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ReMastered: The Two Killings of Sam Cooke (2019)

An investigation into the circumstances and controversy surrounding Sam Cooke's murder.

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Kelly Duane

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Jeff Zimbalist (created by), Michael Zimbalist (created by)
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Credited cast:
Sam Cooke Sam Cooke ... Himself (archive footage)
Quincy Jones ... Himself
Smokey Robinson ... Himself
Dionne Warwick ... Herself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lou Adler ... Himself
Muhammad Ali ... Himself (archive footage)
James Baldwin ... Himself (archive footage)
Jesse Belvin Jesse Belvin ... Himself (archive footage)
Chuck Berry ... Himself (archive footage)
Jerry Brandt Jerry Brandt ... Himself
Jim Brown ... Himself
Mel Carter Mel Carter ... Himself (archive footage)
Dick Clark ... Himself (archive footage)
Marjorie Cook Marjorie Cook ... Herself
Barbara Cooke Barbara Cooke ... Herself (archive footage)
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An investigation into the circumstances and controversy surrounding Sam Cooke's murder.

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USA

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8 February 2019 (USA) See more »

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ReMastered: The Two Killings of Sam Cooke See more »

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1.78 : 1
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Some Fact Changing to Fit a Narrative.
9 February 2019 | by ashleybe03See all my reviews

Just wanted to say this about the part about Jesse Belvin. They said someone 'slashed the tires' and killed him. Not true, his driver fell asleep and the driver had been fired by another musician because he kept falling asleep while driving. Don't change fact because it makes your personal narrative, of which you weren't even alive for, sound better. Racism was in the south back then NO DOUBT but don't lie about this man being murdered. Also Sam Cooke liked LOTS of women and prostitutes. Just like Elvis liked underage girls. Let's look at Thurgood Marshall and there is a true fighter of the civil rights who put his life on the line defending innocent black men. Just saying let's not preach too much about a man who had so many sins and turn him into a saint. This man a saint was not


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