Warner Home Video have announced the US DVD and Blu-ray Disc release
of Woodstock: 3 Days of Peace & Music on 9th June 2009. The four-hour
director's cut of the 1970 Oscar-winning documentary about the
landmark music event will be available in new limited, numbered
Blu-ray ($69.99 SRP) and DVD ($59.98 SRP) Ultimate Collector's
Edition (UCE) sets. Also released is a 2-Disc Special Edition DVD
The UCE boasts two extra hours of rare performance footage -- some of
it newly-discovered, some only seen in part and some never seen at
all plus a third hour of bonus material includes a featurette
gallery showcasing interviews with Martin Scorsese, producer Michael
Lang, director Michael Wadleigh, Hugh Hefner, Eddie Kramer (the
concert's original chief on-site engineer and producer-engineer for
Jimi Hendrix) and others who chronicle the making of the festival and
the film. Included are such segments as 3 Days in a Truck, No Rain!
No Rain! and Living Up To Idealism. Additionally, exclusive to
Blu-ray a Customize Your Own Woodstock Playlist from the 18 bonus
performances and other special features like Media Center, My WB
Commentary and Live Community Screening.
The UCE will be packaged in a unique giftbox, numbered as part of a
limited run with an array of collectibles that include a 60+ page
reprint of a Life magazine commemorative issue, a lucite lenticular
display of vintage festival photos, festival memorabilia and an
iron-on patch with the classic dove and guitar Woodstock emblem.
Woodstock: 3 Days of Peace & Music was newly remastered from original
elements and scanned at 2K with an audio 5.1 mix. Eddie Kramer,
Woodstock sound engineer, assisted with the 5.1 audio mix of recently
found additional footage.
UCE Disc content follows…
Film (Director's Cut), Part 1 128:38 min
The Museum at Bethel Woods: The Story of the Sixties & Woodstock
Film (Director's Cut), Part 2 95:34 min
Woodstock: Untold Stories 18 Performances as never before seen
Joan Baez "One Day at a Time"
Country Joe McDonald "Flying High"
Santana "Evil Ways"
Canned Heat "I'm Her Man" and "On the Road Again"
Mountain "Beside the Sea" and "Southbound Train"
Grateful Dead "Turn On Your Love Light"
Creedence Clearwater Revival "Born on the Bayou", "I've Put a Spell
on You" and "Keep on Chooglin'"
The Who "We're Not Going To Take It" and "My Generation"
Jefferson Airplane "3/5 of a Mile in 10 Seconds"
Joe Cocker "Something's Coming On"
Johnny Winter "Mean Town Blues"
Paul Butterfield "Morning Sunrise"
Sha Na Na "Teen Angel"
Woodstock: From Festival to Feature Interviews of the sights and
sounds of the 3 day event, from concert goers, promoters, crew and musicians
Blu-ray Hi-Def Exclusive:
Customize Your Own Woodstock Playlist (from the18 bonus performances)
This feature allows you to customize your own personal jukebox
playlist from more than a dozen live Woodstock performances as never
BD-Live features include Media Center, My WB Commentary, & Live
Media Center is a hub for trailers, features and content
You can get sneak peeks of upcoming Warner Bros. films, and rate trailers
You can access to Exclusive Content such as interviews, featurettes,
and more only seen through WB BD-Live
You can access Photo Galleries and other special features
Live Community Screenings allow you to send invitations to fans and
friends across the country for virtual screenings at a specified time
and chat online with each other as the movie plays on each person's
Blu-ray player. You can host your own Live Community Screening with
your buddy list or participate in a WB hosted Warner Bros. BD-Live
My WB Commentary lets you record and post a Picture-in-Picture
commentary right over the film, then share it and rate it. Using a
web-camera, you can record your own comments and play them back as a
Picture-in-Picture feature over the film scene you have chosen and
share it with your friends or the entire Warner Bros. BD-Live Community
The 2-Disc DVD is just the first two discs with content as listed above.