Two Who DVDs set for release



JOELTLE515 at aol.com JOELTLE515 at aol.com
Thu Aug 30 06:11:54 CDT 2007


In a message dated 8/30/2007 7:08:22 AM Eastern Daylight Time, 
brianinatlanta2001 at yahoo.com writes:

> Two Who DVDs set for release 
> Thomas K. Arnold, Reuters 
> Published: Thursday, August 30, 2007 
> 
> LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Two feature-length DVDs on the Who will 
> reach stores on November 6, one targeted at mainstream fans of the British 
> rock veterans and the other at die-hard aficionados.
> 
> "Amazing Journey: The Story of the Who," the film for wide audiences, will 
> receive its world premiere September 12 at the Toronto International Film 
> Festival, 40 years after the group completed its first major North American tour.
> 
> The film chronicles the history of the band through fresh interviews with 
> surviving band members Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey, rare concert footage, 
> artist profiles and more.
> 
> The companion film, "Amazing Journey: Six Quick Ones" features four segments 
> on the musical abilities of band members Townshend, Daltrey, bass player 
> John Entwistle and drummer Keith Moon. A fifth part, "Who Art You," explores the 
> Mod culture that spawned the band's visuals, while segment six, "Who's 
> Back," chronicles the 2003 recording of "Real Good Looking Boy," the Who's first 
> new studio recording in more than 20 years.
> 
> The two films will be released by Universal Studios Home Entertainment in 
> one two-disc set that also includes a book and bonus content. Extras include a 
> video scrapbook showcasing a dinner with Moon; the tragic 1979 Cincinnati 
> concert in which 11 fans were crushed to death in a rush to get into the 
> Riverfront Coliseum; and the celebrated 2000 Royal Albert Hall concert, in which the 
> Who were joined by such guest musicians as Bryan Adams and Eddie Vedder in a 
> benefit for the Teenage Cancer Trust. 
> 

where are those rare concerts I kept hearing about?  eh, the stuff that's on 
there sounds like fun anyway. who needs it? : )



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