The Great Debaters
(DVD)

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Published
New York, NY : Weinstein Company, c2008.
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MPAA rating: PG-13; strong thematic material including violence and disturbing images, language, and brief sexuality.
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DVD
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (124 min) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Language
English

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General Note
LIBRARIAN RETAINS WRITTEN RIGHTS TO SHOW.
Creation/Production 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.
Participants/Performers
Denzel Washington, Nate Parker, Jurnee Smollett, Denzel Whitaker, Jermaine Williams, Forest Whitaker, Gina Ravera, John Heard, Kimberly Elise, Devyn Tyler, Trenton McClain Boyd.
Description
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.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; strong thematic material including violence and disturbing images, language, and brief sexuality.
System Details
DVD, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital.
Language
Closed-captioned.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Boyd, T. M., Tyler, D., Elise, K., Heard, J., Ravera, G., Whitaker, F., Williams, J., Whitaker, D., Smollett, J., Parker, N., Porro, J., Eisele, R., Winfrey, O., Wahington, D., Roth, J., Forte, K., & Black, T. (2008). The Great Debaters (Widescreen ed.). Weinstein Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Trenton McClain. Boyd et al.. 2008. The Great Debaters. New York, NY: Weinstein Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Trenton McClain. Boyd et al.. The Great Debaters New York, NY: Weinstein Company, 2008.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Boyd, Trenton McClain., et al. The Great Debaters Widescreen ed., Weinstein Company, 2008.

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