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Haight Ashbury: The Beat of a Generation (2012)

| Documentary, History
In a brief four year span in the late 1960s, in a quaint San Francisco neighborhood less than a mile square, a creative movement emerged that would forever change a musical genre. What ... See full summary »

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Updated: 17 November 2011
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Himself - Founding member of The Diggers (voice)
Peter Albin ...
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Sam Andrew ...
Big Brother and the Holding Company
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Himself - Drummer, The Tubes
David LaFlamme ...
A Beautiful Day
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Himself - American Rock Journalist, Rolling Stone Magazine
Donald Aters ...
Historian and Photojournalist
David Freiberg ...
Himself - Band member, Jefferson Starship and Quicksilver Messenger Service
Pete Sears ...
Himself - Band member, Jefferson Starship and Hot Tuna
Stanley Mouse ...
Himself - Poster artist of the 1960's
Rock Scully ...
Himself - Tour Manager, The Grateful Dead
Praveen Madan ...
Himself - Owner, The Booksmith
Cyril Jordan ...
Himself - Guitarist, The Flamin' Groovies
Katherine Powell Cohen ...
Professor and Historian
Tom Constanten ...
Himself - Keyboard Player, The Grateful Dead
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In a brief four year span in the late 1960s, in a quaint San Francisco neighborhood less than a mile square, a creative movement emerged that would forever change a musical genre. What would come to be coined "The San Francisco Sound" served as the basis for a counter-culture revolution that would forever challenge the perception of the American ideal. This movement climaxed in a single California season known as the Summer of Love. The Beat of a Generation is a two hour documentary revealing as never before told the parallel stories of this magical "summer" that brought us the ground-breaking music known as the San Francisco Sound and the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood that provided the canvas for this artistic burst of imagination. The documentary unfolds through extensive archival footage and interviews with those who lived in the Haight during the Summer of Love, as well as those who live there now. The story comes alive through the exclusive collection of famed photojournalist Don ... Written by Production Staff

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