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Consult the further reading page for a list of books and Web sites related to the fight, Joe Louis, and Max Schmeling.

A number of people appeared on-camera and/or acted as advisors and are listed below. See the complete film credits for more information.

On-camera interview subjects
Steve Acunto, boxing trainer
Gus Adams, friend of Joe Louis
Alverta Barksdale, dancer
Joe Louis Barrow, Jr., son of Joe Louis
David Bathrick, professor, German Studies
Jim Clarke, boxing fan
Truman Gibson, attorney for Joe Louis
Herb Goldman, boxing historian
W. C. Heinz, sportswriter
Helmut Hoffman, soldier, German Army
Vernon Jarrett, writer
Hank Kaplan, boxing historian
Volker Kluge, sportswriter
Martin Krause, journalist
Henri Lewin, Jewish refugee
Leon Litwack, historian
Don Majeski, boxing promoter
David Margolick, writer
Fred Morton, Jewish refugee
Jack Newfield, writer
Gerd Otto, boxing fan
Dr. Ferdie Pacheco, fight doctor
Quill Pettaway, friend of Joe Louis
Franz Rams, soldier, German Army
Gerd Reimann, sportswriter
Lester Rodney, sportswriter
Jeffrey Sammons, historian
Budd Schulberg, writer
Mike Silver, boxing historian
Walter Smith, friend of Joe Louis
Walter Stubbs, friend of Joe Louis
Hans-Joachim Teichler, historian
George Von Der Lippe, professor, German Studies

Consulting Producer
David Margolick

Jeffrey Sammons
Michael Silver
David Bathrick
Peter Levine

Based in part on David Margolick's forthcoming book on the Louis-Schmeling fights, to be published by Knopf.

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