King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis Poster

Release Date: 1970

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 33 min

Plot Summary
This Academy Award-nominated documentary presents key events in the life of civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. Beginning with the 1955 bus boycott in Montgomery, Alabama, the production follows King through major steps in his struggle to promote racial equality. Including footage of King's stirring speeches, the documentary is a fitting tribute to his legacy, and features clips narrated by numerous celebrities such as Harry Belafonte, Paul Newman and James Earl Jones.

Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Sidney Lumet

Genres: Documentary

Keywords: Fall, Wife, 1960s, Sacrifice, Underdog, Rise, Inspiring, 1950s


Nominated Documentary (Feature)