Lennon Film Dropped

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A TV movie boasting shocking revelations about the life of John Lennon has been axed after his widow Yoko Ono reportedly withdrew her support. WORKING CLASS HERO listed the artist as Executive Consultant on the credits, but British newspaper The Sun claims she gave up on the project over content concerns. The documentary features previously unseen footage of the former beatle, as well as controversial interviews with first wife CYNTHIA LENNON and the singer's psychiatrist. A source tells the newspaper, "The film had been several months in the making but at the last minute Yoko withdrew her support." However, EMI claims the programme was ditched because it wasn't completed in time to coincide with a planned record release. Lennon was shot dead by deranged fan Mark Chapman in 1980.


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