A Hard Day’s Night – The Beatles (1964)


A Hard Day’s Night is a 1964 musical comedy film directed by Richard Lester and starring the English rock band The BeatlesJohn Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr—during the height of Beatlemania. is a 1964 musical comedy film directed by Richard Lester and starring the English rock band The BeatlesJohn Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr—during the height of Beatlemania. … The Beatles evade a horde of fans while boarding a train for London. En route, they meet Paul’s trouble-making grandfather for the first time; he becomes so much trouble that Paul has him locked up in the brake coach’s luggage room, but he and the others soon join him inside. They play cards and entertain some schoolgirls before arriving at the London station, where they’re quickly driven to a hotel and begin to feel cooped up. Their manager Norm tasks them with answering all their fan mail, but they sneak out to party, only to be caught by Norm and taken back. They then find out that the grandfather went to a gambling club using an invitation sent to Ringo, and, after a brief dust-up, they bring him back to the hotel. … Reviews of the film were mostly positive; one oft-quoted assessment was provided by Andrew Sarris of The Village Voice, labeling A Hard Day’s Night ‘the Citizen Kane of jukebox musicals.’ When The Village Voice published the results of its first annual film poll, A Hard Day’s Night placed second behind Stanley Kubrick‘s Dr. Strangelove. …”
Wikipedia
Criterion – A Hard Day’s Night: The Whole World Is Watching
Criterion – A Hard Day’s Night (Video)
Vanity Fair – Making Beatlemania: A Hard Day’s Night at 50
Discogs (Video)
YouTube: A Hard Day’s Night Official Remastered Trailer – The Beatles Movie

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