35 mm color slide taken by filmmaker Marty Stouffer (b. 1948) during the filming of the ABC television special "John Denver Rocky Mountain Christmas," 1975. The photograph depicts musician John Denver (1943-1997), center, performing inside a plastic dome during a night concert. A bass player at his left forms part of the trio of musicians.
"John Denver Rocky Mountain Christmas" (1975) was produced by the American Broadcasting Company (ABC). It was filmed in Aspen, Colorado on November 1975 and aired on ABC on December 10, 1975. Directed by Bill Davis (1931-2013) and produced by Mark Stouffer (b. 1951), it featured Denver hosting and performing Christmas music with guests Olivia Newton-John, Valerie Harper, and Steve Martin. Marty Stouffer, brother of Mark Stouffer and who later produced the PBS television program "Wild America," also worked on the production of "Rocky Mountain Christmas and took the production stills in this collection.