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In February of 1964 four boys from Liverpool England played on the Ed Sullivan Show and with them began the British Invasion They of course were the Beatles On the heels of the Beatles came bands like the Rolling Stones Herman and the Hermits the Who and the Yardbirds to name a few The Beatles began a phenomenon within their marketing appeal In 1960 Elvis came back to his fans and appeared in a show with Frank Sinatra After that and after recording some remarkable songs like Its Now or Never and Fame and Fortune Elvis started to make movies and more movies During his Hollywood Era few were the times he went to the studio to record songs that were not for his movies Anonymous 1998 Released in 1964 A Hard Days Night captures the Beatles just after their first successful tour of America When A Hard Days Night was opened in September 1964 it was a problematic entry in a disreputable form the rock n roll musical It was clear from the outset that A Hard Days Night was in a different category from the rock musicals that had starred Elvis It was smart cheeky it didnt take itself seriously and it was shot and edited by Richard Lester in black-and-white semi-documentary style that seemed to follow the boys during a typical day in their lives Ebert 2003 The Beatles had a clone look matching hair and clothes but they contrasted it with the individuality of their personalities The most powerful quality evoked by A Hard Days Night is liberation The long hair was just the superficial sign of that An underlying theme is the difficulty establishment types have in getting the Beatles to follow orders Although their manager Norman Rossington tries to control them and their TV director Victor Spinetti goes crazy because of their improvisations during a live TV broadcast they act according to the way they feel When Ringo
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