Biography: Harlem Globetrotters
- Rated UNR
- Genre: Sports
- Release Date: 12/27/2005
For over 75 years the Harlem Globetrotters have brought laughter and delight to millions with their ball-handling wizardry and wacky stunts. Yet the team has a surprisingly serious history-in fact they were instrumental in breaking down racial barriers and establishing the fledgling NBA. Join BIOGRAPHY for a comprehensive history of the "Clown Princes of Basketball" tracing the club's evolution from it's earliest days as Chicago's "Savoy Big Five" through rare archival footage and interviews with players and experts including Jerry Saperstein founder Abe Saperstein's son and Bill Cosby. Learn about the ongoing conflict between players and coach; follow the careers of some of the most famous Trotters including Meadowlark Lemon; and witness their early games and 'round-the-globe touring. This is the definitive portrait of THE HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS the charismatic team that jump-started professional basketball and changed the face of America. DVD Features: Interactive Menus; Scene Selection.