A Hard Day's Night follows the Beatles through a day of "Beatlemania". A mixture of slapstick comedy, surrealism and simple satire has ensured its classic film status. Enjoyed the film? Want to know more? Go behind the scenes with the ultimate film guides and get the bigger picture. Richard Lester created the film with the intention of cashing in on the success of the young stars and as a method of releasing a profitable soundtrack album. Little did he know that some years later he would be credited with an award from MTV for his part in what many see as the first steps of the popular music video. Understand how Lester's film defined the era and captures early 60's Britain in the throws of social and musical change. Consider what the Beatles represented and how much of its success was based on the fact that the film and the group themselves were something of a cultural phenomenon. What did the Beatles think to their performance? And how did the public respond? Satisfy your curiosity with the ultimate film guides. Read biographies of key players, critics reviews and finally see the film the director wanted you to see. ...don't be in the dark about filmRolston, Lorraine is the author of 'Hard Day's Night' with ISBN 9780582432451 and ISBN 0582432456.