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Jack Johnson (1970)

GP
90 min | Documentary, Sport

A documentary on the first African-American boxer to ever become world heavyweight champion. Released on the same year as "The Great White Hope" and also Oscar nominated like that film, this project uses of stills, archive footage and his ...See moreA documentary on the first African-American boxer to ever become world heavyweight champion. Released on the same year as "The Great White Hope" and also Oscar nominated like that film, this project uses of stills, archive footage and his own words narrated by actor Brock Peters to present Johnson's life, trajectory and of course, 'the fight of the century' against James Jeffries. Written by Rodrigo Amaro See less
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Jul 25, 1970 (United States)

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12 cast members
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Brock Peters
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Kevin Kennedy
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Tommy Burns
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James J. Jeffries
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Jack Johnson
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V.I. Lenin
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Jack London
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William Barclay 'Bat' Masterson
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Victor McLaglen
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Tex Rickard
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Pancho Villa
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Jess Willard
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7.5 / 10 | 31 votes