The Beatles and Pop Culture (film #8 in The British Invasion section of WPA Film Library). [Category: Hollywood]

Silent newsreel footage shows us some rather fascinating factory footage of Beatle wigs being made. I wonder what happened to the soundtrack to this. Then the sound kicks in and we see the Monkees shamelessly ripping off the Beatles’ media schtick. A fun relic of Beatlemania.

Ratings: Camp/Humor Value: ***. Weirdness: ***. Historical Interest: *****. Overall Rating: ****.

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American Square Dancing

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