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The Grateful Dead performs live at Winterland in San Francisco in October 1974. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Jerry Garcia ... Himself
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Donna Godchaux ... Herself
Keith Godchaux ... Himself

Mickey Hart ... Himself
Bill Kreutzmann ... Himself
Phil Lesh ... Himself

Bob Weir ... Himself

Directed by
Jerry Garcia 
Leon Gast 
 
Produced by
Ron Rakow .... producer
Eddie Washington .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Stephen Lighthill 
David Myers 
Robert Primes 
 
Film Editing by
Susan R. Crutcher 
Lisa Fruchtman 
Jerry Garcia 
John Nutt 
 
Production Management
Kent Gibson .... production manager
Robert Marty .... post-production supervisor (special edition re-release)
 
Sound Department
Pat Jackson .... sound editor
Michael Minkler .... sound re-recording mixer
Andy Wiskes .... sound editor
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Bill Zarchy .... additional photographer
 
Animation Department
Gary Gutierrez .... animation designer
Gary Gutierrez .... animation director
Kirk Henderson .... key animator
 
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Jeff Scheftel .... thanks
 

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131 min
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5 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
For heads only, 28 March 2005
Author: momohund from United States

Simply put, if you weren't there, you'll have more fun reading Sister Carrie. As Jerry said, "God we make sh***y albums." You really had to have seen and done it for it to be of any interest (and that's what is strange about the Dead legacy. It will be forever gone when the last person to have ever been to a show finally passes on). This was the last show at Winterland before the Dead broke up (the first time) and before Garcia started using hard drugs. It really captures the weirdness though. I don't know, people keep telling me they went to shows for the music and to see Jerry Garcia, but for me those extravaganzas were like a nice, evening stroll through a Turkish bazaar on Mars. Stone cold, unadulterated, pure weirdness. It was pure weirdness in all its form, weirdness as a force of nature and not something trivial and silly. When the Dead rolled through town, the real weirdos came out of the woodwork for a giant celebration of strangeness. "When the going gets weird..."

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