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Hitsville: The Making of Motown (2019)

TV-14 | | Documentary, Music | 24 August 2019 (USA)
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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.

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Benjamin Turner (screenplay), Gabe Turner (screenplay)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Berry Gordy ... Himself
Smokey Robinson ... Himself
Stevie Wonder ... Himself
Mickey Stevenson Mickey Stevenson ... Himself
Valerie Simpson Valerie Simpson ... Herself
Eddie Holland Eddie Holland ... Himself
Brian Holland Brian Holland ... Himself
Lamont Dozier ... Himself
Robin Terry Robin Terry ... Herself
Mary Wilson ... Herself
Abdul 'Duke' Fakir Abdul 'Duke' Fakir ... Himself
Jamie Foxx ... Himself
Martha Reeves ... Herself
Dr. Dre ... Himself
Claudette Robinson Claudette Robinson ... 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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Documentary | Music

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English

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24 August 2019 (USA) See more »

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$368,205
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What's going on ???
1 October 2019 | by blauregenbogenSee all my reviews

Fantastic documentary,really enjoyed watching. A two old chaps talking about the the legend recording studio. My favourite was Smokey a very positive,smiley guy. Keep it up. Amazing music ,quite emotional was for me to listen. Marvellous music stars with big names Marvin Gaye,Steve Wonder , Diana Ross etc. I must say this movie remained me " The Dream Girls" ,anyway,when I back home I turn on the radio and was a Marvin Gaye with his " What's going on " in the air ,how brilliant...


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