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(NBC, 2/12/1978 to 2/14/1978, 3 Parts, 120 mins each, 6 hours). Three-part drama about the career of Martin Luther King Jr. from his days as a Baptist minister in the South of the 1950s until his assassination in 1968. Aside from Billy Goldenberg’s Emmy Award winning score, there were nominations for Paul Winfield and Cicely Tyson as Best Actor and Actress for their performances as Martin and Coretta King, Ossie Davis as Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of Martin Luther King

Sr., and Abby Mann for his directing and for his writing (two nominations), as well as for the editors of the film and for the production itself as Outstanding Series (1977 through 1978). Dick Anthony Williams replaced Harry Belafonte in the role of Malcolm X.

Production Companies Abby Mann Productions, Filmways. Director Abby Mann. Executive Producer Edward S. Feldman. Producer Paul Maslansky. Teleplay Abby Mann. Photography Michael Chapman. Music Billy Goldenberg. Editors Byron ‘Buzz’ Brandt, David R. Berlatsky, Richard C. Meyer. Production Designer James Spencer. Associate Producer Ted Swanson. Hairstyles (Cicely Tyson) Omar. Production Supervisor Bill Finnegan.

Cast Paul Winfield (Martin Luther King Jr.), Cicely Tyson (Coretta King), Tony Bennett (Himself), Roscoe Lee Browne (Philip Harrison), Lonny Chapman (Chief Frank Holloman), Ossie Davis (Martin Luther King Sr.), Cliff DeYoung (Robert F. Kennedy), Al Freeman Jr. (Damon Lockwood), Clu Gulager (William Sullivan), Steven Hill (Stanley Levison), William Jordan (John F. Kennedy), Warren Kemmerling (Lyndon Johnson), Lincoln Kilpatrick (Jerry Waring), Kenneth McMillan (Bull Conner), Howard Rollins Jr. (Andrew Young), David Spielberg (David Beamer), Dolph Sweet (J. Edgar Hoover), Dick Anthony Williams (Malcolm X), Julian Bond. (Himself), Ramsey Clark (Himself), Roger Robinson (Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth), Frances Foster (Mrs. Alberta King), Ernie Lee Banks (Ralph Abernathy), Art Evans (A.D. King), Yolanda King (Rosa Parks), Patrick Hines (Mayor Richard Daley), Charles Knox Robinson (Det. Ed Redditt), Roy Jenson (Sheriff Corruthers), Sheila E. Frazier (June), Terry Alexander (Bernard Lee), Ernie Hudson (Jack Corbin), Donzaleigh Avis Abernathy (Herself), Maynard Jackson (Whitney Young), Linda Hopkins (Ellie), Harriet Karr (Viola Liuzzo), Alveda King Beale, Christine King, Bernice King, Dexter King, Martin Luther King III, Matthew Bennett, Leon Hall, Tony Holmes, Ladonna Carter, Hope Clarke.

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