The Rolling Stones gimme shelter

A documentary on the Rolling Stones' 1969 tour of the United States, including a performance at Madison Square Garden and a free concert at the Altamont Speedway in California where violence broke out between fans and Hell's Angels who were providing security. Includes performances by Ike...

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Corporate Authors: Criterion Collection (Firm)
Rolling Stones.

Flying Burrito Bros.

Jefferson Airplane (Musical group)

Maysles Films.
Other Authors: Maysles, David.
Maysles, Albert.

Zwerin, Charlotte.

Jagger, Mick.

Watts, Charlie.

Richards, Keith, 1943-

Taylor, Mick.

Wyman, Bill.

Turner, Ike.

Turner, Tina.
Format: Movie DVD
Language:English
Published:[United States] : Criterion Collection, c2000.
Edition:[30th anniversary version].
Series:Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 99.
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Summary:A documentary on the Rolling Stones' 1969 tour of the United States, including a performance at Madison Square Garden and a free concert at the Altamont Speedway in California where violence broke out between fans and Hell's Angels who were providing security. Includes performances by Ike and Tina Turner, the Jefferson Airplane and the Flying Burrito Brothers. This special version also contains never-before-seen performances from the Madison Square Garden show, audio commentary by directors Albert Maysles and Charlotte Zwerin, excerpts from KSAN Radio's Altamont wrap-up, an Altamont stills gallery featuring the work of photographers Bill Owens and Beth Sunflower, original and re-release theatrical trailers, plus trailers for Maysles films Grey gardens and Salesman, filmographies for Maysles Films and Charlotte Zwerin, and a restoration demonstration.

Film of the Rolling Stones' infamous concert at Altamont Speedway in California, in which the Hell's Angels biker gang acted as security and proceeded to brutalize the spectators, leading to many injuries and one death. This DVD features the following supplements: Never-before-seen performances of the Rolling Stones at Madison Square Garden in 1969, including "Little Queenie," Oh Carol," and "Prodigal Son," plus backstage outtakes ; audio commentary by directors Albert Maysles and Charlotte Zwerin, and collaborator Stanley Goldstein ; excerpts from KSAN Radio's Altamont wrap-up, recorded December 7, 1969, with new introductions by then-DJ, Stefan Ponek ; Altamont stills gallery, featuring the work of renowned photographers Bill Owens and Beth Sunflower The Rolling Stones, Altamont ; GIMME SHELTER: a 44-page booklet with essays by Jagger's former assistant Georgia Bergman, music writers Michael Lydon and Stanley Booth, ex-Oakland Hell's Angels chapter head Sonny Barger, and film critics Amy Taubin and Godfrey Cheshire ; original and re-release theatrical trailers, plus trailers for Maysles Films' classics Grey Gardens and Salesman ; filmographies for Maysles Films and Charlotte Zwerin ; restoration demonstration.

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General Notes:DVD of the 1970 motion picture, remastered and restored from the camera original.
Physical Description:1 videodisc (91 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (43 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 19 cm.)
Credits:Producer, Kim Hendrickson ; commentary editors, Ken Hansen, Heather Shaw.
Performer:Mick Jagger, Charlie Watts, Keith Richard, Mick Taylor, Bill Wyman.
System Details:DVD; 1.33:1 aspect ratio; Dolby digital and DTS 5.1 surround sound mixes.
Production Credits:Producer, Kim Hendrickson ; commentary editors, Ken Hansen, Heather Shaw.
ISBN:0780023811