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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.
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|Harney County Library||DVD GRE (Text)||37720000594333||Video||DVD||Branch_Only_3months||12/18/2019||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781594450624
- ISBN: 1594450625
2 videodiscs (124 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ( pages : color illustrations ; 11 x 19 cm.)
- Edition: 2-disc collector's edition, widescreen version.
- Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : Weinstein Co., 
- Distributor: Santa Monica, CA : Distributed by Genius Products.
- Copyright: ©2008.
|General Note:||In English or dubbed French dialogue with optional English (SDH) or Spanish subtitles.
Special features include: Disc 1. Deleted scenes; The great debaters, an historical perspective; "That's what my baby likes", music video; "My soul is a witness", music video. Disc 2. The great debaters, a heritage of music; Scoring The great debaters with James Newton Howard & Peter Golub; Learning the art, our young actors go to debate camp; Forest Whitaker on becoming James Farmer, Sr.; A new generation of actors; The 1930's wardrobe of Sharen Davis; The production design of David J. Bomba; The poetry of Melvin B. Tolson.
Inspired by the American legacy article by Tony Scherman.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2007.
|Formatted Contents Note:||Disc 1. [Feature film; special features] -- disc 2. [Special features].|
|Creation/Production Credits Note:||Production designer, David J. Bomba ; edited by Hughes Winborne ; costume designer, Sharen Davis ; music composed by James Newton Howard and Peter Golub ; music supervisor, G. Marq Roswell ; co-producer, Molly Allen.|
|Participant or Performer Note:||Denzel Washington, Forest Whitaker, Nate Parker, Jurnee Smollett, Denzel Whitaker, Jermaine Williams, Gina Ravera, John Heard, Kimberly Elise.|
|Summary, etc.:||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.|
|Target Audience Note:||
MPAA rating: PG-13; strong thematic material including violence and disturbing images, language, and brief sexuality.
|System Details Note:||
DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen letterbox presentation, enhanced for widescreen televisions; Dolby digital.
In English or dubbed French dialogue with optional English (SDH) or Spanish subtitles.
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|Genre:||Melodrama -- Feature.
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