The great debaters

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[New York, N.Y.] : Weinstein Company, [2008].


General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2007.
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.
Denzel Washington, Nate Parker, Jurnee Smollett, Denzel Whitaker, Jermaine Williams, Forest Whitaker, John Heard, Kimberly Elise.
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.
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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.
English, with English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Black, T., Forte, K., Roth, J., Washington, D., Winfrey, O., Eisele, R., Porro, J., Parker, N., Smollett-Bell, J., Whitaker, D., Williams, J., Whitaker, F., Heard, J., & Elise, K. (2008). The great debaters ([Special collector's edition].). Weinstein Company.

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

Todd. Black et al.. 2008. The Great Debaters. Weinstein Company.

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

Todd. Black et al.. The Great Debaters Weinstein Company, 2008.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Black, Todd., et al. The Great Debaters [Special collector's edition]., Weinstein Company, 2008.

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