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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, a Florentine Films productions ; PBS ; produced by David Schaye, Paul Barnes, Ken Burnes ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; a film directed by Ken Burns
Language
eng
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Main title
Unforgivable blackness
Medium
DVD
Oclc number
56899412
Responsibility statement
a Florentine Films productions ; PBS ; produced by David Schaye, Paul Barnes, Ken Burnes ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; a film directed by Ken Burns
Runtime
220
Sub title
the rise and fall of Jack Johnson
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
Target audience
general
Technique
live action