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The great debaters [videorecording] / The Weinstein Company presents a Harpo Films production
DVDs DVDs | Weinstein Company | c2008 | Widescreen [ed.].
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Imprint
[New York] : Weinstein Company, c2008.
Edition
Widescreen [ed.].
Descript
1 videodisc (124 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Det
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Note
Includes English and dubbed French language soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English (SDH) or Spanish.
Cast
Denzel Washington, Nate Parker, Jurnee Smollett, Denzel Whitaker, Jermaine Williams, Forest Whitaker, Gina Ravera, John Heard, Kimberly Elise, Devyn Tyler, Trenton McClain Boyd.
Credits
Producers, Todd Black, Kate Forte, Joe Roth, Denzel Washington, Oprah Winfrey ; story, Robert Eisele & Jeffrey Porro ; screenplay, Robert Eisele ; director, Denzel Washington ; director of photography, Philippe Rousselot ; editors, John Breinholt, Hughes Winborne ; music, Peter Golub, James Newton Howard.
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2007.
Audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for strong thematic material including violence and disturbing images, language, and brief sexuality.
Summary
Melvin B. Tolson is a professor at Wiley College in Texas. Wiley is a small African-American college. In 1935, Tolson inspired students to form the school's first debate team. Tolson turns a group of underdog students into a historically elite debate team which goes on to challenge Harvard in the national championship. Inspired by a true story.
Note
Special features: deleted scenes ; historical perspective ; music videos.
Local Note
MW, 5-08
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ISBN
1594450277
9781594450273
ISBN/ISSN
796019810708
Music #
81070 Weinstein Company
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