The Resource When we were kings, a Gramercy Pictures release ; a DASFilms presentation ; a David Sonenberg production ; a film by Leon Gast and Taylor Hackford, (videorecording)

When we were kings, a Gramercy Pictures release ; a DASFilms presentation ; a David Sonenberg production ; a film by Leon Gast and Taylor Hackford, (videorecording)

Label
When we were kings
Title
When we were kings
Statement of responsibility
a Gramercy Pictures release ; a DASFilms presentation ; a David Sonenberg production ; a film by Leon Gast and Taylor Hackford
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
It's 1974, Muhammed Ali is 32 and thought by many to be past his prime. George Forman is ten years younger and the Heavyweight champion of the world. Promoter Don King wants to make a name for himself and offers both fighters five million dollars apiece to fight one another, and when they accept, King has only to come up with the money. He finds a backer in Mobutu Sese Suko, the dictator of Zaire and the "Rumble in the Jungle" is set
Awards note
Academy Award, Best Documentary Feature, 1997.
Cataloging source
MDK
Characteristic
videorecording
Language note
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
  • Dialogue in English with optional subtitles in French and Spanish
PerformerNote
Muhammad Ali, George Foreman, James Brown, B.B. King, Norman Mailer, George Plimpton, Spike Lee, The Crusaders, The Spinners
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1945-
  • 1942-2016
  • 1949-
  • 1928-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gast, Leon
  • Hackford, Taylor
  • Ali, Muhammad
  • Foreman, George
  • Brown, James
  • Gramercy Pictures
  • Das Films
  • PolyGram Video (Firm)
Runtime
94
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ali, Muhammad
  • Foreman, George
  • Boxers (Sports)
  • Documentary films
  • Films for the hearing impaired
Technique
live action
Label
When we were kings, a Gramercy Pictures release ; a DASFilms presentation ; a David Sonenberg production ; a film by Leon Gast and Taylor Hackford, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1996
  • Standard and widescreen formats. Includes interactive menus, film and cast biographies; digitally mastered
  • "The untold story of the Rumble in the Jungle"--container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm38470791
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc [94 min.]
Governing access note
For private home use only
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
4400458472
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 444664
  • (Sirsi) o38470791
  • (Sirsi) ADP-7232
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
When we were kings, a Gramercy Pictures release ; a DASFilms presentation ; a David Sonenberg production ; a film by Leon Gast and Taylor Hackford, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1996
  • Standard and widescreen formats. Includes interactive menus, film and cast biographies; digitally mastered
  • "The untold story of the Rumble in the Jungle"--container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm38470791
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc [94 min.]
Governing access note
For private home use only
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
4400458472
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 444664
  • (Sirsi) o38470791
  • (Sirsi) ADP-7232
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc

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