Goal Dust: The Warm and Candid Memoirs of a Pioneer Black Athlete and Actor

Goal Dust: The Warm and Candid Memoirs of a Pioneer Black Athlete and Actor

by Woody Strode, Sam Young
Goal Dust: The Warm and Candid Memoirs of a Pioneer Black Athlete and Actor

Goal Dust: The Warm and Candid Memoirs of a Pioneer Black Athlete and Actor

by Woody Strode, Sam Young

Paperback(Reprint)

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Overview

Woody Strode's extraordinary career led him from football field to wrestling ring to Hollywood. In 1939 Woody, Jackie Robinson and Kenny Washington led UCLA to its first undefeated football season. After World War II Woody and Kenny Washington became the first blacks to play in the NFL. In 1950 Woody became pro wrestling's first black star, After that it was a small step to Hollywood where he appeared in such films as The Ten Commandments, Spartacus, and The Cotton Club. Sam Young and Woody Strode met while working on a televisions production. Their relationship grew until after three years, countless hours of conversations and interviews, Goal Dust was completed.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781568330143
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 09/08/1993
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 5.76(w) x 8.78(h) x 0.86(d)
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