Basic Information on new release titles is posted as soon as titles are announced. Once reviewed, additional data is added to the database.
WSR Detailed DVD Review
Paul McCartney Live At The Cavern Club

Genre: Stage Performance

Reviewed In Issue 52 (Sept 2001) Of Widescreen Review®

Paul McCartney, David Gilmour, Ian Paice, Chris Hall, Pete Wingfield & Mick Green

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 4
DD Sound Rating: 4
DTS Sound Rating: 4
Download WSR Review
Reference Systems
Critics' Composite Score: 4
Internet Links
Special Features
Before you rip out a patch of your moptop, looking for the 17-minute interview with McCartney conducted by one-time Squeeze keyboardist, Jools Holland, or the Cavern Club biography (like I did), click on Live At The Cavern Club to access what appears to be the Main Menu. Go back to the other Main Menu

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Image Entertainment
(Catalog Number): ID0384MPDVD
(MPAA Rating): Not Rated
(Rating Reason):

(Retail Price): $24.99
(DVD Type): Single Side, Single Layer (DVD5)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 46
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): No
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2000
(Theatrical Release): No
(Direct-To-Video Release): Yes
(DVD Release Date): 06/19/01
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Geoff Wonfor
(Screenplay/Written By): Subscribe Now!
(Story): Subscribe Now!
(Music): Subscribe Now!
(Director Of Photography): Subscribe Now!
(Production Designer): Subscribe Now!
(Visual Effects): Subscribe Now!
(Costume Designer): Subscribe Now!
(Editor): Subscribe Now!
(Supervising Sound Editors): Subscribe Now!
(Re-Recording Mixers): Subscribe Now!
(Executive Producers): Subscribe Now!
(Co-Producers): Subscribe Now!
(Producers): Subscribe Now!
(Academy Awards): Subscribe Now!

  DVD Picture Information

(Principal Photography): Subscribe Now!
(Theatrical Aspect Ratio): Subscribe Now!
(Measured DVD Anamorphic Aspect Ratio): Subscribe Now!
(Measured DVD Letterbox Aspect Ratio): Subscribe Now!

  DVD Sound Information

(DVD Soundtrack): Subscribe Now!
(Theatrical Sound): Subscribe Now!
(Theatrical Re-Issue Soundtrack): Subscribe Now!
(DTS Bit Rate): Subscribe Now!
(Dolby Digital Bit Rate): Subscribe Now!
(Additional Languages): Subscribe Now!
(Subtitles): Subscribe Now!
(WSR Superb Sound Qualities): Subscribe Now!

  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
The vintage photos of his days with his other band that open Paul McCartney Live At The Cavern Club should put you in the mood to rock out in Liverpool, England. Adding to the

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 1.78:1 DVD exhibits a very nicely rendered picture that should surely satisfy fans of McCartney. The picture is smooth and solid, with sharp and nicely detailed images. Colors are well balanced, and are well lit on stage. Shots from the back of the club to the stage appear a little weak in black level, but fans will likely not be bothered. (Suzanne Hodges)

The 5.1-channel soundtracks certainly have the feel of a raw live recording, but also are of quite good fidelity. At reference level, the sound does get loud at times, but should not be overpowering. All channels, including the .1 LFE are fully active throughout, and use of a back surround decoder should result in a heightened sense of space behind you. Deep bass is quite ample, though not particularly distinguished. The DTS