Peter Jackson’s upcoming documentary The Beatles: Get Back will be released in cinemas on September 4 after Disney acquired worldwide rights to the film.
The project is being helmed by Lord Of The Rings director Peter Jackson, with news of the film first coming to light in January 2019, when it was revealed that the collaboration between Apple Corps Ltd. and WingNut Films Ltd would see Jackson having access to 55 hours of film which was captured between January 2 and January 31, 1969, as the Beatles worked on their final album Let It Be.
In a statement on George Harrison’s website, Jackson says: “Working on this project has been a joyous discovery. I’ve been privileged to be a fly on the wall while the greatest band of all time works, plays and creates masterpieces.
“I’m thrilled that Disney have stepped up as our distributor. There’s no one better to have our movie seen by the greatest number of people.”
The film is being created with the full co-operation of Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Yoko Ono Lennon and Olivia Harrison.
McCartney says: “I am really happy that Peter has delved into our archives to make a film that shows the truth about the Beatles recording together. The friendship and love between us comes over and reminds me of what a crazily beautiful time we had.”
Starr adds: “I’m really looking forward to this film. Peter is great and it was so cool looking at all this footage. There was hours and hours of us just laughing and playing music, not at all like the version that came out.
“There was a lot of joy and I think Peter will show that. I think this version will be a lot more peace and loving, like we really were.”
Jackson is directing and co-producing the film alongside producer Clare Olssen – who he previously worked with on World War One film They Shall Not Grow Old – and Jonathan Clyde, while Ken Kamins and Apple Corps’ Jeff Jones are serving as executive producers.
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- The Beatles - Beatles For Sale - 1st - EX - UK - vinyl LP - £195.00, $269.10, €228.15 (New Item) (arrived 24-Jul-2021 15:50)on July 24, 2021 at 9:20 pm
THE BEATLES Beatles For Sale (1964 UK first issue 14-track mono vinyl LP on the black & yellow Parlophone label, with 'The Parlophone Co Ltd', 'Sold In The UK' & 'Recording First Published 1964' print, 'Emitex' inner & front laminated internalpocket gatefold flipback picture sleeve PMC1240) See 'more info' for further details ...
- The Beatles - Abbey Road - VG - UK - cd album box set - £35.00, $48.30, €40.95 (New Item) (arrived 22-Jul-2021 15:09)on July 24, 2021 at 9:20 pm
THE BEATLES Abbey Road (1987 UK HMV limited edition individually numbered CD box set comprising the 17-track CD album, two different posters & an eight page booklet, all housed in a superb 12" picture box. The box shows a few light storage marks and the contents are in excellent condition BEACD25/7)
- The Beatles - Let It Be - Pathé - UK - vinyl LP - £50.00, $69.00, €58.50 (New Item) (arrived 22-Jul-2021 13:05)on July 24, 2021 at 9:20 pm
THE BEATLES Let It Be (Rare 1973 12-track vinyl LP. This album is a UK issue which was pressed under contract by Pathé Marconi in France. The Apple labels state both 'Mfd In UK' & 'Made In France By Pathé Marconi'. The reason behind this is that the EMI pressing plant in Hayes, UK was undergoing refurbishment at the time, UK manufactured fully laminated picture sleeve. The sleeve shows just light shelfwear & the vinyl appears barely played PCS7088)
- The Beatles - Silver Beatles - US - picture disc LP - £30.00, $41.40, €35.10 (New Item) (arrived 22-Jul-2021 14:26)on July 24, 2021 at 9:20 pm
THE BEATLES Silver Beatles (1982 US 10-track LP Picture Disc, featuring material recorded early 1961 with portraits matching the inserts from 'The Beatles [White Album]', including 'Take Good Care Of My Baby', clear PVC sleeve AR30003)
- The Beatles - Something New - Blue Label - VG - German - vinyl LP - £15.00, $20.70, €17.55 (New Item) (arrived 22-Jul-2021 14:38)on July 24, 2021 at 9:20 pm
THE BEATLES Something New (1970s German 11-track stereo LP on the light blue Odeon label, glossy picture sleeve. The sleeve displays some minor wear mostly to the edges and is graded Very Good, whilst the vinyl shows only light signs of play 1C062-04600)