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Teddy Pendergrass: If You Don't Know Me (2018)

TV-MA | | Documentary | 22 February 2019 (UK)
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This documentary explores the rise of Teddy Pendergrass, the first male African American artist to record five consecutive platinum albums against the backdrop of 1960s America, and his comeback after a life-changing accident.
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Kenny Gamble ... Himself
Anthony Samuels ... Adult Teddy
James Carter James Carter ... Himself
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This documentary explores the rise of Teddy Pendergrass, the first male African American artist to record five consecutive platinum albums against the backdrop of 1960s America, and his comeback after a life-changing accident.

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31 March 2019 | by kevin cSee all my reviews

Movie night with Iris.

I'm a big Sound of Philadelphia fan, and Pendergrass is the real don of that clan. I learnt a lot from this documentary, but the darker side felt glossed over.

Yes coming back from suicidal thoughts to perform at Live Aid is Hollywood fare. However, there's a really interesting story about getting tangled up in organised crime, where the film fears to tread.


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