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SWEET GEORGIA BROWN
Story Fundamentals & Documentary

TITLE: SWEET GEORGIA BROWN

WRITERS: Stanley D. Williams & Hodges Usery

GENRE: Drama

ERA: 1950, Jim Crow South

TARGET AUDIENCE: Women and Men (18-80)

HOOK: The true story of South Carolina's first black female professional wrestler in the Jim Crow South.

LOG LINE: Sweet Georgia Brown is the true story South Carolina's first female black wrestler who fights to break free of the hate that surrounds her extended family and the Jim Crow South in order to be a loving mom to her out-of-wedlock children (sired by white fight promoters), and take them to church.

TAG LINE: Sometimes the biggest fight of our lives is to be what comes most natural.

CONFLICT OF VALUES: Fame & Fortune vs. Faith & Family

MORAL PREMISE STATEMENT: Pursuing fame and fortune leads to enslavement and confusion; but pursuing faith & family at the risk of obscurity leads to freedom and purpose.

BUDGET: Medium

STATUS: Treatment.

RIGHTS: Available.

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