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

Unforgivable blackness : the rise and fall of Jack Johnson, Florentine Films and WETA ; produced by David Schaye, Paul Barnes, Ken Burns ; 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
Florentine Films and WETA ; produced by David Schaye, Paul Barnes, Ken Burns ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; a film directed by Ken Burns
Title variation
Unforgivable blackness
Title variation remainder
the rise and fall of Jack Johnson [widescreen DVD]
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. Jack Johnson was the first African American boxer to win the most coveted title in all of sports - Heavyweight Champion of the World. Determined to live his life regardless of the confines imposed by his color, Johnson emerges as a central figure in America's ongoing struggle to deal with the question of race
Cataloging source
31-
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Editors, Paul Barnes, Erik Ewers ; original music composer, Wynton Marsalis
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
  • Crouch, Stanley
  • David, Keith
  • Early, Gerald Lyn
  • Jackson, Samuel L
  • Jones, James Earl
  • Marsalis, Wynton
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • PBS Home Video
Runtime
220
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Johnson, Jack
  • African American boxers
  • Boxers (Sports)
  • Boxing matches
  • Boxing
  • Professional sports
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Unforgivable blackness : the rise and fall of Jack Johnson, Florentine Films and WETA ; produced by David Schaye, Paul Barnes, Ken Burns ; 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 broadcas t; 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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 3 hrs., 40 min.)
Isbn
9781415707449
Isbn Type
(DVD)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097368874541
Other physical details
sd., col. and b&w
Publisher number
88745
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
ocm56899412
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Unforgivable blackness : the rise and fall of Jack Johnson, Florentine Films and WETA ; produced by David Schaye, Paul Barnes, Ken Burns ; 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 broadcas t; 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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 3 hrs., 40 min.)
Isbn
9781415707449
Isbn Type
(DVD)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097368874541
Other physical details
sd., col. and b&w
Publisher number
88745
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
ocm56899412
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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