Gimme Shelter
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Gimme Shelter


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Studio: Criterion Collection
Director: David Maysles
Year: 1970
Format: Blu-ray
Genre: Documentary
Cast: Bill Wyman, Charlie Watts, Keith Richards, Mick Jagger, Mick Taylor
Original Language: English
Subtitle Language:
Number of discs: 1
Street Date: 1-Dec-09
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Called the greatest rock film ever made, this landmark documentary follows the Rolling Stones on their notorious 1969 U.S. tour. When three hundred thousand members of the Love Generation collided with a few dozen Hells Angels at San Francisco’s Altamont Speedway, Direct Cinema pioneers David and Albert Maysles and Charlotte Zwerin were there to immortalize on film the bloody slash that transformed a decade’s dreams into disillusionment.

* New high-definition digital transfer of the uncensored thirtieth-anniversary version, with exclusive Dolby Digital and DTS 5.1 surround sound mixes on the DVD edition, and DTS-HD Master Audio surround and stereo mixes on the Blu-ray edition
* Audio commentary featuring directors Albert Maysles and Charlotte Zwerin and collaborator Stanley Goldstein
* Performances by the Rolling Stones at Madison Square Garden in 1969, including “Oh Carol” and “Prodigal Son,” plus backstage outtakes and footage of the band mixing “Little Queenie”
* Audio excerpts from KSAN Radio’s Altamont wrap-up, recorded December 7, 1969, with introductions by then DJ Stefan Ponek
* Altamont stills gallery, featuring the work of renowned photographers Bill Owens and Beth Sunflower
* Original and rerelease theatrical trailers, plus trailers for Maysles Films’ classics Grey Gardens and Salesman on the DVD edition
* Filmographies for Maysles Films and Charlotte Zwerin (DVD only)
* Restoration demonstration (DVD only)
* English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired
* PLUS: A booklet featuring essays by film critic Amy Taubin, music writer Stanley Booth, Jagger’s former assistant Georgia Bergman, music writer Michael Lydon, ex-Oakland Hell’s Angels chapter head Sonny Barger (DVD only), and film critic Godfrey Cheshire

_New cover by Frank Kozik_

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