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King: A Filmed Record; From Montgomery to Memphis at Crescent Theater in Mobile, AL
Crescent Theater
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King: A Filmed Record; From Montgomery to Memphis at Crescent Theater in Mobile, AL
Please join us for a special one-night screening of the landmark documentary, KING: A FILMED RECORD, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s iconic "I Have a Dream" speech. One of the hallmarks of cinema verité filmmaking, KING: A FILMED RECORD presents a full picture of Martin Luther King, Jr. in his own words and unbiased by commentary.

KING: A FILMED RECORD; FROM MONTGOMERY TO MEMPHIS is a 1970 American documentary film biography of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and his non-violent campaign for civil rights and social justice. It uses only 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.

When first released, it was shown in theaters as a "one-time-only" event on March 24, 1970 for one night only. It was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. In 1999, the film was deemed "culturally significant" by the United States Library of Congress and selected for preservation in the National Film Registry.

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Crescent Theater (View)
208 Dauphin St
Mobile, AL 36602
United States


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