John Lennon & George Harrison with Freda Kelly

Friday Film Pick – Good Ol’ Freda

Good Ol Freda Poster

The Beatles were together for 10 years – Freda, she was there before they made it and after they finished.” – Billy Kinsley, The Merseybeats.

One of my favourite films from this years Hot Docs 2013Good Ol’ Freda is back for a second round starting this weekend at the Bloor Hot Docs Cinema here in Toronto.

Freda Kelly

Good ‘Ol Freda tells the story of Freda Kelly the dedicated and faithful secretary of the Beatles, who had the behemoth task of running their fan club and played an integral part behind the scenes.

Freda Kelly

The documentary offers an incredible inside view into the world of Beatlemania, and a fascinating portrait of a woman you can’t help but admire and respect.

The doc is currently playing in cinemas across North America, featuring original Beatles music, be sure to catch it and hear Freda’s stories for the first time in 50 years!

Freda Kelly & Paul McCartney

Find a screening of Good Ol’ Freda near you!

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