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All This and World War II (1976)

Beatles' "significance" pushed to the breaking point in this bizarre documentary that juxtaposes their songs (sung by a number of rock stars) with World War II newsreel footage. Helen Reddy... See full summary »


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Credited cast:
Milton Berle ... Himself (archive footage)
Humphrey Bogart ... Rick Blaine (archive footage)
William C. Bullitt William C. Bullitt ... Himself (archive footage)
Winston Churchill ... Himself (archive footage)
Don DeFore ... Himself (archive footage)
Dwight D. Eisenhower ... Himself (archive footage)
Henry Fonda ... Himself (archive footage)
Betty Grable ... Herself (archive footage)
Hirohito ... Himself (archive footage)
Adolf Hitler ... Himself (archive footage)
Bob Hope ... Himself (archive footage)
Hedda Hopper ... Herself (archive footage)
Joseph P. Kennedy ... Himself (archive footage)
Charles A. Lindbergh ... Himself (archive footage) (as Charles Lindbergh)
Keye Luke ... Himself (archive footage)


Beatles' "significance" pushed to the breaking point in this bizarre documentary that juxtaposes their songs (sung by a number of rock stars) with World War II newsreel footage. Helen Reddy sings "Fool On The Hill" while Hitler relaxes at Bertchtesgaden, and Rod Stewart husks "Get Back" while Nazi troops goose step. Written by Anonymous

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A Musical Mystery Tour of the Second World War See more »


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Release Date:

12 November 1976 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La guerra, la música y nosotros See more »

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


This movie's soundtrack made more money than the film's box-office returns. See more »


References All This, and Heaven Too (1940) See more »


Sun King
Written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney
Sung by The Bee Gees
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Why hasn't this film been released on video ?!
24 May 1999 | by lupitaSee all my reviews

I remember when this movie came out, and begging my parents to drive me to the theatre to see it. I willl admit, you have to be a fan of the Beatles and into WW2 history to really get into this movie. I am not lying when I tell you that I'm staring at the album soundtrack right now on my shelf in front of me. I could never figure out why they have never released this movie out on video, being that so many 'stinkers' are thrown on the shelves every year. I will admit, when I went to see it (over 20 years ago), there were few people in the audience at the theatre. But the way that the music is in sync with the film footage was really great, but I'm relying on a twenty year old plus memory of the film.

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