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Title The great debaters [videorecording] / The Weinstein Company presents a Harpo Films production ; produced by Todd Black, Kate Forte, Joe Roth, Denzel Washington, Oprah Winfrey ; story by Robert Eisele & Jeffrey Porro ; screenplay by Robert Eisele ; directed by Denzel Washington.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Weinstein Company ; Santa Monica, CA : Distributed by Genius Products, [c2008].

Copies

Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Eureka DVD Collection  DVD460    ---  Available
 Parsons DVD Fiction  DVD Great Debaters    ---  Inventory in Progress
 Pittsburg 1st Fl DVD Collection  DVD Great    ---  Available
Edition Widescreen version.
Description 1 videodisc (124 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Source Given in memory of John Courter 2/2016 PPL
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2007.
Credits Director of photography, Philippe Rousselot ; editors, John Breinholt, Hughes Winborne ; music, Peter Golub, James Newton Howard ; costume designer, Sharen Davis ; production designer, David J. Bomba.
Cast Denzel Washington, Nate Parker, Jurnee Smollett, Denzel Whitaker, Jermaine Williams, Forest Whitaker, Gina Ravera, John Heard, Kimberly Elise, Devyn Tyler, Trenton McClain Boyd.
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.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; strong thematic material including violence and disturbing images, language, and brief sexuality.
System Details DVD.
Language In English and French ; with English and Spanish subtitles.
Subtitles in English for the deaf and hard-of hearing.
Subject DVD-Video discs.
Added Author Black, Todd, 1960-
Forte, Kate, 1953-
Roth, Joe, 1948-
Washington, Denzel, 1954-
Winfrey, Oprah.
Eisele, Robert, 1948-
Porro, Jeffrey.
Parker, Nate.
Smollett, Jurnee, 1986-
Whitaker, Denzel, 1990-
Williams, Jermaine, 1982-
Whitaker, Forest.
Ravera, Gina, 1966-
Heard, John, 1946-2017.
Elise, Kimberly, 1971-
Tyler, Devyn, 1991-
Boyd, Trenton McClain.
Weinstein Company.
Harpo Films.
ISBN 1594450277
9781594450273
Standard No. 796019810708
Music No. 81070 Weinstein Company

 
    
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