Mighty Jerome (Clip 8)

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  • Charles Officer,
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  • 4 min 5 s

From acclaimed filmmaker Charles Officer comes the story of the rise, fall and redemption of Harry Jerome, Canada's most record-setting track and field star. Gorgeous monochrome imagery, impassioned interviews and astonishing archival footage are used to tell the triumphant and compelling story of what Harry Jerome's own coach called "the greatest comeback in track and field history."

In this clip, Wendy Jerome and Bruce Kidd talk about the politicization of black athletes in the U.S.

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Film Credits

Charles Officer
Charles Officer
Selwyn Jacob
Jesse James Miller
director of photography
John Price
original music composer
Schaun Tozer
spoken word performer
Saul Williams
sound design
Jonathan Ritchie
supervising sound editor
Jonathan Ritchie
sound recordist
Eric Davies
Tim Lue
dramatic re-enactment cast
Nykeem Provo
Claire Burns
Fidel Dwayne Hodge
art director
Diana Abbatangelo
set decorator
Perri Gorrara
Evilia Nikolouzos
Evilia Nikolouzos
Charles Officer
Paul Morstad
archival research
Found Images Research
Sylvia Mezei
Stephen Brunt
Cheryl Foggo
re-recording mixer
Jonathan Ritchie
executive producer
Tracey Friesen

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