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The Resource The great debaters, The Weinstein Company presents a Harpo Films production ; produced by Todd Black ... [et al.] ; story by Robert Eisele & Jeffrey Porro ; screenplay by Robert Eisele ; directed by Denzel Washington, (videorecording)

The great debaters, The Weinstein Company presents a Harpo Films production ; produced by Todd Black ... [et al.] ; story by Robert Eisele & Jeffrey Porro ; screenplay by Robert Eisele ; directed by Denzel Washington, (videorecording)

Label
The great debaters
Title
The great debaters
Statement of responsibility
The Weinstein Company presents a Harpo Films production ; produced by Todd Black ... [et al.] ; story by Robert Eisele & Jeffrey Porro ; screenplay by Robert Eisele ; directed by Denzel Washington
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Cataloging source
PX0
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Great debaters (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, Philippe Rousselot ; edited by Hughes Winborne ; music, Peter Golub, James Newton Howard ; production designer, David J. Bomba
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13
Language note
In English, or dubbed French ; with Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned (SDH: subtitled for the deaf and hard-of-hearing)
PerformerNote
Denzel Washington, Forest Whitaker, Nate Parker, Jurnee Smollett, Denzel Whitaker, John Heard, Kimberly Elise
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1954-
  • 1948-
  • 1979-
  • 1986-
  • 1990-
  • 1946-2017
  • 1971-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Washington, Denzel
  • Eisele, Robert
  • Whitaker, Forest
  • Parker, Nate
  • Smollett-Bell, Jurnee
  • Whitaker, Denzel
  • Heard, John
  • Elise, Kimberly
  • Weinstein Company
  • Harpo Films
Runtime
124
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Debates and debating
  • Wiley College (Marshall, Tex.)
  • African American college students
  • African American college teachers
  • Marshall (Tex.)
  • Texas
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The great debaters, The Weinstein Company presents a Harpo Films production ; produced by Todd Black ... [et al.] ; story by Robert Eisele & Jeffrey Porro ; screenplay by Robert Eisele ; directed by Denzel Washington, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2007
  • Special Features: deleted scenes ; "The great debaters : a historical perspective" ; "That's what my baby likes," music video; "My soul is a witness," music video
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn228022369
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (124 min.)
Isbn
9781594450273
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
796019810708
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
81070
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781594450273
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The great debaters, The Weinstein Company presents a Harpo Films production ; produced by Todd Black ... [et al.] ; story by Robert Eisele & Jeffrey Porro ; screenplay by Robert Eisele ; directed by Denzel Washington, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2007
  • Special Features: deleted scenes ; "The great debaters : a historical perspective" ; "That's what my baby likes," music video; "My soul is a witness," music video
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn228022369
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (124 min.)
Isbn
9781594450273
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
796019810708
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
81070
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781594450273
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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