Video — 1 videodisc (93 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in. Sound: digital; optical. Digital: video file; DVD; region 1.
The powerful documentary examines the life of Muhammad Ali beyond the boxing ring to offer a personal perspective on the American sporting legend. Investigating Ali's spiritual transformation includes his conversion to Islam, resistance to the Vietnam War draft, and humanitarian work. The documentary connects Ali's transcendent life story to America' struggles with race, religion, and war in the twentieth century.
"When Cassius Clay becomes Muhammad Ali, his conversion to Islam and refusal to serve in the Vietnam War leave him banned from boxing and facing a five-year prison sentence. Ali's choice of belief and conscience over fame and fortune resonates far beyond the boxing ring"--Container.
Video — 1 videodisc (ca. 100 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Ten of boxing's finest fighters tell what it was like to battle Muhammad Ali, the man many consider to be the best boxer ever. Ali's incomparable journey is recounted through the eyes of those who stepped through the ropes and into history. Join these respected fighters as they weigh in on 'The Greatest' and pay tribute to a living legend.