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Chuck Berry Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' Roll

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Genres: Music, Documentary
Starring: Chuck Berry, Eric Clapton, Robert Cray, Linda Ronstadt, Etta James, and Julian Lennon
Director: Taylor Hackford
Plot Synopsis:

The unforgettable life and music of legendary rock pioneer Chuck Berry are celebrated in this landmark feature film, capturing a once-in-a-lifetime gathering of rock 'n' roll's finest! In 1986, Keith Richards invited a roster of brilliant musicians to honor Chuck Berry for an evening of music to commemorate Berry's 60th birthday, including performances by Eric Clapton, Robert Cray, Linda Ronstadt, Etta James, and Julian Lennon, along with archival footage of an unforgettable duet by Chuck and John Lennon!

This dynamite crowd pleaser from director Taylor Hackford (Ray, Against All Odds), and Stephanie Bennett, producer of Chuck Berry: Hail! Hail! Rock 'N' Roll and author of the new book Johnny B. Bad: Chuck Berry and the Making of Hail! Hail! Rock 'N' Roll, will keep your toes tapping and your soul rocking all night long!

  • Release Details
    Release Date: November 19th, 2019
    Movie Release Year: 1987
    Release Country: United States
    Movie Studio: Shout Factory
  • Technical Specs
    Specs:Blu-ray
    Video Resolution/Codec:1080p/AVC MPEG-4
    Special Features:
    Introduction by director Taylor Hackford
    54 minutes of rehearsal footage
    "Chuckisms" – a collection of classic Chuck Berry remarks
    The Reluctant Movie Star making-of documentary
    Witnesses to History documentary Parts 1 & 2
    "The Burnt Scrapbook" – Chuck Berry reminisces over his musical memories with The Band's Robbie Robertson
    Trailer