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King : a filmed record-- Montgomery to Memphis

Author: Ely LandauRichard KaplanHarry BelafonteRuby DeeBen GazzaraAll authors
Publisher: [New York] : Richard Kaplan Productions, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : 2-disc special commemorative edView all editions and formats
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"King documents the life and work of Martin Luther King, Jr. and his non-violent campaign for racial equality and justice from 1955-1968. Nothing is contrived and there is no narration, only the stirring words of Dr. King's memorable sermons and speeches. The film is history, unvarnished and unretouched, as recorded by newsreel and television camera of the period ... The live action sequences are linked by a series  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographical films
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Feature films
Biography
History
Named Person: Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ely Landau; Richard Kaplan; Harry Belafonte; Ruby Dee; Ben Gazzara; Charlton Heston; James Earl Jones; Burt Lancaster; Paul Newman; Anthony Quinn; Clarence Williams; Joanne Woodward; Commonwealth United Corporation.; Richard Kaplan Productions.
ISBN: 9781615849512 1615849513
OCLC Number: 300318315
Notes: This disc is a recorded DVD and may not play on all DVD players or drives.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1970, copyright by Martin Luther King Film Project.
"[The film] premiered as a special 'one time only event' on March 24, 1970 in over 600 theaters throughout the United States. The film, billed as An evening in tribute to Martin Luther King, was an unprecedented event."--Opening screens.
Special features include producer's notes, Legacy of a dream (24 min.), dramatic readings; critical acclaim.
Credits: Editors, John Carter, Lora Hays; associate producer, Richard Kaplan.
Performer(s): Readings by Harry Belafonte, Ruby Dee, Ben Gazzara, Charlton Heston, James Earl Jones, Burt Lancaster, Paul Newman, Anthony Quinn, Clarence Williams III, Joanne Woodward.
Description: 2 videodiscs (182 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R, NTSC.
Other Titles: Legacy of a dream.
Montgomery to Memphis
Responsibility: a Commonwealth United Corporation production ; conceived and produced by Ely Landau.

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"King documents the life and work of Martin Luther King, Jr. and his non-violent campaign for racial equality and justice from 1955-1968. Nothing is contrived and there is no narration, only the stirring words of Dr. King's memorable sermons and speeches. The film is history, unvarnished and unretouched, as recorded by newsreel and television camera of the period ... The live action sequences are linked by a series of short dramatic readings"--Container.

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