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American Masters: Althea
     

American Masters: Althea

Director: Rex Miller

Cast: Rex Miller

 
This documentary, which originally aired on PBS, is about Althea Gibson, one of the greatest female tennis players of all time and a pioneer for African-American athletes. Althea tells Gibson's story, spanning from her youth in South Carolina and on the streets of Harlem to her historic Wimbledon titles in 1957 and 1958. ~ Tom Ciampoli

Overview

This documentary, which originally aired on PBS, is about Althea Gibson, one of the greatest female tennis players of all time and a pioneer for African-American athletes. Althea tells Gibson's story, spanning from her youth in South Carolina and on the streets of Harlem to her historic Wimbledon titles in 1957 and 1958. ~ Tom Ciampoli

Product Details

Release Date:
12/08/2015
UPC:
0841887026475
Original Release:
2015
Source:
Pbs (Direct)
Region Code:
1
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time:
1:30:00
Sales rank:
16,006

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- American Masters: Althea
1. Opening [11:41]
2. Street Life [10:54]
3. Segregation [13:35]
4. FAMU [12:47]
5. World Champion [11:00]
6. Kindred Spirits [12:03]
7. One Friday Morning [11:59]

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