Academy Award-winner Ron Howard’s authorized and highly anticipated documentary feature film about The Beatles’ phenomenal early career The Beatles: Eight Days A Week – The Touring Years is based on the first part of The Beatles’ career (1962-1966) – the period in which they toured and captured the world’s acclaim. Ron Howard’s film explores how John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr came together to become this extraordinary phenomenon, “The Beatles.”
It explores their inner workings – how they made decisions, created their music and built their collective career together – all the while, exploring The Beatles’ extraordinary and unique musical gifts and their remarkable, complementary personalities. The film focus’s on the time period from the early Beatles’ journey in the days of The Cavern Club in Liverpool to their last concert at Candlestick Park in San Francisco in 1966.
Featuring rare and exclusive footage, the film is produced with the full cooperation of Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Yoko Ono Lennon and Olivia Harrison. Produced by White Horse Pictures & Imagine Entertainment. Executive produced by Apple Corps Ltd., Whitehorse Pictures and Imagine Entertainment.
THE BEATLES: EIGHT DAYS A WEEK – THE TOURING YEARS
Disc One Running Time: Approx. 106 mins
Disc Two running time: Approx. 100 mins
DISC TWO – Special Features
Over 100 minutes of special features covering all aspects of The Beatles early career right up to 1966.
Includes five rarely seen full length performances.
Two disc set packaged in digipak in a slipcase plus 64 page booklet with an introduction from director Ron Howard, essay by music journalist and author Jon Savage and rare photos from The Beatles’ private archive.
- HD Standard 1080p
- Feature Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
- BD Region All
- Dolby Stereo
- Master Audio 5.1
- Dolby 5.1
Subtitles: English HOH, French, Latin American Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, Dutch, Polish, Romanian and Russian
NR – Not Rated