Beatles' "significance" pushed to the breaking point in this bizarre documentary that juxtaposes their songs (sung by a number of rock stars) with World War II newsreel footage. Helen Reddy sings "Fool On The Hill" while Hitler relaxes at Bertchtesgaden, and Rod Stewart husks "Get Back" while Nazi troops goose step. Written by
The Planes. The Janes. The Blitz.
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John Lennon stated at the time of its release that Henry Gross' arrangement of "Help!" for this film was much closer to his own original intentions for the song; he had always contended that the version The Beatles had cut for the original record and film was much too fast. See more
Edited from To the Shores of Tripoli
Written by John Lennon
and Paul McCartney
Sung by Brothers Johnson See more