLC Number: 225497709
Language Note: In English.
Notes: DVD 5809.
Credits: Editors, Paul Barnes, Erik Ewers ; producers, David Schaye, Paul Barnes, Ken Burnes ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward.
Performer(s): Narrator: Keith David ; Samuel L. Jackson as the voice of Jack Johnson.
Target Audience: Censorship rating: PG. Contains: mild themes and mild coarse language.
Description: 1 videodiscs (videodisc) (213 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 12 cm.
Details: PAL region 4, dolby digital.
Responsibility: a Florentine Films productions ; produced by David Schaye, Paul Barnes, Ken Burnes ; written by Geoffrey C. Wardd.

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The in-depth and intimate story of one of the most important African Americans to live in the first half of the 20th century. Tells the story of Jack Johnson, who was the first African American boxer to win the most coveted title in all of sports - Heavyweight Campion of the World. Includes his struggles in and out of the ring and his desire to live his life as a free man.

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