The Substance: Albert Hofmann's LSD

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The Substance: Albert Hofmann's LSD is a 2011 documentary film. The film brings the coincidental discovery of the drug LSD by the Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann in 1943.
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The Substance: Albert Hofmann's LSD is a 2011 documentary film. The film brings the coincidental discovery of the drug LSD by the Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann in 1943.

Original Release

11/17/2011

Cast

Stanislav Grof Himself, psychiatrist
Martin A. Lee Himself, author
James S. Ketchum Himself, U.S. Army Colonel (Retired), Medical Corps
Franz X. Vollenweider Himself, neuroscientist, University of Zürich
Carolyn Garcia Herself, Merry Pranksters
Ralph Metzner Himself, psychologist
Nick Sand Himself, Millbrook Mansion
Roland Griffiths Himself, professor, Johns Hopkins University
Clark Martin Himself, medical research subject
Trevor J. Roling narrator in English version (voice)
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Martin Witz

Writers

Martin Witz

Cast

Stanislav Grof Himself, psychiatrist
Martin A. Lee Himself, author
James S. Ketchum Himself, U.S. Army Colonel (Retired), Medical Corps
Franz X. Vollenweider Himself, neuroscientist, University of Zürich
Carolyn Garcia Herself, Merry Pranksters
Ralph Metzner Himself, psychologist
Nick Sand Himself, Millbrook Mansion
Roland Griffiths Himself, professor, Johns Hopkins University
Clark Martin Himself, medical research subject
Trevor J. Roling narrator in English version (voice)
Hanspeter Muller narrator in German version (voice) (as Hanspeter Müller-Drossaart)
Mario Scarabelli narrator in Italian version (voice)
Albert Hofmann Himself (archive footage)
Ken Kesey Himself (archive footage)
Timothy Leary Himself (archive footage)
Ronald Reagan Himself (archive footage)
John Lennon Himself (archive footage)
Paul McCartney Himself (archive footage)
Mick Jagger Himself (archive footage)
Grateful Dead Themselves (archive footage) (as The Grateful Dead)

Producers

Editors

Stefan Kälin

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