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Harlem Globetrotters - The Team That Changed the World
Harlem Globetrotters - The Team That Changed the World
Actors: Meadlowlark Lemon, Curly Neal
Genres: Sports, Documentary
NR     2005     1hr 56min

The feature program chronicles the Globetrotters' legendary upset of the World Champion Minneapolis Lakers in 1948, as well as the team's historic trip to Berlin in 1951. Their story will be told through former Globetrotte...  more »

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Actors: Meadlowlark Lemon, Curly Neal
Genres: Sports, Documentary
Sub-Genres: Basketball, Documentary, Documentary
Studio: Warner Home Video
Format: DVD - Color
DVD Release Date: 10/18/2005
Original Release Date: 01/01/2005
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/2005
Release Year: 2005
Run Time: 1hr 56min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 1
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

History, Not Basketball
William Snyder | Cookeville, TN | 03/04/2007
(2 out of 5 stars)

"I found this DVD dull. I had expected to see actual games, not just snippets of a great shot or great dribbling here and there. This DVD spends way too much time showing people remembering the GlobeTrotters and not enough time showing actual play (and beloved Globetrotter antics).

Very disappointing (unless you are a history buff)."
Must have history | usa | 01/27/2006
(5 out of 5 stars)

"the Harlem Globetrotters transended the game of Basketball so many times over. the thoughts of seeing Meadlowlark Lemon doing His Magic is incredible. when Wilt chamberlin calls you the greatest player that speaks volumes unto itself. this is a must watch.entertaining&very educational. the Globetrotters are timeless.enjoy the History."
Great Production Effort!
Basketball Fan | Cincinnati | 11/03/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This documentary brings a great piece of American history to life, and gives kids of today's generation an incredible perspective of how professional sports, especially basketball, has profoundly effected society as a whole -- in a good way!

Great effort by the producers; even greater effort by the incredibly valiant Globetrotters!"
Not bad, but
Andre M. | Mt. Pleasant, SC United States | 06/25/2007
(4 out of 5 stars)

"The history aspects of this DVD are okay and cover the main issues with the Trotters, especially with the 1948 Lakers game, the 1952 Berlin Game with Jesse Owens, and the Trotters place in history. However, they could have included some profiles on the classic Trotters such as Goose Tatum, Meadowlark Lemon, Geese Ausbie (who is interviewed) and WHAT? Nothing on the beloved Curly Neal? Like hot dogs without the weenies!

These items would have made good extras, along with some stuff from the HG cartoons of 1970 for a complete portrait."