The Five Heartbeats Script

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Director:Robert Townsend
Written by:Keenen Ivory Wayans (Writer), Robert Townsend (Writer)

Script Synopsis:In the early 1960s, a quintet of hopeful, young African-American men form an amateur vocal group called The Five Heartbeats. After an initially rocky start, the group improves, turns pro, and rises to become a top flight music sensation. Along the way, however, the guys learn many hard lessons about the reality of the music industry.