Video/Film , DVD in English

Something to cheer about : Oscar Robertson and the Crispus Attucks Tigers

Figaro Films, Inc. ; a Screen Media Films release ; producers, Betsy Blankenbaker, Willie Merriweather and Oscar Robertson ; co-producers, Steve Marra and Ted Steeg ; written and directed by Betsy Blankenbaker.
  • [New York?] : Screen Media Films, [2007]
  • 1 videodisc (64 min.) : sound, colored ; 4 3/4 in.
  • DVD; full screen presentation, 1.33:1 aspect ratio; Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
Credits
  • Directors of photography, Bobby Shepard, Dustin Teel ; editor, Steve Marra ; music, Steve Allee.
Performers
  • Featuring, Oscar Robertson, Willie Merriweather, Hallie Bryant.
Subjects
Genre
  • Documentary films.
  • Sports films.
  • Films for the hearing impaired.
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
  • Documentary Feature.
  • Sports (Nonfiction) Feature.
Summary
  • In 1955, Oscar Robertson and his teammates at the segregated Crispus Attucks High School rose from the hatred and racism of the time to be the first all-black team ever to win a state championship. With their innovative style of play, this brilliant group of athletes changed basketball forever. This is the true story of the coach, school and team that inspired the nation.
Contents
  • Special feature: 50th anniversary celebration footage : 1955 Indiana high school championship game, Crispus Attucks vs. Gary Roosevelt.
Other information
  • Documentary.
  • Title from container.
  • Originally released as a documentary film in 2002.
  • MPAA rating: Not rated.
  • Language: Closed-captioned.
  • Video Americain collection.
Publisher's number
  • 68101269 Screen Media Films
Identifying numbers
  • UPC: 025195010719
  • OCLC: 122273007
  • OCLC: 122273007