The Resource The great debaters, Harpo Films ; Marshall Production ; Weinstein Company, (DVD)

The great debaters, Harpo Films ; Marshall Production ; Weinstein Company, (DVD)

Label
The great debaters
Title
The great debaters
Statement of responsibility
Harpo Films ; Marshall Production ; Weinstein Company
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
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Produced by Todd Black, Kate Forte, Joe Roth, Denzel Washington, Oprah Winfrey ; story by Robert Eisele & Jeffrey Porro ; screenplay by Robert Eisele ; music by Peter Golub, James Newton Howard ; directed by Denzel Washington
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; strong thematic material including violence and disturbing images, language, and brief sexuality
LC call number
PN1995.9.M45
LC item number
G7438 2008
PerformerNote
Denzel Washington, Nate Parker, Jurnee Smollett, Denzel Whitaker, Jermaine Williams, Forest Whitaker, Gina Ravera, John Heard, Kimberly Elise, Devyn Tyler, Trenton McClain Boyd
Runtime
123
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The great debaters, Harpo Films ; Marshall Production ; Weinstein Company, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2007
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn191685049
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed..
Extent
1 videodisc (123 min.)
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
(OCoLC)191685049
System details
DVD, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The great debaters, Harpo Films ; Marshall Production ; Weinstein Company, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2007
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn191685049
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed..
Extent
1 videodisc (123 min.)
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
(OCoLC)191685049
System details
DVD, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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