Academy Awards Selects Two Boxing Hall of Fame Documentaries for Preservation
Legendary Champions and Jack Johnson Were both Nominated for Oscars
Two Boxing Hall of Fame Documentaries have been selected by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for preservation.
Both features were nominated for best documentary Oscars, Legendary Champions in 1968 and Jack Johnson in 1970.
Both Won Prestigious Atlanta Film Festival awards as best documentary
Legendary Champions is the documentary focusing on heavyweight boxing champions from 1882 to 1929.
Jack Johnson is the documentary focusing on the boxing career of the first black heavyweight Champion
Best picture Oscar in 1968 went to Oliver
Best Picture Oscar in 1970 went to Patton
Author – Steven Lott