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Bang! The Bert Berns Story (2017)

Bang! The Bert Berns Story
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Music meets the Mob in this biographical documentary, narrated by Steven Van Zandt, about the life and career of Bert Berns, the most important songwriter and record producer from the sixties that you never heard of. His hits include “Twist and Shout”, “Hang On Sloopy”, “Here Comes The Night” and “Piece Of My Heart.” He helped launch the careers of Van Morrison and Neil Diamond and produced some of the greatest soul music ever made. Filmmaker Brett Berns brings his late father's story to the screen through interviews with those who knew him best and rare performance footage.


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: April 26th, 2017 (Limited) by Abramorama Films
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 95 minutes
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Keywords: Biography, Rock 'n' Roll, Musicians, 1960s, Archive Footage
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Abramorama, HTCN
Production Countries: Ireland,
United Kingdom,
United States


Bert Berns    Himself
Paul McCartney    Himself
Van Morrison    Himself
Solomon Burke    Himself
Keith Richards    Himself
Ben E. King    Himself
Wilson Pickett    Himself
Ronald Isley    Himself
Cissy Houston    Herself
Brenda Reid    Herself
Betty Harris    Herself
Mike Stoller    Himself
Doug Morris    Himself
Jeff Barry    Himself
Ellie Greenwich    Herself
Andrew Loog Oldham    Himself
Carmine DeNoia    Himself
Ilene Berns    Herself

Production and Technical Credits

Producer    Michael B. Borofsky
Executive Producer    Sidney Ganis
Producer    Brooks Arthur
Producer    Leo Feroleto
Producer    Araby Patch
Producer    Christina Keating
Producer    Michael Perlman
Producer    Cassandra Berns
Director of Photography    Aaron Medick
Director of Photography    Gilbert Gil
Editor    Bob Sarles
Story Editor    Christina Keating
Composer    Barry Goldberg
Animation Director    Joel Selvin
Second Unit Director    Craig Spirko
Associate Producer    Betsy Hammer
Associate Producer    James Warren

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