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The Jesse Owens Story (1984)

TV Movie  |   |  Biography, Drama, History  |  9 July 1984 (USA)
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A biopic of the greatest of the modern olympic athletes.

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Coach Robertson
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Henry Owens
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Johnny Brink ...
Referie
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Lew Gilbert
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Professor Preston
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Attorney Grossfeld
Robert Chidsey ...
Governor Aide
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OSU Professor Overman
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Jerome
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Mamma Solomon
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The life story of Jesse Owens is told in this film. He was a young African-American who would become one of the greatest modern Olympian athletes when he proved Hitler's boast about the "Aryan athletic superiority" wrong by winning four gold medals, setting world records and becoming the star of the 1936 Berlin Olympics Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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Jesse Owens története  »

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Races were shot at Fouts Field at North Texas State (now University of North Texas). See more »

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Mel Walker: Being a champion meant staying at the same hotel as the White athletes, at least in New York. It did not mean going in the *front* door.
[Black athletes entering through loading dock and riding in freight elevator to their rooms]
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An American Legend Revealed
26 April 2001 | by (Moorhead, Minnesota) – See all my reviews

Jesse Owens, the Olympic gold-medalist, was the black athlete who overcame many hardships to rise above in the 1936 Berlin games. Today, Owens is revered as one of the finest track and field athletes of all times for his accomplishments in the sport, but should be remembered for everything else he did as a human being as well.


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