The Last Waltz

I have a yearly tradition of watching The Last Waltz right before Thanksgiving

The Band held a farewell concert in San Francisco on Thanksgiving Day November 25, 1976

Martin Scorsese filmed the concert along with interviews of The Band which became the documentary 

The Last Waltz

They served a seated Thanksgiving dinner before the concert.  Scorsese used famed 
set designer Boris Leven.  Leven used very formal drapes and huge crystal chandeliers to set the stage.  I love how the band members are all in suits and very dressed up at the start of the show and as the concert progresses they start to take jackets off and you start to physically see what it takes to perform on stage for hours.

Happy Thanksgiving!!!!!!!!

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