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Monterey Pop (Criterion Collection)

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On a beautiful June weekend in 1967, at the beginning of the Summer of Love, the first and only Monterey International Pop Festival roared forward, capturing a decade s spirit and ushering in a new era of rock and roll. Monterey featured career-making performances by Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, and Otis Redding, but they were just a few performers in a wildly diverse lineup that included Simon and Garfunkel, the Mamas and the Papas, the Who, the Byrds, Hugh Masekela, and the extraordinary Ravi Shankar. With his characteristic verite style and a camera crew that included the likes of Albert Maysles and Richard Leacock D. A. Pennebaker captured it all, immortalizing moments that have become legend: Pete Townshend smashing his guitar, Jimi Hendrix burning his, Mama Cass being blown away by Janis Joplin's performance. The Criterion Collection is proud to present this timeless document of a landmark event.

DIRECTOR-APPROVED DVD SPECIAL EDITION FEATURES

  • New 16-bit 4K digital restoration of Monterey Pop, supervised by director D. A. Pennebaker
  • Alternate soundtrack featuring a 5.1 mix by legendary recording engineer Eddie Kramer
  • Audio commentary by Pennebaker and festival producer Lou Adler
  • New interviews with Adler and Pennebaker
  • Chiefs (1968), a short film by cameraman Richard Leacock, which played alongside Monterey Pop during its inaugural theatrical run
  • Interview from 2002 with Adler and Pennebaker
  • Audio interviews with festival producer John Phillips, festival publicist Derek Taylor, and performers Cass Elliot and David Crosby
  • Photo-essay by photographer Elaine Mayes
  • Monterey International Pop Festival scrapbook
  • Trailers and radio spots
  • PLUS: An essay by critic Michael Chaiken

Monterey Pop (Criterion Collection)

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Title: Monterey Pop (Criterion Collection)
Genre: Rock, Music Video (Concert/Performance)
Starring: The Animals, Roger Daltrey, Mama Cass Elliot, John Entwistle, Art Garfunkel, Grace Slick, Country Joe McDonald, Country Joe & the Fish, Alan Wilson, Band of Gypsys
Director: D.A. Pennebaker, D. A. Pennebaker
Studio: Criterion Collection
Release Date: 12/12/2017
Media Format: DVD
UPC: 715515206518
Year of Release: 1968