Legacy of a Dream

Directed by Richard Kaplan

Running Time: 24
Color Type: B&W
Country: U.S.
Genres: Documentary

Legacy of a Dream

Cast
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Crew
Editor James Earl Jones
Directed by Richard Kaplan


Legacy of a Dream is a 24 minute film that uses selected footage from the 180 minute Academy Award nominated documentary King: A Filmed Record; Montgomery to Memphis to present a shorter account of Dr. King's 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. This film has a powerful narration spoken by James Earl Jones and provides an excellent overview of the struggle for civil rights and "the right to protest for right."

Ideal for acquainting a new generation with the man behind the dream of equality for all, the film is being offered DVD purchase from Kino Lorber and Richard Kaplan.

We thank the Carnegie Corporation, the Puffin Foundation and Richard Kaplan for their support.

Interested in bringing Legacy of a Dream to your school or library? If you'd like to have an in-class viewing, on-campus screening, or purchase the DVD for your library's collection, please contact Estelle Grosso at [email protected] or call (212) 629-6880 with your request.

Legacy of a Dream may also be available with Public Performance Rights (PPR) and Digital Site Licensing (DSL) for colleges and universities. To purchase the DVD with PPR or DSL, please contact Estelle Grosso at [email protected] or call (212) 629-6880. Click here to learn more at Kino Lorber Edu.

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