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July 6, 2014

"A Hard Day's Night" getting better all the time

FAIRMONT — The Beatles' classic film, "A Hard Day's Night," is getting a fab makeover for its 50th anniversary.

In coming up with a 50th anniversary, 4K digital restoration of the band’s beloved feature film debut “A Hard Day’s Night,” technicians at the Criterion Collection and Janus Films had to work around missing chunks from the first and last reels of the original negative.

Producer Giles Martin, son of the Beatles’ original producer, George Martin, also had to compensate for a missing stereo master of their early single “She Loves You” and use the existing monaural recording as part of a new audio mix of the film’s dialogue and soundtrack.

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