Hitsville: The Making of Motown 12A

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This film was last shown on 24 October 2019

Hitsville: The Making of Motown chronicles the astronomical success and enduring cultural impact of Motown Records, which celebrated its 60th anniversary this year.

The remarkable story of the legendary Motown Records is told through behind-the-scenes footage unearthed from Motown’s vaults, rare performance footage and new and exclusive interviews with the label’s visionary founder, Berry Gordy and many of its superstar artists and creative figures. Hitsville is the first documentary about the iconic studio with Gordy’s participation, providing the ultimate account of one of modern history’s greatest cultural phenomenons.

Featuring: Berry Gordy, Smokey Robinson, Mary Wilson, John Legend, Jamie Foxx, Neil Young.


Benjamin Turner, Gabe Turner
1 hour 52 minutes
Berry Gordy, Jamie Foxx, John Legend, Neil Young


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