The creative chemistry of four brilliant artists -- drummer John Densmore, guitarist Robby Krieger, keyboardist Ray Manzarek and singer Jim Morrison -- made The Doors one of America's most iconic and influential, theatrical and mysterious, thrilling and sometimes frightening rock bands. "When You're Strange" is the first feature documentary to tell their story and uses only original footage shot between their formation in 1965 and Morrison's death in 1971. It chronicles the creation of their six landmark studio albums and follows the band from the corridors of UCLA's film school, where Manzarek and Morrison originally met, onto the stages of their electrifying sold-out performances -- giving time and attention to every one of their groundbreaking, chart topping songs.
The Boomer ListDorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of LightningTanaquil Le Clercq: Afternoon of a Faun - Full FilmPlimpton! Starring George Plimpton as Himself - Full FilmAlice Walker: Beauty in Truth. Full FilmPete Seeger: The Power of SongMarvin Hamlisch: What He Did For LoveJimi Hendrix: Hear My Train A Comin' - Director's CutBillie Jean KingMel Brooks: Make a NoisePhilip Roth: UnmaskedSister Rosetta Tharpe: The Godmother of Rock & RollFilm: Joffrey: Mavericks of American DanceInventing David GeffenThe Day Carl Sandburg DiedJohnny Carson: King of Late NightMargaret Mitchell: American RebelCab Calloway: SketchesPhil Ochs: There But for FortuneCharles & Ray Eames: The Architect and the Painter
Vermont transplant and Guster frontman Ryan Miller seeks out far-fetched friends across the state! Available exclusively online.
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