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Five consecutive images on a 35mm black and white strip of an informal grouping of friends consists of Muhammad Ali, the irascible Don King, the legendary James Brown and the longtime manager of Ali, Herbert Muhammad who is the third son of the Nation of Islam leader, Elijah Muhammad. Brown was in Zaire for the sublime spectacle of the "Soul Power" Music Festival, a three-night-long event to hype the historic 1974 fight "The Rumble in the Jungle." Ali, of course, was the main attraction. In NRMT condition.
The original negatives and images in this collection are by the personal photographer of Ali's manager Herbert Muhammad. Unpublished, they have not seen the light of day for five decades. Recently discovered, they come with the photographer’s rights. All of the negs/transparencies are unique, “Type I” images that can be used to make prints and products of the finest quality and huge scale.
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