Save the Children (1973)

Director: Stan Lathan

Writer(s): Matt Robinson

Starring: Cannonball Adderley, Jerry Butler, Sammy Davis Jr., Roberta Flack, Marvin Gaye, Cuba Gooding, The Temptations (Dennis Edwards, Melvin Franklin, Damon Harris, Richard Street, Otis Williams), Isaac Hayes, Jackson 5 (Jackie Jackson, Jermaine Jackson, Marlon Jackson, Michael Jackson, Tito Jackson), Jesse Jackson, Gladys Knight, Merald Knight, Ramsey Lewis, Curtis Mayfield, Wilson Pickett, Nancy Wilson, Bill Withers

Synopsis: The concert documentary film chronicles performers that appeared during Jesse Jackson’s Operation PUSH exposition held in 1972 in Chicago.

Release Date: September 18, 1973 (USA) | Length: 123 min | Genre: History, Music | Certificate: G

Note: You can listen to the soundtrack on Reelblack’s Youtube channel. It would be nice to see this actual concert because an extended clip I’ve seen of it looks amazing and has many more people than listed in the IMDB credits.

 

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