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Standing in the shadows of Motown

Author: Walter DallasNtozake ShangeSandy PassmanAllan SlutskyPaul JustmanAll authors
Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : Artisan Home Entertainment, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : NTSC color broadcast system   Visual material : English : Standard formatView all editions and formats
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Documentary about the Funk Brothers, a group of Detroit musicians who backed up dozens of Motown artists. After three decades, the Funk Brothers reunited in Detroit to play their music and tell their story with the help of archival footage, still photos, narration, interviews, and twelve new live performances of Motown classics with the Brothers backing up contemporary performers.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Feature films
Films for the hearing impaired
Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Dallas; Ntozake Shange; Sandy Passman; Allan Slutsky; Paul Justman; Andre Braugher; Funk Brothers.; Artisan Entertainment (Firm); Elliott Scott Productions.; Rimshot Productions, LLC.; Artisan Home Entertainment (Firm)
OCLC Number: 51762495
Language Note: In English. Closed-captioned.
Notes: Inspired by the book: Standing in the shadows of Motown / by Allan "Dr. Licks" Slutsky.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2002.
Special feature: "Dinner with the Funks" featurette (12 min.).
Credits: Directors of photography, Doug Milsome, Lon Stratton ; editor, Anne Erikson ; underscore composers, Evan Solot, Mick Rossi, Allan Slutsky.
Performer(s): Narrator, Andre Braugher.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG.
Description: 1 videocassette (107 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS, NTSC; Dolby surround.
Other Titles: Standing in the shadows of Motown (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Artisan Entertainment presents ; an Elliott Scott/Rimshot production ; narration written by Walter Dallas and Ntozake Shange ; produced by Sandy Passman, Allan Slutsky and Paul Justman ; directed by Paul Justman.

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Documentary about the Funk Brothers, a group of Detroit musicians who backed up dozens of Motown artists. After three decades, the Funk Brothers reunited in Detroit to play their music and tell their story with the help of archival footage, still photos, narration, interviews, and twelve new live performances of Motown classics with the Brothers backing up contemporary performers.

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