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Standing in the shadows of Motown [videorecording] / 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.

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  • 2 copies at Berklee College of Music.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Media Center Reserve DVD 795-796 Disc 1 37684000876050 Media Center Desk Available -
Media Center Reserve DVD 795-796 Disc 2 37684000876068 Media Center Desk Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (107 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Artisan Home Entertainment, [2003], c2002.

Content descriptions

General Note: Faculty reserve.
Material for PSPR-361, PST-471, PST-472 (L. Watson)
Material for ILVC-123 (McElhatten).
Inspired by the book "Standing in the shadows of Motown" by Allan "Dr. Licks" Slutsky.
Special features: Audio commentary with director and producer; trivia track; sdinner with the Funk Brothers; multiangle jam sessions; deleted scenes; Funk video biographies; music video montage; selected discography, and more.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Directors of photography, Doug Milsome, Lon Stratton ; editor, Anne Erikson ; narrator, Andre Braugher.
Participant or Performer Note: 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.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: PG.
System Details Note: DVD6.1 DTS-ES/5.1 Dolby-EX/2.0 Dolby stereo; 16x9 widescreen version.
Language Note: Closed-captioned; subtitles available in Spanish.
Subject: Funk Brothers
Motown Record Corporation

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