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In 1965, filmmaker D.A. Pennebaker accompanied Bob Dylan to England to make a film about the singer/songwriter's British tour. At the time, no one could have known how fortuitous Pennebaker's timing would prove to be. Within a few months of this tour, Dylan would forsake his role as The Conscience of Folk Music to pick up a Fender Stratocaster and play rock and roll. Within a year, Dylan would suffer a motorcycle accident that would put him out of commission for nearly 18 months. Recording several brilliant solo ...
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Marianne Faithfull, Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Donovan 2007 DVD Fine in fine packaging. 2 discs. Language: English. Run time: 95 mins. Originally released: 1967. With 168 page ... companion book. Like new. Read more Show Less

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In 1965, filmmaker D.A. Pennebaker accompanied Bob Dylan to England to make a film about the singer/songwriter's British tour. At the time, no one could have known how fortuitous Pennebaker's timing would prove to be. Within a few months of this tour, Dylan would forsake his role as The Conscience of Folk Music to pick up a Fender Stratocaster and play rock and roll. Within a year, Dylan would suffer a motorcycle accident that would put him out of commission for nearly 18 months. Recording several brilliant solo performances and capturing a wealth of fly-on-the-wall footage of Dylan's interactions with friends and strangers, Pennebaker caught Dylan on the cusp of a radical career change, and the man in this film seems to be thrashing about in his shackles, looking for some sort of escape route.
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Special Features

Disc 1: Don't Look Back - ; Five additional uncut audio tracks; Commentary by D.A. Pennebaker and Tour Road Manager Bob Neuwirth; Alternate version of the Subterranean Homesick Blues cue card sequence; Original theatrical trailer; D.A. Pennebaker filmography; Bob Dylan discography; Cast and crew biographies ; ; Disc 2: Bob Dylan 65 Revisted - ; New commentary by D.A. Pennebaker and Tour Road Manager Bob Neuwirth
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All Movie Guide - Scott Engel
Bob Dylan is one of the most important figures of 20th century America and 1965-1966 was his most prolific period. Within this short time he wrote, recorded, and released three masterpieces (Bringing It All Back Home, Highway 61 Revisited, and Blonde on Blonde), plugged in and got booed at the Newport Folk Festival, toured Europe twice, and changed the face of rock & roll. The first European tour was chronicled in Don't Look Back, a documentary by D.A. Pennebaker, who was wise enough to give very little screen time to stage performances. Instead, he turned the camera on inside limos, hotel rooms, and backstage, giving us the man behind the music. Seeing performers behind the scenes is common today with Behind the Music and similar programs, but in 1965, the idea that someone could be just as interesting off-stage as on was radical thinking. The film captures a critical time in Dylan's career, having just released Bringing It All Back Home, his first "electric, rock & roll" record; he is changing so quickly that he literally can't even keep up with himself. When he booked the tour, he didn't assemble a band, because at that time, he was still a solo performer. Now, he clearly wants to move past the old material, but can not due to the fact no one is backing him up. His frustration runs so deep that at one point in the film when a mic cuts out while he's performing, he keeps playing despite the fact he can't be heard. He's annoyed with journalists who want him to explain what his impact has been when he just wants to keep going, and not look back. Much is made of his savage treatment of the press in this film, but it's the smaller moments that make this a must-see. These include an impromptu hotel room performance of "Lost Highway," a view of Bob working out a song on a piano, and a hysterical conversation where Dylan and his manager, Albert Grossman, try to figure out why the English press is calling him an anarchist. Other treats include very rare footage of Dylan at 19 performing for a small group of blacks in the Deep South and the famous "Subterranean Homesick Blues" clip. Don't Look Back is an uncompromising look at an artist dealing with the burdens of fame while trying to grow, and is required viewing for all music fans.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/23/2007
  • UPC: 828768321393
  • Original Release: 1967
  • Source: Columbia Europe
  • Region Code: 0
  • Presentation: Black & White
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: English
  • Time: 2:32:00
  • Format: DVD

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Bob Dylan
Joan Baez
Donovan
Marianne Faithfull
Alan Price
Albert Grossman
Allen Ginsberg
Bob Neuwirth Participant
Technical Credits
D.A. Pennebaker Director, Cinematographer, Editor
Jones Alk Sound/Sound Designer
James D. Bissell Production Designer
John Court Producer
Ed Emshwiller Camera Operator
Albert Grossman Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Don't Look Back
1. Subterranean Homesick Blues [2:13]
2. London Arrival [6:20]
3. Who's This Donovan? [3:09]
4. The Times They Are A-Changin' [11:52]
5. I Just Go There and Sing 'Em [4:54]
6. Turn, Turn, Turn [9:27]
7. Denmark Street [5:59]
8. Newcastle [2:10]
9. The Science Student [7:55]
10. The High Sheriff's Lady [1:32]
11. I Don't Feel Like Singing [6:32]
12. Who Threw the Glass [3:38]
13. Donovan [4:16]
14. Royal Albert Hall [3:22]
15. The Interview [6:12]
16. The Last Concert [12:19]
Disc #2 -- Bob Dylan 65 Revisited
1. Arrive London, April 28/Prelude [2:44]
2. Don't Think Twice, It's Alright [4:56]
3. Purple Heather [2:45]
4. Sheffield, April 30/Love Minus Zero/No Limit (Sound Check) [1:39]
5. To Ramona [3:55]
6. Liverpool, May 1 [1:09]
7. You're the One [1:49]
8. It's All Over Now, Baby Blue [6:42]
9. Leicester, May 2/It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry [1:57]
10. The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll [1:57]
11. Savoy Hotel, London, May 4 [1:27]
12. Remember Me (When the Candle Lights Are Gleaming) [1:27]
13. Birmingham, May 5/It's Alright Ma (I'm Only Bleeding) [7:30]
14. Newcastle, May 8 [3:18]
15. It Ain't Me Babe [3:16]
16. Manchester, May 7 [:56]
17. If You Gotta Go, Go Now [2:22]
18. Savoy Hotel, London, May 8 [4:51]
19. Royal Albert Hall, London, May 9 [2:06]
20. She Belongs to Me [4:54]
21. I'll Keep It With Mine [1:21]
22. Alternate Take - Subterranean Homesick Blues [2:18]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Don't Look Back
   London, 1965: Play Movie
   Straight to the Source: Scenes
   Original & Uncut: Bonus Tracks
      Play All Tracks
      To Ramona
      The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll
      Love Minus Zero/No Limit
      It Ain't Me, Babe
      It's All Over Now, Baby Blue
   A Look Back: Commentary
      On
      Off
   Rich & Rare: Extras
      Film Trailer
      "Subterranean Homesick Blues" Alternate Take
      Profiles
         D.A. Pennebaker
         Bob Dylan
         Cast & Crew
   Subtitles
      English
      Fran├žais
      Deutsch
      Italiano
      Castellano
      Subtitles Off
Disc #2 -- Bob Dylan 65 Revisited
   Play Revisited
   Scene Selection
   Commentary
      Commentary: On
      Commentary: Off
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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    Classic film on the most important musical figure of the last 100 years

    This is a wonderful documentary on Dylan during his acoustic tour in 1965. There are some brilliant moments here, some uncomfortable moments here, and some lines that have stuck with me for 40 years. In other words, this is a great documentary. No Dylan fan should be without it. If you don't like it. "give it to Donovan".

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    Bob Dylan's Don't Look Back

    The other reviews of this film don't seem to be very positive. I thought the film justified its reputation. One definitely has a sense of Dylan's genius, and the quality of his spirit. The alleged abrasive quality of his personality is immediately apparent, but if one were to judge fairly he is not as unlikable as the one other reviewer made him out. He was at this time a person of very high intelligence which he wanted to express as much as possible. If he was to achieve that he couldn't flatter everyone he met. He might achieve some brief popularity but what was singular and remarkable in his personality, intelligence and outlook would have been diluted and lost.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Angry Young Dylan

    This film tells the story of Bob Dylan¿s 1965 tour of England. It is a fly on the wall look at the artist and is not very flattering. He is impatient with almost everyone around him and toys with the press during interviews. There is not much concert footage but you sense that Dylan is ready to move on to the electric music he would soon begin to play onstage. Listen to the Live 1966 CD and you will hear the tension between Dylan and his British audience explode. The film is interesting but I doubt I will ever watch it again.

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