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3 November 1998 (USA) See more »
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This is the film of The Who's appearance at the third (and final) Isle of Wight festival in 1970. This is regarded as the band's finest performance. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Roger Daltrey ... Himself (The Who)

John Entwistle ... Himself (The Who)

Keith Moon ... Himself (The Who)

Pete Townshend ... Himself (The Who)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ricki Farr ... Himself

Jimi Hendrix ... Himself (archive footage)

Kris Kristofferson ... Himself
Taste ... Themselves

Directed by
Murray Lerner 
 
Produced by
Bill Curbishley .... executive producer
Murray Lerner .... producer
Robert Rosenberg .... executive producer
 
Film Editing by
Greg Sheldon 
Einar Westerlund 
 
Sound Department
Rick Dior .... sound re-recording mixer: Sync Sound
Bob Nadkarni .... sound mixer
Ray Palagy .... sound editor
Ivan Sharrock .... sound mixer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Andy Carchrae .... camera operator
Jack Hazan .... camera operator
Nicholas D. Knowland .... camera operator (as Nic Knowland)
Norman G. Langley .... camera operator
Murray Lerner .... camera operator
Richard Stanley .... camera operator
Charles Stewart .... camera operator
Mike Whittaker .... camera operator
 
Editorial Department
Benjamin Darling .... assistant editor
Tim Masick .... colorist
Mike Nuget .... on-line editor
Scot Olive .... colorist
Bobby Thomas .... colorist
Jay Tilin .... on-line editor: The Tape House
Jerome Wallin .... assistant editor (as Jerome M. Wallin)
 

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85 min
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During The Who's performance, Pete Townshend makes a comment about "foreigners" coming in and causing problems. Earlier that weekend, a group of French anarchists tried to storm the festival and tear down the iron fence that surrounded the stage area.See more »
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Tommy Can You Hear Me?See more »

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The Who at Their Finest, 16 December 2002
Author: Brian Washington (Sargebri@att.net) from Los Angeles, California

In 1970, The Who were pretty much at their peak and this film captures them during what is considered their greatest concert ever. The chemistry that Pete Townhsend, Roger Daltry, John Entwistle and of course the legendary Keith Moon display on stage is a far cry from the acrimony that would plague The Who in later years. This film can also be seen as the end of an era as this was the last time that their classic rock opera "Tommy" would be played in it's full glory on stage (not unless you count the god awful film version) for 19 years until they played it again on their 25th anniversary tour in 1989.

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