If they missed Beatles' first appearance in the U.S.A. they would hate themselves for the rest of their lives! So they (six young girls from New Jersey) set off even though they don't have ... See full summary »
If they missed Beatles' first appearance in the U.S.A. they would hate themselves for the rest of their lives! So they (six young girls from New Jersey) set off even though they don't have tickets for the show! The journey is full of surprises and misfortunes but the young ladies are determined to reach to their idols... Written by
Xenophon Tsakanikas <firstname.lastname@example.org>
these youngsters are suffering from a highly contagious disease called beatlemania. The symptoms are...screaming hysteria hyperventilation fainting fits seizures and spasmodic convulsions It isn't fatal but it sure is fun.
The character of Pam appears to be a reference to the song "Polythene Pam". The character exhibits fetishistic behaviors towards the objects and instruments in the Beatles' room, then hides under the bed to watch them change clothes. "Polythene Pam" was based on an experience John Lennon had with a couple who experimented in kinky fetish sex, including wearing polythene (polyethylene) plastic bags. See more »
Among the products advertised during the Ed Sullivan broadcast in I WANNA HOLD YOUR HAND is Brylcreem. In fact, Brylcreem was not advertised on the actual Ed Sullivan broadcast of February 9, 1964, and the placement of the commercial in the movie was probably director Robert Zemeckis' personal joke relating to the Beatles' hair style - which certainly didn't require the use of Brylcreem. See more »
And so, I want you to be prepared for excessive screaming, hysteria, hyperventilation, fainting, fits, seizures, spasmodic convulsions, even attempted suicides. All perfectly normal. Merely means that these youngsters are enjoying themselves.
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I thought that this was one of the most interesting comedies ever! It's hysterically funny from one point to another about these three young girls who are HUGE fans of the Beatles and would do anything just to see them on Ed Sullivan. What a great idea for a movie. It's amazing! It's one of the greatest films I ever saw, and that anyone can enjoy!
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