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

The Grateful Dead Movie disc one features:; The Grateful Dead Movie in its entirety, transferred from the original 35 mm film negative in high definition and presented in 1.78:1 widescreen aspect ratio; Dolby digital 5.1 presentation of the original theatrical audio mix; Dolby digital 5.1 audio mix, mixed from the master multitrack tapes; Dolby digital 2.0 audio mix, mixed from the master multitrack tapes; Feature-length commentary with supervising editor Susan Crutcher and film editor John Nutt; ; The Grateful Dead Movie disc two features:; 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; Bonus songs transferrer from the 16mm camera-original film negative; Dolby digital 5.1 audio mix on all bonus songs, mixed from the master multitrack tapes; Dolby digital 2.0 audiomix on all bonus songs, mixed from the master multitrack tapes; Visible lyrics option on all bonus songs; "A look back" documentary film; "Making of the animated sequence" documentary film; "Making of the DVD" documentary film; Television commercial for Mars Hotel album from 1974; Multicamera and multitrack audio demonstration; Extensive photo gallery of production notes, photos, film stills and other historical items from the movie's production
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/3/2012
  • UPC: 826663131833
  • Original Release: 1976
  • Source: Shout Factory
  • Region Code: 1
  • Aspect Ratio: Alternate Wide Screen (1.78:1)
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
  • Language: English
  • Time: 5:07:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 11,417

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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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Grateful Dead Movie
1. Chapter 1 [:02]
2. Chapter 2 [7:10]
3. Chapter 3 [4:05]
4. Chapter 4 [4:58]
5. Chapter 5 [1:02]
6. Chapter 6 [6:51]
7. Chapter 7 [5:28]
8. Chapter 8 [7:52]
9. Chapter 9 [12:35]
10. Chapter 10 [1:35]
11. Chapter 11 [8:39]
12. Chapter 12 [5:54]
13. Chapter 13 [:29]
14. Chapter 14 [18:44]
15. Chapter 15 [2:17]
16. Chapter 16 [7:50]
17. Chapter 17 [5:22]
18. Chapter 18 [:52]
19. Chapter 19 [8:05]
20. Chapter 20 [13:56]
21. Chapter 21 [1:32]
22. Chapter 22 [4:11]
23. Chapter 23 [3:04]
24. Chapter 24 [:12]
Disc #2 -- The Grateful Dead Movie
1. Chapter 1 [8:48]
1. Chapter 1 [7:37]
1. Chapter 1 [16:40]
1. Chapter 1 [13:45]
1. Chapter 1 [17:01]
1. Chapter 1 [16:40]
1. Chapter 1 [17:39]
1. Chapter 1 [28:19]
1. Chapter 1 [16:55]
1. Chapter 1 [14:40]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- The Grateful Dead Movie
   The Grateful Dead Movie: Chapters
Disc #2 -- The Grateful Dead Movie
   The Grateful Dead Movie: Chapters
      Bonus Songs
         Uncle John's Band: Chapters
         Sugaree: Chapters
         The Other One: Chapters
         Scarlet Begonias: Chapters
         China Cat Sunflower>I Know You Rider: Chapters
         Dark Star: Chapters
         Weather Report Suite: Chapters
      Documentaries
         A Look Back: Chapters
         Making of the Animation: Chapters
         Making of the DVD: Chapters
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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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