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George Harrison : a Beatle In Benton, IL

Author: Films Media Group,; MVD Entertainment Group.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : MVD Entertainment Group, New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Films Media Group, [2006] 2013. ©2006
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : English
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A Beatle In Benton presents a documentary of the 1963 visit by George Harrison to visit his sister in Benton, Illinois, the first visit by a Beatle to the U.S. His performance with a local group was the first by a Beatle in America, and a local station became the first in America to play Beatles' music. At the time, the Harrison and the Beatles were stars in Britain, but he went unrecognized in America. Months  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Internet videos
Named Person: George Harrison; George Harrison
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films Media Group,; MVD Entertainment Group.
OCLC Number: 959528111
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released by MVD Entertainment Group, 2006.
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on July 05, 2013.
Title from distributor's description (Films Media Group, July 16, 2016).
Target Audience: 7 & up.
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (1 hr., 42 min., 15 sec.)) : sound, color
Contents: Difficulty Penetrating U.S. (2:49) --
Credits: George Harrison: A Beatle In Benton, IL (0:55) --
Introduction: George Harrison: A Beatle In Benton, IL (1:48) --
Illinois Station Plays Beatles Music (5:54) --
Four Vests Bandleader (3:07) --
Playing with Illinois Band (3:50) --
Kenny Welch (4:23) --
Buying Records (3:47) --
Interest in Rickenbacker (1:32) --
Eldorado Concert (5:08) --
Opposing Demolition of Home (4:09) --
Saving Harrison's House (4:15) --
Press Conference (2:07) --
Louise Harrison (3:39) --
Community Members (1:23) --
Beatles and Illinois (3:05) --
Saving House (0:57) --
Louise Harrison on Talk Show (3:52) --
Local Band Meets Harrison (2:10) --
Eldorado Performance (4:17) --
Early Beatlemania (5:51) --
Preservation (4:05) --
Historic Site (2:17) --
First American Beatles' Play (3:05) --
"1964" (1:31) --
Newspaper Campaign (4:20) --
Memorial (3:58) --
Sister Speaks at Memorial (7:13) --
Credits: George Harrison: A Beatle In Benton, IL (3:05) --
"All Those Years Ago" (3:20).
Other Titles: Beatle In Benton, IL
Responsibility: MVD Entertainment Group.

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A Beatle In Benton presents a documentary of the 1963 visit by George Harrison to visit his sister in Benton, Illinois, the first visit by a Beatle to the U.S. His performance with a local group was the first by a Beatle in America, and a local station became the first in America to play Beatles' music. At the time, the Harrison and the Beatles were stars in Britain, but he went unrecognized in America. Months later, The Beatles appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show and toured America. The film includes interviews with Marsha Shaffer (a then-teenage disc jockey who interviewed Harrison on the air) and members of the Four Vests, a Benton-based band who played with Harrison during his visit.

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