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Cadillac Records [DVD] [2008]

Release Date:03/10/2009
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    100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (17 out of 17)

    Special Features

    • Deleted scenes
    • "Playing Chess: The Making of Cadillac Records"
    • "Once Upon a Blues: Cadillac Records by Design"
    • Commentary with writer/director Darnell Martin
    • Closed Captioned


    Cadillac Records
    Directed by TV veteran Darnell Martin, the musical drama Cadillac Records documents the compelling true-life story of the Chicago record label that helped the world discover such legendary artists as Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Little Walter, and Chuck Berry. Founded in 1950 by Leonard Chess (Adrien Brody), Chess Records quickly gained a reputation as home to some of the most talented and influential blues artists ever to step into a recording studio. But giving these musicians an opportunity to bring their music to the world was no easy task, because along the way there was enough sex, drugs, and rock & roll to ensure that things around Chess Records never got boring. Featuring Jeffrey Wright as Muddy Waters, Gabrielle Union as Geneva Wade, Beyoncé Knowles as Etta James, Mos Def as Chuck Berry, Cedric the Entertainer as Willie Dixon, and Eamonn Walker as Howlin' Wolf. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

    Cast & Crew

    • Adrien Brody
      Adrien Brody - Leonard Chess
    • Jeffrey Wright
      Jeffrey Wright - Muddy Waters
    • Gabrielle Union
      Gabrielle Union - Geneva Wade
    • Beyoncé Knowles
      Beyoncé Knowles - Etta James
    • Columbus Short
      Columbus Short - Little Walter

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