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Frank Zappa, 1969-1972 [videorecording] : freak jazz, movie madness, and another Mothers! / written and directed by Tom O'Dell.

O'Dell, Tom (Director) (Screenwriter, Film director, Film editor). Sexy Intellectual (Firm), (film distributor.).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Media Center DVD 6695 37684001089218 Annex Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (157 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: New Malden, Surrey, UK : Sexy Intellectual, [2014]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"This film is not sanctioned by the estate of Frank Zappa"--Container.
Extras: On the road : Mother memories (with Aynsley Dunbar, George Duke, Jeff Simmons, and Mark Volman) ; contributor biographies.
Formatted Contents Note:
Intro -- Something new -- Out with the old, in with the new -- Hot rats -- Gathering a tribe -- A dynamic duo -- A new sound for a new era -- Amateur anthropology -- The true story of 200 motels -- Back to the road (with some special guests) -- The divisive final work -- Cul-de-sac -- Full circle -- Parting ways.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Narrator, Thomas Arnold ; original music, Chris Ingham ; camera, Nick Bradbury, Alex Kopp, Peter Lowden ; editor, Tim O'Dell.
Participant or Performer Note:
Frank Zappa ; George Duke, Aynsley Dunbar, Don Preston, Jeff Simmons, Mark Volman, Max Bennett, Sal Marquez, Ian Underwood, Tony Palmer, Ben Watson, Billy James, Mark Paytress, interviewees.
Summary, etc.:
In August 1969, Frank Zappa disbanded the original Mothers of Invention. This film focuses on the second incarnation of the band. Includes new interviews with George Duke, Aynsley Dunbar, Don Preston, Jeff Simmons, Mark Volman, Max Bennett, Sal Marquez, Ian Underwood, 200 motels director Tony Palmer, biographers Ben Watson and Billy James, and Mojo magazine's Mark Paytress.
System Details Note:
DVD; all regions; screen format 4:3; stereo sound mix.
Subject: Zappa, Frank.
Mothers of Invention.
Rock musicians > United States > Biography.
Rock music > 1961-1970 > History and criticism.
Rock music > 1971-1980 > History and criticism.
Genre: Documentary films.
Biographical films.

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