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    [Malcolm X - Documentary]. Press Book, Promotional Material, and Lobby Cards for the 1972 documentary, Malcolm X. Based on The Autobiography of Malcolm X, which was co-written with Alex Haley, the film was directed by Arnold Perl and released the year after Perl's death. Narrated by James Earl Jones, the film features Ossie Davis, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Bayard Rustin, Betty Shabazz (the widow of Malcolm X), Jesse Jackson, Muhammad Ali, Marcus Garvey, Sonny Liston, et al.

    Included in this lot are press materials for the film, including twenty-two promotional photographs featuring Malcolm X and other leaders of the Civil Rights movement. With an eight page press book, measuring 11" x 14", providing a synopsis for the film, cast, credits, billing, promotional posters, and other information linked with the film.

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    April, 2015
    9th Thursday
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