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48 Hours with Muhammad Ali (2019)

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In August 1974, photojournalist Peter Angelo Simon was invited to experience the private world of one of the most famous people on the planet. In a small Pennsylvania hotel, around 4.30am, ... See full summary »

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Muhammad Ali ... Himself
Angelo Dundee ... Himself
George Foreman
Gene Kilroy ... Himself
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In August 1974, photojournalist Peter Angelo Simon was invited to experience the private world of one of the most famous people on the planet. In a small Pennsylvania hotel, around 4.30am, Peter was awoken by a loud knock at his door. "Grab your pants and camera, the Champ is running!". The person in question was Muhammad Ali who would soon be attempting to regain his world heavyweight title. A title stripped from him, punishment for his refusing the Vietnam draft seven years earlier. His opponent was to be the brutal, undefeated George Foreman. The venue, Zaire, Africa. The fight would be dubbed "The Rumble in The Jungle". In an intimate, stream of consciousness, Peter reveals in words and extraordinary photographs, what happened during his unique 48 hours with Muhammid Ali at his private retreat, deep in the Pennsylvanian countryside; a place dubbed 'Fighters Heaven'. He shot 33 rolls of film. What he captured reveals aspects of Ali's fascinating character not previously or since ...

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6 June 2019 (UK) See more »

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Ali as you've never seen before
14 June 2019 | by hello-91908See all my reviews

Really enjoyable Short Doc! A unique look behind the curtain into the clandestine world of Ali in training, away from the media spotlight in which we are used to seeing him.

The photography is beautiful. Definitely recommend watching this!


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