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Filming: Help!

Following their three-day shoot on Salisbury Plain for Help!, The Beatles returned to Twickenham Film Studios, where much of the film had previously been completed.

Filming: Help!

This was the last day of The Beatles’ three-day shoot for Help! on Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire.

Filming: Help!

The second day of location filming on Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire involved work on several scenes for Help!, The Beatles’ second feature film.

Filming: Help!

The Beatles’ three-day shoot on Salisbury Plain began on this day at Knighton Down in Larkhill, Wiltshire.

Filming: Help!

The scene in Help! in which an Asprey’s jeweller, played by Peter Copley, examines the ring stuck on Ringo Starr‘s finger, was filmed on this day at Twickenham Film Studios.

Filming: Help!

The Beatles were once again at Twickenham Film Studios on this day, to re-shoot the scene in Help! in which a night club hand drier sucks excessively in an attempt to steal Ringo Starr‘s ring.

Filming: Help!

The unused scene for Help! featuring Frankie Howerd and Wendy Richard was completed on this morning. Prior work had taken place on 22 and 23 April.

Filming: Help!

Two scenes for Help! were filmed on this day at Twickenham Film Studios. In the first The Beatles donned disguises – including an early outing for John Lennon in granny glasses and long hair – in an airport terminal as they waited to fly to the Bahamas.

Filming: Help!

The exterior shots of the Help! scene in which The Beatles sought refuge in a London pub were filmed on this day.

Filming: Help!

Filming of the unused drama school scene for The Beatles’ Help!, featuring Frankie Howerd and Wendy Richard, continued on this day. Work on it had begun on the previous day, and it was completed on 28 April.

Filming: Help!

The Beatles were at Twickenham Film Studios on this day for a performance of the title track of their second feature film, Help!

Filming: Help!

This day saw the completion of the scene in Help! in which The Beatles visited the Scotland Yard office of police superintendent Gluck. It was filmed at Twickenham Film Studios in England.

Filming: Help!

The Beatles were at Twickenham Film Studios for work on Help! on this day.

Filming: Help!

The Beatles’ first appearance in Help! was to be a scene in which their Rolls-Royce dropped them in a residential street and they entered four adjacent terraced houses. The scene was filmed on this day at Ailsa Avenue in Twickenham, England.

Filming: Help!

The slow-motion scene in Help!, in which The Beatles fall victim to Professor Foot’s relativity cadenza, was completed on this day. The sequence had been begun on the previous day.

Filming: Help!

The scene in Help! in which The Beatles were put into slow motion by Professor Foot’s relativity cadenza was filmed on this day.

Filming: Help!

The Beatles filmed an unused scene for Help! on this day. It was set in a warehouse, and also involved Superindendent Gluck (played by Patrick Cargill), seven policemen, and a dozen gang members led by Clang (Leo McKern).

Filming: Help!

Four scenes were filmed for Help! on this day, at Twickenham Film Studios in England, two of which featured The Beatles.

Filming: Help!

The pub cellar sequence for The Beatles’ second feature film, Help!, was filmed on this day at Twickenham Film Studios in England. In the scene, Ringo Starr was confronted by a tiger, “Raja, the famous Bengal man-eater”.

Filming: Help!

The Beatles completed the interior kitchen and dining restaurant scenes for the Rajahama Indian restaurant sequence in Help! on this day.