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The Beatles August 1963

Title: Live in Blackpool, England
Type: Home Movie
Filming Location: ABC Theatre, Blackpool, England
Filming Date: August 25th 1963
Broadcast Date: November 1st 2009
Country Of Broadcast: UK
Duration: 02:05 Minutes
Quality: B
Source: "The Beatles Back To The Past 1963 Vol 3" (BA Productions/BedHead Productions)(Upgrade)
Other Sources: "The Beatles on Camera, Off Guard 1963-69" (DVD 2009)
Auction Note: A previously unpublished 8mm amateur colour film of The Beatles at the ABC, Blackpool,
shot by fellow performer Chas McDevitt on 25th August, 1963, the silent footage approximately 4 1/2 minutes long, contents include:
-- The Beatles performing on stage filmed by McDevitt from the theatre wings, with close-ups of Ringo playing and singing [probably Boys];
John, Paul and George playing and singing including close-ups of John smiling at the cameraman and performing an impromptu solo shoe-shuffle dance;
-- The Beatles backstage in a dressing room with Hank Marvin, Bruce Welch, Shirley Douglas and Chas McDevitt;
-- John and George reading letters out to each other, talking and gesticulating to the cameraman;
-- good close-ups of a be-spectacled Lennon smiling into the camera, dancing around and messing up his hair;
-- John and Hank Marvin trying on each other`s glasses and chatting with Bruce Welch and others.
An exact setlist for this date could not be found.
The Un Synced Songs On These DVDs Are:
From Me To You 0:00
I Saw Her Standing There 0:09
Boys 0:49
Twist and Shout 1:18
From Me To You (reprise) 1:55

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