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Death in Memphis : the mysterious assassination of Martin Luther King

Author: Thomas GieferKonrad EgeMichel NollHeribert BlondiauSamuel Billy KylesAll authors
Publisher: Wheeling, IL : Film Ideas, [2010]
Series: Political assassination.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A look at the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. on April 4, 1968 as well as his career. It examines the possibility that James Earl Ray was not the only shooter or totally innocent of the crime. It looks at the FBI's surveillance of Dr. King and J. Edgar Hoover's feelings about him.
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Genre/Form: History
Biographical films
Historical films
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Named Person: Martin Luther King, Jr.; James Earl Ray; J Edgar Hoover; J Edgar Hoover; Martin Luther King, Jr.; James Earl Ray
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Giefer; Konrad Ege; Michel Noll; Heribert Blondiau; Samuel Billy Kyles; James Orange; Andrew Young; Ralph Abernathy; Jesse Jackson; Ramsey Clark; David J Garrow; Martin Luther King, Jr.; James Earl Ray; James Billings; ConVoi Film.; Quartier Latin Media.; Westdeutscher Rundfunk.; Film Ideas (Firm)
ISBN: 9781605723440 1605723444
OCLC Number: 645468535
Notes: Originally produced in 2001.
Duration on container: 52 min.
Includes public performance rights.
Credits: Executive producers, Michel Noll, Heribert Blondiau ; photography, Michael Hammenon ; sound, Mark Shooney ; editors, Charley Neumann, Philipp Kadelbach ; music, Thomas Wolter.
Performer(s): Interviewees: Samuel Kyles, James Orange, Andrew Young, Ralph Abernathy, Jesse Jackson, Ramsey Clark, David Garrow, Martin Luther King, Jr., James Earl Ray, James Billings.
Description: 1 videodisc (46 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: Recorded DVD; fullscreen; LPCM 2.0 soundtrack.
Series Title: Political assassination.
Other Titles: Mysterious assassination of Martin Luther King
Martin Luther King :
Murder in Memphis
Responsibility: Michel Noll presents ; a film by Thomas Giefer in collaboration with Konrad Ege ; producers, ConVoi Film ; a coproduction [of] Quartier Latin & WDR.

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A look at the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. on April 4, 1968 as well as his career. It examines the possibility that James Earl Ray was not the only shooter or totally innocent of the crime. It looks at the FBI's surveillance of Dr. King and J. Edgar Hoover's feelings about him.

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