About the film
Motown 25 : Yesterday, Today, Forever
Release Date: May 16, 1983
|Production Companies||:||Motown Pictures|
|Producers||:||Don Mischer, Buz Kohan, Suzanne de Passe, Suzanne Cotton|
|Writers||:||Buz Kohan, Suzanne de Passe, Ruth Adkins Robinson|
Television special taped before a live studio audience at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California on March 25, 1983, and broadcast on NBC on May 16. Highlights include Michael Jackson's performance of "Billie Jean", a Temptations/Four Tops "battle of the bands", Marvin Gaye's inspired speech about black music history and his memorable performance of "What's Going On", and a Jackson 5 reunion.