|Don't Look Back 1967 N/R, 96 min.|
Genre: Documentary / Musical
Director: D.A. Pennebaker
Cast: Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Bob Neuwirth, Donovan, Alan Price, Derroll Adams, Allen Ginsberg, John Mayall, Marianne Faithfull, Tito Burns, Howard Alk, Jones Alk, Brian Pendleton, Albert Grossman
This documentary of Bob Dylan was first presented in 1967, largely centered on a 1965 concert, and now has been restored with an upgraded soundtrack. The music is great, and insights into the folk hero abound.
|Message to Love: The Isle of Wight Festival 1996 N/R, 127 min.|
Director: Murray Lerner
Cast: Jethro Tull, The Who, The Doors, Miles Davis, Donovan, Jimi Hendrix, Kris Kristofferson, Joni Mitchell, Tiny Tim, Joan Baez
This documentary is fascinating for its insightful capture of a bygone era in rock history. Following Woodstock, 1970's The Isle of Wright festival was planned, and the result was a disaster from the viewpoint of fans–paying and gate crashers alike.
|The Pied Piper 1972 G, 90 min.|
Genre: Drama / Fantasy
Director: Jacques Demy
Cast: Donald Pleasence, Donovan, John Hurt, Michael Hordern, Jack Wild, Roy Kinnear, Peter Vaughan, Diana Dors, Cathryn Harrison, Keith Buckley, Roger Hammond, Peter Eyre, Hamilton Dyce, Andre Van Gyseghem, John Falconer
This is a chilling version of the Grimm Brothers' story about the mysterious piper (Donovan) who is hired to rid the squalid town of Hamelin of rats in the 14th century. When payment is not made, he leads the children out of town. Despite its 1972 "G" rating, this movie is not for children.
|1. Don't Look Back (1967)|
2. Message to Love: The Isle of Wight Festival (1996)
3. The Pied Piper (1972)
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