Movie to document swim coach's efforts

Updated: February 9, 2007, 4:58 PM ET
By Joseph Santoliquito | Special to ESPN.com

PHILADELPHIA -- Jim Ellis could harbor the anger and bitterness and be resentful. But he doesn't. The words and snide looks are memories. In 1972, it was Ellis' goal to start an all-black swim club. So he created the Philadelphia Department of Recreation Swim Club (PDR), which is the basis of a movie coming out in March starring Terrence Howard called "Pride."

The movie documents the struggles and prejudice Ellis and his swim team endured in the early-1970s. How one time he heard underneath ...

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