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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Did You Know?
The film's director Susan Winslow
was hired as she had been a researcher on the movie Brother Can You Spare a Dime
(1975) which integrated Warner Brothers film footage and 1930s newsreels with gramophone songs of that era. Her original role was as a researcher and to select footage but her contribution became so important she was named the film's director. See more
Edited from The Eve of St. Mark
She's Leaving Home
Written by John Lennon
and Paul McCartney
Sung by Bryan Ferry See more