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Everyone has heard of Jim Morrison, the rock star, but who was James Douglas Morrison, the human being?
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    THE PONY EXPRESS ~ A shout-out on our web page, and our heartfelt thanks.

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    THE HORSE LATITUDES ~ A digital download of the movie, a shout-out on our web page, and our heartfelt thanks.

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    THE TAPE NOON ~ A DVD of the movie, a promotional postcard, a shout-out on our web page, and our heartfelt thanks.

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    THE NEGLECTED KIDNEYS ~ One [1] limited-edition, professionally-printed lithograph*** printed on heavy paper. Each lithograph is of an original Jim Morrison drawing from the 1957/58 Alameda High School era artwork and is reproduced exactly as it was drawn. The attention to foolproof replication is incredible. Each print is hand-numbered and embossed with a unique 'JDM' seal attesting to its authenticity. Also, a promotional postcard, a DVD or digital download [your choice] of the movie, a shout-out on our web page, and our heartfelt thanks.

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    THE LORDS ~ Your name in a special "thank you" credit at the end of the film.

    Also, a promotional poster signed by filmmakers, Jeff & Jess Finn, a promotional postcard, a DVD or digital download [your choice] of the movie, a shout-out on our web page, and our heartfelt thanks.

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    THE NEW CREATURES ~ Members Only access to our website* which allows you to watch supplemental material including behind-the-scenes, raw and unedited footage, more complete interviews, and other cool stuff.

    Also, your name in a special "thank you" credit at the end of the film, a promotional poster signed by filmmakers, Jeff & Jess Finn, a promotional postcard, a DVD or digital download [your choice] of the movie, a shout-out on our web page, and our heartfelt thanks.

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    THE FEAST OF FRIENDS ~ Collectible 1991 book, "Morrison: A Feast of Friends," autographed by author and Jim's friend and collaborator, Frank Lisciandro. This book peeled back the layers and showed Jim in the most real sense without sensationalizing the myth. [Please note: softcover book is vintage and NOT in mint condition]

    Also, Members Only access to our website* which allows you to watch supplemental material including behind-the-scenes, raw and unedited footage, more complete interviews, and other cool stuff. Plus your name in a special "thank you" credit at the end of the film, a promotional poster signed by filmmakers, Jeff & Jess Finn, a promotional postcard, a DVD or digital download [your choice] of the movie, a shout-out on our web page, and our heartfelt thanks.

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    THE HOUR FOR MAGIC ~ Collectible 1982 book, "Jim Morrison: An Hour for Magic," autographed by author and Jim's friend and collaborator, Frank Lisciandro. Frank has drawn on his own personal memories and photographic archive to provide an unique pictorial tribute, providing a new insight into the life of Jim Morrison. [Please note: softcover book is vintage and NOT in mint condition].

    Also, Members Only access to our website* which allows you to watch supplemental material including behind-the-scenes, raw and unedited footage, more complete interviews, and other cool stuff. Plus your name in a special "thank you" credit at the end of the film, a promotional poster signed by filmmakers, Jeff & Jess Finn, a promotional postcard, a DVD or digital download [your choice] of the movie, a shout-out on our web page, and our heartfelt thanks.

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    THE DRY WATER ~ Ask one [1] question. We will field that question to as many people who knew Jim as we can and ask them to answer it**.

    Also, Members Only access to our website* which allows you to watch supplemental material including behind-the-scenes, raw and unedited footage, more complete interviews, and other cool stuff. Plus your name in a special "thank you" credit at the end of the film, a promotional poster signed by filmmakers, Jeff & Jess Finn, a promotional postcard, a DVD or digital download [your choice] of the movie, a shout-out on our web page, and our heartfelt thanks.

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    THE AMERICAN PRAYER ~ Your name in the end credits of the movie listed as "Contributor" and a "Before the End: Jim Morrison Comes of Age" promo package [t-shirt, sticker, & pin].

    Also, Members Only access to our website* which allows you to watch supplemental material including behind-the-scenes, raw and unedited footage, more complete interviews, and other cool stuff. Plus a promotional poster signed by filmmakers, Jeff & Jess Finn, a promotional postcard, a DVD or digital download [your choice] of the movie, a shout-out on our web page, and our heartfelt thanks.

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    THE ANATOMY OF ROCK ~ Limited edition set of 26 individual, professionally-printed lithographs*** printed on heavy paper. Each of the original Jim Morrison drawings from the 1957/58 Alameda High School era artwork are reproduced exactly as they were drawn. The attention to foolproof replication is incredible. Each print is hand-numbered and embossed with a unique 'JDM' seal attesting to its authenticity. Nineteen of the lithos measure approximately 8 1/2" x 11" while seven lithos are somewhat smaller. The lithos come in an attractive custom folder which pictures Jim Morrison's 1957/58 high school swim team photo on the front cover. The set comes with with a letter of authenticity signed by Morrison's high school friend Fud Ford, now deceased.
    Also, Members Only access to our website* which allows you to watch supplemental material including behind-the-scenes, raw and unedited footage, more complete interviews, and other cool stuff. Plus your name in the end credits of the movie listed as "Contributor," a "Before the End: Jim Morrison Comes of Age" promo package [t-shirt, sticker, & pin], a promotional poster signed by Jeff & Jess, a promotional postcard, a DVD or digital download [your choice] of the movie, a shout-out on our web page, and our heartfelt thanks.

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    THE PARIS JOURNAL ~ A credit in all versions of the film as an Associate Producer.

    Also, Members Only access to our website* which allows you to watch supplemental material including behind-the-scenes, raw and unedited footage, full interviews, and other cool stuff. Plus a "Before the End: Jim Morrison Comes of Age" promo package [t-shirt, sticker, & pin], a promotional poster signed by Jeff & Jess, a promotional postcard, a DVD or digital download [your choice] of the movie, a shout-out on our web page, and our heartfelt thanks.

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    THE ODE TO LA WHILE THINKING OF BRIAN JONES, DECEASED ~ An opening credit in all versions of the film as an Executive Producer and in the film's IMDb.com entry. Dinner with the filmmakers, Jeff & Jess Finn, at Barney's Beanery [one of Jim's favorite hangouts] in West Hollywood, CA, [travel expenses not included].

    Also, Members Only access to our website* which allows you to watch supplemental material including behind-the-scenes, raw and unedited footage, full interviews, and other cool stuff. Plus a "Before the End: Jim Morrison Comes of Age" promo package [t-shirt, sticker, & pin], a promotional poster signed by Jeff & Jess, a promotional postcard, a DVD or digital download [your choice] of the movie, a shout-out on our web page, and our heartfelt thanks.

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    THE CELEBRATION OF THE LIZARD ~ Exclusive package containing all Morrison-related media [DVDs, books, magazines] Jeff Finn utilized as research material for the documentary, plus rare, highly-collectible 1965 1st-edition of "Crucifix in a Deathhand" by Charles Bukowski. [Signed "3-20-65" by Bukowski, who was a Los Angeles-themed influence on Morrison's poetry.] Dinner with the filmmakers, Jeff & Jess Finn, at Barney's Beanery [one of Jim's favorite hangouts] in West Hollywood, CA, [travel expenses not included],

    Also, an opening credit in all versions of the film as an Executive Producer and in the film's IMDb.com entry. Additionally, access to our Members Only website* which allows you to watch supplemental material including behind-the-scenes, raw and unedited footage, full interviews, and other cool stuff. Plus a "Before the End: Jim Morrison Comes of Age" promo package [t-shirt, sticker, & pin], a promotional poster signed by Jeff & Jess, a promotional postcard, a DVD or digital download [your choice] of the movie, a shout-out on our web page, and our heartfelt thanks.

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    THE LIZARD KING WAS HERE ~ A copy of "The Lizard King Was Here: The Life and Times of Jim Morrison in Alexandria, Virginia," autographed by the author, Mark Opsasnick. This fascinating book is an in-depth study of a greatly overlooked period in the mercurial life of Jim Morrison.

    Also, a promotional postcard, a DVD or digital download [your choice] of the movie, a shout-out on our web page, and our heartfelt thanks.

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