Nine from Little Rock

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  • Genre(s): Documentary
  • Release year: 1964
  • Running time: 20 min
Nine from Little Rock is a 1964 American short documentary film directed by Charles Guggenheim about the Little Rock Nine, the first nine African-American students to attend an all-white Arkansas high school in 1957. The film was commissioned by George Stevens Jr. read more

Nine from Little Rock is a 1964 American short documentary film directed by Charles Guggenheim about the Little Rock Nine, the first nine African-American students to attend an all-white Arkansas high school in 1957. The film was commissioned by George Stevens Jr. of the United States Information Agency. The film won Guggenheim his first Oscar at the 37th Academy Awards, held in 1965, for Documentary Short Subject. He was also nominated in the same category the same year for Children Without. The film is narrated by Jefferson Thomas, one of the Little Rock Nine, who died in 2010.

Original Release

01/01/1964

Cast

Thomas Jefferson Himself - Narrator
Ernest Green Himself
Thelma Mothershed Herself
Jefferson Thomas Himself - Narrator
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Charles Guggenheim

Writers

Charles Guggenheim

Cast

Thomas Jefferson Himself - Narrator
Ernest Green Himself
Thelma Mothershed Herself
Jefferson Thomas Himself - Narrator

Producers

Editors

Robert Pierce

1965 Oscar Best Documentary, Short Subjects Won
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