Pathetic acting and a scattershot plot sink this pitiful attempt by producer Robert Stigwood to turn the landmark Beatles album "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" into an engaging film. Screenwriter Henry Edwards' threadbare tale, ever so loosely based on the Fab Four's famous concept
album, concerns the attempts of a bizarre assemblage of nefarious characters to steal the instruments of the Lonely Heart's Club Band, now headed by Sgt. Pepper's grandson, Billy Shears (then-popular rocker Peter Frampton) and his pals the Hendersons (Barry, Robin, and Maurice Gibb, better known
as the Bee Gees). The film's plot doesn't offer even as much substance as Sgt. Pepper...