Woodstock: Three Days of Peace & Music

Directed by Michael Wadleigh

Warner Home Video | June 9, 2009 | DVD

Woodstock: Three Days of Peace & Music is rated 5 out of 5 by 1.
WOODSTOCK was added to the Library of Congress National Film Registry in 1996. Shot in Woodstock, upstate New York August 1969, in Technicolor. The Woodstock Music and Art Fair was produced by Michael Lang (Executive Producer), John Roberts, Joel Rosenman and Arthur Kornfeld. Produced by Wadleigh-Maurice, Ltd. It is estimated that the cost of the festival was about $3.3 million, with $1.7 million collected from ticket sales (the promoters declared the event free after it became apparent that they were not equipped to deal with the mass of people who showed up). Although the original partners lost about $250,000 of their own money and owed the rest to a bank, they managed to recoup their losses a decade later through the royalties from this film and the soundtrack. Tickets to the original event were priced at $18. The 25th anniversary celebration of Woodstock, Woodstock '94, held August 12 - 14, 1994, was budgeted to cost $30 million, with tickets going for $135.

Video Release: June 9, 2009

Runtime: 225

Rating: R (MPAA)

Studio: Warner Home Video

UPC: 085391176756

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Theme song written by Canadian singer, Joni Mitchell There are two dvds, the first dvd has a special fetaure on the museum in Bethel. There is a paper insert about a book for sale by author Michael Lang, a presenter with a small credit in the second dvd. There is a paper coupon, with no expiry date, for a 2 for 1 admission to the museum in Bethel, New York. The Academy Award or Oscar winner for best documentary in 1970 is restricted in the United States, due to nudity by festival-goers, profanity by American musician, "Country Joe" and illegal drug use by musicians and festival-goers. The movie is rated 14A in Canada. Martin Scorcese had two roles in 1970, including assistant director. Martin Scorcese was an award-winning movie director in decades after the seventies.
Date published: 2011-03-01

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Woodstock: Three Days of Peace & Music

Directed by Michael Wadleigh

Video Release: June 9, 2009

Runtime: 225

Rating: R (MPAA)

Studio: Warner Home Video

UPC: 085391176756


Edition Description
  • Color
  • Runtime: 225 minutes
  • NTSC (Canada and USA)
  • Originally in English

Description

Special, digitally-remastered widescreen edition of the Academy Award-winning documentary, with forty minutes of footage not included in the original film. Released in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the legendary music festival, this nearly four hour tape features a who's who of sixties rock and folk icons in blazing performances.

Notes

WOODSTOCK was added to the Library of Congress National Film Registry in 1996. Shot in Woodstock, upstate New York August 1969, in Technicolor. The Woodstock Music and Art Fair was produced by Michael Lang (Executive Producer), John Roberts, Joel Rosenman and Arthur Kornfeld. Produced by Wadleigh-Maurice, Ltd. It is estimated that the cost of the festival was about $3.3 million, with $1.7 million collected from ticket sales (the promoters declared the event free after it became apparent that they were not equipped to deal with the mass of people who showed up). Although the original partners lost about $250,000 of their own money and owed the rest to a bank, they managed to recoup their losses a decade later through the royalties from this film and the soundtrack. Tickets to the original event were priced at $18. The 25th anniversary celebration of Woodstock, Woodstock '94, held August 12 - 14, 1994, was budgeted to cost $30 million, with tickets going for $135.