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Endless Harmony: The Beach Boys Story (1998)

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Credited cast:
Brian Wilson ... Self (archive footage)
Dennis Wilson ... Self (archive footage)
Carl Wilson ... Self (archive footage)
Mike Love ... Self (archive footage)
Al Jardine ... Self (archive footage)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tony Asher Tony Asher ... Self
Jan Berry ... Self (archive footage)
Jackson Browne ... Self
Glen Campbell ... Self
Elvis Costello ... Self
Bruce Johnston ... Self (archive footage)
Sean Lennon ... Self
Dean Torrence Dean Torrence ... Self (archive footage)


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27 August 1998 (USA) See more »

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The home video/DVD release contains an extra hour or so of footage that wasn't featured on the VH1 broadcast; however, the Timothy White interview sections are different on the broadcast version. See more »


Edited into Cease to Exist (2007) See more »

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5 September 2005 | by SuperunknovvnSee all my reviews

"Endless Harmony" is an appropriate name for a story about The Beach Boys. It's sarcastic and true at the same time. Sarcastic when you look at the situation within the band and the Wilson family, which had little to do with harmony most of the time. True when you listen to the beautiful, timeless music the band made. There are so many funny, sad and genuinely messed up moments in the Beach Boys story, that it would take no less than a 5 DVD Box Set à la The Beatles' "Anthology" to tell the story properly. At normal feature length "Endless Harmony" leaves one longing for more in depth information about the creation of all the big hits, the Wilson's family story or the conflict between the individual band members. The documentary touches all those topics and also features early video clips (most of them in their full length) and some pretty interesting alternative takes of familiar songs (for instance, a beautiful version of "'Til I Die"). Recommendable for fans of the Beach Boys and anybody who's interested to learn about one of the most important bands in rock history.

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