The Motor City meets the Motown scene in this homegrown tour of Detroit's past. Explores the city's musical, architectural, industrial, and political roots through interviews, archival footage, and photos.
Part 1: Motor City Memories and Hometown Traditions takes you back in time to experience Detroit traditions that live on through rare film, old photographs and fond memories. Summer days at Belle Isle, the Vernor's soda fountain, Jefferson Beach and Edgewater Park are among the sites revisited. Part 2: The American Dream and the Automobile celebrates the city that put the world on wheels and the people whose lives were changed forever. Through rare footage from Detroit-area family collections and media archives, this hometown documentary reveals how Detroit was transformed into a world industrial leader. DETROIT REMEMBER WHEN unearths Detroit's history; explores its musical legacy and examines its architecture, politics, sport legends and landmarks