Posted Tue Sep 27, 2016 at 12:00 PM PDT by Tom Landy
The 2016 documentary will be getting two Blu-ray releases in November.
In an early announcement to retailers, Universal Music is preparing 'The Beatles: Eight Days A Week - The Touring Years' for Blu-ray on November 18.
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.
The release will also be available in a Special Edition packaged in a slipcase digipak with a 64-page booklet featuring an introduction from director Ron Howard, essay by music journalist and author Jon Savage and rare photos from The Beatles' private archive. This set will include a second disc with over 100 minutes of special features covering all aspects of The Beatles early career right up to 1966.
You can find the latest specs for 'The Beatles: Eight Days A Week - The Touring Years' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it is indexed under November 18.
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