The Beatles: Eight Days A Week - The Touring Years - Special Edition (2DVD)
Ron Howard directs this documentary which follows The Beatles during their touring years from 1962-1966. After quickly conquering the British music scene in the early 1960s, the band went on to play in front of sell-out stadium audiences all around the world. Featuring live performance footage and archive interviews, the film also includes insight from band members Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr as they recount their experiences and memories from the time.
2-disc Special Edition includes:
-1 Bonus Disc (containing approx. 100 minutes of extras, highlighted below)
64 page booklet with an introduction from director Ron Howard, essay by music journalist and author
Jon Savage and rare photos from The Beatles’ private archive
Words & Music (24 mins):
-John, Paul, George & Ringo reflect on songwriting and the influence of music from their parents’ generation, Lennon/McCartney writing for other artists, The Beatles as individual musicians, and the band as innovators. Also featuring Howard Goodall, Peter Asher, Simon Schama and Elvis Costello. The interviews with Paul and Ringo are unseen.
Early Clues To A New Direction (18 mins):
-A special feature touching on The Beatles as a collective, the importance of humour, the impact of women on their early lives and songwriting, and the band as a musical movement. Featuring John, Paul, George & Ringo, along with Paul Greengrass, Stephen Stark, Peter Asher, Malcolm Gladwell, Sigourney Weaver, Whoopi Goldberg, Richard Curtis, Elvis Costello and Simon Schama. Again the interviews with Paul and Ringo are unseen.
Liverpool (11 mins):
-The early days in Liverpool of the late 1950’s and early 1960’s are brought vividly to life by those who worked closely with them at that time including fan club secretary Freda Kelly, Allan Williams an early manager, and Leslie Woodhead multi-award winning documentary film director.
The Beatles in Concert (12 mins):
-Five great but rarely seen full length performances of The Beatles live in concert - Twist and Shout, She Loves You, Can’t Buy Me Love, You Can’t Do That and Help!
- Three Beatles' Fans
- Ronnie Spector and The Beatles
- Shooting A Hard Day’s Night
- The Beatles in Australia
- Recollections of Shea Stadium
- The Beatles in Japan
- An alternative opening for the film
|Format||2DVD||Sone||Sone 2 - Import|
|Spilletid||3 timer 58 minutter||Aldersgrense||12|
|Undertekster||Engelsk, Norsk||Lydformater||Dolby Digital 5.1 (Engelsk)|
|Bildeformater||Widescreen 16:9 Anamorphic||Regissør||Ron Howard|