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All This and World War II (1976)

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... See full summary »

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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 Anonymous

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The Planes. The Janes. The Blitz. See more »


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12 November 1976 (USA)  »

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To imerologio tou fovou  »

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This movie has been pretty much buried and hardly ever seen since its brief theatrical release in 1976. The film has never been officially released on home video, laserdisc or DVD. It has been rumored that 20th Century-Fox destroyed all the prints of this film after its disastrous critical reception and box-office returns but these have proved false. See more »

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Edited from Night Train to Munich (1940) See more »

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Maxwell's Silver Hammer
Written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney
Sung by Frankie Laine
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14 September 2000 | by (San Francisco, CA) – See all my reviews

I would love to see this movie again. I saw it at the CINERAMA Dome in Hollywood, CA, 1976. The vinyl LP was a double album and had lots of cool stills and lyrics. I still remember the footage of the youngsters riding out to the english countryside in trains with gas masks on. What will it take to get this film printed again?


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