Girl groups: the story of a sound

United States, 1983

Film
Image via TMDb

Traces the story of the dream girls, punctuating over 25 of their greatest hits with fascinating insights into what went on behind the scenes. Highlighted by rare original footage of the groups performing their hits. Includes : The Chantels, The Shirelles, The Shangri-las, Little Eva, The Supremes and more.

Credits

director

Steve Alpert

co-producer

Steve Alpert

Stephanie Bennett

production company

Delilah Films

Language

English

Duration

01:02:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

35280

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Women

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Women

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Women

History → History

Music & Performing Arts → Rock music

Musicals

Performance

Performance → Music - Performance

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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