The Jesse Owens Story (1984)

 

 

 

Director:    Richard Irving.

Starring:     Dorian Harewood (Jesse Owens), Dan Ammerman (Coach Robertson), Bob Banks (Henry Owens), Tom Bosley (Jimmy Hoffa), Georg Stanford Brown (Lew Gilbert), LeVar Burton (Professor Preston), Bernard Canepari (Attorney Grossfeld), Robert Chidsey (Governor Aide), Glenn Colerider (OSU Professor Overman), Barry Corbin (Judge), Ronny Cox (Coach Larry Snyder), Chris Douridas (Jerome), Norman Fell (Marty Forkins), Lynn Hamilton (Mamma Solomon), Robert Hibbard (Police Lieutenant).

A good sports film based on the life of the 1936 Berlin Olympics track star, African-American Jesse Owens. 

 

 

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