Nine from Little Rock
|Nine from Little Rock|
|Directed by||Charles Guggenheim|
|Produced by||Shelby Storck|
|Written by||Shelby Storck|
|Starring||Little Rock Nine|
|Narrated by||Jefferson Thomas|
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.
- Jefferson Thomas as Himself - Narrator (also archive footage)
- Ernest Green as Himself (also archive footage)
- Thelma Mothershed as Herself (also archive footage)
- "The 37th Academy Awards (1965) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved June 25, 2016.
- "The Charles Guggenheim Collection". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Retrieved April 10, 2012.
- Nine from Little Rock on IMDb
- on YouTube, posted by the National Archives and Records Administration
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