Thursday, February 26, 2015

Calendar Clarification: Beatles Movie A Hard Day's Night

Some websites claim that the Beatles began filming their first movie A Hard Day's Night at the Marylebone train station.  The cast and crew gathered at Paddington Station, boarded the train, and shot train footage for the next four days and on March 9 on the train to Minehead Station in Somerset, England and back.    Some websites also state that the movie's opening scenes were shot on this date.  The correct date for the filming of the movie's open at the Marylebone Station is April 5, according to John C. Winn in the book Way Beyond Compare:  The Beatles' Recorded Legacy, Volume One, 1957-1965.

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