The Night James Brown Saved Boston
Rounding up archival performance footage and present-day interviews with those who experienced it firsthand, this film chronicles the remarkable James Brown concert that soothed the nerves of a mourning nation in the wake of unexpected tragedy. Mounted on April 5, 1968 -- the day after Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination in Memphis -- the show kept the city of Boston from burning and reminded the world that peace was possible.
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- David Leaf
NRNot rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Full Screen 1.33:1Subtitles
NoLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 StereoOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access.
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Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it