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Title Standing in the shadows of Motown / Artisan Entertainment presents an Elliott Scott/Rimshot production of a Paul Justman film ; produced by Sandy Passman, Allan Slutsky and Paul Justman ; narration written by Walter Dallas and Ntozake Shange ; directed by Paul Justman.

Publication Info. Santa Monica, Calif. : Artisan Home Entertainment, [2003]


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Description 2 videodiscs (107 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD ; NTSC format, region 1 ; 6.1 DTS-ES, 5.1 Dolby-EX, or 2.0 Dolby stereo sound ; 16x9 widescreen format.
Cast Narrator, Andre Braugher ; The Funk Brothers (Richard "Pistol" Allen, Jack "Black Jack" Ashford, Bob Babbitt, Johnny Griffith, Joe Hunter, Uriel Jones, Joe Messina, Eddie "Chank" Willis, and, in spirit: Benny "Papa Zita" Benjamin, Eddie "Bongo" Brown, James "Igor" Jamerson, Earl "Chunk of Funk" Van Dyke, Robert White) ; with, Joan Osborne, Gerald Levert, Meshell Ndegeocello, Bootsy Collins, Ben Harper, Chaka Khan, Montell Jordan, Tom Scott.
Credits Directors of photography, Doug Milsome, Lon Stratton ; editor, Anne Erikson.
Audience MPAA rating: PG.
Summary The story of the Funk Brothers, the group of musicians that played on every single hit Motown record from the label's beginnings to 1972. Inspired by the book "Standing in the shadows of Motown" by Allan "Dr. Licks" Slutsky.
Contents Special features: Disc 1. Audio commentary with director and producer -- Trivia track -- How it all began. The photo that started it all ; The video that started it all -- BMWFilms.Com trailers -- Disc 2. Dinner with the Funk Brothers -- Multiangle jam sessions -- Deleted scenes -- At long last glory -- Funk Brothers video biographies -- Music video montage -- Selected discography -- Honorable mentions -- Hi-resolution DVD-ROM playable version -- Interactive virtual recording studio.
Language Closed-captioned, subtitles available in Spanish.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject Funk Brothers.
Motown Record Corporation.
Soul musicians -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Biography.
Soul music -- History and criticism.
Popular music -- United States -- 1961-1970 -- History and criticism.
Rhythm and blues music.
Genre/Form Music.
Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
Subject Funk Brothers. (OCoLC)fst00777961
Motown Record Corporation. (OCoLC)fst00598013
Documentary films. (OCoLC)fst00896079
Soul music. (OCoLC)fst01126930
Soul musicians. (OCoLC)fst01126932
Michigan -- Detroit. (OCoLC)fst01205010
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Added Author Justman, Paul. Director. Producer.
Passman, Sandy. Producer.
Scott, Elliott.
Slutsky, Allan. Producer. Bibliographic antecedent.
Dallas, Walter. Screenwriter.
Shange, Ntozake. Screenwriter.
Braugher, Andre. Narrator.
Allen, Richard, 1932-2002. Performer.
Ashford, Jack, 1934- Performer.
Babbitt, Bob (Bassist) Performer.
Griffith, Johnny. Performer.
Hunter, Joe, 1927-2007. Performer.
Jones, Uriel, 1934-2009. Performer.
Messina, Joe, 1928-2022. Performer.
Willis, Eddie, 1936-2018. Performer.
Osborne, Joan. voc
Levert, Gerald. voc
Brown, Eddie.
Jamerson, James, 1936-1983.
Benjamin, Bennie, 1907-1989.
Van Dyke, Earl.
White, Robert, 1936-1994.
NdegéOcello, Me'Shell, 1969- voc
Collins, Bootsy. voc
Harper, Ben, 1969- voc
Khan, Chaka. voc
Jordan, Montell. voc
Scott, Tom, 1948- voc
Braugher, Andre.
Funk Brothers. Performer.
Elliott Scott Productions. Producer.
Rimshot Productions, LLC. Producer.
Artisan Home Entertainment (Firm) Publisher.
Standard No. 012236137801
Music No. 13780 Artisan Entertainment
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