King: A Filmed Record From Montgomery to Memphis
LocationTexas Theatre 231 W Jefferson Blvd. Dallas, TX 75208
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- August 28, 2013 7 pm
The 1970 documentary follows the story of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and his non-violent campaign for civil rights and social justice. It uses original newsreel and other primary material, unvarnished and unretouched, and covers the period from the Montgomery bus boycott of 1955 through his assassination in 1968. The original newsreel segments are framed by celebrity narrators Harry Belafonte, Ruby Dee, Ben Gazzara, Charlton Heston, James Earl Jones, Burt Lancaster, Paul Newman, Anthony Quinn, Clarence Williams III and Joanne Woodward. The movie was produced by Ely Landau.