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Hitsville: The Making of Motown (2019)

TV-14 | | Documentary, Music | 24 August 2019 (USA)
Documentary film that focuses on the period beginning with the birth of Motown in Detroit in 1958 until its relocation to Los Angeles in the early 1970s.
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Berry Gordy ... Himself
Smokey Robinson ... Himself
Miller London Miller London ... Himself
Robin Terry Robin Terry ... Herself
John Legend ... Himself
Eddie Holland Eddie Holland ... Himself
Brian Holland Brian Holland ... Himself
Lamont Dozier ... Himself
Jamie Foxx ... Himself
Valerie Simpson Valerie Simpson ... Herself
Rosalind Ashford Rosalind Ashford ... Herself
Annette Beard Annette Beard ... Herself
Mickey Stevenson Mickey Stevenson ... Himself
Suzanne De Passe ... Herself
Martha Reeves ... Herself
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Documentary film that focuses on the period beginning with the birth of Motown in Detroit in 1958 until its relocation to Los Angeles in the early 1970s. The film tracks the unique system that Gordy assembled that enabled Motown to become the most successful record label of all time. The creation and initial success of Motown was achieved during a period of significant racial tensions in America and amid the burgeoning civil rights movement. Written by SHOWTIME

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Wow! Talk About Amazing Talent!
27 August 2019 | by t-73531See all my reviews

Motown was the greatest assembly of musicians that the world has ever heard. Their music transcended time, cultures, generations and ethnicities. To this day it remains as some of the most popular and captivating music ever recorded. I loved watching the making of the music and especially the clips of the live performances. Little Stevie Wonder, Little Michael Jackson & The Jackson 5, Diana Ross & The Supremes, Marvin Gaye, Smokey Robinson, The Four Tops, The Temptations. The list goes on and on. Detroit will forever be known as Motown.


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