History of the Eagles

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History of the Eagles
History of the Eagles.jpg
Directed by Alison Ellwood
Produced by Alex Gibney
Starring Glenn Frey
Don Henley
Bernie Leadon
Randy Meisner
Don Felder
Joe Walsh
Timothy B. Schmit
Music by Eagles
Release dates
  • January 19, 2013 (2013-01-19) (Sundance)
Country United States
Language English

History of the Eagles is a 2013 two-part authorized documentary about the career of the American rock group the Eagles, directed by Alison Ellwood and co-produced by Alex Gibney. After screening at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival in January,[1] it aired on Showtime in February,[2] and was released in April on DVD and Blu-ray Disc with a third disc containing eight songs from the band's performance at the Capital Centre in March 1977.[3] A concert tour of the same name is currently taking place, beginning in 2013 visiting North America and Europe.[4]

At the 65th Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards, the film received the award for Outstanding Sound Mixing for Nonfiction Programming.[5] It was also nominated for Outstanding Sound Editing for Nonfiction Programming (Single or Multi-Camera).[6]

The Super Deluxe Limited Edition Box Set received a Bronze Prize at the 2013 Key Art Awards.[7]


  1. ^ "History of the Eagles Part One". Sundance Institute. Retrieved December 26, 2013. 
  2. ^ Rodman, Sarah (February 2013). "Eagles fly high in new Showtime documentary". Boston Globe. Retrieved December 26, 2013. 
  3. ^ "History Of The Eagles". Amazon.com. Retrieved December 26, 2013. 
  4. ^ "'History of the Eagles' Tour to Kick Off July 6 in Louisville, Kentucky" (Press release). March 21, 2013. Retrieved December 26, 2013. 
  5. ^ "and the EMMY goes to..." (Press release). The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. September 15, 2013. Retrieved December 26, 2013. 
  6. ^ "History of the Eagles". The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Retrieved December 26, 2013. 
  7. ^ "History of the Eagles Super Deluxe Limited Edition Box Set". Key Art Awards. Retrieved December 26, 2013. 

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