Poster

Eyes on the Prize ()


Reference View | Change View


Seasons: 2 1 Years: 1990 1987

A documentary about the American Civil Rights Movement from 1952 to 1965.

Creator:
Awards:
  • Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 11 wins & 4 nominations.
  • See more »
Reviews:

Photos and Videos

Series Cast Summary

Edit
...
  Narrator (14 episodes, 1987-1990)
...
  Self (6 episodes, 1987-1990)
...
  Self (4 episodes, 1987-1990)
...
  Self (5 episodes, 1987-1990)
...
  Self (6 episodes, 1987-1990)
Burke Marshall ...
  Self (4 episodes, 1987)
...
  Self (6 episodes, 1990)
...
  Self (6 episodes, 1987-1990)
Unita Blackwell ...
  Self (3 episodes, 1987-1990)
...
  Self (5 episodes, 1987-1990)
...
  Self (4 episodes, 1987-1990)
Nancy Jefferson ...
  Self (3 episodes, 1990)
Melvin Bailey ...
  Self (2 episodes, 1987)
...
  Self (2 episodes, 1987)
Myrlie Evers ...
  Self (2 episodes, 1987)
James Forman ...
  Self (5 episodes, 1987-1990)
Ernest Green ...
  Self (2 episodes, 1987)
James Hicks ...
  Self (2 episodes, 1987)
...
  Self (2 episodes, 1987)
Constance Baker Motley ...
  Self (2 episodes, 1987)
Fred Lee Shuttlesworth ...
  Self (3 episodes, 1987)
Tracy Amalfitano ...
  Self (2 episodes, 1990)
...
  Self (2 episodes, 1990)
...
  Self (2 episodes, 1990)
Benjamin Chavis ...
  Self (2 episodes, 1990)
George Clements ...
  Self (2 episodes, 1990)
Arthur Eve ...
  Self (2 episodes, 1990)
...
  Self / ... (2 episodes, 1990)
...
  Self (2 episodes, 1990)
...
  Self (3 episodes, 1990)
Marion Stamps ...
  Self / ... (2 episodes, 1990)
...
  Self (1 episode, 1987)
Joe Azbell ...
  Self (1 episode, 1987)
Melba Pattillo Beals ...
  Self (1 episode, 1987)
Frances Belser ...
  Self (1 episode, 1987)
Herbert Brownell Jr. ...
  Self (1 episode, 1987)
Hodding Carter III ...
  Self (1 episode, 1987)
William Carter ...
  Self (1 episode, 1987)
Jim Clark ...
  Self (1 episode, 1987)
Courtland Cox ...
  Self (1 episode, 1987)
Dave Dennis ...
  Self (1 episode, 1987)
Charles C. Diggs Jr. ...
  Self (2 episodes, 1987-1990)
John Doar ...
  Self (1 episode, 1987)
Virginia Durr ...
  Self (1 episode, 1987)
Robert Ellis ...
  Self (1 episode, 1987)
Harold Engstrom ...
  Self (1 episode, 1987)
...
  Self (2 episodes, 1987)
Arthur George Gaston ...
  Self (1 episode, 1987)
Georgia Gilmore ...
  Self (1 episode, 1987)
Victoria Gray-Adams ...
  Self (1 episode, 1987)

Production Companies

Edit

Distributors

Edit

Special Effects

Edit

Other Companies

Edit

Storyline

Edit
Plot Summary

This is a documentary series about the glory years of the American Civil Rights Movement, starting in 1952 with the murder of Emmit Till and the subsequent trial and ending with the civil rights march to Selma in 1965. Along the way, the series touches on the major figures of the movement such as Martin Luther King and Rosa Parks and major incidents such as the Little Rock school riots and Montgomery, Alabama Transit Boycott. Written by Kenneth Chisholm

Plot Keywords
Genres
Parents Guide Add content advisory for parents »
Certification

Additional Details

Edit
Also Known As
  • Eyes on the Prize II (United States)
  • アイズ・オン・ザ・プライズ (Japan, Japanese title)
Runtime
  • 360 min
Country
Language
Color

Box Office

Budget $3,000,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

Edit
Trivia The series was unavailable from 1995-2006 due to copyright issues. Licenses for "Happy Birthday", news footage, various photographs, songs and lyrics used in the film expired in 1995, and the film Company Blackside could not afford to renew these licenses. A grant from the Ford Foundation enabled them to renew the licenses. The series was rebroadcast and released to DVD in October, 2006. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Malcolm X/Bram Stoker's Dracula/Traces of Red/Love Potion #9 (1992). See more »

Contribute to This Page


Recently Viewed