Originally released as a motion picture in 1965.
Special features: The Beatles in Help! (30-minute documentary) ; A missing scene, featuring Wendy Richard ; The restoration of Help!: an in-depth look at the restoration process ; Memories of Help!: the cast and crew reminisce ; 3 theatrical trailers ; 1965 radio spots ; booklet with introduction by Lester and an essay by Martin Scorsese.
Capitol Records/Apple: 509995 10347 95 (on discs: 5099951034894, 5099951034993).
Director of photography, David Watkin; editor, John Victor Smith; musical director, Ken Thorne; songs by John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison.
The Beatles (John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr) ; Leo McKern, Eleanor Bron, Victor Spinetti, Roy Kinnear, John Bluthal, Patrick Cargill, Alfie Bass, Warren Mitchell, Peter Copley, Bruce Lacey.
Date/Time and Place of Event
Location scenes filmed in the Bahamas, Obertauern (Austria), and on the Salisbury Plain in England.
Ringo possesses a sacrificial ring, which he cannot remove from his finger. As a result, the Beatles are chased from London to the Austrian Alps to the Bahamas by religious cult members, a mad scientists and the London police.
DVD format, NTSC; Dolby digital stereo (English); Aspect ratio 16.9; all regions.
In English with optional subtitles in English, Spanish, Portuguese or French.