AVALON, Calif. – The year 1964 was one of the busiest and most creative in the history of the Beatles. In July of that year, they released A Hard Day's Night, a movie that has been called one of the 100 best films ever made. For Beatles fans, the film represented a rare insider's look into the lives and personalities of John, Paul, George and Ringo.
Pattie Boyd was, at the time, a popular model in London, who was hired to play a small role in the movie and met George Harrison, who immediately asked her out for a date. Although she at first impulsively rebuffed him, the two were soon engaged in a red-hot love affair and were married a short time later. Her view into the personal lives of each of the Beatles during the ensuing years of their success is unrivaled.
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the London premiere of A Hard Day’s Night, the Catalina Island Museum will have a screening of the film in the Avalon Casino Theater. Pattie Boyd has agreed to a live interview just after the film, in which she will discuss her memories of the Beatles, meeting her future husband on the set, and much, much more. Audience members will have the opportunity to ask Pattie Boyd questions during the interview.
Don’t miss this rare opportunity to enjoy a rare screening of A Hard Day’s Night and an interview with Pattie Boyd. The event will take place on Sunday, July 6 in Avalon’s Casino Theatre at 7:00 pm.
Tickets are $8 for members of the museum and $10 for the general public. 310-510-2414, www.CatalinaMuseum.org
Special Appearance by Pattie Boyd at Fourth of July Music Festival at Casino Point
The Catalina Island Museum proudly welcomes Pattie Boyd back to Catalina Island to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ hit movie: A Hard Day’s Night. Inspiring such classic songs as the Beatles’ Something and Eric Clapton’s Layla and Wonderful Tonight, Pattie Boyd is one of the most celebrated women to have witnessed the 1960s. Her book, Wonderful Tonight, hit number one on the New York Times’ best-seller list. Ms. Boyd will be signing copies of her book throughout the museum’s music festival.
Visit the new Catalina Island Museum located at 217 Metropole Avenue. Explore the island’s rich cultural heritage in its galleries permanently dedicated to its history, including its connection to the Chicago Cubs, World War II, the Great White Steamships, Hollywood celebrities, Catalina Island Pottery and Tile and more. A special exhibitions gallery changes consistently with exhibitions traveling to the island from around the world. The museum is open 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, seven days a week. (Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day) Admission is $7.50 for adults, $5 for seniors, $5 for military and free for all children, 15 and under. 217 Metropole Avenue - 310-510-2414