The great debaters

DVD
Published 2008
Item Details
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.

Publisher, Date:
[New York, N.Y.] : Weinstein Company ; Montreal : Distributed by Alliance Atlantis, c2008.
Description:
1 videodisc (ca. 124 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Target Audience Note:
CHVR: PG.
Notes:
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2007.
Special features: Deleted scenes ; The great debaters: an historical perspective ; "That's what my baby likes" music video ; "My soul is a witness" music video.
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.
Denzel Washington, Nate Parker, Jurnee Smollett, Denzel Whitaker, Jermaine Williams, Forest Whitaker, Gina Ravera, John Heard, Kimberly Elise, Devyn Tyler, Trenton McClain Boyd.
DVD ; Dolby digital surround ; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation.
For private home use only.
Includes audio tracks in English and French with subtitles in English, French and Spanish.
Publisher or Distributor Number:
104294
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