The Great White Hope (1970)
James Earl Jones and Jane Alexander deliver powerful, Oscar-nominated performances in this drama based on the stormy career of early 1900s boxing champ Jack Jefferson, whose personal life came under attack because of his involvement with a white woman. With Lou Gilbert and Robert Webber; directed by Martin Ritt. 102 min. Standard and Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital stereo, Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English, Spanish.
Academy Award ®
Nominee: Best Actor (James Earl Jones), Best Actress (Jane Alexander)
- Martin Ritt
- Closed Captioned:
- Cast: James Earl Jones, Jane Alexander, Lou Gilbert, Joel Fluellen, Chester Morris, Robert Webber, Marlene Warfield, R. G. Armstrong, Hal Holbrook, Beah Richards, Moses Gunn, Lloyd Gough, Larry Pennell, Roy Glenn, Bill Walker, Marcel Dalio, Rodolfo Acosta, Virginia Capers, Rockne Tarkington, Oscar Beregi, Karl Otto Alberty, Scatman Crothers, Manuel Padilla Jr., Basil Dignam