Joe Frazier: When the Smoke Clears is available via Hulu in full, and you can watch it right here at Bad Left Hook, too. The documentary was directed by Mike Todd. Here's the full, 71-minute film.
They say Philadelphia is the capital of boxing and Joe Fraziers gym is the Whitehouse. For over forty years, since the last of his million dollar bouts with Ali, Foreman and others, Joes commitment to his adopted Philadelphia neighborhood kept his landmark gym alive. Now, tragically, it has to close. Filmed in the years leading up to his untimely passing and told through the voice of son Marvis, this film reveals the story of the real Joe Frazier: from his roots in the Gullah community of rural South Carolina to becoming one of the most famous athletes of the 20th century.
With comments from Bernard Hopkins, Larry Holmes, George Foreman, Larry Merchant, Thomas Hauser, Marvis Frazier and many more.