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Muhammad ALI

Synopsis

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Most boxers can't even talk ...
This summer the World Heavyweight Champion had three important appointments. One was with JOE BUGNER in Kuala Lumpur; the other two took place in the United States. BBC cameras accompanied MUHAMMAD ALI back home to Louisville, Kentucky, to visit his old haunts, meet the Mayor and open a new boxing school, and also to Harvard University where he gave the graduation speech to the Class of 1975. Ali talks candidly about his family and his feelings on returning home, the fact that he never received an education like the students at Harvard and then he takes over the camera to direct a conducted tour of his home in Deer Lake, Pennsylvania.
Film cameraman ADAM GIFFORD Film editor NORMAN CARR
Executive producer JANET HOENIG Producer IAIN JOHNSTONE

Contributors

Unknown: Joe Bugner
Editor: Norman Carr
Producer: Janet Hoenig
Producer: Iain Johnstone






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