Gimme Shelter

Rolling Stones

Documentary feature film

1970 (theaters), 1991 (video), 2000 (DVD)

Classic rock documentary of the Stones 1969 tour of the United States which culminated at free festival at Altamont Speedway. Members of the Dead appear briefly in the Altamont scenes.

Directors - David Maysles, Albert Maysles, Charlotte Zwerin

Has been released on video and DVD.

Additional features on the DVD release include;

  • Commentary by directors Albert Maysles and Charlotte Zwerin and collaborator Stanley Goldstein
  • Previously unseen footage from the Rolling Stones 1969 tour
  • Studio mix session Little Queenie
  • Altamont stills gallery, featuring photographs by Bill Owens and Beth Sunflower
  • Excerpts From KSAN Radio's Altamont wrap-up, recorded December 7, 1969
  • 44 page booklet: Perspectives on Gimme Shelter
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