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Title O.J. [videorecording] : made in America / ESPN Films presents a Laylow Films production ; produced & directed by Ezra Edelman ; produced by Caroline Waterlow ; producers, Tamara Rosenberg, Nina Krstic, Deirdre Fenton, Libby Geist, Erin Leyden, Connor Schell.

Publication Info. [Bristol, Conn.] : ESPN Films, [2016]
Owensboro, KY : Team Marketing


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD, Non-Fiction    364.1523 OJ    Available
 PAS Hastings Branch DVD    364.1523 OJ    Available
 PAS La Pintoresca Branch DVD    364.1523 OJ    Available
 PAS Lamanda Park Branch DVD    364.1523 OJ    Available
Description 3 videodiscs (520 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
digital optical rda
video file DVD video region 1 rda DVD
Television program
Series ESPN 30 for 30
30 for 30.
System Details DVD; region 1; widescreen presentation.
Credits Editors, Bret Granato, Maya Mumma, Ben Sozanski ; original score, Gary Lionelli ; director of photography, Nick Higgins.
Performer Featuring: O. J. Simpson.
Note Originally broadcast as episodes of the television program 30 for 30 on the ESPN Network.
Audience Rating: Not rated.
Summary An essential examination of the rise and fall of Orenthal James Simpson, and parallels between his incredible story with that of race in America. This critically-acclaimed documentary series reveals how he first became a football star, why America fell in love with him off the field, what happened in the trial for his ex-wife's murder, and finally, why he is now sitting in jail for another crime 20 years later.
Part I: In the turbulent 1960s, young OJ Simpson rises to fame as a football star first for the USC Trojans, than with the Buffalo Bills in the NFL and becomes one of the first black celebrities embraced by the white mainstream -- summary from
Part II: OJ retires from football, becomes an actor and marries his second wife, Nicole. Meanwhile, tensions rise between Los Angeles' black community and the city's police, climaxing with the Rodney King beating and riots in the early 1990s -- summary from
Part III: OJ's life and his public image change forever when he is accused of murdering his estranged wife, Nicole. His arrest, attempted escape and trial become a media circus -- summary from
Contents Disc 01 (183 min.) DVD parts I-II -- Disc 02 (184 min.) DVD parts III-IV -- Disc 03 (153 min) part V, Bonus.
Subject Simpson, O. J., 1947-
Simpson, Nicole Brown, 1959-1994.
Football players -- United States -- Biography.
Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States.
Trials (Murder) -- United States.
Race discrimination -- California -- Los Angeles County.
Discrimination in criminal justice administration -- California -- Los Angeles County.
Racial profiling in law enforcement -- California -- Los Angeles County.
Police-community relations -- California -- Los Angeles County.
United States -- Race relations.
Genre/Form Biographical television programs.
Sports television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Television series.
Nonfiction television programs.
Added Author Simpson, O. J., 1947- on-screen participant.
Edelman, Ezra, director, television producer, television director.
Waterlow, Caroline, television producer.
Rosenberg, Tamara, television producer.
Krstic, Nina (Filmmaker), television producer.
Fenton, Deirdre, television producer.
Geist, Libby, television producer.
Leyden, Erin, television producer.
Schell, Connor, television producer.
ESPN Films (Firm), production company.
Laylow Films, production company.
Team Marketing (Firm), publisher, film distributor.
ESPN (Television network), broadcaster.
Added Title OJ : made in America
Orenthal James : made in America
Made in America
30 for 30 (Television program)
Standard No. 825452519500
Music No. TM6182-1 Team Marketing (disc 01)
TM6182-2 Team Marketing (disc 02)
TM6182-3 Team Marketing (disc 03)

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