The Jesse Owens Story

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The Jesse Owens Story
The Jesse Owens Story.jpg
Genre Biography
Distributed by Operation Prime Time
Directed by Richard Irving
Produced by Harve Bennett (executive producer)
Harold Gast (producer)
Arnold Turner (associate producer)
Written by Harold Gast
Starring Dorian Harewood
Dan Ammerman
Bob Banks
Tom Bosley
Georg Stanford Brown
LeVar Burton
Music by Michel Legrand
Cinematography Charles Correll
Editing by Richard Bracken
Robert F. Shugrue
Production company Harve Bennett Productions
Paramount Television
Country United States
Language English
Original channel Operation Prime Time
Release date July 9, 1984
Running time 174 min.

The Jesse Owens Story is a 1984 biographical film about the black athlete Jesse Owens. Dorian Harewood plays the Olympic gold-winning athlete. The drama won a 1985 Primetime Emmy Award and was nominated for two more.

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