Director: Sidney Lumet, Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Writer(s): Mitchell Grayson, Ely A. Landau

Starring: Ruby Dee, Joanne Woodward, Martin Luther King Jr., Paul Newman, James Earl Jones

Synopsis: Constructed from a wealth of archival footage, KING: A FILMED RECORD…MONTGOMERY TO MEMPHIS is a monumental documentary that follows Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. from 1955 to 1968, in his rise from regional activist to world-renowned leader of the Civil Rights movement. Rare footage of King’s speeches, protests, and arrests are interspersed with scenes of other high-profile supporters and opponents of the cause, punctuated by heartfelt testimonials by some of Hollywood’s biggest stars.

Release Date: March 24, 1970 (USA) | Length: 185 min | Genre: Biography, History | MPAA Rating: NR

 

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