LONDON — A documentary with newly-released historic footage will trace The Rolling Stones’ 50-year journey from teenagers to rock icons, publicists for the band said Thursday.
The film, titled “Crossfire Hurricane” — from a lyric in “Jumping Jack Flash” — is due for release in some British cinemas in October.
The documentary includes footage showing the band’s first road trips and the chaos of early tours, accompanied by commentaries by Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts, Ronnie Wood and former Stones Bill Wyman and Mick Taylor.
“This is not an academic history lesson,” director Brett Morgen said in a statement. Instead, the film invites the audience to experience “the Stones’ nearly mythical journey from outsiders to rock and roll royalty,” he said....