• Short Summary

    Martin Luther King delivers famous dream speech during Civil Rights march on Washington.

  • Description

    Washington D. C., United States of America (USA).

    Title reads 'The Big March on Washington'.

    Aerial view of Washington Memorial Park showing the Lincoln Memorial. LS. Lincoln Memorial and reflection in foreground. MS. & CU. The actual Lincoln statue in memorial building. MS. Large American diesel engine and train pulling into Washington Station. Various shots of the people alighting from train, mostly black people, some white people are amongst them. MV. Stream of coaches moving along Constitution Avenue bringing more people. Various shots of the black people leaving coaches and walking across park. Various shots of massed crowds gathered around base of Washington Memorial listening to various speakers. Aerial view of the massed crowds in park. GV. Panning shots of crowds. Various shots of leaders of the Civil Rights movement walking down Constitution Avenue with crowds behind them. Philip Randolph, Roy Wilkins, Walter Reuther and some other leaders of NAACP (National Organisation for the Advancement of Coloured People) with the Reverend Martin Luther King leading the procession. Various shots of the people walking with placards. Various shots of the massed crowds taking part in peaceful demonstration for equal rights for black people in vast grounds of Washington Memorial Park. MS. Martin Luther King at microphones addressing the large gathering - natural sound. He delivers his famous dream speech. GV. Through trees, the White House. MS. American President John F. Kennedy standing with NAACP leaders and Martin Luther King. MLS. Martin Luther King at microphones - delivering his famous 'I have a dream' speech. Various shots of the gathering listening to the speech.

    (Comb.F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 30/08/1963.

    PLEASE NOTE - 'I HAVE A DREAM' SPEECH MUST BE CLEARED FOR USAGE BY THE MARTIN LUTHER KING ESTATE PRIOR TO LICENSING

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2673.01
    Media URN:
    79316
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:05:27:00
    Canister:
    UN 3781 A

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