The last waltz

Band (Musical group)

DVD - 2002

The Band, one of rock's superstar groups, decided to call it quits after sixteen grueling years on the road. The group held this farewell concert on Thanksgiving Day, 1976, at San Francisco's Winterland, the site of their first performance.

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Subjects
Genres
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Published
[United States] : MGM Home Entertainment [2002], c1978.
Edition
Special ed., widescreen version
Language
English
Item Description
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1978.
Special features: Audio commentary with Robbie Robertson and Martin Scorsese; audio commentary with musicians from the film; rare, unseen footage and memorabilia; "Revisiting 'The last waltz'" with Robbie Robertson and Martin Scorsese.
Physical Description
1 videodisc (DVD)(117 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Format
Dolby digital, widescreen, aspect ratio: 1.85:1.
Audience
MPAA rating: PG.
ISBN
0792852508
Corporate Author
Band (Musical group) (-)
Other Authors
Martin Scorsese (-)
Review by Publisher Summary 1

Martin Scorsese`s landmark "rocumentary" captures The Band's legendary Thanksgiving farewell concert performance. Among the friends who joined them onstage are Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, Neil Young, Van Morrison, Ringo Starr, Paul Butterfield, Neil Diamond, Ringo Starr, Emmylou Harris, Van Morrison and several others join the musicians on-stage for a series of collaborations and an all-star finale. This Special Edition DVD contains audio commentary by Band leader Robbie Robertson and director Scorsese,

Review by Publisher Summary 2

The Band, one of rock's superstar groups, decided to call it quits after sixteen grueling years on the road. The group held this farewell concert on Thanksgiving Day, 1976, at San Francisco's Winterland, the site of their first performance. The performance is interspersed with interview footage.

Review by Publisher Summary 3

The Band's last concert, Thanksgiving Day 1976. They play 12 of their best songs and are joined by many famous rock stars.

Review by Publisher Summary 4

The Band's last concert, Thanksgiving Day 1976. They play twelve of their best songs and are joined by many famous rock stars.