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A Hard Day's Night will move one young segment of its audience to tears, hysteria and even outright unconsciousness. More than a movie, it is the answer to a maiden's prayer. Surprisingly, though, this hairy musical romp starring John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr—yclept the Beatles—is one of the smoothest, freshest, funniest films ever made solely for purposes of exploitation. It seems better than it ought to be simply because the Beatles prove themselves disarming personalities.

Looking like four errant Blue Boys, the lads hit their nimble stride in a script shrewdly slapped together by Scenarist Alun Owen and...

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