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Robert Elfstrom

Johnny Cash: Bob ElfstromConsidered one of the best documentary cinematographers working today, Robert Elfstrom's other feature documentary credits include directing the Oscar-nominated Other Voices, and cinematography for such landmark Maysles brothers' films as Gimme Shelter and The Running Fence. He has worked extensively for such flagship PBS series as NOVA, American Masters, National Geographic Specials and Frontline. Elfstrom, who lives in San Francisco, has also worked on documentary projects for HBO, the Discovery Channel, TBS, CBS and NBC. Elfstrom's full list of credits can be found at

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In the middle of the song, both John and Bob [Dylan] forgot the lyrics. So the recording session stopped while people scampered around the Columbia Records building trying to find the lyrics to a Bob Dylan song.”

— Robert Elfstrom, Filmmaker

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