King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis

King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis

Director: Sidney Lumet, Joseph L. Mankiewicz Cast: Harry Belafonte, Ruby Dee

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Overview

Having tackled every known film subject in his long career, from musicals to murder mysteries, Sidney Lumet tries his hand at documentary in King: A Filmed Record...Montgomery to Memphis. Lumet co-directed and co-produced the film with another Hollywood luminary, Joseph L. Mankiewicz. Beyond selecting appropriate filmclips, Lumet and Mankiewicz directed the bridging sequences, narrated by such friends and admirers of Dr. Martin Luther King as Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward and James Earl Jones. Though well-intentioned, these bridges are unnecessary: the clips, which trace King's life and accomplishments from the 1955 bus boycott to his 1968 assassination, speak for themselves most eloquently. Though its full runtime is 185 minutes, King: A Filmed Record is also available in a 90-minute TV and cassette version.

Product Details

Release Date: 01/15/2013
UPC: 0738329093723
Original Release: 1970
Rating: NR
Source: Kino Video
Time: 3:01:00
Sales rank: 52,646

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Disc #1 -- King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis
1. No Man is an Island [7:40]
2. Montgomery Bus Boycott [12:59]
3. KKK [5:48]
4. Freedom Rides [12:50]
5. Letetr from a Birmingham Jail [11:02]
6. Street Protests [14:04]
7. March on Washinton [7:24]
8. "I Have a Dream" [9:25]
Disc #2 -- King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis
1. Selma, 1965 [13:32]
2. Marching [11:01]
3. The Entertainment [12:52]
4. Chicago, 1966 [14:07]
5. Mobs [13:38]
6. The Economic Issue [15:38]
7. April 4, 1968 [11:34]
8. Procession [8:40]

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