A documentary showing both how The Beatles made music together, and how they split up. Hundreds of hours of raw footage was condensed into the final product. The rooftop performance ending the film remains a rock-n-roll archetype. Written by
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An intimate experience on film
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Did You Know?
hated Phil Spector
's changes to his songs from the movie, and tried to have "The Long and Winding Road" replaced with an earlier version before release. John Lennon
disliked the original performances, and was satisfied with Spector's touch-ups: "When I heard it, I didn't puke." See more
Due to the 2 camera technique used to film most of the scenes, during much of the performances the audio does not match up with the performers. One such example is during the Suzy Parker segment, and again during I Got a Feeling, though this scene was filmed using 5 cameras. See more
I'm not trying to get you. But I really am trying to just say, "Look, lads- the band, you know. Shall we... try it like this, you know?"
Referenced in Across the Universe
I Me Mine
Performed by The Beatles
Written by George Harrison
Published by Apple Records
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