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?
Just over thirty years later another movie, Across the Universe
(2007), would be made also featuring a soundtrack to tell a story with music by The Beatles
. Interestingly, on this film and the later movie, both had women directors. See more
Edited from Wing and a Prayer
We Can Work it Out
Written by John Lennon
and Paul McCartney
Sung by The Four Seasons See more