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Beatles Fans Traveled Great Distances to Attend the Museum`s Screening of A Hard Day`s Night

THE CATALINA ISLANDER

Two friends from Virginia recently proved how far they would go to view "A Hard Day`s Night" and meet Pattie Boyd when they traveled 2,357 miles to the Catalina Island Museum`s 50th anniversary screening of the Beatles` hit movie.

 

Sisters Who Met The Beatles 50 Years Ago, Attend Catalina Island Museum`s Screening of A Hard Day`s Night to Meet Pattie Boyd

THE CATALINA ISLANDER

Two persistent sisters from Harbor City got to go back stage at a Beatles concert in Las Vegas in 1964. They shared their story when they attended the museum`s 50th anniversary screening of "A Hard Day`s Night" with Pattie Boyd.

 

Exclusive: Pattie Boyd on the Beatles and Filming A Hard Day`s Night, Part 2

BEATLES EXAMINER

In part one of the two-part interview with Beatles Examiner, Pattie Boyd talked about getting the role for the movie, "A Hard Day`s Night." In this concluding segment, she talks about her life with George Harrison.

 

Exclusive: Pattie Boyd on the Beatles and Filming A Hard Day`s Night, Part 1

BEATLES EXAMINER

In the first part of a two-part interview, Pattie Boyd talks about getting the role for the movie.

 

Pattie Boyd to be Interviewed Following the Museum’s Screening of “A Hard Day’s Night”

THE CATALINA ISLANDER

Immediately following the screening of "A Hard Day`s Night,", Pattie Boyd has agreed to a rare interview with the museum’s Executive Director, Dr. Michael De Marsche. After the interview, a hosted wine reception will take place in the theatre lobby.

 

Bruce Belland of The Four Preps to Make Special Guest Appearance at the Museum`s Music Festival

THE CATALINA ISLANDER

In 1957 Bruce Belland co-wrote what would become Catalina Island`s unofficial anthem: "26 Miles (Across the Sea)." He will perform that song during this year`s Catalina Island Museum Fourth of July Music Festival.

 

Pattie Boyd: The Beatles Had A Strange Sense of Humor

GOOD DAY L.A. - FOX 11 NEWS

Pattie Boyd, first wife of George Harrison and Eric Clapton, appeared on Good Day LA to talk about the 50th anniversary celebration of "A Hard Day`s Night" with the Catalina Island Museum on Sunday, July 6.

 

Catalina Island Museum`s Construction Project Approaches the Island`s Water Crisis with Innovative Thinking

THE CATALINA ISLANDER

"...not one drop of potable water from Avalon will be used for the remainder of the museum’s construction project.”

 

Museum`s Executive Director Talks About the Significance of the Screening of A Hard Day`s Night on July 6

THE CATALINA ISLANDER

Don’t miss this rare screening of A Hard Day’s Night, followed by a book signing and live interview with Pattie Boyd, in which she will share her memories and first-hand experience of the Beatles during the height of Beatlemania.

 

Fighting Chance to Kick Off the 3rd Annual Museum Fourth of July Music Festival

THE CATALINA ISLANDER

Fighting Chance has been performing on Catalina Island since 2007. Their fan base grows with every show. Don`t miss them at this year`s Catalina Island Museum Fourth of July Music Festival at 4:00 pm on Casino Point.

 

Rare Interview and Book Signing with Pattie Boyd to Follow Museum`s Screening of A Hard Day`s Night

THE CATALINA ISLANDER

Pattie Boyd`s book, "Wonderful Tonight: George Harrison, Eric Clapton and Me," debuted at the top of the New York Times Best Seller list. Following the screening of the classic film and her interview, Ms. Boyd will sign copies of her book.

 

Museum`s Fourth of July Music Festival to Feature One of the Island`s Favorite Bands: Something

THE CATALINA ISLANDER

Island favorite, Something, does not take themselves too seriously. However, their musical talent cannot be dismissed.

 

Catalina Island Museum to Screen “A Hard Day’s Night” – Its Director is Commonly Referred to as the ‘Man Who Invented the Music Video’

THE CATALINA ISLANDER

Known for his work with Peter Sellers, Richard Lester was chosen to direct the Fab Four in their first film, "A Hard Day`s Night." He would go on to direct the group`s second film, "Help!" and the acclaimed Superman movies of the 1980s.

 

The Mudbugs Cajun and Zydeco Band to Perform in California for the Very First Time at the Catalina Island Museum Fourth of July Music Festival

THE CATALINA ISLANDER

In its third year, the Catalina Island Museum Fourth of July Music Festival has proven to be the best place to enjoy the holiday with family and friends.

 

The Catalina Island Museum and Fans Around the World Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of The Beatles Arrival in America

THE CATALINA ISLANDER

Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the movie`s London premiere, the Catalina Island Museum has arranged for a special appearance by Pattie Boyd, who had a role in the film and later married the Fab Four`s George Harrison.

 

Where to See Beatles` Film A Hard Day`s Night in Theaters

BEATLES EXAMINER

This summer fans can see the newly remastered Beatles` film "A Hard Day`s Night" in select theaters across the nation.

 

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of The Beatles` A Hard Day`s Night with Pattie Boyd and the Catalina Island Museum

THE CATALINA ISLANDER

The event takes place on the 50th anniversary of the London premiere of the film. To the surprise of many, the film left quite an impact on the music industry and received rave reviews from fans and critics alike.

 

Catalina Island Museum Keeps the Tradition of Live Music Alive During its Fourth of July Music Festival

THE CATALINA ISLANDER

The tradition of live music to entertain the island`s visitors began in the late 1800s and continues today with the Catalina Island Museum Fourth of July Music Festival.

 

Catalina Island Museum Announces The Phantom of the Opera for 2015 Silent Film Benefit

AVALON BAY NEWS

The 1925 silent horror film starring Lon Chaney as the phantom with live orchestral accompaniment in the historic Avalon Theatre.

 

Museum to Present A Premier Screening of A Hard Day`s Night by The Beatles

THE CATALINA ISLANDER

Former wife of the Beatles` George Harrison to attend anniversary event.

 

Catalina Island Museum to Bring Irresistible Cajun and Zydeco Rhythms to the 4th of July Celebration

THE CATALINA ISLANDER

Classic American music to be a part of museum`s Fourth of July Music Festival.

 

The Catalina Island Museum Silent Film Benefit Wows a Record Crowd

THE CATALINA ISLANDER

The overwhelming sentiment was that the performance represented one of the best events ever to take place in Avalon.

 

The Catalina Island Museum`s Executive Director Talks About the Importance of the 27th Annual Silent Film Benefit

THE CATALINA ISLANDER

The annual Silent Film Benefit is one of the Catalina Island Museum`s largest fundraisers. Charlie Chaplin`s "City Lights" will be screened Saturday, May 17 at 1:00 pm. Tickets are selling fast but a limited number are still available.

 

Catalina Island Museum Silent Film Benefit to Showcase One of Chaplin`s Most Influential Films: City Lights

THE CATALINA ISLANDER

Over the years, Chaplin and his film "City Lights" have influenced countless famous actors and directors such as Orson Welles, Stanley Kubrick and Woody Allen.

 

Catalina Island Museum 27th Annual Silent Film Benefit to Feature an All-Star Orchestra to Accompany “City Lights”

THE CATALINA ISLANDER

A select group of Southern California`s most talented musicians, under the direction of Grammy Award-winning conductor Richard Kaufman, will provide live orchestral accompaniment for Chaplin`s silent masterpiece "City Lights."