Waylon Krieger and Robby Krieger - Premiere Of Warner Bros. Pictures And Alcon Entertainment's "Transcendence" At Regency Village Theatre - Westwood, California, United States - Friday 11th April 2014
What makes it interesting is the way DiCillo puts the band's brief five-year career in context with the world around it. By any measurement, 1966 to 1971 were volatile years in America as the flower-power promise of youth was crushed by a series of horrible assassinations and premature deaths, then silenced by a right-wing political and social snap. The Doors traversed this turmoil mainly due to Jim Morrison's raw sex appeal, mercurial talent and addictive obsessions. In this account, the other three seem like fairly normal guys who never really indulged at all.
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Malcolm McDowell, Robby Krieger and Joe Parent - Malcolm McDowell, Robby Krieger, Joe Parent and Guest Ojai, California - Ojai Film Festival Casino Night at the Ojai Valley Inn & Spa Thursday 5th November 2009
Shot in Toronto in 1967, in Northern Europe in 1968, and back in New York in 1969 (for PBS!), we get to see the band at every stage of its career. From crazy hippies swooning in the audience to a bearded and sunglasses-shrouded Morrison crooning "Alabama Song," this is a tight and interesting retrospective packed into only 75 minutes.
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