An Essay on THE BEATLES FIRST VISIT TO THE USA by the Maysles Brothers

THE BEATLES FIRST VISIT TO THE USA was made in early 1964 by the Maysles Brothers of New York City, two of the first modern American documentary filmmakers who pioneered the “cinema verite” or “direct cinema” style of filmmaking, where the director tries to capture real life, without control, narration, commentary, titles, graphics, or a pre-conceived narrative story line. The story is created in the editing, where…