Standing in the shadows of Motown [videorecording] / Artisan Entertainment presents an Elliott Scott/Rimshot production
DVDs | Artisan Home Entertainment | 2003 | [Widescreen version]
Available at Adult DVD-Nonfiction (Call number: 781.643 FUN pt.1-2) plus 1 more
[United States] : Artisan Home Entertainment, , c2002.
2 videodiscs (107 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD6.1 DTS-ES/5.1 Dolby-EX/2.0 Dolby stereo.
Closed-captioned; subtitles available in Spanish.
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.
Directors of photography, Doug Milsome, Lon Stratton ; editor, Anne Erikson ; narrator, Andre Braugher ; producers, Sandy Passman, Allan Slutsky, Paul Justman ; narration, Walter Dallas, Ntozake Shange ; director, Paul Justman.
Inspired by the book "Standing in the shadows of Motown" by Allan "Dr. Licks" Slutsky.
MPAA rating: PG.
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.
Special features: Audio commentary with director and producer; trivia track; dinner with the Funk Brothers; multi-angle jam sessions; deleted scenes; Funk video biographies; music video montage; selected discography, and more.
MW, 5-03; 11-03(add); 2-14(rpl)
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