Nine from Little Rock, 1964 – Restored


 

Nine From Little Rock was digitally restored by the Motion Picture Preservation Lab for the 50th anniversary of its win for Best Short Documentary at the 1965 Academy Awards.

Find out more about this film, featured in “The Unwritten Record,” the National Archives blog of the Special Media Archives Services Division: http://blogs.archives.gov/unwritten-r…

Creator(s): U.S. Information Agency. (1982 – 10/01/1999) (Most Recent)

Series : Moving Images Relating to U.S. Domestic and International Activities , compiled 1982 – 1999, documenting the period 1942 – 1999
Record Group 306: Records of the U.S. Information Agency, 1900 – 2003

Production Date: 1964
Release Date: 1965

General Note(s): Item was retired by USIA in 1979.
Access Restriction(s): Unrestricted
Use Restriction(s): Restricted – Possibly
Specific Use Restriction: Public Law 101-246
Note: Issued February 6, 1990, this law provides for the domestic release and distribution of USIA motion pictures, films, videotapes, and other materials 12 years after initial dissemination overseas, or, if not disseminated, 12 years from the preparation of the material.

Scope & Content: FEATURES THE NINE BLACK STUDENTS WHO INTEGRATED CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL IN LITTLE ROCK AR IN 1957. DESCRIBES THE INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENTS OF THESE STUDENTS DURING THE SEVEN YEARS THAT FOLLOWED. INDICATES, BY SPECIFIC CASES, PROGRESS IN U.S. RACIALINTEGRATION. WINNER OF THE 1965 ACACEMY OF MOTION PICTURE ARTS AND SCIENCES “BEST DOCUMENTARY” AWARD.

Contact(s): National Archives at College Park – Motion Pictures (RD-DC-M), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road
College Park, MD 20740-6001
Phone: 301-837-3540, Fax: 301-837-3620, Email: mopix@nara.gov

National Archives Identifier: 51380
Local Identifier: 306.5160

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