Unforgivable blackness the rise and fall of Jack Johnson /

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 Champion of the World. Includes his stru...

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Corporate Authors: Florentine Films., American Lives Film Project., Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm), PBS Home Video.
Other Authors: Burns, Ken, 1953-, Schaye, David., Barnes, Paul., Ward, Geoffrey C., David, Keith., Jackson, Samuel L., Crouch, Stanley., Jones, James Earl., Early, Gerald Lyn., Marsalis, Wynton, 1961-
Format: Movie DVD
Language:English
Published: [Alexandria, Va.] : Hollywood, Calif. : PBS Home Video ; distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment, [2005]
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260 |a [Alexandria, Va.] :  |b PBS Home Video ;  |a Hollywood, Calif. :  |b distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment,  |c [2005] 
300 |a 2 videodiscs (220 min.) :  |b sd., col. and b&w ;  |c 4 3/4 in. 
538 |a DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound. 
546 |a Closed-captioned. 
511 0 |a Narrator: Keith David ; voice of Jack Johnson: Samuel L. Jackson ; interviews with: Stanley Crouch, James Earl Jones, Gerald Early, Jose Torres, Randy Roberts, Jack Newfield, Bert Sugar, W.C. Heinz, George Plimpton. 
508 |a Cinematographers, Buddy Squires, Stephen McCarthy ; editors, Paul Barnes, Erik Ewers ; original music composer, Wynton Marsalis. 
521 8 |a MPAA rating: Not rated. 
520 |a 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 Champion of the World. Includes his struggles in and out of the ring and his desire to live his life as a free man in race-obsessed America. 
500 |a Special features: the making-of 'Unforgivable blackness'; footage not shown on PBS broadcast; special music video featuring Wynton Marsalis. 
600 1 0 |a Johnson, Jack,  |d 1878-1946. 
650 0 |a African American boxers  |v Biography. 
650 0 |a Boxers (Sports)  |z United States  |v Biography. 
651 0 |a United States  |x Race relations  |x History  |y 20th century. 
650 0 |a Discrimination in sports  |z United States  |x History  |y 20th century. 
650 0 |a Sports upsets. 
650 0 |a Boxing  |x Tournaments. 
650 8 |a African American boxers. 
655 7 |a Sports (Nonfiction)  |v Television mini-series.  |2 migfg 
655 0 |a Biographical television programs. 
655 0 |a Video recordings for the hearing impaired. 
700 1 |a Burns, Ken,  |d 1953- 
700 1 |a Schaye, David. 
700 1 |a Barnes, Paul. 
700 1 |a Ward, Geoffrey C. 
700 1 |a David, Keith. 
700 1 |a Jackson, Samuel L. 
700 1 |a Crouch, Stanley. 
700 1 |a Jones, James Earl. 
700 1 |a Early, Gerald Lyn. 
700 1 |a Marsalis, Wynton,  |d 1961- 
710 2 |a Florentine Films. 
710 2 |a American Lives Film Project. 
710 2 |a Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm) 
710 2 |a PBS Home Video. 
856 4 2 |z Related materials:  |u http://www.pbs.org/unforgivableblackness/ 
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