The Great White Hope


The Great White Hope

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James Earl Jones

Jack Jefferson

Jane Alexander

Eleanor Backman

Lou Gilbert


Joel Fluellen



Jack Jefferson (James Earl Jones) as a boxer, dealing with the racism and hatred of early-20th century white America. He is not only the first black heavyweight contender; he is also in love with a white woman. Jefferson must not only deal with the hatred of whites, he must also deal with the ostracism of some members of the black community who feel he has sold out.

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Tuff Tofu




Thank you ...23 March 2015

Thank you very much for you comments!





Thanks for that comment good to know.04 February 2012

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Mad About Movies




thanks11 January 2012

Thanks for commenting, helps us to know if we should check it out.

billy dean




great acting30 July 2011

for its day a great film it was filmed in my home town when i was a little boy i remember awesome





Thanks for that comment good to know27 March 2011

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Mad About Movies




thanks22 February 2011

Thanks for commenting, helps us to know if we should check it out.

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Fabulous movie03 May 2010

Jane Alexander was a young actor in this one and she did an absolutely great job as a white woman loved by a black boxer when racism still held the US hostage.

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