The Great White Hope

Runtime: 103 minutes

The most honored play in the history of Broadway...becomes an electrifying motion picture!

The Great White Hope is a drama film released in 1970. The film stars James Earl Jones as Jack Jefferson, Jane Alexander as Eleanor and Lou Gilbert as Goldie. The Great White Hope was produced for $6,000,000.

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" I'm big, but I ain't dumb, hear?
Jack Jefferson


The play "The Great White Hope" won the Pulitzer Prize in Drama in 1969.

Filming Locations

London, England, UK

Palace of Westminster, London, England, UK

Cedar Lake, Big Bear Valley, San Bernardino National Forest, California, USA

Globe, Arizona, USA

Stage 16, 20th Century Fox Studios - 10201 Pico Blvd., Century City, Los Angeles, California, USA

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