The Grateful Dead Movie

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Overview

Even if you're not a "Deadhead," you'll find much to enjoy in The Grateful Dead Movie. This grandiosely labelled "Movie" is a free-form documentary of the Frisco-based rock group, replete with animation sequences and precious concert clips. Jerry Garcia, the head Dead, is credited as co-director. Given Mr. Garcia's legendary preoccupation with controlled substances, it's more than likely that some of the trippier passages can be attributed to him.
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Overview

Even if you're not a "Deadhead," you'll find much to enjoy in The Grateful Dead Movie. This grandiosely labelled "Movie" is a free-form documentary of the Frisco-based rock group, replete with animation sequences and precious concert clips. Jerry Garcia, the head Dead, is credited as co-director. Given Mr. Garcia's legendary preoccupation with controlled substances, it's more than likely that some of the trippier passages can be attributed to him.
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Special Features

Feature-length commentary with supervising editor Susan Crutcher and film editor John Nutt; More than 95 minutes of bonus concert footage, including: Uncle John's band,; Sugaree, the other one, Spanish jam, Mind left body jam, The other one, Scarlet Begonias, China cat sunflower, I know you rider, Dark star, Weather report suite; Visible lyrics option on all bonus songs; "A Look Back" documentary film; "Making of the Animated Sequence" documentary film; "Making of the DVD" docuemntary film; Television commercial for Mars Hotel album form 1974; Multicamera and multitrack audio description; Extensive photo gallery of production notes, photos, film stills and other historial items form the movie's production
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/1/2011
  • UPC: 826663129373
  • Original Release: 1976
  • Source: Shout Factory
  • Region Code: A1
  • Aspect Ratio: Alternate Wide Screen (1.78:1)
  • Presentation: Stereo
  • Sound: stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
  • Time: 5:07:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 30,676

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Grateful Dead
Susan R. Crutcher
Technical Credits
Jerry Garcia Director
Leon Gast Director
Gary Gutierrez Cinematographer
Tom Hurwitz Cinematographer
Kevin Keating Cinematographer
Don Lenzer Cinematographer
Stephen Lighthill Cinematographer
Albert Maysles Cinematographer
David Myers Cinematographer
Robert Primes Cinematographer
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Grateful Dead Movie
   Bonus Songs
      Play All
      Song List
         Uncle John's Band
         Sugaree
         The Other One
         Scarlet Begonias
         China Cat Sunflower/I know You Rider
         Dark Star
         Weather Report Suit
      Audio Setup
         Dolby Digital 5.1
         Dolby Digital 2.0
      Visible Lyrics
         On
         Off
   Documentaries
      A Look Back
      Making of the Animation
      Making of the DVD
   Mars Hotel Spot
      Play Mix 1
      Play Mix 2
      Play Mix 3
   Multi-Track/Camera Demo
      Play (Captions)
      Play (No Captions)
   Photo Gallery
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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 17, 2012

    Not a DVD

    The movie is actually a blu-ray and not a DVD. Bought this thinking it was DVD as there is no mention of blu-ray on b&n ... Have been wanting to see the movie!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    The first scene was the best fry cartoon ever

    If your a dead fan you will love this video. And if your a fry baby your going to love the opening cartoon sooooo much. I dubbed the same cartoon on a two hour cassette to replay it over and over and over. happy times

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