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"Classic Albums" Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon (2003)

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Original Air Date:
4 May 2003 (Season 2, Episode 1)
A detailed look at the production of the biggest album in the history of progressive rock and one of the best-selling albums of all time. | Add synopsis »
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One of those "gotta see" DVDs See more (10 total) »


 (Episode Cast) (in credits order)

Roger Waters ... Himself
Storm Thorgerson ... Himself
Nigel Williamson ... Himself (journalist)
David Fricke ... Himself

David Gilmour ... Himself
Richard Wright ... Himself
Nick Mason ... Himself
Robert Sandall ... Himself - Journalist and broadcaster

Alan Parsons ... Himself
Chris Thomas ... Himself - mix supervisor
Bhaskar Menon ... Himself
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Pink Floyd ... Themselves

Episode Crew
Directed by
Matthew Longfellow 
Produced by
Nick De Grunwald .... producer (as Nick de Grunwald)
Bous De Jong .... executive producer
Geoff Kempin .... executive producer: Eagle Rock Entertainment Ltd.
Melissa Morton Hicks .... line producer
Jamie Rugge-Price .... co-executive producer: Isis
Terry Shand .... executive producer: Eagle Rock Entertainment Ltd.
Martin R. Smith .... producer
Original Music by
David Gilmour 
Nick Mason 
Pink Floyd 
Roger Waters 
Richard Wright 
Cinematography by
Nicholas Blair (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Matthew Longfellow 
Sound Department
Dan Chapman .... dubbing mixer
Tim Fraser .... sound recordist
James Goddard .... sound recordist
Camera and Electrical Department
Nicholas Blair .... camera operator
Alan Brown .... still photographer
Scott Carrithers .... camera operator (as Scott Carruthers)
Lynn Mitchell .... camera operator
Ken Morse .... camera operator: Rostrum camera, Capital FX
Robert Richardson .... still photographer (as Bob 'Liverpool' Richardson)
Storm Thorgerson .... still photographer
Editorial Department
Matt Ashton .... on-line editor
Andrew Mitchell .... on-line editor
Music Department
Jez Ashurst .... composer: title music
Andrew Campbell .... composer: title music
David Gilmour .... music producer
Nick Mason .... music producer
Alan Parsons .... audio engineer
Pink Floyd .... music producer
Clare Torry .... vocals on "The Great Gig in the Sky"
Roger Waters .... music producer
Richard Wright .... music producer
Other crew
Catriona Lawless .... production assistant
Adrian Maben .... footage from "Pink Floyd: Live at Pompeii - The Director's Cut" courtesy of
Sue Tiplady .... archive researcher
Amy Welfare .... production secretary
Mark Fenwick .... special thanks
Vernon Fitch .... thanks
Paul Fletcher .... thanks
John Gaydon .... thanks
Damon Iddins .... thanks
Colin Lyon .... thanks
Stephen O'Rourke .... special thanks (as Steve O'Rourke)
Ian Pickervance .... thanks
Gary Pietronave .... thanks
Allan Rouse .... thanks
Shuki Sen .... thanks
Phil Taylor .... thanks
Andy Walter .... thanks
Robin Wood .... thanks: Electronic Music Studios

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USA:49 min | USA:84 min (DVD)
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Sound Mix:
Australia:G | Australia:M (TV rating)

Did You Know?

Cue cards were written to interview crew members and other artists recording at Abbey Road at that time. Some examples; "When was the last time you were violent and were you in the right?" "What does the phrase 'dark side of the moon' mean to you?" Paul McCartney's guitarist (Henry McCullough) contributed the immortal "I dunno, I was really drunk at the time" line, while the laughter heard during "Brain Damage" and "Speak to Me" came from Naomi Watts' dad, Peter.See more »
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11 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
One of those "gotta see" DVDs, 23 January 2005
Author: The Gryphon from Palm Desert, California

It's weird to see the members of Pink Floyd looking so old as they talk about their phenomenal "Dark Side of the Moon" album, but that's life, I suppose. They still have what it takes, as David Gilmour shows us, to crank out the music. This behind the scenes DVD is a bit more cerebral than others I've watched but nonetheless fascinating. It's a bit like watching philosophers pontificate, which is alright, I suppose, considering the Floyd was always a bit more intellectual than most of your garden variety musicians then and now. We also see the man who created the cover art that is probably the most recognized album cover in history and his story of how it came about and how the members of Pink Floyd chose it is revealing in its simplicity. We also find out who the lovely female vocalist on "The Great Gig in the Sky" is and why she felt she had to apologize right after-wards.

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