Happy Birthday John

    A Special News Feature from Beatles News  Tuesday, March 19, 2019 

The Beatles both as a group and as individuals have been an attractive topic for dramatists, filmmakers and playwrights for over three decades. There is something so compelling about the Beatles story. Their friend and one-time publicist Derek Taylor once described them as "the twentieth century's greatest romance".

That's why their story has inspired musical plays ("Beatlemania," "John, Paul, George, Ringo & Bert"); TV movies ("Birth Of The Beatles," "Two Of Us") and of course movies ("Backbeat"). There are several feature films starring the Beatles as a group and individually; films with musical scores drawn from the Beatles ("Across The Universe", "I Am Sam"); documentary films ("Beatles Anthology" "Imagine: John Lennon") and concert movies.

One way to celebrate John Lennon's 70th birthday this Fall is to have a John Lennon/Beatles film festival at home - buying or renting some of the scores of DVDs offering the John and Beatles on celluloid. This page lists some of the best films available.

Documentaries About John Lennon

Imagine: John Lennon
Gimme Some Truth
The U.S. vs John Lennon

Dramatic Films About John Lennon

• Life & Times
• Two Of Us (2001)
In His Life: The John Lennon Story (2000)

Concert Movies Featuring John Lennon

John Lennon Live In New York City (filmed 1972 - released 1986)
Sweet Toronto (filmed 1969)

Movies Featuring John Lennon as an actor

How I Won The War

TV Shows Featuring John Lennon

The Dick Cavett Show - John Lennon & Yoko Ono
The Tomorrow Show With Tom Snyder (2006) - John's last interview

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