NEW HAVEN ARENA - 12/09/1967

NEW HAVEN, CT - U.S.A.



Venue Address: Grove St. - New Haven, CT 
Promotion: New Haven College
Event: Benefit Interfraternity Council Scholarship Fund

Also Performing:
Tommy & The Riviera
Lochsley Hall Assembly

Setlist:
Backdoor Man
      -Five To One
When The Music's Over
      "Little Blue Man in a Little Blue Suit"
(Jim Morrison is Arrested)
(Incomplete)

Recordings / Film:
8mm Amateur/Audience Film (See Below)

Photographers:
Tim Page
Joe Sia

Reviews / Info:
-8:30pm scheduled start time.
-Prior to the show, Jim Morrison is maced by a local police officer, unaware that he is about to perform.
-The show is cancelled by authorities following the macing but fear of a riot prompts the officers to allow the show to go on.
-On stage, Jim Morrison criticizes police for their treatment backstage and once again the show is cancelled.
-Jim Morrison is arrested onstage by authorities for refusing to comply to the show's cancellation.
-Audience members are arrested including LIFE photographer Tim Page and writer Michael Zwerin (See 'Cheetah' Magazine Below).
-Vince Treanor and members of 'Organ Factory' pack away equipment on stage while Bill Siddons tends to matters at police HQ.
-Teenagers demanding Jim Morrison's release are arrested at police headquarters.
-Jim Morrison fails to appear in court on January 16th, 1968.
-The Doors are fired from an upcoming Television Performance and are not hired back for TV in the U.S. until December 1968.
-Extensive coverage of this show can be found in newspapers and magazines such as Cheetah and LIFE (See Below).
-LIFE Photographer Tim Page is still 'Wanted' in Connecticut at present date.
-Above setlist is likely complete.
-An audience member captures Jim Morrison's arrest on color 8mm footage. (See Below)

8MM COLOR FILM



New Haven Arena

Info:

The infamous 8mm color footage of Jim Morrison's onstage arrest by New Haven authorities in December, 1967. Unreleased footage is rumored to exist in 'The Doors' archives, however confirmation is still needed.


ARCHIVE/MEMORABILIA:



MAGAZINE ARTICLE #1:

LIFE - April 12th 1968

Magazine: LIFE
Issue Date: April 12th 1968
Article: 'Wicked Go The Doors'
Author: Fred Powledge


INSIDE:


ALTERNATE COVER:

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR:

  < The first version of the Vol.65 No.15   issue of LIFE originally featured   President Lyndon B. Johnson on the   cover. Following the death of Martin   Luther King Jr. on April 4th, the   magazine quickly reprinted this issue   so as to feature MLK on the cover.

  < Click To Read The Letters To The Editor,   Published in the May 3rd 1968 issue of LIFE!


MAGAZINE ARTICLE #2:

Cheetah May 1968

Magazine: Cheetah - Vol. 1 No. 8
Issue Date: May 1968
Article: 'The Jim Morrison Bust'
Author: Michael Zwerin



INSIDE:


REVIEW #1:

Newspaper: The New York Times
Author: Unknown
Publish Date: December 11th - 1967
Copyright © The New York Times
New Haven Police Close 'The Doors'

REVIEW #2:

Newspaper: The Day
Author: Unknown
Publish Date: December 11th - 1967
Copyright © The Day


REVIEW #3:

Newspaper: Unknown
Author: Hugh Spitzer
Publish Date: Unknown - 1967
Copyright © Unknown
New Haven 1967 - Review
Contributed By: jim4371


ARTICLE:

Newspaper: The Hartford Courant
Author: Unknown
Publish Date: January 17th - 1968
Copyright © The Hartford Courant


PRINT AD #1:

New Haven 1967 - Print Ad
Contributed By: RFritts


PRINT AD #2:

New Haven 1967 - Print Ad
Contributed By: jim4371


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