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The Resource Unforgivable blackness : the rise and fall of Jack Johnson, a Florentine Films productions ; PBS ; produced by David Schaye, Paul Barnes, Ken Burnes ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; a film directed by Ken Burns

Unforgivable blackness : the rise and fall of Jack Johnson, a Florentine Films productions ; PBS ; produced by David Schaye, Paul Barnes, Ken Burnes ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; a film directed by Ken Burns

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 ; PBS ; produced by David Schaye, Paul Barnes, Ken Burnes ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; a film directed by Ken Burns
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 Campion of the World. Includes his struggles in and out of the ring and his desire to live his life as a free man
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Editors, Paul Barnes, Erik Ewers ; original music composer, Wynton Marsalis
Dewey number
796.83/092
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned
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
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • PBS Home Video
Runtime
220
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Johnson, Jack
  • African American boxers
  • Boxers (Sports)
  • Professional sports
  • Sports upsets
  • Boxing
  • Videodiscs
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Unforgivable blackness : the rise and fall of Jack Johnson, a Florentine Films productions ; PBS ; produced by David Schaye, Paul Barnes, Ken Burnes ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; a film directed by Ken Burns
Instantiates
Publication
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
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
944121
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (220 min.)
Isbn
9781415707449
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
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
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 944121
  • (Sirsi) 944121
  • (OCoLC)56899412
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Unforgivable blackness : the rise and fall of Jack Johnson, a Florentine Films productions ; PBS ; produced by David Schaye, Paul Barnes, Ken Burnes ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; a film directed by Ken Burns
Publication
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
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
944121
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (220 min.)
Isbn
9781415707449
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
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
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 944121
  • (Sirsi) 944121
  • (OCoLC)56899412
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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