Writer-director Peter Bogdanovich (1939-2022) rose to fame as part of the "New Hollywood" movement of cinematic auteurs. While these maverick filmmakers shattered conventions and reshaped film to modern sensibilities, many had a deep and abiding love of the medium - and perhaps none more so than Bogdanovich. The onetime film critic and Museum of Modern Art programmer wrote extensively about Alfred Hitchcock, Orson Welles, and Howard Hawks; shot The Last Picture Show in black-and-white; and
On March 25, 1969, Judy Garland took the stage at Copenhagen's Falkoner Centret for a concert in which she was joined by Johnnie Ray as the opening act and an orchestra under the direction of Tony Osborne. Garland weighed a mere 90 pounds but her physical frailty was no impediment to her delivering a concert packed with classic songs, newer additions, and an abundance of authenticity, emotion, and heart. Sadly, the Copenhagen performance was to be Judy's last-ever public concert. Less than
Today, we're rounding up a quartet of recent additions to Crimson Productions' ever-growing library of 3-CD Gold collections! The Foundations occupy a place in history as the first multi-racial band to score a U.K. No. 1 single in the 1960s. While the pop-soul group's run of hits was relatively short-lived, their classics "Build Me Up, Buttercup" and "Baby, Now That I've Found You" still remain in the rotation on oldies stations everywhere. Crimson's Gold volume proves that The Foundations'
The High Definition Tape Transfers label is turning its attention to the legendary Judy Garland for a release scheduled for 2018. Garland's final concert, from Copenhagen, Denmark's Falkoner Centret on March 25, 1969 (less than three months before her untimely death on June 22, 1969) will be released in a number of digital formats as well as on physical DVD-Audio discs. See below for the complete press release announcing this landmark title, which features the first-time commercial release of