Battle of the sexes

by Jonathan Dayton

Written in English
Published: Pages: 121 Downloads: 428
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  • Drama,
  • Tennis players,
  • Sexism

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In the wake of the sexual revolution and the rise of the women"s movement, the 1973 tennis match between women"s world champion Billie Jean King and ex-men"s-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs became one of the most watched televised sports events of all time, reaching 90 million viewers around the world. As the rivalry between King and Riggs kicked into high gear, off-court each was fighting more personal and complex battles.

Edition Notes

Statementdirected by Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris
ContributionsStone, Emma, 1988- actor, Carell, Steve, 1963- actor, Riseborough, Andrea, 1981- actor, Shue, Elisabeth, actor, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
LC ClassificationsPN1997.2 .B3885 2017
The Physical Object
Format[videorecording] /
Pagination1 videodisc (121 min.)
Number of Pages121
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26943082M

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