King: the Martin Luther King Story (Region 1 DVD)

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Academy Award Nominee Paul Winfield (SOUNDER) embodies fallen civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. and Academy Award Nominee Cicely Tyson (THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MISS JANE PITTMAN) lends her enumerable talents as Coretta Scott King in director Abby Mann's (JUDGMENT AT NUREMBERG screenwriter) television mini-series King: THE MARTIN LUTHER KING STORY. Tracing the story of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s rise from his early years as a Baptist minister in Montgomery, AL to his assassination in Memphis, TN in 1968, is riveting storytelling of the highest order, combining first-rate performances with spiritual, political and social themes that remain as relevant today as they were in the era portrayed in the film. Supporting performances include Ossie Davis (DO THE RIGHT THING) as Rev. Martin Luther King, Sr., Roscoe Lee Browne (THE COWBOYS) and Grammy and Emmy Award Winning singer Tony Bennett portraying himself.

Product Details

Barcode
887090088503
Department
Movies & TV
Released
27 Jan 2015
Type
Movies
Format
DVD
Genre
Biography
Sub-genre
Mini Series
Region
Region 1
Studio
Olive Films
Runtime
271 min
Age Restriction
NR
Supply Source
USA

Movie

Title
King
Release Year
1978
Running Time
271 min
Categories
Dramas / Biography / Race Relations / Theatrical Release
US Box Office
$0.2 million
Ratings
IMDb
7.9
Synopsis
A dramatization of the life and work of the great civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King. The film follows his progress from the brutality of the Birmingham police to his assassination.
Release Notes
DVD Features:
  • Region 1
  • Note: Recreating history: the making of King (15:30)
  • In conversation with Abby Mann & Tony Bennett (18:57)
  • The Struggle (19:55)
  • The Civil Rights Movement (19:26)
  • Widescreen - 1.78
Audio:
  • Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
Poster
Poster for King
Cast & Crew
Director
Abby Mann
Star
Ossie Davis / Howard E. Rollins / Cicely Tyson / Paul Winfield