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Title Festival Express [videorecording] / an Apollo Films/Peachtree Films production ; producer, Gavin Poolman ; producer, John Trapman ; director, Bob Smeaton.

Publication Info. Los Angeles, CA : Shout! Factory, [2014]


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 GDL Brand Library DVD    MA COLL FE S58DVD    DUE 10-06-21 OFF CAMPUS
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Description 2 videodiscs (approximately 90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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Physical Medium 4 3/4 in. rda
Description digital optical stereo Dolby Digital 5.1 rda
DVD video NTSC rda
video file DVD video region 1 rda
System Details DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1; 2.0 Dolby stereo.
Language In English, optional English subtitles.
Performer Various performers.
Credits Directors of photography, Peter Biziou, Bob Fiore ; editor, Eamonn Power ; music mixer, Eddie Kramer.
Note Originally produced in 2003.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary Documentary about the 1970 Canadian National Railways tour across Canada taken by some of North America's most popular rock bands, combining live footage from the concerts as well as aboard the train itself, interspersed with present-day interviews with tour participants.
Contents Don't ease me in (Grateful Dead) -- Slippin' & slidin' (the Band) -- Comin' home baby (Mashmakhan) -- Money (Buddy Guy Blues Band) -- Lazy day (the Flying Burrito Brothers) -- The weight (the Band) -- Cry baby (Janis Joplin) -- Rock & roll is here to stay (Sha Na Na) -- New speedway boogie (Grateful Dead) -- C.C. Rider (Ian & Sylvia and the Great Speckled Bird) -- I shall be released (the Band) -- Tell Mama (Janis Joplin) -- bonus performances: 13 questions (Seatrain) ; Child's song (Tom Rush) ; Thirsty roots (Eric Andersen) ; As years go by (Mashmakhan) ; Hoochie coochie man (Buddy Guy Blues Band) ; Tears of rage (Ian & Sylvia and the Great Speckled Bird) ; Hard to handle ; Easy wind (Grateful Dead) ; Kozmic blues ; Move over (Janis Joplin).
Note Special features: Derailed: the making of Festival Express; additional & extended interviews; Train hopping: watch the songs from the film uninterupted; theatrical trailer; bonus performances.
Subject Rock music -- 1961-1970.
Rock music festivals -- Canada.
Genre/Form Rock concert films.
Documentary films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Poolman, Gavin, film producer.
Trapman, John, film producer.
Smeaton, Bob, film director.
Guy, Buddy, performer.
Joplin, Janis, performer.
Apollo Films (London, England), production company.
PeachTree Films B.V., production company.
Grateful Dead (Musical group), performer.
Band (Musical group), performer.
Mashmakhan (Musical group), performer.
Flying Burrito Bros, performer.
Sha Na Na (Musical group), performer.
Ian & Sylvia, performer.
Great Speckled Bird (Musical group), performer.
Shout! Factory (Firm), film distributor.
ISBN 9786315315527 : DVD 17.98
6315315526 : DVD 17.98
Standard No. 826663143584
Music No. 826663-14358 Shout! Factory

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