Grateful Dead Movie Announced For Blu-Ray Release!


Shout Factory has just announced a November 1st release date for this amazing film on Blu-ray. Here’s what it will include:

Disc 1 – Blu-ray
The Grateful Dead Movie in its entirety transferred from the original 35mm film negative in High Definition and presented in: 1.78:1 widescreen aspect ratio

5.1 DTS HD Master Audio presentation of the original theatrical audio mix
DTS 5.1 audio mix, mixed from the master multitrack tapes LPCM
2.0 audio mix, mixed from the master multitrack tapes
Feature-length commentary with supervising editor Susan Crutcher and film editor John Nutt
English subtitles option on entire movie

Disc 2 – DVD  
More than 95 minutes of bonus concert footage, including: —
Uncle John’s Band — Sugaree — The Other One — Spanish Jam — Mind Left Body Jam — The Other One — Scarlet Begonias — China Cat Sunflower — I Know You Rider — Dark Star — Weather Report Suite
Bonus songs transferred from the 16mm camera-original film negative
Dolby Digital 5.1 audio mix on all bonus songs, mixed from the master multitrack tapes
Dolby Digital 2.0 audio mix on all bonus songs, mixed from the master multitrack tapes
Visible Lyrics Option on all bonus songs
“A Look Back” documentary film
“Making of the Animated Sequence” documentary film
“Making of the DVD” documentary film
Television commercial for Mars Hotel album from 1974
Multicamera and multitrack audio demonstration
Extensive photo gallery of production notes, photos, film stills and other historical items from the Movie’s production

I wish the supplemental concert footage were being released in Blu-ray as well. But beggars can’t be choosers, I guess. At least the film itself should look and sound amazing! Thanks, Shout!

For anyone curious to know more about this film, here is a link to my extensive review.

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Grateful Dead Movie Announced For Blu-Ray Release!

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