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Title The great debaters [(DVD) videorecording] / Harpo Films ; Marshall Production ; Weinstein Company ; 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.

Edition [Widescreen edition].
Publication Info. [New York, N.Y.] : Weinstein Company, [2008]
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult DVD Fiction  F GRE    AVAILABLE
 95th Street Adult DVD Fiction  F GRE    AVAILABLE
 Naper Blvd. Adult DVD Fiction  F GRE    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult DVD Fiction  F GRE    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (123 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital.
Note Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2007.
Cast Denzel Washington, Nate Parker, Jurnee Smollett, Denzel Whitaker, Jermaine Williams, Forest Whitaker, Gina Ravera, John Heard, Kimberly Elise, Devyn Tyler, Trenton McClain Boyd.
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.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; strong thematic material including violence and disturbing images, language, and brief sexuality.
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.
Subject Debates and debating -- Texas -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Wiley College (Marshall, Tex.) -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
African American college students -- Texas -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
African American college teachers -- Texas -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Texas -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
DVDs.
Genre Feature films.
Added Author Black, Todd.
Forte, Kate.
Roth, Joe, 1948-
Washington, Denzel, 1954-
Winfrey, Oprah.
Eisele, Robert.
Porro, Jeffrey.
Parker, Nate.
Smollett-Bell, Jurnee, 1986-
Whitaker, Denzel.
Williams, Jermaine.
Whitaker, Forest.
Ravera, Gina.
Heard, John, 1945-
Elise, Kimberly, 1971-
Tyler, Devyn.
Boyd, Trenton McClain.
Harpo Films.
Marshall Production.
Weinstein Company.
ISBN 1594450277
Standard No. 796019810708
Music No. 81070 Weinstein Company
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