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The Grateful Dead performs live at Winterland in San Francisco in October 1974. | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

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
Jeff Scheftel .... thanks

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131 min
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6 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
"Bottom line..., 31 August 2002
Author: Ryan McNabb from standing on the moon

...there is nothing like a Grateful Dead show." Truer words were never spoken. This film portrays as nearly as possible the concert experience of the Grateful Dead. Although it was shot in 74, it could as well have been 84 or 94, because things never changed that much. The music is as timeless as "Greensleeves" or "Amazing Grace", and therefore will never go out of style. (How hip do you think Eminem will seem in 25 years?) Like Levis, the Dead are forever, and this film catches them on a really good night, one of thousands, when heaven came down very close to earth, and if you reached up high over your head, you could brush it with your fingertips. If you never saw the Dead, that's too bad, but this movie is pretty damn close. 1974 - wow. Jerry looked so young then. But didn't we all?

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