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In the company of kings : tales of courage, friendship and despair from sport's meanest streets  Cover Image DVD DVD

In the company of kings : tales of courage, friendship and despair from sport's meanest streets / Story Sleeve productions ; in assocaition with Perfectmotion present ; produced by Robert Douglas ; directed by Steve Read.

Read, Steve (Art director), (film director.). Hopkins, Bernard, 1965- (on-screen participant.). Holmes, Larry, 1949- (on-screen participant.). Witherspoon, Tim, 1957- (on-screen participant.). Shavers, Earnie, 1944- (on-screen participant.). Huddleston, Ollie, (film editor.). Fenton, Ade, (composer.). Slade, Tim, (composer.). Virgil Films, (publisher.). Story Sleeve Productions, (production comapny.). Perfectmotion (Firm), (production company.).

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (75 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [New York, NY] : Virgil Films, [2024]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a documentary film in 2024.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Edited by Ollie Huddleston ; original music composed by Ade Fenton and Tim Slade.
Participant or Performer Note:
Bernard Hopkins, Larry Holmes, Tim Witherspoon, Earnie Shavers.
Summary, etc.:
In the Company of Kings follows a fight fan's unforgettable journey into the dark heart of American boxing to talk to eight former World Champs and those closest to his hero, Muhammad Ali, about race, struggle, victory, defeat and picking yourself up off the canvas. Features Larry Holmes, Bernard Hopkins, Tim Witherspoon, Earnie Shavers, the Spinks brothers, Bob Arum and more.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, 16X9 wide screen, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound.
Language Note:
English soundtrack.
Source of Description Note:
Title from disc label.
Subject: Boxers (Sports) > United States.
Boxing > United States.
Genre: Sports films.
Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.

Available copies

  • 1 of 2 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Terryville Public Library.


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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Terryville Public Library DVD 796.830 INT (Text) 34028155619928 Adult New DVD Checked out 07/25/2024

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