Montgomery to Memphis
Original Airdate: 1/2/1974
Afro-Americans - Civil rights
Civil rights - United States
Television broadcasting of films
Public Affairs: Current Events
King, Dr. Martin Luther, Jr.
King: A Filmed Record, Montgomery to Memphis (motion picture)
A Say Brother Special Film Presentation, program 312 is a public television airing of Ely Landau's 1970 documentary film "Montgomery to Memphis." The film, which is about Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights movement, was originally issued by the Martin Luther King, Jr. Foundation and produced by Ely Landau with Richard Kaplan. It consists of archival newsreel and television footage assembled in chronological order. The film was nominated for an Oscar in 1970 for Best Documentary Film. In black and white.
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