GREATEST, THE (1977) Press kit


(Muhammad Ali) Burbank: Columbia Pictures, 1977. Vintage original press kit, 12 x 9″ (31 x 23 cm.), printed folder, fourteen (14) 8 x 10″ (20 x 25 cm.) black-and-white print still photos laid in brown envelope, 11,3,2,2,2,2 pp. Some creasing to edges of folder, NEAR FINE or better.

Muhammad Ali starred as himself in a dramatized version of his life story, adapted from Ali’s autobiography, The Greatest: My Own Story, with screenplay by Ring Lardner, Jr.

A number of distinguished African American actors appeared in supporting roles, among them James Earl Jones, Paul Winfield and Roger Mosley.

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