MPI Home Video New DVD Release - August 2000
Beatles DVD 4 pack
Beatles DVD Collector's Set
CHICAGO-Four hit titles from one of the best Rock 'N Roll bands of all time-The Beatles-will be available in a special DVD collector's set beginning August 8th. MPI Home Video will release Help!, Magical Mystery Tour, The Beatles: The First U.S. Visit, and The Making of A Hard Day's Night for only $79.98.
"Ever since we started offering Beatles programming on DVD, customers have been requesting a DVD collector's set," said Malik B. Ali, Chief Operating Officer for the MPI Media Group. "Because The Beatles will be releasing their new book this fall, we thought it was the perfect time to honor the requests for a DVD gift pack."
The Beatles DVD Collector's Set includes:
Help! - Nominated for 2 British Academy Awards, this 1965 theatrical feature takes The Beatles on a worldwide comedy adventure. After a magical ring gets stuck on Ringo's finger, a group of oriental mystics and a mad scientist stop at nothing to try to get it back. Special features include a fully restored print from the film's original negative, a digitally remastered soundtrack, 15 minutes of bonus footage, Spanish and French audio tracks, and English, Spanish and French subtitles. Songs include Help!, You're Gonna Lose that Girl and Ticket to Ride. Color Approx. Feature 90 min. Dolby Digital RATED-G
"Its zaniness is still infectious"
Magical Mystery Tour - A musical film fantasy that follows The Beatles on a psychedelic bus tour along the English countryside. Making its British debut on Christmas day 1967, special DVD features include a fully restored print, a digitally remastered soundtrack, bonus newsreels, a history of the project, and English, Spanish and French subtitles. Songs include Magical Mystery Tour, I am the Walrus and Fool on the Hill.
Color Approx. feature 54 min. Dolby Digital NR "A pleasant little trip into the band's ... psyche" -The Hartford Courant
The Beatles: The First U.S. Visit - An historic, musical ride back in time as The Beatles come to America for the first time on February 7, 1964 and appear on the Ed Sullivan Show. Special features include 13 Beatles performances, a fully restored print, a digitally remastered soundtrack, a Beatles chronology, discography and other statistics, and English, Spanish and French subtitles. Songs include I Wanna Hold Your Hand, Till There Was You and Twist and Shout.
B/W Approx. feature 83 min. Dolby Digital NR "Nostalgia doesn't come any better than this" -Los Angeles Times
You Can't Do That! The Making of A Hard Day's Night
The extraordinary evolution of the Academy Award(r)-nominated film that convinced the world that The Beatles could be as influential and memorable as the music they sang. Hosted by Phil Collins. Special features include cast profiles, A Hard Day's Night trivia quiz, biography and discography for Phil Collins, and English, Spanish and French subtitles. Color & B/W Approx. 65 min. Dolby Digital NR "An affectionate look back at the musical classic." -Movie Magazine International