Flier for the film King: A Filmed Record… Montgomery to Memphis

Distributed by
King, Martin Luther Foundation, American
Printed by
Subject of
Dr. King, Martin Luther Jr., American, 1929 - 1968
ink on paper
H x W: 17 1/4 × 11 1/4 in. (43.8 × 28.6 cm)
Martin Luther King Foundation flier for the film “King: A Filmed Record… Montgomery to Memphis." The front of the flier features a black and white image of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “KING” is printed in bold white text in the top, right corner. The back of the flier features six black and white images down the center with text on each side. The pictures depict images of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a burning bus, a police officer, a large group of people marching, a burning cross and Klansmen, and people morning at King’s funeral. The text are reviews of the movie from various news outlets, awards the movie has won and suggested uses for the film. The flier is yellowed, creased, and torn in several places.
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Place collected
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, United States, North and Central America
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
fliers (printed matter)
Civil rights
Mass media
Race relations
U.S. History, 1961-1969
White supremacy movements
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Arthur J. "Bud" Schmidt
Object number
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
2 image(s)