The Great White Hope

Howard Sackler (playwright)
James Earl Jones, Jane Alexander (starring)
Edwin Sherin (director)

N.p. N.p., Circa 1970. Two vintage oversize reference photographs from the 1970 film, both showing actor James Earl Jones. Credit stamp for noted photographer Lawrence Schiller on the versos.

Based on Howard Sackler's 1968 Pulitzer Prize, Tony Award, and New York Drama Critics' Circle Award-winning play, a fictionalized account of the life of boxing champion Jack Johnson. Jones, in his first starring role, and Jane Alexander, in her first film credit, were both nominated for Oscars, reprising their lead roles from the Broadway production.

Shot on location in London, Arizona, and Barcelona.

11 x 14 inches. Near Fine, with minute creasing at the corners.

[Book #157963]