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On the Shoulders of Giants: The Story of the Greatest Team You Never Heard Of (2010)

| Documentary, History, Sport
The NBA's All-Time Leading Scorer and Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar presents On the Shoulders of Giants - the story of the greatest team you never heard of. The tale of the all-black ... See full summary »

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Deborah Morales
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Credited cast:
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar ... Himself - Narrator
Maya Angelou ... Herself (as Dr. Maya Angelou)
Carmelo Anthony ... Himself
Charles Barkley ... Himself
Richard Bell Richard Bell ... Himself
Tinuel Black Tinuel Black ... Himself
Hubie Brown Hubie Brown ... Himself
Roscoe Brown Roscoe Brown ... Himself (as Dr. Roscoe Brown)
Justin Bua Justin Bua ... Himself
Calvin O. Butts III Calvin O. Butts III ... Himself (as Rev. Calvin Butts)
Lou Carnesecca Lou Carnesecca ... Himself
Chuck D ... Himself
Bob Costas ... Himself
George Crowe George Crowe ... Himself
Howard Dodson Howard Dodson ... Himself (as Dr. Howard Dodson)
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The NBA's All-Time Leading Scorer and Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar presents On the Shoulders of Giants - the story of the greatest team you never heard of. The tale of the all-black Harlem Rens is a documentary film that connects positive role models and their will to succeed during a time when African Americans faced tremendous obstacles. Set in the 1930s, this unique documentary combines basketball and jazz with a blend of animation and 3D effects to a soundtrack of jazz infused with hip hop. Its more than a documentary, its a 'Documation' . Written by Anonymous

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