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

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

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 production ; a film directed by Ken Burns ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced by David Schaye, Paul Barnes, Ken Burns ; American Lives Film Project ; WETA
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
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Unforgivable blackness (Television program)
Credits note
Cinematographers, Buddy Squires, Stephen McCarthy ; editors, Paul Barnes, Erik Ewers ; original music composer, Wynton Marsalis
Dewey number
796.83/092
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated ; Canadian home video rating: PG
Language note
Closed-captioned
LC call number
GV1132.J6
LC item number
U54 2005
NLM call number
88745
NLM item number
Paramount
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-
  • 1951-
  • 1961-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Burns, Ken
  • Schaye, David
  • Barnes, Paul
  • Ward, Geoffrey C
  • David, Keith
  • Jackson, Samuel L
  • Crouch, Stanley
  • Jones, James Earl
  • Early, Gerald Lyn
  • Marsalis, Wynton
  • Squires, Buddy
  • McCarthy, Stephen
  • Ewers, Erik
  • Florentine Films
  • American Lives Film Project
  • WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
  • Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
  • PBS Home Video
Runtime
220
Series statement
Ken Burns' American lives
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Johnson, Jack
  • African American boxers
  • Boxers (Sports)
  • United States
  • Discrimination in sports
  • Sports upsets
  • Boxing
  • Biographical television programs
  • Biographies
  • Documentary television programs
  • Historical television programs
  • Television mini-series
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Unforgivable blackness : the rise and fall of Jack Johnson, a Florentine Films production ; a film directed by Ken Burns ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced by David Schaye, Paul Barnes, Ken Burns ; American Lives Film Project ; WETA, (DVD)
Link
http://www.pbs.org/unforgivableblackness/
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Reproduction of the PBS broadcast, c2004, with additional 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
Contents
pt. 1. Rise -- pt. 2. Fall
Control code
ocm56899412
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (220 min.)
Governing access note
Restricted to home use or face to face teaching
Isbn
9781415707449
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887050623
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
(OCoLC)56899412
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Unforgivable blackness : the rise and fall of Jack Johnson, a Florentine Films production ; a film directed by Ken Burns ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced by David Schaye, Paul Barnes, Ken Burns ; American Lives Film Project ; WETA, (DVD)
Link
http://www.pbs.org/unforgivableblackness/
Publication
Note
Reproduction of the PBS broadcast, c2004, with additional 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
Contents
pt. 1. Rise -- pt. 2. Fall
Control code
ocm56899412
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (220 min.)
Governing access note
Restricted to home use or face to face teaching
Isbn
9781415707449
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887050623
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
(OCoLC)56899412
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound
Video recording format
DVD

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