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The Beatles – Get Back (2021) 3-Disc Collector’s Set John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr. Directed by Peter Jackson.

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The Beatles – Get Back (2021) widescreen (1.85:1), Color and black and white, Approx. total Run time: ‎ 468 minutes, 3-Disc Set Collector’s Edition. Digitally restored picture and sound, optional English subtitles. Playable on all North American (US, Canada, etc.) standard DVD players. With: The Beatles, Paul McCartney, John Lennon, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, Yoko Ono. Directed by Peter Jackson.

   Disc 1: The band gathers at Twickenham Film Studios to rehearse for a concert
   Disc 2: Rehearsals continue at Apple Studios and the mood lifts
   Disc 3: The Beatles perform on the roof of the Apple Offices

In January 1969 The Beatles entered the recording studio to write and rehearse the songs for their album “Let It Be”. They are on a very tight schedule as they intend to debut the songs in a live performance within a few weeks. A camera crew is recording everything that goes on in the studio in order to make a film out of the experience. This is an edited version of what they captured.

“The Beatles: Get Back” is a documentary television series directed and produced by Peter Jackson. It covers the making of the Beatles' 1970 album “Let It Be” (which had the working title of “Get Back”) and draws largely from the unused footage and audio material originally captured for and recycled original footage from the 1970 documentary of the album by Michael Lindsay-Hogg. The docu-series has a total runtime of nearly eight hours, consisting of three episodes, each of duration between two and three hours covering about one week each, together covering 21 days of studio time.

Directed by Peter Jackson, “The Beatles: Get Back” is a three-part documentary series that takes audiences back in time to the band’s intimate recording sessions. The documentary showcases the warmth, camaraderie, and creative genius that defined the legacy of the iconic foursome and is compiled from 60 hours of unseen footage shot in January 1969 (under the supervision of Michael Lindsay-Hogg and his director of photography Tony Richmond), and more than 150 hours of unheard audio, all of which has been brilliantly restored. Also featured — for the first time in its entirety — is The Beatles’ last live performance as a group — the unforgettable rooftop concert on London’s Savile Row — as well as other songs and classic compositions featured on the band’s final two albums, "Abbey Road" and "Let It Be".

Experience the legendary story of The Beatles with this brand new DVD release of “The Beatles: Get Back”. Immerse yourself in the iconic music of Paul, John, Ringo and Harrison as they embark on their journey towards fame. This special interest documentary features an incredible run time of 468 minutes, giving you an in-depth look at the band's history and creative process.

Production of The Beatles: Get Back employed film restoration techniques developed for Jackson's “They Shall Not Grow Old”. His production company WingNut Films also utilized its audio restoration technology to isolate recordings of instruments, vocals, and individual conversations onto separate audio tracks. The neural network was called MAL (machine-assisted learning), named after the Beatles' former road manager Mal Evans. Jackson spent close to four years editing the series. It was created with cooperation from Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and the widows of John Lennon (Yoko Ono) and George Harrison (Olivia Harrison), as well as music supervisor Giles Martin (son of George Martin and a regular producer of Beatles projects since 2006). In a news release, McCartney said: "I am really happy that Peter has delved into our archives to make a film that shows the truth about the Beatles recording together." Starr said: "There was hours and hours of us just laughing and playing music, not at all like the Let It Be film that came out [in 1970]. There was a lot of joy and I think Peter will show that."