Blu-ray, DVD Release: Mr. Mojo Risin’: The Story of L.A. Woman

Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: Dec. 20, 2011
Price: DVD $14.98, Blu-ray $19.98
Studio: Eagle Rock

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Jim Morrison is Mr. Mojo Risin' in The Story of L.A. Woman.

The music-filled documentary film Mr. Mojo Risin’: The Story of L.A. Woman chronicles the creation and legacy of rock group The Doors’ landmark 1971 album L.A. Woman, featuring the inimitable vocal stylings of late singer Jim Morrison.

The movie is told through new interviews with surviving Doors members Ray Manzarek, Robbie Krieger and John Densmore, as well as Elektra Records founder Jac Holzman, original Doors manager Bill Siddons and engineer/co-producer Bruce Botnick. Produced with the full involvement, approval and cooperation of The Doors, the film also features live and studio performances and rare archival photos.

The group’s final album (Morrison died a few months after its release), L.A. Woman marks its 40th anniversary this year and is being reissued as a two-CD audio release from Rhino Entertainment.

Bonus features on the Blu-ray and DVD of Mr. Mojo Risin’ include the following:

  • John Densmore On L.A. Woman
  • Riders On The Storm
  • The Doors Guide To L.A.
  • Thoughts On Performing Live
  • Crawling King Snake
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Founder and editor Laurence Lerman saw Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest when he was 13 years old and that’s all it took. He has been writing about film and video for more than a quarter of a century for magazines, anthologies, websites and most recently, Video Business magazine, where he served as the Reviews Editor for 15 years.