|Eye Of The Hurricane (DVD) - Front Cover||Eye Of The Hurricane (DVD) - Rear Cover|
|Total time||3 hours 27 minutes and 56 seconds !
DVD 1 - 104:00
DVD 2 - 103:56
This double DVD presents three and a half hours of footage from the promotional tour that turned four lads from
Liverpool, quite literally, into the music phenomenon of the century. A comprehensive document with coverage from
24 American cities, this painstakingly researched and edited collection gives the viewer a new insight into the
Beatlemania that gripped America in the summer of 1964.
Highlights of this double DVD set include:
This two disc DVD has a double-sided glossy front cover with many interesting pictures, plus a separate glossy booklet with details of the chapters and more pictures.
|No.||Date, Place and Detail||Time|
|1||18/08/1964 - Los Angeles
Hollywood Star newsreel of Airport scenes, plus press conference
|2||19/08/1964 - San Francisco
(That night they will play to 17,130 fans at the Cow Palace, San Francisco)
|3||20/08/1964 - Las Vegas
Airport scene, then Las Vegas Convention Centre
One live segment but the performance is almost inaudible.
Further Airport scene. (That day, two performances were given, each to 8,000 fans)
|4||21/08/1964 - Seattle
Airport scene, plus press conference.
Some general footage with "Long Tall Sally" over it.
(That night The Beatles performed to 14,720 at the Seattle Center Coliseum)
|5||22/08/1964 - Vancouver
Airport scene, plus press conference.
General crowd footage.
(That night The Beatles played to 20,261 people at the Empire Stadium, Vancouver)
|6+||23/08/1964 - Hollywood
Airport scene, press conference footage with no sound (some in Colour).
Fans interviewed before the Hollywood Bowl concert (2:12)
18,700 people filled the Hollywood Bowl, sold out four months earlier, for their concert
which was recorded for posterity by a team of engineers representing Capitol Records.
Hollywood Bowl Concert Footage (Excellent sound quality)
The group are seen leaving the stage, then some final crowd scenes.
|Total time to this point is 46:40|
|17||24/08/1964 - Bel Air
Beatlemania news report, excellent interview with Derek Taylor at their
rented house at 356 St. Pierre Road, in Brown Canyon, Bel Air.
|18||26/08/1964 - Denver
Airport scenes (some in Colour) with "Slow Down" soundtrack.
|19||26/08/1964 - Denver (Contd. from above)
Concert footage (Short clips, none are complete)
(The Beatles played to 7,000 people at Red Rocks Amphitheater, Denver)
|20||27/08/1964 - Cincinnati
Airport scenes (She Love You soundtrack), plus brief concert footage
(The Beatles played to 17,000 people at Cincinnati Gardens.)
The footage is followed by a remarkable statement by a court representative about
14,000 hysterical children in the audience.
|21||28/08/1964-29/08/1964 - Forest Hills, New York
|22||28/08/1964-29/08/1964 - Forest Hills, New York (Contd. from above)
Press conference, includes discussing threats to public safety.
(The Forest Hills Tennis Stadium held 15,983 people. Every seat was sold, plus more were added)
|23||28/08/1964-29/08/1964 - Forest Hills, New York (Contd. from above)
Press conference, the girl who stole Ringo's St.Christopher, Angie McGowan, returned it and
posed for photographs while first Ringo, then Paul, kissed her on the cheek.
|24||30/08/1964 - Atlantic City
A BBC reporter (Peter Snow ?) happens to be in The Beatles hotel, complains, then interviews the lads.
The Beatles stayed at the Lafayette Motel in Atlantic City.
(That night they played to 19,000 fans at the Convention Hall, Atlantic City)
|25+||02/09/1964 - Philadelphia
Scenes outside the Convention Hall, Philadelphia, with a soundtrack of a short interview with John (0:49)
Convention Hall, Philadelphia - Concert Footage
|No.||Performance Date And Place||Time|
|1+||03/09/1964 - Indianapolis
Scenes at Weir Cook Municipal Airport with newsreel voiceover.
Scenes around the Speedway Motel (2:35)
12,413 people filled the State Fair Coliseum for the afternoon show
State Fair Coliseum, Indianapolis - Concert Footage
Some crowd shots are the same as in the Philadelphia - Concert Footage above on disc one !
And some are repeated during this footage !!
|12||03/09/1964 - Indianapolis
Press conference after the afternoon show, plus motel footage and newsreel voiceover.
Also scenes at the airport.
When The Beatles boarded their chartered plane at Weir Cook Municipal Airport,
they were $85,231.93 richer. ($1,719.02 had already been deducted for state gross income tax).
|13||05/09/1964 - Chicago
Airport footage (rarely used Midway Airport) - soundtrack is radio interview discussing security issues.
|14||05/09/1964 - Chicago (COLOUR 16mm film !)
Crowd and concert footage from the International Amphitheater, Chicago,
... but the dubbed soundtrack is taped interview.
|15||07/09/1964 - Toronto
News report with crowd scenes, and interviews with fans.
Hysteria at the King Edward Sheraton Hotel.
Press conference from between the two sets they did that day which included
some presentations, then a filmed interview.
|16||07/09/1964 - Toronto
Concert footage of She Loves You - but it's very poor sound.
Then more fan footage and scenes at the airport leaving Toronto
|17||11/09/1964 - Jacksonville
Press conference at their hotel, The George Washington.
Interviewing The Beatles was Jean Morris.
Although 30,000 tickets had been sold, only 23,000 showed up.
Around 7,000 out-of-town fans who bought tickets were unable to see the concerts because
Hurricane Dora had destroyed roads and bridges.
|18||12/09/1964 - Boston
|19||13/09/1964 - Baltimore
Airport scenes. with Ringo interviewed at the aeroplane.
Then footage of fans being interviewed
|20||15/09/1964 - Cleveland
WHK Press conference at the Sheraton-Cleveland Hotel.
|21||15/09/1964 - Cleveland
An interview with Brian Epstein
|22||16/09/1964 - New Orleans
Crowd scenes and some concert footage from City Park Stadium, New Orleans,
The soundtrack is a radio interview.
|23||17/09/1964 - Kansas City (COLOUR 8mm film !)
Concert footage from the Municipal Stadium, Kansas City with
dubbed soundtrack of The Beatles playing "Kansas City".
20,280 saw this concert which was actually an extra unscheduled booking.
|24||18/09/1964 - Dallas
Airport and fan footage with soundtrack from KLIF radio.
|25||18/09/1964 - Dallas
|26||20/09/1964-21/09/1964 - New York City
Crowd scenes with a dubbed soundtrack of a radio interview segment.
The brief footage includes shots of Paramount Theater, Broadway where The Beatles
took part in a charity concert for cerebral palsy.
|27||20/09/1964-21/09/1964 - New York City
An outdoor early morning interview, plus airport footage
|28||21/09/1964 - Heathrow
Airport footage with a dubbed soundtrack of "Slow Down".
Brian Matthews can also be heard.
|Bonus Tracks at Granada TV Centre, Manchester 14/10/1964
These are listed as two tracks - "Dress Rehearsal" and "Broadcast Version" ... but ...
|29||I Should Have Known Better
Brief section of the song fading with John clowning around (0:37)
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