THE BEATLES’ COMPLETE FIRST AMERICAN CONCERT, 1964, 90 min. The phenomenon known as “Beatlemania” arrived on American shores from Great Britain when The Beatles landed at New York’s Kennedy airport for their first appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show, February 9, 1964. On February 11, the group performed their first U.S. concert at the Coliseum in Washington, D.C. This is the original broadcast, unseen in its entirety since March 1964, will be shown in stunning, first-generation picture quality. Includes performances by Leslie Gore and the Beach Boys. [Digital} - Update SOLD OUT! 2nd Show @ 11PM
Host Domenic Priore (author of Riot on Sunset Strip: Rock 'n' Roll's Last Stand in Hollywood) will be joined by rock 'n' roll visual archivist Ron Furmanek and Alan Boyd, director of the documentary ENDLESS HARMONY: THE BEACH BOYS STORY, in bringing this unique program back to the big screen again after 47 years. Additional guests TBA.
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Added by AmericanCinematheque on February 7, 2011