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Beatles in TV Controversy

Tony Barrow, KRLA Beat, 27 January 1968

A VIOLENT storm of controversy surrounded the London unveiling of Magical Mystery Tour, the Beatles' first self-made TV movie. When the show was screened by the BBC on December 26, the switchboard at the TV company's London headquarters was jammed with calls from baffled viewers who didn't understand what Magical Mystery Tour was all about.

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