Civil Rights March in Birmingham

Civil Rights March in Birmingham
Clip: 510878_1_1
Year Shot: 1963 (Estimated Year)
Audio: No
Video: B/W
Tape Master: 1929
Original Film: HFR-MIS-16-354
Location: Birmingham, Alabama, United States
Timecode: 01:07:31 - 01:11:09

LS/TLSs stream of African-American men, women and children dressed in Sunday best exiting school-like building, walking along sidewalk, passing gorgeous cars such as mid-1950s DeSoto Fireflite and mid-1950s Buick Century in Birmingham, Alabama. Panning LS/TLSs black men and women walking along sidewalk en masse, being stopped by white male Birmingham police officers. MSs Reverend FRED SHUTTLESWORTH wearing dapper suit and tie stepping to fore of stopped crowd, quieting the protesters, then trying to talk with police captain who refuses to get out of squad car. Making no headway with the cops, TLS/MSs Reverend Fred Shuttlesworth speaking to the crowd, inciting them to march on, but first leading them in prayer. Panning TLS crowd arising from genuflect. TLS hysterical black woman being led away by two black men in suits. MS people attending to another hysterical black woman in crowd. TLS Birmingham firemen readying fire hose, crowd simply marching around them and the police. TLS white male police officer with German Shepherd police dog on leash. WLS crowd. Great panning MSs black men and woman singing, cheering in crowd. TLS/LSs marchers descending hill, conducting march.