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Film, Video [Rolling Stones at Altamont--home movie] Title on film leader: Stones in the park

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  • [Rolling Stones at Altamont--home movie]

Other Title

  • Title on film leader: Stones in the park


  • Silent, edited footage of the free concert at Altamont Speedway on the afternoon and evening of Saturday, December 6, 1969. The film begins and ends with a shot of burning wood. The footage taken in the daytime features Santana, Jefferson Airplane, The Flying Burrito Brothers, and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young. Keith Richards and Mick Jagger appear as spectators during The Flying Burrito Brothers' set. The nighttime footage features the Rolling Stones. The footage is quite dark, with Mick Jagger most visible. Most of the footage is of the performers onstage. There are also long shots of the crowd and of individuals dancing and singing. In both the daytime and nighttime footage, there are shots of Hells Angels on stage with the performers, and some shots of them getting rough and pushing people off the stage.

Created / Published

  • 1969.


  • -  Altamont Festival--(1969 :--Tracy, Calif.)
  • -  Rock concerts--California--Tracy
  • -  Santana (Musical group)
  • -  Jefferson Airplane (Musical group)
  • -  Flying Burrito Bros
  • -  Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
  • -  Rolling Stones
  • -  Hell's Angels


  • Amateur films
  • Concert films
  • Short films
  • Nonfiction films


  • -  Appearing: Santana, Jefferson Airplane, Flying Burrito Bros., Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Rolling Stones.
  • -  Filmed on location at Altamont Speedway in Tracy, California on December 6, 1969.


  • 1 video file (digital) (25 min.) : si., col.

Source Collection

  • Prelinger Collection (Library of Congress)

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2020600221

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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