A prior journey across the bridge in 'Selma, Lord, Selma'

January 28, 2015 2:06 PM

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Long before the Oscar-nominated "Selma" was championed as the first major motion picture about the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., another film chronicled the civil rights leader's march from Selma, Ala., to Montgomery.

"Selma, Lord, Selma" was a made-for-TV movie by Walt Disney Pictures. Originally broadcast in 1999, the docudrama was an adaptation of a memoir by Sheyann Webb-Christburg, Rachel West Nelson and Frank Sikora. Webb-Christburg and West were young girls at the time of the march, ages 8 and 9, respectiv...

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