Beatles and The King
Beatles and The King
The Beatles – Unauthorized (51 Minutes)
A Must for every Beatles fan, this one-of-a-kind compilation offers a fascinating, entertaining, and surprising look at the Fab Four with rare newsreel footage, candid and revealing interviews, and historic performances. Included is their first US concert in Washington, D.C., never-before-seen highlights from the Hollywood Bowl, a rare uncencored interview filmed just before their very last concert, and live renditions of many hits! You'll hear Roll Over Beethoven, From Me to You, I saw Her Standing There, I wanna Be Your Man, Til There was You, She Loves You, I wanna Hold Your Hand, and Twist and Shout from Washington. Original Beatles drummer Pete Best appears on I've Got a Secret, while in “The Beatles Speak Out”, they discuss everything from income taxes, critics, and the price of fame to their musical influences and imitators.
Fun With The Fab Four (54 Minutes)
Here are rare and unusual news films, TV appearances, and interviews featuring the greatest group ever, including a Shakespearean comedy sketch, long though lost, with Paul and John as Pyramus and Thisbe. This exciting compilation from the sensational Sixties also features outrageously funny press conferences, as well as cluips of both their original drummer, Pete Best, and Ringo's temporary replacements, Jimmy Nicol. Yo0u'll see on-location footage of the Beatles shooting A Hard Day's Night at London's Paddington Station, and their characteristically off-the-wall reactions to being made Members of the Order of the British Empire. Follow the controversy surrounding John's remark that the Beatles were “more popular than Jesus” and the boycott that resulted, and hear about their run-in with the law for violating the curfew at a Minneapolis motel.
Rare Moments With The King (56 Minutes)
Depicting the news events surrounding the life of the greatest entertainer of all time. This is a jam-packed historic documentary of appearances on TV and in newsreels from the 1950's to the 1970's. Showcasing Presley as his fans knew him and loved him, it features rare interviews, press conferences, and TV sketches with celebrated personalities like the late Milton Berle, Steve Allen, and Andy Griffith. This must-have disc includes his Army days, wedding kiss with Priscilla, Madison Square Garden press conference, custom Cadillac, historic nationwide live satellite broadcast from Hawaii, and more. It also documents “Presley-mania” through the years in interviews with the fans, including some who journeyed all the way from England to see the one and only “King of Rock `n' Roll”. (Contains no music)
Elvis – King of Entertainment (100 Minutes)
This special tribute to the King looks back over his love, times, and career, including his movies, TV performances, army days, wedding, concerts, comedy sketches, interviews and behind-the-scenes footage. Follow the incredible journey of Elvis Aron Presley from Tupelo to stardom, with early color footage of the young Elvis, plus his groundbreaking rendition of “Heartbreak Hotel” on the Dorsey Brother's Stage Show. It's all here: his appearances with Ed Sullivan, gas station incident, day in court, legendary gold tuxedo, history-making Aloha from Hawaii broadcast around the world, and more, much of it as told by Elvis himself. You'll also see the phenomenon of “Elvis-mania,” represented by everything from a U.S. Postage stamp and impersonators, to parades, bungee jumping, and “The Flying Elvises” (immortalized in Honeymoon in Vegas).