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Uniform Title Help! (Motion picture : 1965)
Title Help! [videorecording] / screenplay by Marc Behm & Charles Wood ; story by Marc Behm ; produced by Walter Shenson ; directed by Richard Lester ; Walter Shenson Films Ltd., Subafilms Ltd.

Imprint Hollywood, CA : Capitol Records/Apple [2007]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library DVD    MA BEAT HEL B95DVD    DUE 12-09-23
 GDL Brand Library Storage DVD    MA BEAT HEL B95DVD    Available
Description 2 videodiscs (153 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([16] p. : col. ill., ports. ; 18 x 13 cm.)
Note Capitol Records/Apple: 509995 10347 95 (on discs: 5099951034894, 5099951034993).
Originally released as a motion picture in 1965.
Special features: The Beatles in Help! (30-minute documentary) ; A missing scene, featuring Wendy Richard ; The restoration of Help!: an in-depth look at the restoration process ; Memories of Help!: the cast and crew reminisce ; 3 theatrical trailers ; 1965 radio spots ; booklet with introduction by Lester and an essay by Martin Scorsese.
Contents Disc 1: Help! (96 min.) -- Disc 2: Special features (57 min.).
Credits Director of photography, David Watkin; editor, John Victor Smith; musical director, Ken Thorne; songs by John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison.
Cast The Beatles (John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr) ; Leo McKern, Eleanor Bron, Victor Spinetti, Roy Kinnear, John Bluthal, Patrick Cargill, Alfie Bass, Warren Mitchell, Peter Copley, Bruce Lacey.
Event Location scenes filmed in the Bahamas, Obertauern (Austria), and on the Salisbury Plain in England.
Summary "The story follows The Beatles as they become passive recipients of an outside plot that revolves around Ringo's possession of a sacrificial ring, which he cannot remove from his finger. As a result, he and his bandmates ... are chased from London to the Austrian Alps to the Bahamas by religious cult members, a mad scientists and the London police"--Container.
System Details DVD, all regions, widescreen (16:9) presentation ; PCM stereo., LTS 5.1 surround.
Language English dialogue, optional subtitles in English, Spanish, Portuguese or French.
Subject Beatles -- Drama.
Rock groups -- England -- Drama.
Rock music -- Drama.
Rings -- Religious aspects -- Drama.
Cults -- Drama.
Human sacrifice -- Drama.
Genre/Form Road films.
Musical films.
Rock films.
Comedy films.
Added Author Lester, Richard, 1932-
Shenson, Walter.
Behm, Marc.
Wood, Charles, 1932-
Lennon, John, 1940-1980.
McCartney, Paul.
Harrison, George, 1943-2001.
Starr, Ringo.
McKern, Leo, 1920-2002.
Bron, Eleanor.
Spinetti, Victor.
Kinnear, Roy, 1934-1988.
Scorsese, Martin.
Capitol Records, Inc.
Walter Shenson Films.
Added Title Beatles Help!
Standard No. 5099951034795
Music No. 5099951034993 Capitol Records/Apple
509995 10347 95 Capitol Records/Apple (set)
5099951034894 Capitol Records/Apple

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