1965

Filming: Help!

The Beatles spent the last day of March 1965 at Twickenham Film Studios working on scenes for Help! – or Eight Arms To Hold You, which the production was still known as at this stage.

Filming: Help!

The second day of the second week filming Help! – or Eight Arms To Hold You, as it was known at this stage in the production – at Twickenham Film Studios.

Filming: Help!

Following their final Thank Your Lucky Stars appearance in Birmingham the previous day, The Beatles began their first full week of filming Help! at Twickenham Film Studios.

Filming: Help!

The Beatles continued filming Help! at Twickenham Film Studio.

Filming: Help!

The second day of filming Help! at Twickenham Film Studios involved more work on the interior temple scene. The sequence was set in the Bahamian section of The Beatles’ second film.

Filming: Help!

Following three weeks of filming in the Bahamas and Austria, work on Help! continued at Twickenham Film Studios, where much of A Hard Day’s Night had been shot the previous year.

Travel: Austria to England

The Beatles flew back to England from Austria on this day, following their seven-day shoot for Help! in Obertauern.

US album release: The Early Beatles

Capitol Records were still keen to wring as much money as possible out of Beatles fans in America, leading to the release of The Early Beatles in March 1965.

Filming: Help!, Austria

For the final day of filming Help! in Austria, The Beatles and their doubles appeared in scenes on the ski slopes.

Filming: Help!, Austria

The penultimate day of filming in Austria for The Beatles’ second feature film, Help!, took place around the ski slopes of Obertauern.

Filming: Help!, Austria

The Beatles filmed scenes for Help! at three locations in Obertauern, Austria, on this day: at an Olympic ski jump, on the ski slopes, and in an après-ski cellar.

Filming: Help!, Austria

On the day that Eight Arms To Hold You was announced as the title of The Beatles’ second feature film, the group appeared in scenes on the curling rink in Obertauern, Austria.

Filming: Help!, Austria

This day saw the completion of the ski lift sequences for Help!, began on the previous day, in Obertauern, Austria.

Mixing: Ticket To Ride

Studio Two (control room), EMI Studios, Abbey Road Engineer: Norman Smith While The Beatles were filming in Obertauern, Austria, in London a new mono mix of Ticket To Ride was created at EMI Studios in London.

Filming: Help!, Austria

The second day of filming for Help! in Austria took place on the ski slopes in Obertauern, Austria.

Filming: Help!, Austria

Following two weeks of filming in the Bahamas, The Beatles began work on scenes in the snowy climes of Austria.

Travel: London to Austria

Two days after arriving back in the UK from the Bahamas, The Beatles boarded the 11am flight from London Airport to Salzburg, Austria to continue filming Help!

Travel: Bahamas to London

Following a fortnight of filming on New Providence Island, Bahamas, The Beatles began their long journey back to London, flying from Nassau International Airport.