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The Beatles at Shea Stadium (1966)

Documentary film of The Beatles classic August 15, 1965 New York concert.
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Documentary film of The Beatles classic August 15, 1965 New York concert.

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10 January 1967 (USA)  »

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Die Beatles in New York  »

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Trivia

This concert set a world record at the time for attendance and revenue. 55,600 fans attended. $304,000 of tickets were sold. See more »

Goofs

During Ringo Starr's performance of "Act Naturally", a shot of him with his mouth closed is shown while his voice is being heard. See more »

Connections

Featured in The Beatles Revolution (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

Can't Buy Me Love
Written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney
Performed by The Beatles
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Here are The Beatles!
20 November 2004 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

The Beatles at Shea Stadium documents the band's groundbreaking concert for 55,600 screaming New York fans on August 15, 1965. Made as a TV special using 12 cameramen, the film gives a comprehensive picture of what the event was like, including: setting up the stage, The Beatles' helicopter flyover (they weren't allowed to land on the baseball field, so they had to land on the World's Fair building and travel to the stadium in an armored truck), some of the opening acts (Brenda Holloway and the King Curtis Band, Sounds Incorporated), tuning up in the dressing room, and most of the actual Beatles show (two songs were edited for time). Introduced onstage by Ed Sullivan (they had taped an appearance on his show the day before), The Beatles ran across the ball field to the stage in their new, Help!-style beige military jackets to play to what was then the largest crowd ever at a rock 'n' roll show. The Beatles give their all to entertain the distant, cheering crowd, occasionally cracking up at the sheer enormity of the event.


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