The Jesse Owens Story

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The Jesse Owens Story
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Written by Harold Gast
Directed by Richard Irving
Starring Dorian Harewood
Dan Ammerman
Bob Banks
Tom Bosley
Georg Stanford Brown
LeVar Burton
Theme music composer Michel Legrand
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
Producer(s) Harve Bennett (executive producer)
Harold Gast (producer)
Arnold Turner (associate producer)
Editor(s) Richard Bracken
Robert F. Shugrue
Cinematography Charles Correll
Running time 174 min.
Production company(s) Harve Bennett Productions
Paramount Television
Distributor Operation Prime Time
Original network Operation Prime Time
Original release July 9, 1984

The Jesse Owens Story is a 1984 American 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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