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The Linda McCartney Story (2000)

TV Movie  |   |  Biography, Drama, Music  |  21 May 2000 (USA)
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Jenafor Ryane
Moya O'Connell ...
Heather McCartney
Alexander Ruurs ...
James McCartney
Michelle Skalnik
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When the Beatles are arguing over who will manage them, John, George, and Ringo refer to the agent they want to hire as "Bruce Grossman". In real life, the agent's name was Allen Klein. See more »

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Paul and Linda marry in a "Registry Office" according to the sign above the door and the news reporter's voiceover. It is actually called a Register Office - there is not such thing as a "Registry Office". See more »

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Linda McCartney: Mick Jagger said he'd never have his old lady on stage.
Paul McCartney: Yeah, well screw him!
Linda McCartney: I already have.
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Written by Rodgers Grand, Jon Hendrick & Pat Patrick
Performed by Georgie Fame and the Blue Flames
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Interesting and touching. Story of courage and devotion.
21 May 2000 | by (Muskogee OK) – See all my reviews

This is the story of Linda Eastman McCartney. Her early life as a music magazine photographer. Her meeting and 30-year marriage to Beatle Paul McCartney. Her becoming a member of her husband's band, Wings; her publishing cookbooks as well as books of her photos. Linda's rich and famous, but simple life ends with her losing battle with breast cancer.

It is odd that most of the music is non Beatle/McCartney fare. The story is not too candy coated: and there is just enough spice to keep the story rolling.

Elizabeth Mitchell plays Linda. Paul McCartney is aptly played by Gary Bakewell. Tim Piper portrays John Lennon. Chris Cound is cast as George Harrison. Ringo Starr is played by Michael McMurty. Veteran actor George Segal stars as Linda's father, Lee Eastman.








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