Friday, June 12, 2009

"The Beatles": Rare And Unseen- July 14...

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MVD Visual and Wienerworld will release "The Beatles" - 'Rare And Unseen', July 14, 2009, a new documentary revealing the earliest known footage of the Beatles, including home movies, personal photographs and private memorabilia, from their beginnings in Liverpool, to their eventual break-up.

Highlights include the earliest known footage of the Beatles on stage in Liverpool February 1962, their only existing film on tour in Scotland - Caird Hall, Dundee October 1964, footage from the Bahamas, February 1965 during the filming of director Richard Lester's "Help!", footage from September 1967 in Newquay filming "Magical Mystery Tour", home movie footage from Paris Olympia Theatre January 1964 and an interview with John Lennon recorded in New York.

The Beatles are shown at play, on and off stage, on film with contributions from: Phil Collins, Steve Harley, Norman 'Hurricane' Smith, Colin Hanton (their first drummer), Sam Leach (tour manager), Tony Barrow (press officer 1962-1968), Tony Bramwell (friend and roadie), Ken Dodd, Tony Booth, Gerry Marsden from Gerry And The Pacemakers", Len Goodman and Sylvie Varten.