IMDb > Shake!: Otis at Monterey (1989)

Shake!: Otis at Monterey (1989) More at IMDbPro »

Photos (See all 2 | slideshow)

Overview

User Rating:
7.5/10   253 votes »
Your Rating:
Saving vote...
Deleting vote...
/10   (delete | history)
Sorry, there was a problem
MOVIEmeter: ?
Down 36% in popularity this week. See why on IMDbPro.
Director:
Contact:
View company contact information for Shake!: Otis at Monterey on IMDbPro.
Genre:
User Reviews:
Unjustly shadowed by Hendrix See more (3 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Otis Redding ... Himself
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Booker T. & the M.G.s ... Themselves

Steve Cropper ... Himself - Booker T. & the MG's

Donald Dunn ... Himself - Booker T. & the MG's
Al Jackson Jr. ... Himself - Booker T. & the MG's (archive footage)

Booker T. Jones ... Himself - Booker T. & the MG's

Tom Smothers ... Himself

Directed by
D.A. Pennebaker 
 
Produced by
Alan Douglas .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Nick Doob 
Barry Feinstein 
Richard Leacock 
Albert Maysles 
Roger Murphy 
D.A. Pennebaker 
Nicholas T. Proferes 
 
Sound Department
Dominick Tavella .... sound re-recording mixer
 

Production CompaniesDistributors

Additional Details

Runtime:
19 min
Country:
Language:
Color:
Sound Mix:
Certification:
Filming Locations:

Did You Know?

Movie Connections:
Edited from Monterey Pop (1968)See more »

FAQ

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
3 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Unjustly shadowed by Hendrix, 19 June 2005
Author: Spuzzlightyear from Vancouver

During the Monterey Festival, D.A. Pennebaker shot the whole festival, and then released 2 special films focusing on 2 artists, one is Jimi Hendrix (which I've also reviewed) and the other is Otis Rettig. Let me just pause here and say I knew NOTHING about Otis when I watched this (he wrote Sitting On The Dock Of The Bay, right?) and while I STILL don't know much about him, I sure got to see him perform! It's interesting to see that this film by Pennebaker gets higher ratings by the people who have seen it, and I agree, because this guy puts on a SHOW that even I was amazed by. Full of great soul numbers and surprise inclusions (Satisfaction and Respect get great covers) the man doesn't care if it's pouring rain out (which it was) or if it was 1:00a (ditto) all his energy went into this performance, and it truly is a sight to behold.

Was the above review useful to you?
See more (3 total) »

Message Boards

Discuss this movie with other users on IMDb message board for Shake!: Otis at Monterey (1989)

Recommendations

If you enjoyed this title, our database also recommends:
- - - - -
Keep on 'Rockin Monterey Pop Heavy Metal Parking Lot Heart and Soul Rock 'N' Roll Goldmine: The Sixties
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
Show more recommendations

Related Links

Full cast and crew Company credits External reviews
IMDb Documentary section IMDb USA section

You may report errors and omissions on this page to the IMDb database managers. They will be examined and if approved will be included in a future update. Clicking the 'Edit page' button will take you through a step-by-step process.