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The Night James Brown Saved Boston

1968 Rated NR 2hr 55m

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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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.