A Hard Day’s Night

Hard Day’s Night

A film by Richard Lester
Starring John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr

When The Beatles made their feature debut 50 years ago, nobody expected much. The rock‘n’roll musical had been around for a decade without producing many great films. A Hard Day’s Night changed all that.

Directed kinetically by Richard Lester, the film captured a day in the life of the teen heartthrobs in high style. Writer Alun Owen toured with The Beatles for weeks to capture their characters and speaking styles. Lester let the Fab Four throw in a few improvisations and surrounded them with adept comic actors like Wilfred Brambell as Paul McCartney’s grandfather and Victor Spinetti as a hassled television director. The album shot to number one instantly, which is hardly a surprise considering that the picture introduced The Beatles classics “All My Loving,” “Can’t Buy Me Love,” “And I Love Her,” “Tell Me Why” and the title tune, which was written by John Lennon in one night.


Technical Information

Production Year
Running Time
87 mins

Past Screenings (since April 2nd, 2009)

Thursday, Jul 24, 2014
Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014
Tuesday, Jul 22, 2014
Monday, Jul 21, 2014
Friday, Jul 18, 2014
Thursday, Jul 17, 2014
Wednesday, Jul 16, 2014
Tuesday, Jul 15, 2014
Monday, Jul 14, 2014
Sunday, Jul 13, 2014
8:30pm · 11:30am
Saturday, Jul 12, 2014
Thursday, Jul 10, 2014
7:30pm · 5:15pm
Wednesday, Jul 9, 2014
Tuesday, Jul 8, 2014
7:30pm · 5:15pm
Monday, Jul 7, 2014
7:30pm · 5:15pm
Sunday, Jul 6, 2014
7:30pm · 5:15pm · 1:25pm · 11:30am
Saturday, Jul 5, 2014
7:30pm · 5:15pm · 1:25pm · 11:30am
Friday, Jul 4, 2014
7:30pm · 5:15pm · 1:25pm
Saturday, Jan 16, 2010
Friday, Jan 15, 2010
Tuesday, Jul 28, 2009

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