The Jesse Owens Story (1984)

Genres - Historical Film  |   Sub-Genres - Biopic [feature], Docudrama, Sports Drama  |   Release Date - Jul 9, 1984 (USA - Unknown), Jul 9, 1984 (USA)  |   Run Time - 200 min.  |   Countries - United States  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Jason Ankeny

Dorian Harewood stars as the legendary black athlete in this made-for-TV biography that follows Jesse Owens from his collegiate career, to his pinnacle at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, where he won four gold medals--much to the dismay of Adolf Hitler and his squad of Aryan super-athletes.



track [track and field], Black [race], Olympic-Games, racer, record [world record], running, courage, cross-cultural-relations, training, winner, sports