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The Resource Muhammad Ali, a film by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns & David McMahon ; a production of Florentine Films and WETA Washington ; directed by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns & David McMahon ; written by David McMahon & Sarah Burns ; produced by Sarah Burns, David McMahon, Stephanie Jenkins & Ken Burns

Muhammad Ali, a film by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns & David McMahon ; a production of Florentine Films and WETA Washington ; directed by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns & David McMahon ; written by David McMahon & Sarah Burns ; produced by Sarah Burns, David McMahon, Stephanie Jenkins & Ken Burns

Label
Muhammad Ali
Title
Muhammad Ali
Statement of responsibility
a film by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns & David McMahon ; a production of Florentine Films and WETA Washington ; directed by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns & David McMahon ; written by David McMahon & Sarah Burns ; produced by Sarah Burns, David McMahon, Stephanie Jenkins & Ken Burns
Contributor
Broadcaster
Narrator
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Television director
Television producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Examines the life of Muhammad Ali in and out of the boxing ring, covering his ties with the Nation of Islam, his political positions, including his refusal to be drafted during the Vietnam War, his role as a symbol of Black masculinity, and life after boxing
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, Buddy Squires ; edited by K.A. Mille, Woody Richman, Ted Raviv, Aljernon Tunsil ; original music by Jahlil Beats
Dewey number
796.83092
Intended audience
Rating: Not rated; "This film contains graphic language. Viewer discretion is advised"--Sequence preceding title frames
Language note
English or dubbed Spanish dialogue; optional Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH)
LC call number
GV1132.A44
LC item number
M8196 2021
PerformerNote
Narrated by Keith David
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1953-
  • 1982-
  • 1976-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Burns, Ken
  • Burns, Sarah
  • McMahon, David
  • Jenkins, Stephanie
  • David, Keith
  • Florentine Films
  • WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
  • Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
  • PBS Distribution (Firm)
Runtime
450
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ali, Muhammad
  • Boxers (Sports)
  • African American boxers
  • Political activists
  • African American political activists
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Muhammad Ali, a film by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns & David McMahon ; a production of Florentine Films and WETA Washington ; directed by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns & David McMahon ; written by David McMahon & Sarah Burns ; produced by Sarah Burns, David McMahon, Stephanie Jenkins & Ken Burns
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Sound, language, and subtitle options taken from DVD menu screen
  • Originally broadcast in 2021 on PBS as individual episodes of a documentary television mini-series
  • Wide screen
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Disc 1.
  • Round one: The greatest (1942-1964)
  • Disc 2.
  • Round two: What's my name? (1964-1970)
  • Disc 3.
  • Round three: The rivalry (1970-1974)
  • Disc 4.
  • Round four: The spell remains (1974-2016)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (approximately 7 hr., 30 min.)
Isbn
9781531713959
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 841887045704
  • 841887045704
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
  • KBMA600
  • 14111704
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1267992157
  • (OCoLC)on1267992157
  • 3864144
  • 3948609
System details
DVD; region 1; NTSC; widescreen; 5.1 surround (English), 2.0 stereo (English, Spanish)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Muhammad Ali, a film by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns & David McMahon ; a production of Florentine Films and WETA Washington ; directed by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns & David McMahon ; written by David McMahon & Sarah Burns ; produced by Sarah Burns, David McMahon, Stephanie Jenkins & Ken Burns
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Sound, language, and subtitle options taken from DVD menu screen
  • Originally broadcast in 2021 on PBS as individual episodes of a documentary television mini-series
  • Wide screen
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Disc 1.
  • Round one: The greatest (1942-1964)
  • Disc 2.
  • Round two: What's my name? (1964-1970)
  • Disc 3.
  • Round three: The rivalry (1970-1974)
  • Disc 4.
  • Round four: The spell remains (1974-2016)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (approximately 7 hr., 30 min.)
Isbn
9781531713959
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 841887045704
  • 841887045704
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
  • KBMA600
  • 14111704
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1267992157
  • (OCoLC)on1267992157
  • 3864144
  • 3948609
System details
DVD; region 1; NTSC; widescreen; 5.1 surround (English), 2.0 stereo (English, Spanish)
Video recording format
DVD

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