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The Resource Unforgivable blackness : the rise and fall of Jack Johnson, a Florentine Films productions ; a film directed by Ken Burns ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced by David Schaye, Paul Barnes, Ken Burns ; American Lives Film Project, (videorecording)

Unforgivable blackness : the rise and fall of Jack Johnson, a Florentine Films productions ; a film directed by Ken Burns ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced by David Schaye, Paul Barnes, Ken Burns ; American Lives Film Project, (videorecording)

Label
Unforgivable blackness : the rise and fall of Jack Johnson
Title
Unforgivable blackness
Title remainder
the rise and fall of Jack Johnson
Statement of responsibility
a Florentine Films productions ; a film directed by Ken Burns ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced by David Schaye, Paul Barnes, Ken Burns ; American Lives Film Project
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematographers, Buddy Squires, Stephen McCarthy ; editors, Paul Barnes, Erik Ewers ; original music composer, Wynton Marsalis
Intended audience
Rating: Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned. English subtitled for deaf and hearing impaired
PerformerNote
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
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1953-
  • 1961-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Burns, Ken
  • David, Keith
  • Jackson, Samuel L
  • Crouch, Stanley
  • Jones, James Earl
  • Early, Gerald Lyn
  • Marsalis, Wynton
  • Florentine Films
  • American Lives Film Project
  • Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
  • PBS Home Video
Runtime
220
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Johnson, Jack
  • African American boxers
  • Boxers (Sports)
  • Discrimination in sports
  • United States
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Unforgivable blackness : the rise and fall of Jack Johnson, a Florentine Films productions ; a film directed by Ken Burns ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced by David Schaye, Paul Barnes, Ken Burns ; American Lives Film Project, (videorecording)
Link
http://www.pbs.org/unforgivableblackness/
Instantiates
Distribution
Note
Special features: the making-of 'Unforgivable blackness'; footage not shown on PBS broadcast; special music video featuring Wynton Marsalis
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm56899412
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD.
Extent
2 videodiscs (220 min.)
Isbn
9781415707449
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
796.83092 UN2 ; XX-D ; 2DVD/1AW ; CC ; [B14MD196, #23 ; 3@14.28, DLG/ CSS].
Other control number
097368874541
Other physical details
sound, color and black and white
Publisher number
88745
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Stock number
88745
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o56899412
  • (Sirsi) o56899412
System details
DVD, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Unforgivable blackness : the rise and fall of Jack Johnson, a Florentine Films productions ; a film directed by Ken Burns ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced by David Schaye, Paul Barnes, Ken Burns ; American Lives Film Project, (videorecording)
Link
http://www.pbs.org/unforgivableblackness/
Distribution
Note
Special features: the making-of 'Unforgivable blackness'; footage not shown on PBS broadcast; special music video featuring Wynton Marsalis
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm56899412
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD.
Extent
2 videodiscs (220 min.)
Isbn
9781415707449
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
796.83092 UN2 ; XX-D ; 2DVD/1AW ; CC ; [B14MD196, #23 ; 3@14.28, DLG/ CSS].
Other control number
097368874541
Other physical details
sound, color and black and white
Publisher number
88745
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Stock number
88745
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o56899412
  • (Sirsi) o56899412
System details
DVD, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound
Video recording format
DVD

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