A film highlighting a Philadelphia media legend’s time spent with The Beatles in 1964 walked away with a Grammy on Sunday for ‘Best Music Film.’
“The Beatles: Eight Days a Week – The Touring Years," directed by Ron Howard, highlights the 1964 ‘English Invasion’ when The Beatles made their first visit to the United States. It features never-before-seen footage of Larry Kane’s reports from when he traveled the United States with the band.
At 21-years-old, Kane sent the group a letter asking for an interview. What he got back was a full itinerary and a check so he could travel with the band to document the historic event.
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Kane spent over 30 years as a reporter in the Philadelphia area and was inducted into the Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia’s Hall of Fame in 1994.
NBC10’s Keith Jones spent some time with Kane to discuss the film in an NBC10 ‘Ten Questions’ Segment, found here.