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Title 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.

Imprint Santa Monica, Calif. : Artisan Home Entertainment, [2003], c2002.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Storage DVD    MA FUNK SSM F80DVD    Available
Description 2 videodiscs (107 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
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.
Credits Directors of photography, Doug Milsome, Lon Stratton ; editor, Anne Erikson.
Performer 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.
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.
Audience MPAA rating: PG.
System Details DVD; 6.1 DTS-ES/5.1 Dolby-EX/2.0 Dolby stereo; 16x9 widescreen format.
Language Closed-captioned.
Subtitles available in Spanish.
Subject Funk Brothers
Motown Record Corporation
Soul musicians -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Biography.
Soul music -- History and criticism
Genre/Form Documentary films
Added Author Justman, Paul Director. Producer.
Passman, Sandy Producer.
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- Performer.
Willis, Eddie, 1936- Performer.
Osborne, Joan voc
Levert, Gerald voc
NdegéOcello, Me'Shell, 1969- voc
Collins, Bootsy. voc
Harper, Ben, 1969- voc
Khan, Chaka. voc
Jordan, Montell voc
Scott, Tom, 1948- voc
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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