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As Grateful Dead bids farewell, a look back at the band's screen legacy

As Grateful Dead bids farewell, a look back at the band's screen legacy

According to the old bumper stickers, "There is nothing like a Grateful Dead concert." For devotees of the enduring classic-rock band, then, the Dead's farewell stand at Chicago's Soldier Field over the holiday weekend truly marked the end of an era. But even though Deadheads may never again experience the band live (barring a reversal or reunion down the line), the Dead has left behind a considerable screen legacy, one that includes illuminating concert footage, key soundtrack moments in feature films, several documentaries about the group and some upcoming projects, including one produced by Martin Scorsese. Grateful Dead concert footage, which is meticulously...

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