• Short Summary

    Beatles on stage in Manchester - Technicolor & Techniscope - not wide screen.

  • Description

    This item is shot in Technicolor & Techniscope.

    Manchester, Lancashire.

    This is a duplicate of the newsreel story (film ID1784.06). The only difference is that this is not wide screen version!

    A.B.C. cinema, Ardwick, Manchester, Lancashire.

    GV. Crowds arriving at theatre in Manchester for the Beatles concert. SV. Girls carrying pictures of the Beatles. SV. Police controlling the crowds of girls. CU. Girl shaking her head and waving arms. CU. Teenagers yelling and shouting - two shots. LV. From inside theatre, the teenagers crushed up against the theatre doors. LV. & SV. The manager inspecting his staff. CU. Pan, members of staff. SV. Outside, crowd shouting and yelling - two shots. SV. The Beatles arrive - Paul McCartney attempts to fight off two girls. CU. One of the distressed girls. CU. Another girl who finished up on the floor. CU. Pan, the girl is escorted out. LV. The Beatles facing press photographers, they are holding a giant teddy bear. SCU. The group, pan to close up shot of the giant teddy bear they are holding. LV. Ringo Starr grabs the teddy bear by one arm and hangs it over his shoulder like a sack of coal. SV. Press photographers. SCU. The Beatles - Ringo goes cross-eyed. SV. & LV. Pressman. CU. George Harrison taking a picture of the rest of the Beatles. CU. The other three posing. SV. Pressmen. CU. Pan from left to right - George Harrison, Ringo Starr, John Lennon who makes a face, and Paul McCartney. CU. Teenagers pressed against theatre windows. LV. The doors of the theatre are opened and the crowd starts to come in. CU. & SCU. Crowds of girls coming in. LV. Beatles come along a corridor to their dressing room which is guarded by a policeman. CU. Paul McCartney larking about with his hair at dressing table. GV. & LV. The audience yelling and screaming. GV. The Beatles come onto the stage. CU. Girl holding her head and screaming. Rest of story consists of various shots of Beatles performing on stage, with good cut-ins of screaming teenage girls. They sing `She Loves You' & `Twist and Shout'. Curtain goes down at the end. End title reads `The End - Released by United Artists'.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:28:00 / 01:30:44:00

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  1. corinneosko@yahoo.ca says

    Amazing great to see all this rare footage of the Fab Four I grew up with their music

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