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Beatles Tour London

Filming a scene from A Hard Day’s Night, running from the rozzers, London, March 1964. Love the expressions of the ladies watching the action. This clip was filmed very close to the old Scala Theatre. The inside of the theatre was converted to to look like a television studio. The Beatles performed there before an audience of 350 screaming fans. Our Beatles walking tour will take you to fab London Beatles locations.
When it opened in September, 1964, “A Hard Day’s Night” was a problematic entry in a disreputable form, the rock ‘n’ roll musical. The Beatles were already a publicity phenomenon (70 million viewers watched them on “The Ed Sullivan Show”), but they were not yet cultural icons. Many critics attended the movie and prepared to condescend, but the movie could not be dismissed: It was so joyous and original that even the early reviews acknowledged it as something special. After more than three decades, it has not aged and is not dated; it stands outside its time, its genre and even rock. It is one of the great life-affirming landmarks of the movies.

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