Marshall Jones, a lawyer in Jefferson, Texas, offered his stunning land on Caddo Lake to the production for filming. The crew built this "juke joint" from the ground up, and Marshall liked it so much he kept it!
Find out more about 'The Great Debaters,' a Harpo Films production directed by Denzel Washington.
About 'The Great Debaters,' a Harpo Films production directed by Denzel Washington.
Oprah sits down with Academy Award winner Denzel Washington.
Get the cast list and synopsis for past Harpo feature films and television movies.