How it looked and sounded when it all began. The movie was supposed to be a bit of exploitative ephemera — a quick cash-in before the fad passed, but it never did. There are undoubtedly many millions of people who still feel the thrill at the sound of that opening chord. . .
Today is John Lennon‘s 70th birthday.
Since this is our regular Saturday Night at the Movies spot, A Hard Day’s Night seems an appropriate way to celebrate. I’m glad to say that both the video and the sound are of excellent quality.
Frye on the Beatles here.
The rest of the movie after the jump.