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Postby I am the Paulrus » Wed Oct 10, 2012 10:11 am

BBC 2 Arena: "The Beatles' Magical Mystery Tour Revisited" documentary

Arena presents the greatest Beatles story never told, a blockbuster double-bill. Beginning with a documentary full of fabulous Beatles archive material never shown before anywhere in the world.

Songs you'll never forget, the film you've never seen and a story that's never been heard. In 1967, in the wake of the extraordinary impact of Sgt. Pepper, The Beatles made a film - a dreamlike story of a coach daytrip, a magical mystery tour. It was seen by a third of the nation, at 8.35pm on BBC1 on Boxing Day - an expectant public, hoping for some light entertainment for a family audience.

Magical Mystery Tour was greeted with outrage and derision by middle England and the establishment media.

'How dare they', they cried, 'They're not film directors, who do they think they are?' they howled. Where were the four lovable moptops of Help! and A Hard Day's Night?

What propelled The Beatles to make this surreal, startling and - at the time - utterly misunderstood film?

View here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yc9scbIQ7KY
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Re: BBC 2 Arena: "The Beatles' Magical Mystery Tour Revisite

Postby mr h atom » Wed Oct 10, 2012 12:09 pm

"what propelled The Beatles to make this..."

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..maybe they had the blue munchies
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Postby Girl4Beats » Wed Oct 10, 2012 2:29 pm

They were The Beatles. That's what propelled them to do the movie.
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Re: BBC 2 Arena: "The Beatles' Magical Mystery Tour Revisite

Postby james1985 » Thu Oct 11, 2012 4:52 pm

Saw this on the big screen last week.

I thought there were some good bits, but it didn't need all the Peter Asher stuff, it wasn't relevant.

I enjoyed the fan club girls, and if the whole thing had been Ritchie watching the film on his laptop, I'd have been happy. :-D
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